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Cajun Fries with Malt Vinegar Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jan. 07, 2023
Crispy, delicious 5 Guys Cajun Fries are easy to make at home with cajun seasoning! Known for their heaping bag of french fry servings, this burger chain's has plenty of devoted fans. Usually deep fried, this air fried version is better for you. Crispy fresh-cut skin-on potatoes french fries made in the air-fryer, with just a small amount of oil! Seasoned with a flavorful blend of pantry spices they are smoky, salty, and sweet taste. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland
Cajun Fries with Malt Vinegar Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound russet potatoes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons malt vinegar


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400°. Cut potatoes into 1/4-in. julienned strips; toss with oil. Combine Cajun seasoning ingredients. Sprinkle over potatoes; toss to coat. Place potatoes in greased air fryer. Cook until browned and crisp, 12-14 minutes, shaking once to redistribute. Combine dipping sauce ingredients; serve with fries.
Air Fryer Cook Times
In our testing, we find cook times vary dramatically between brands of air fryers. As a result, we give wider than normal ranges on suggested cook times. Begin checking at the first time listed and adjust as needed.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 216 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 563mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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