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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!

Recipe Summary

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20 mins
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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:

Or, explore our entire collection of main dish recipes.

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


Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  • Combine sweet potato fries and canola oil in a bowl and mix. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Mix until all fries are evenly coated.

  • Divide sweet potatoes into 2 or 3 batches for cooking. Place an even layer of sweet potatoes in the fry basket, insert in the air fryer, and cook until golden, about 10 minutes. Repeat with remaining sweet potatoes.

Nutrition Facts

119 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 13.5g; fat 7.1g; sodium 516mg. Full Nutrition