Air fryers are super handy kitchen appliances for cooking up homemade fries and chicken wings without having to turn on the oven. If you use yours a lot, you might be wondering how to clean an air fryer properly.

TikTok is full of cleaning hacks ranging from genuinely helpful and time-saving to downright dangerous, and experts are warning against trying this particular air fryer cleaning hack we’ve seen doing the rounds.

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TikTok air fryer cleaning hack warning