Instant Pot French Fries

Try these quick and easy French fries you can do with your Instant Pot: it takes just a few minutes to taste these crispy but tender fries with your family and friends on every occasion!

They’re perfect for parties, weeknight dinners, appetizers and every time you feel like having a flavorful snack. You can change the flavors and use whatever spice you like the most! You can also use Power Pressure Cooker XL for this recipe and you will get the same excellent results.

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Instant Pot French Fries Recipe
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Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: French, international
Keyword: French Fries, Potatoes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 2 lb potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tsp paprika or other spices you like
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Pour water into your Instant Pot, then place the trivet correctly.
  • Peel and slice your potatoes.
  • Place sliced potatoes on the trivet.
  • Pour canola oil onto your potatoes, season with salt and your chosen spice and stir to make the seasoning cover the potatoes homogeneously.
  • Cook for about 10 minutes at high pressure.
  • Let the steam release naturally and serve immediately.
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11 thoughts on “Instant Pot French Fries

  1. Mine were not crispy at all like the description says they are:( I ended up putting under the broiler for a bit, but still wasn’t what I would consider a “fry”

  2. I just made these. As others said, they were not crispy. I found they were like baked potato strips. I left the skin on my potatoes. I love potatoes in pretty much every form, so I’m not upset by the outcome. I simply have ideas for the next time I make these.

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