The Best Way to Clean Air Fryer: an Easy 6-Step Guide

by Norfolkavenue

Today I'm going to show you the best way to clean an air fryer. I've got a step-by-step guide for you, complete with a list of tools and materials you'll need. Let's get started.

Tools and Materials

  • Bicarbonate soda (baking soda)
  • Washing up liquid (dish soap)
  • Boiling hot water
  • Scratch-resistant sponge
  • Towel or paper towels
Cleaning an air fryer

1. Remove debris

Remove loose debris before beginning the cleaning process.

Pouring baking soda into the air fryer

2. Preparing the Cleaning Solution

Add a few generous heaps of bicarbonate soda to the air fryer. Don't be shy – this will help break down any grease and grime in the air fryer.

Adding washing up liquid to the air fryer

Next, add a small amount of washing-up liquid to the mixture.

Washing up liquid and bicarbonate of soda

Finally, add boiling water. Give it a quick stir to combine the ingredients.

Soaking the air fryer

3. Soak and Wait

Now, let everything soak for about 30 minutes. This soaking time will work its magic and make the cleaning process a breeze.

How to clean an air fryer

4. Pour Out the Dirty Solution

After the soaking time is up, you'll be amazed at the grease that's been lifted off!

Pouring out the dirty solution

Pour the dirty cleaning solution out of the air fryer.

Scrubbing the air fryer components

5. Light Scrubbing

Grab your scratch-resistant sponge, and gently scrub the components.

Scrubbing the inner bowl

Then scrub the inner bowl of the air fryer.

The bicarbonate soda and hot water would have already loosened up most of the grime, so you won't need to scrub too hard. Be sure to get into all the nooks and crannies.

The best way to clean an air fryer

6. Rinse and Dry

Once you're satisfied with the cleanliness, rinse the components thoroughly with warm water. Use your scratch-resistant sponge to ensure there's no residue left. After rinsing, dry everything with a clean towel or paper towels. Make sure they're completely dry before reassembling your air

The best way to clean an air fryer

I use my air fryer on a daily basis, but I find that deep cleaning it every couple of weeks is sufficient to keep it in top shape. How often do you use your air fryer? Share in the comments below.

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