Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries


These crispy air fryer sweet potato fries take only 10 minutes to cook. They are simple to make and addicting. I bet you can't eat just one!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins

Up your fry game by making delicious air fryer sweet potato fries at home. Seriously, there's no need to go to a restaurant to get crispy, sweet, and savory sweet potato fries when you have this easy 20-minute recipe.

You'll be making these sweet potato fries to go with every meal, so you better save it now.

How to Make Sweet Potato Fries in the Air Fryer

You'll find the full, step-by-step recipe below — but here's what you can expect when making these easy air fryer sweet potato fries:

Season the sliced sweet potatoes with canola oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Air fry until fries are crispy and golden.

How Long to Cook Sweet Potatoes in the Air Fryer

We think this recipe uses the best method for fully-cooked, crispy sweet potato fries. Air fry the sweet potato fries (in a single layer) for 10 minutes to achieve golden brown fries. You can toss the basket after 5 minutes to ensure even cooking on all sides.

What to Serve with Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

Air fryer sweet potato fries make a great side dish for so many entrees, so you can let your imagination run wild. But, if you need a little main dish inspo, we suggest trying one of these recipes:

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Don't forget the sauce! We love serving these fries with a side of ketchup, ranch, or fry sauce for dipping.

How to Store Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

Store air fryer sweet potato fries in a zip-top bag or airtight container in the fridge for up to four days. Reheat in the air fryer to ensure crispy leftovers.

Editorial contributions by Bailey Fink


  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • teaspoon garlic powder

  • teaspoon ground sweet paprika


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Cut sweet potato into 1/2-inch wide fries. Place in a bowl with canola oil; toss to coat. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika; mix until all fries are evenly coated.

    a top down view of raw sweet potatoes cut into fries and seasoned with oil and spices

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  3. Working in batches if necessary, place an even layer of fries in the air fryer basket.

    a top down view of sliced seasoned sweet potatoes in a single layer in an air fryer.

    Dotdash Meredith Food Studios

  4. Cook in the preheated air fryer until golden, about 10 minutes. Repeat to cook remaining fries.

    a top down view of perfectly cooked air fryer sweet potato fries.

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  5. Serve hot and enjoy!

    overhead view of air fried sweet potato fries with a side of ketchup

    Dotdash Meredith Food Studios

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

119 Calories
7g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 119
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 516mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 228mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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