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Philips Airfryer home-made fries are not as expected

Published on 2019-01-23

Philips Airfryer uses Rapid Air technology, which makes the frying process different from deep fat frying. Check out the tips below on how to achieve the best results.

  • Choose a potato type that is suitable for making fries

  • Best to bake the fries in portions of up to 500 grams for an even result

  • Larger fries can get less crispy than smaller fries

  • Shake the basket 2-3 times during the air frying process

  1. Peel the potatoes and cut them into sticks.

  2. Soak the potato sticks in a bowl of water for at least 30 minutes, take them out and dry them with kitchen paper.

  3. Pour half a tablespoon of olive oil into a bowl, put the sticks in the bowl and mix until the sticks are coated with oil.

  4. Remove the sticks from the bowl with your fingers or a kitchen utensil so that excess oil stays behind in the bowl. Put the sticks in the basket.

  5. Fry 300-800 g of the potato sticks at 180°C for 18-25 minutes and shake the basket 2-3 times during the hot air frying process.

Thin frozen fries: Take 300-700 g, bake at 200°C for 12-20 minutes. Shake basket 2-3 times during frying.

Potato gratin: Take 500 g, bake at 180°C for 18-22 minutes.

Note: Add 3 minutes to the preparation time when you start frying while the Airfryer is still cold.

If the above information did not solve your problem, please contact our Customer Care team.

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