Crispy Air-Fryer French Fries

Crispy Air-Fryer French Fries

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From: EatingWell.com, January 2019

Get crispy, crunchy fries with much less oil than deep frying requires with these air-fried spuds. For the best texture, keep each fry as evenly sized as possible. Try a mandoline to make quick work of equal fries if your knife work could use some help.

Ingredients 3 servings

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  • 2 (6 ounce) russet baking potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon coarsely cracked black pepper
  • ⅜ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • Cooking spray

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  1. Scrub potatoes well. Cut the unpeeled potatoes lengthwise into ⅜-inch sticks. Place in a large bowl; cover with water and let stand for 30 minutes. Drain well and pat very dry. Return to the dried bowl; add oil and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cornstarch, pepper, salt and paprika; toss to coat.
  2. Coat the basket of an air fryer with cooking spray. Place the potatoes in the basket and coat the potatoes well with cooking spray. Fry at 360°F, stirring every 5 minutes, until very crispy, 25 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 12 fries
  • Per serving: 185 calories; 9 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 23 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 16 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 98 IU vitamin A; 6 mg vitamin C; 17 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 297 mg sodium; 482 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ fat, 1½ starch

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