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These Easy Seasoned French Fries can be made in either the oven or air fryer for a flavorful and crispy side. Perfect with your favorite dipping sauce!

Easy Seasoned French Fries (Oven & Air Fryer)

These Easy Seasoned French Fries can be made in either the oven or air fryer for a flavorful and crispy side. Perfect with your favorite dipping sauce!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 178 kcal

Equipment

  • Oven or Air Fryer
  • Large Bowl
  • Tongs

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 pounds Yukon gold potatoes about 5 small potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Seasoning Blend

  • 1/2 tsp salt more for serving
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp lemon pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper more or less, depending on spice

Instructions
 

  • Wash your potatoes to remove any dirt and debris. Slice the potatoes into even(ish) wedges or match sticks, depending on your preference.
  • If you have the time, soak your sliced potatoes in a bowl of cold water for at least 30 minutes.
    Once done, layout on a paper towel and pat very dry!
  • Put potatoes back in the dry bowl and drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and seasoning blend, then toss.

Oven Cooking Method

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and arrange the fries evenly on a cooling rack. Place the cooling rack on a cookie sheet to bake.
    Bake for 30 minutes, flip each fry, then bake for another 30 minutes

Air Fryer Cooking Method

  • Place your potatoes in the basket of your air fryer and cook at 380 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Be sure to occasionally shake your basket to prevent sticking and ensure even cooking.
    If you have a smaller air fryer, you may need to cook in batches. If you don't really care about even cooking or crispiness, by all means, throw them all in the basket! Just keep shaking and maybe up your cooking time.
  • Once your fries are piping hot and crispy, sprinkle with sea salt and serve right away!
    I prefer to serve mine with some simple ketchup and my Truffle Fry Sauce that I have on hand at all times.
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