Reheat Fries In Air Fryer

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Reheating fries in air fryer is fast and easy, and they turn out deliciously crispy every time. No more wasting leftovers fries, this handy guide gives you everything you need to know about how to reheat french fries in the air fryer, oven or skillet.

Suitable for gluten free and vegetarian diets. Post includes Weight Watchers points.

top down view of the finished serving of air fryer reheat fries

Fries are one of the most popular side dishes served in restaurants, and chances are you’ve stuffed those leftovers into a takeout box on more than one occasion. Then comes the question: how to reheat fries so they taste as good as they did the first time around? 

Fortunately, the air fryer reheat fries exceptionally well. It really is a failproof way to breathe new life into leftover French fries. Reheating fries in air fryer ensures you’ll enjoy deliciously crispy fries that taste great.

And if you love reheating food in the Air Fryer then check out How To Reheat Steak In Air Fryer and Reheat Pizza In Air Fryer.

Don’t have an air fryer? No problem, as I have instructions for how to reheat fries in the oven and in a skillet as well, so you can save money and never let leftover fries go to waste again!

The Complete Guide

You will look forward to bringing home your leftover french fries once you learn how easy reheating fries in air fryer is

a close up of fries after reheating fries in air fryer

Why Make This Recipe

  • Frugal – You paid for those fries, so enjoy them instead of tossing them in the trash.  
  • Easy – Just dump and heat…easy peasy.  
  • Crispy – Enjoy deliciously crispy reheated french fries.
a serving of air fryer reheat fries on a white plate with green cloth napkin

Ingredient Notes

  • Leftover Fries – You can easily reheat any type of fries, including frozen fries that you cooked at home.
  • Oil – This optional ingredient can help make your reheated french fries super crispy. 

Ready to reheat fries in the air fryer? Gather your ingredients and I will show you…

How To Reheat French Fries in Air Fryer

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  1. Preheat the air fryer to 350F / 180C.
  2. Add leftover fries into the air fryer basket. 
  3. Cook for 3-5 minutes (for thin fries), turning over halfway through cooking.
  4. When fries are hot and have crisped up to your liking, remove and serve. 
image collage showing how to reheat fries in air fryer

How To Reheat Fries in Oven

  1. Preheat the oven to 450F / 230C.
  2. Arrange fries in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  3. Cook for 5-10 minutes (for thin fries), turning halfway through cooking.
  4. When fries are hot and done to your liking, remove and serve. 

Reheating Fries in A Skillet

  1. Heat 1-2 teaspoons of oil in a skillet (cast iron works the best).
  2. When the oil is hot, toss in your fries. 
  3. Sauté for 3-5 minutes. 
  4. Once fries are heated through and as crispy as you like, remove and serve.
a white plate filled with air fryer reheat fries

Pro Tips 

  • A little oil can help you achieve super crispy fries. Use spray oil for the air fryer or the oven and 1-2 teaspoons for the skillet method. 
  • The actual time to reheat fries will depend on the size and thickness of the fries. 
  • Watch them closely so you don’t burn the fries. 
  • For even cooking, be sure you don’t crowd or overlap the fries. 
  • If desired, finish with a fresh sprinkle of salt or your favorite seasoning.
  • Air fryer temperatures can vary depending on the make and model. I recommend starting with less cook time, checking food for doneness, then adding more time as needed.
top down view of fries reheating in air fryer basket

Storage

  • Store – Leftover fries can be stored in the fridge for up to 4 days.  
  • Reheat – Only reheat what you can eat right away, as fries don’t reheat well more than once. 
  • Freeze – You can freeze leftover fries, but the texture will change and they will not be as crispy and tasty. 

FAQs

How Long To Reheat Fries In Air Fryer?

Ultimately, the amount of time it takes to reheat fries will depend on your selected method and the type of fries. Here are estimated times for reheating fries in air fryer:

Thin (shoestring) fries: 3-4 minutes
Traditional cut french fries: 4-5 minutes
Waffle fries: 4-5 minutes
Thick-cut steak fries: 5-6 minutes
Potato wedges: 5-6 minutes

What Is The Best Way To Reheat Fries?

All of these methods work great, but we get the best results using the air fryer to reheat fries.

Can I Reheat Fries In The Microwave?

You can, but I recommend you try reheating fries in air fryer instead. Trust me when I say it yields perfect results every time!

extreme close up of reheating fries in air fryer

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Weight Watchers Points

There are 10 Blue Plan SmartPoints in one serving of this.

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How To Reheat French Fries in Air Fryer

A helpful guide for reheating fries in the air fryer.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Servings: 4
Calories: 295kcal
Author: Bintu Hardy

Ingredients

  • 1 pound (450g) French fries leftovers
  • Oil as needed

Instructions

How To Reheat French Fries in Air Fryer

  • Preheat the air fryer to 350F / 180C.
  • Add french fries to the air fryer basket.
  • Cook for 3-5 minutes (for thin fries), turning halfway through cooking.
  • When fries are hot and crisped up to your liking, remove and serve.

How To Reheat Fries in Oven

  • Preheat the oven to 450F / 230C.
  • Arrange fries in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  • Cook for 5-10 minutes (for thin fries), turning halfway through cooking.
  • Once fries are hot and crispy, remove and serve.

Reheating Fries in a Skillet

  • Heat 1-2 teaspoons of oil in a skillet (cast iron works the best).
  • When the oil is hot, toss in your fries.
  • Sauté for 3-5 minutes.
  • As soon as the fries are heated through and crispy, remove and serve.
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Notes

  • A little oil can help you achieve super crispy fries.
  • Use spray oil for the air fryer or the oven and 1-2 teaspoons for the skillet method.
  • The actual time to reheat fries will depend on the size and thickness of the fries.
  • Watch closely so you don’t burn the fries.
  • Don’t crowd or overlap the fries.
  • Add a fresh sprinkling of salt or your favorite seasoning.
  • Air fryer temperatures can vary depending on the make and model. I suggest starting with less time, checking food for doneness, then adding more time as needed.
  • Storage – keep leftover fries in an airtight container inside the fridge for up to 4 days.
  • There are 10 WW Blue Plan SmartPoints in one serving of this.
Ultimately, the amount of time it takes to reheat fries will depend on your selected method and the type of fries. Here are estimated times for reheating different fries in air fryer:
  • Thin (shoestring) fries: 3-4 minutes
  • Traditional cut french fries: 4-5 minutes
  • Waffle fries: 4-5 minutes
  • Thick-cut steak fries: 5-6 minutes
  • Potato wedges: 5-6 minutes

Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 556mg | Potassium: 488mg | Fiber: 5g | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg

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