Experience the wholesome crunch of carrot French fries, a healthier twist on a classic favorite. In the air fryer, these vibrant carrot strips transform into golden delights, crispy on the outside and tender within. Seasoned with a touch of paprika, garlic, and onion, each bite is a burst of flavor and a celebration of nutritious indulgence. A guilt-free snack or side dish that will have you savoring every delightful bite.
- 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into thin strips (like French fries)
- 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon paprika (optional, for extra flavor)
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Fresh parsley or cilantro, chopped (optional, for garnish)
- Preheat Your Air Fryer: Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C) for about 5 minutes.
- Prepare the Carrots:
- Peel the carrots and cut them into thin strips, similar to the size and shape of traditional French fries.
- Season the Carrots:
- In a mixing bowl, toss the carrot strips with olive oil to coat them evenly.
- Add paprika (if using), garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Toss the carrots again to distribute the seasonings evenly.
- Air Fry the Carrot Fries:
- Place the seasoned carrot strips in the EaZy MealZ Non-Stick Air Fryer Cooper Crisper Basket in a single layer. You may need to cook them in batches to avoid overcrowding.
- Air fry the carrot fries at 375°F (190°C) for about 15-20 minutes, shaking the basket or flipping the carrots halfway through. Cook until they are golden brown and crispy on the outside.
- Garnish and Serve:
- Once the carrot fries are cooked to your desired level of crispiness, remove them from the EaZy MealZ Non-Stick Air Fryer Cooper Crisper Basket .
- Garnish with chopped fresh parsley or cilantro if desired.
- Serve and Enjoy:
- Serve your homemade carrot French fries hot with your favorite dipping sauce, such as ketchup, aioli, or a yogurt-based dip.
These air fryer carrot fries are a healthy and tasty alternative to traditional French fries, making them a perfect side dish or snack. Enjoy their natural sweetness and satisfying crunch!