Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Polenta Fries

Polenta is a traditional Italian dish made from boiled cornmeal. It has been a staple in Italian cuisine for centuries, and has become popular around the world in recent years. Originally made with coarse cornmeal, polenta can now be found in a variety of forms, including the tube-shaped polenta used in this recipe.

Air Fryer Polenta Fries

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: AppetizerCuisine: American
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Crispy and flavorful polenta fries made in the air fryer. These fries are a delicious and healthier alternative to traditional french fries.


  • 1 tube of polenta

  • 1/2 cup cornmeal

  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning


  • Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cut a tube of polenta into thin fry-shaped pieces.
  • In a small bowl, mix together 1/2 cup of cornmeal, 1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese, 1 tsp of garlic powder, and 1 tsp of Italian seasoning.
  • Dip each polenta fry into the cornmeal mixture, making sure to coat all sides.
  • Place the coated fries in a single layer in the air fryer basket.
  • Cook for 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the fries are crispy and golden brown.
  • Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.


  • Make sure to preheat your air fryer to ensure even and crispy cooking.
  • You can use any seasonings you like for the coating mixture.
  • These fries are best served immediately, as they can lose their crispiness if left to sit for too long.

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