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Yes, perfect chips are possible with an air fryer: 'Delicious'

Whatever the season, there's always a reason for hot chips and with an air fryer, you can get away with having them every day if you wanted!

The ultimate winter comfort food or the ideal snack to enjoy as you watch a summer sunset, they hit the spot every time.

The popular Air Fryer Recipes group on Facebook has shared a hit recipe with over 1500 likes, and hundreds of positive comments.

Chips cooked in an air fryer
These air fryer chips take just 16 minutes. Photo: Facebook

"Real chips! " wrote the person who posted the recipe.

"Cut, soaked in cold water for 30 mins, dried, mixed with olive oil, salt and paprika.

"16 mins at 200 degrees c. Shook half way through. Delicious!"

Fans who've made the recipe are raving about it too.

"Very good!" says one. "

Only a very small amount of oil and they come out perfectly browned and are delicious."

Another added: "Cooked these tonight. Delicious."


Need some perfectly crispy hot chips in your life?

Don't go past these top-rated air fryers from Amazon:

Philips Premium Collection Air Fryer XXL, $503.20

With 5-star reviews, this air fryer is a no-brainer.

It's the only air fryer on the market that contains 'fat removal technology' to separate and capture excess fat, so it's an even healthier way of cooking.

It lets you fry, bake, grill, roast and reheat foods, and its size means it's perfect for a large family.

"Best air fryer yet!" says one happy customer.

The Philips Premium Collection Air Fryer XXL in black and copper on a white background
Philips Premium Collection Air Fryer XXL, $503.20. Photo: Amazon

Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer, $264

With 4.6 stars out of 5, this multipurpose machine has several functions.

It's a pressure cooker, sauté pan, steamer, slow cooker, sous vide, food warmer, air fryer, roast, bake, grill and dehydrator.

The air fryer function gives food a golden finish and makes things crunchy, not soggy.

"This has changed the way I cook. I can't rave about this enough," says one happy user.

The Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer in black and chrome on a white background
Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer, $264. Photo: Amazon

Philips Air Fryer Premium, $299

This machine gets 4.6 out of 5 stars from Amazon customers, with reviews like "excellent" and "easy to use."

It's built with Twin TurboStar technology to remove fat from foods while cooking, and has a digital display with 4 pre-set cooking programs.

There's also a keep warm function, so you can keep food warm for up to 30 minutes, and a non-stick basket.

The Philips Air Fryer Premium in black and grey on a white background
Philips Air Fryer Premium, $299. Photo: Amazon

Healthy Choice Digital Air Fryer, $99.95

This reasonably priced machine gets 4.5 out of 5 stars, with users saying it's "easy to use, and cooks perfectly."

It has a non-stick detachable drawer and basket insert, eight pre-set cooking programs, easy-to-use temperature and time controls, as well as dishwasher-safe parts.

The Healthy Choice Digital Air Fryer in chrome and charcoal on a white background
Healthy Choice Digital Air Fryer, $99.95. Photo: Amazon

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