If you’ve ever wondered how do you make homemade french fries, the wait is over. Try out easy homemade french fries recipe in the air fryer or oven, including a homemade french fry seasoning blend.
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I really can’t believe that it took me more than 25 years to figure out, but since making homemade french fries for the first times, I’ve made them dozens of times since. We actually prefer this homemade french fries recipe over store-bought fries. Our whole family devours them every time we make them!
Since we’ve began trying to make more and more of our foods from scratch, these easy homemade french fries are one of our favorite recipes. Not only does it save me a ton of money overall, but I know exactly what ingredients are in my food, which for me feeding two growing kids, this is very important to me. I’m determined to make better choices for our family on a daily basis with each day being better than the day before.
How do you to make homemade french fries?
Homemade french fries are incredible easy, almost too easy. It’s a great recipe to make with kids in the kitchen to learn their way around too. To make the best homemade french fries recipe, you need to simply slice potatoes into your desired size. Smaller for shoestring french fries and larger for steak fries. The key is that you want to get them all the same size so they cook evenly.
We make our homemade french fries in the air fryer; however, if you want to make know how to make homemade french fries in the oven we’ll explain that below as well. We prefer the air fryer for the best homemade french fries because there’s no preheating oven, no greasy mess, you have the crispiest, most delicious french fries ever.
What is the best homemade french fry seasoning?
We have a delicious all-purpose seasoning that started out as a homemade chicken spice rub, but has morphed itself into an everything seasoning. This seasoning blend combo is the best homemade french fry seasoning you’ll find around!
If you've ever wondered how do you make homemade french fries, the wait is over. Try out easy homemade french fries recipe in the air fryer or oven, including a homemade french fry seasoning blend.
- 3 large potatoes
- 2 tbsp olive
- 1 tbsp + 1 tsp chicken rub spice blend
Peel the potatoes and cut them into strips approximately 1/4 inch wide (size depends on how large you want your fries - fatter fries take longer to bake).
Add potatoes, olive oil, and seasoning mix to a bowl and stir until well combined.
Add your seasoned potatoes to the basket of an Air Fryer*.
Cook for 30-35 mins at 392 degrees F, flipping every 10 mins.
Larger cut fries will need additional time.
**If you do not have an Avalon Bay Air Fryer - you can cook these in a single layer on an oven sheet following the same directions above.
We hope you love this easy homemade french fries recipe just as much as we do! While you are making the best homemade french fries recipe, don’t forget that you can work on zero waste! Instead of throwing away the peels from the potatoes, throw them into a skillet about an inch high with vegetable oil over medium heat. Fry them for approximately 7 minutes. Remove to a paper-towel lined plate and sprinkle with some course salt. Delish crisp “potato chips” skins! The kids go crazy over this!
What is the best French Fry Dipping Sauce?
We are obsessed with dipping our homemade french fries in our homemade honey mustard BBQ sauce.
We also love regular homemade bbq sauce.
For a spicy kick and non-traditional alternative, this homemade avocado dip is delish with fries!
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This post was originally posted on 3/4/2015. Same great recipe, but our photography has greatly improved. Old images below!