How to Clean an Air Fryer

Your air fryer is undoubtedly one of your favorite kitchen tools because it allows you to cook things quickly and without using a lot of oil. Consider perfectly crisped fries or chicken wings with no extra oil, as well as perfectly warmed leftovers.

However, air fryers must be cleaned after each usage. Even if you use little or no oil, food particles and grease can build, causing your air fryer to smell. Here are some cleaning instructions from Squeaky Cleaning to help you out.





Ways to Clean Your Air Fryer


You will need the following items:

  • Degreasing dish soap.

  • Soft-bristled bottle brush.

  • Reusable Microfiber wipes, soft cloth, or paper towel.

Allow the air fryer to cool completely after turning it off and unplugging it. Next, remove the basket or tray by pulling out the drawer.

If your air fryer is dishwasher friendly, insert the drawer, basket, or tray, depending on what your air fryer has, upside down in the dishwasher.

If you don’t have access to a dishwasher, wash the removable pieces in warm soapy water and scrub the grime out of the vents and corners of the tray with the brush while protecting the metal or nonstick finish. Rinse it out well and pat dry.

With a moist cloth or paper towel, wipe clean the bottom of the interior and exterior of the air fryer. Once the basket is clean, replace it.


Ways to Deep Clean Y30our Air Fryer


/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////w/You will need the following items:

  • A quarter cup of baking soda.

  • A few tablespoons of water to make a paste.

  • Paper towels or a soft dishcloth.

Remove and wipe clean the basket or racks first. Then, keep them upright so that any dirt you brush off falls to the bottom of the interior instead of being caught in the mesh, heating element, or the fan at the top.

Scrub and loosen burned-on particles from the mesh covering the heating element with a clean, dry, soft-bristled brush. Then wipe with a moist clean cloth or paper towel. To make it easier to clean the heating element, turn the air fryer upside down.

Scrub the gunk away gently using a damp towel with the baking soda paste.

Remove the residue by rinsing the cloth with water, writing it out, and wiping it away. Next, replace the clean basket and trays and turn the air fryer right-side up.


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