The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Oven-Style Air Fryer: Home Remedy Secrets Revealed

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Oven-Style Air Fryer: Home Remedy Secrets Revealed

Robbie Evans
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The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Oven-Style Air Fryer: Home Remedy Secrets Revealed

Air fryers have taken the culinary world by storm, offering a healthier alternative to traditional frying methods. If you own an oven-style air fryer, you know how versatile it can be – frying, baking, and roasting your favorite foods with minimal oil. However, this amazing appliance requires regular cleaning to keep it in top working condition. In this article, we'll walk you through a step-by-step guide on how to clean your oven-style air fryer and share some home remedy secret tips to make the process a breeze.

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Step 1: Unplug and cool down


  • Always unplug the air fryer before cleaning
  • Allow it to cool down for at least 30 minutes


Step 2: Disassemble the air fryer


  • Remove the basket, tray, and any other removable parts


Step 3: Clean the removable parts


  • Soak the basket and tray in warm, soapy water for 10-15 minutes
  • Use a soft sponge or cloth to gently scrub away food residue
  • Rinse thoroughly and let them air dry or wipe them with a dry towel


Home remedy secret tip: For stubborn stains on the basket or tray, create a paste using equal parts baking soda and water. Apply the paste to the stained areas and let it sit for 20 minutes. Scrub gently with a sponge, then rinse and dry.


Step 4: Wipe down the interior


  • Use a damp cloth or sponge with mild dish soap to wipe down the inside of the air fryer
  • Pay special attention to the heating element, ensuring that it's free of grease and debris


Home remedy secret tip: For tough, baked-on grease, dampen a cloth with a mixture of equal parts water and vinegar. Gently scrub the greasy areas until clean.


Step 5: Clean the exterior


  • Wipe the outside of the air fryer with a damp cloth or sponge and mild dish soap
  • Dry it thoroughly with a clean towel


Step 6: Reassemble the air fryer


  • Ensure all parts are completely dry before reassembling
  • Place the basket, tray, and other removable parts back into the air fryer


Step 7: Run a maintenance cycle


  • Plug in the air fryer and set it to the lowest temperature
  • Run it for 5 minutes to help remove any lingering odors or residue


Regular cleaning is essential to maintain the efficiency and lifespan of your oven-style air fryer. If you are searching for high-quality accessories for your air fryer or need a replacement basket, tray, grill pan, baking pan, please visit:

By following these simple steps and incorporating our home remedy secret tips, you'll keep your air fryer in top shape, ready to create delicious, healthy meals for you and your family. Happy cooking!

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