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How to Make Crispy French Fries In Instant Pot Air Fryer | 30 Minute Best Recipe | Tips & Tricks

Crispy, crunchy, healthy & the best French fries ever…

Fries air fried in the Instant Pot, these have turned super crispy & crunchy. Air fried with less than a teaspoon of oil, hence it’s healthy.

I’ve used Instant Pot duo crisp & air fryer for making the fries.

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Crispy French Fries In Instant Pot Air Fryer | 30 Minute Best Recipe | Tips & Tricks
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Recipe type: Snack
  • Russet Potatoes- 3
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Ground black pepper
  • Salt
  1. I've taken russet potatoes. Ensure to take similar sizes.
  2. Wash the potatoes & peel off the skin.
  3. Pat dry the potatoes with kitchen paper towel.
  4. If you have a french fry cutter use that for cutting into wedges, wedges will be even.
  5. If not use a sharp knife- half the potato vertically, again cut each halves vertically into equal halves.
  6. Cut into thin wedges.
  7. Pat dry the wedges with kitchen paper towel.
  8. Place the air fryer basket into the stainless steel pot.
  9. Grease the basket with non-stick cooking spray.
  10. Add the wedges into the basket.
  11. Spread it evenly, make into a bed. Don't stack up the wedges.
  12. Spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  13. Shake the air fryer basket.
  14. Close the Instant Pot with the air fryer lid.
  15. Select Air Fry, set temperature to 375 F, time 25 minutes. Click start.
  16. Halfway through, after 13 minutes of air frying.
  17. Open the lid. The pot & basket are super hot.
  18. Wear mitten and shake the air fryer basket, for even mixing & air frying.
  19. Close with the lid & continue air frying for the remaining 12 minutes.
  20. After total of 25 minutes of air frying, open the lid.
  21. I found, thin wedges have turned crispy & golden brown & thick wedges are not that crispy.
  22. Keep aside the thin wedges.
  23. Let's air fry the thick wedges for 5 more minutes.
  24. Close the pot with the lid, select air fry, temperature 375 F, time 5 minutes. Click start.
  25. After 5 minutes of air frying, thick wedges will turn crispy.
  26. Transfer to a plate.
  27. Season with ground black pepper & salt.
  28. Enjoy right away with tomato ketchup.
  29. Canadians enjoy fries with white vinegar, drizzle a teaspoon of white vinegar over the fries and enjoy with ketchup. It's Yum.



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