12 Recipes That Prove Your Air Fryer and Potatoes Are a Match Made in Heaven
Sure, we all know that cooking with an air fryer is a simple way to cut down on calories, but that's far from the only reason you should try one. Air-fried veggies take on their crispiest possible lives after a stint in the air fryer, and nowhere is this more true than with potatoes. Baked potatoes, French fries, potato wedges, and even baby potatoes all get a serious upgrade in the air fryer, with the perfect balance of crispy tenderness, or tender crispiness. Try out these air fryer potato recipes and see for yourself why potatoes and your air fryer are true dream duo.
Tex-Mex Air Fryer Hash Browns
Sticking some potatoes in the air fryer is a no-fuss, guaranteed-satisfaction way to add some excitement to brunch at home or breakfast for dinner. Bell peppers, jalapeños, and Tex-Mex seasoning add some heat to complement the perfectly crispy potato pieces.
Air Fryer Baked Potatoes
"Perfect as written! The shell gets so crispy but the inside is nice and fluffy," says Allstar Soup Loving Nicole. "My husband said it was the best baked potato he has ever had. He even ate the entire peel which is unlike him. I guess I know how I will be preparing baked potatoes from now on."
For the crispiest possible side, cook spiralized potatoes in your air fryer. Nobody will be able to resist these spirally spuds.
Air Fryer Fingerling Potatoes
Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, these air-fried fingerlings will boost any meal, any time of day. If you're a beginner, this easy recipe is a perfect way to get to know your air fryer.
Air Fryer Peri Peri Fries
Air Fryer Loaded Greek Fries
Creator Soup Loving Nicole describes these as "Air-fried french fries loaded with Greek flavors. These are great on their own but also pair nicely with lamb, steak, or chicken. Cheese is a must for loaded fries but since feta doesn't melt, I incorporated it into the tzatziki sauce."
Hasselback Air Fryer Potatoes
"Air-fried hasselback potatoes are so easy yet they make such a pretty presentation," says creator Bren. "I serve these with a simple garlic aioli, but feel free to add a dollop of sour cream or topping of your choice."
Air Fryer Garlic and Parsley Baby Potatoes
"These are excellent and perfect as written," says reviewer and Allstar Soup Loving Nicole. "This comes as no surprise to me though. This makes the 7th recipe I've made from this recipe submitter and they have all been 5 stars."
Rosemary Potato Wedges for the Air Fryer
"Try these rosemary potato wedges in your air fryer," says creator and Allstar Bibi. "They are quicker and just as tasty as roasting them in your oven, and you don't need to heat up the whole house to do them! I used the recipe for papa's seasoning salt from this site. Serve with your favorite aioli or dipping sauce."
Air Fryer French Fries
Chef John's take on air fryer French fries is exactly what you're looking for: crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and robust enough to support toppings. Season these however you like, but Chef John recommends not adding salt until the fries are finished.
Air Fryer Potato Wedges
"Delicious, fast, and easy," says reviewer knightzag. "I omitted chili powder for husband, but am sure that would make it even better. Also, if you have a larger air fryer, no need to do in batches. Mine was ready in 12 minutes."
Air Fryer Truffle Fries
"I fell in love with truffle fries from the moment I met them on my first trip to Las Vegas," says creator Soup Loving Nicole. "I've made them often since then but finally took the time to experiment in the air fryer for a healthier alternative. These will step up your fry game..."