How To Clean Air Fryer – Step by Step Guide

How To Clean Air Fryer

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Do you know how to clean your air fryer?

An air fryer is a kitchen appliance that cooks with hot air around the food. A mechanical fan cranks the hot air around the food, cooks the food, and delivers a fresh layer through the Mallard impact.

For durability and safety, you have to make sure that you air fryer is clean. Here we look at some steps to take while cleaning your air fryer.


1. Unplug the air fryer

First, you have to unplug the fryers from the main connection before cleaning to ensure that you are not shocked.

We all know that water is an enemy to electricity, so do not handle your hair dryer before unplugging from the main supply. You can cause short-circuiting or be shocked in the process.


2. Start with cleaning the exterior

You should start by cleaning the air fryer from the outside using a soaked cloth.

Air Fryer

3. Now move to an interior

By removing the air fryer basket and its pan from the body of the air fryer, access the interior side. By using a fine wipe and water, you clean the inner side.

Subsequent steps

4. Use soaked material to clean

The next is for you to soak a soft material or a cleansing pad in warm water mixed with a few drops of dish soap.squeze the soaked material to remove some water from it.

And then use it to wipe inside and outside parts of the air fryer. After wrapping in and out of the deep fryer, wash the material with cold water.


5. Use the brush for sticky food particles

If there is a stuck food particle in the fryer, you do not need to be stressed. A medium and fine brush can help you even if you reach the heating section of the fryer.

One insurance you should remember is that you do not use a steel wire brush or brush that is too hard to keep avoid any damage can result from the cover of the air fryer’s heating section component.

Continue applying medium, tender and soft brush consistently to clean the heating section and make sure it is clean. Then using a paper towel wipes the heating section and leaves it to dry.


6. Clean the basket and the pan

After you have removed the pan from the body of the air fryer, then you can add warm water and detergent. At this point, allow the water and detergent to soak the basket and the pan for about 15 minutes.

In this method, the accumulated and residue food can be progressively isolated from the pan and additional from the basket.


7. Then separate basket from the pan and clean the basket

At this point, get the basket from pan and using a non-coarse brush or towel clean the black wall of the basket to the point when all the buildup of food is over.

You ought to do the cleaning process for the two sides of the box by turning it down and up and not to forget the bottom most cases, it is the dirtiest spots you will encounter on your air fryer


8. Now clean the pan

After performing the cleaning process on the basket, you can continue to the pan. The comparative progress will be linked here. A non-scratching brush or towel is also used to clean the pan with a small piece of cleaning soap.

If you ensure that both the fryer’s pan and basket are sufficiently clean, you can place them in a dry place to gradually dry.

For the situation, you need to use the fryer immediately and you need it to dry quicker, you can use a hairdryer. Next, get a dry, dainty towel to wipe the parts.

Clean Air Fryer

9. Clean the buttons

If there are deposits on the buttons, you can dab a cotton swab in alcohol and wipe those buttons. You can also use a cotton swab to get out food and wasters deposited in some unreachable corners of the air fryer.

10. Storage

If you don’t want to use by then, you can coil its electric cable around the body of the air fryer and store in a cool, dry place to avoid dust and moisture. There you will have your device ready and reliable for future use when the need arises.


An air fryer is a kitchen gadget that can help get that air frying you want. However, like any other device, it requires of maintenance practices is to clean it.

This article has outlined the steps you can get to make your air fryer ready and reliable for the next air frying when you need it. If you have been having an issue cleaning your air fryer, I think you have got the solution.

Thank me later!