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Air Fryer Five Guys Cajun Fries

Air Fryer Five Guys Cajun Fries. Perfect for Five Guys fans that love their fries, want to recreate cajun fries at home in the air fryer, but also for people with nut allergies that want Five Guys Cajun Fries without the peanut oil.
Prep Time25 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Air Fryer
Servings: 2
Calories: 257kcal


Kitchen Gadget:


  • Place your peeled potatoes into a medium sized bowl, cover it with cold water and soak in the fridge for 15 minutes.
    Air Fryer Five Guys Cajun Fries (Copycat Recipe)
  • Season the potatoes thoroughly, also add the olive oil and mix with your hands until your French Fries are well coated. Place the French Fries in the Air Fryer.
    Air Fryer Five Guys Cajun Fries (Copycat Recipe)
  • Cook for 10 minutes at 160c/320f. Give it a shake and cook for a further 5 minutes at 200c/400f in order for them to become crispy.
    Air Fryer Five Guys Cajun Fries (Copycat Recipe)
  • Serve.
    Air Fryer Five Guys Cajun Fries (Copycat Recipe)



Portion. A portion of Five Guys Cajun French Fries is exactly 568g and 1300 calories. We also cooked 568g worth of potatoes for an even match.
Flavour. I find that you get the best flavouring from your Cajun rub if you include Cajun, Mexican, mixed spice and coriander.
Spice. Sometimes I also add spiced potato rub too. Though a lot of it is down to personal preference. At Five Guys they season and shake last after cooking their fries.
With our Air Fryer version we season before cooking. This adds the crunchy flavour and also because deep frying is some what different to air frying.


Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 1338mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1808IU | Vitamin C: 58mg | Calcium: 128mg | Iron: 5mg
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