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Easy Air Fryer Potato Recipes

Best air fryer potato recipes are here! From side dishes to main meals paired with sausage or other proteins you’ll love each one for dinner tonight.

air fryer potato recipes

We’ve got a bunch of easy air fryer potato recipes to choose from! Whip one up as a side dish or dinner this week and find more air fryer recipes here. (originally published 3/20, affiliate links present)

Loaded with cheese, bacon and sour cream or just lightly seasoned with salt and pepper, they’re all amazing.

Air fryer potatoes

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There are SO Many potato varieties to choose from, they’re in stores year round, and cheap too. If you want something traditional you can certainly make mashed potatoes but we have a lot more favorites here too.

We love them all but typically use russets or red more frequently. Let us know below which one becomes your new favorite dish. 😉

Air Fryer Red Potatoes

These are the ingredients you’ll need for diced red potatoes cooked this way.

  1. Red potatoes
    1. Russets or Yellow could be used alternatively
  2. Olive oil
  3. Garlic salt
  4. Salt and pepper to taste
  5. Fresh dill
  6. Oregano
  7. Thyme
  8. Any other seasonings 

Now the most popular are probably these air fryer baked potatoes. Simple but totally delicious. Plain or stuffed with our famous chili recipe they’re always a winner.

Air Fryer Baked Potatoes 2

These are great for crispy potato skins, but fluffy insides cooked in no time at all. They’re just like you’d get at a nice steakhouse.

Best air fryer potatoes

  1. Russet potatoes
  2. Sea salt
  3. Olive oil
  4. Paper towel to dry outsides after being washed
  5. Fork to poke skin

Now if you want to make these cheesy with bacon and all the goodness, you should make these air fryer Hasselback potatoes next.

air fryer hasselback potatoes

I know!!! They look amazing right?? Well they are and as you know if you’ve made these in the oven, you can really load them up with toppings. Bacon and cheddar cheese are our favorites but the list goes on and on.

How many different kinds of potatoes are there?

There are more than 200 types in the United States. You can even get a medley in a bag. We used these with our roasted potatoes in air fryer recipe.

  • There are: russet, red, white, yellow, blue or purple, fingerling and petite varieties available. They are all wonderful if you ask me.

Then you’ll want to make air fryer french fries from scratch. They’re so good! If you’re in a hurry you can also cook a batch of frozen french fries in an air fryer

french fries in air fryer

I kid you not, they’re so much better than on a cookie sheet in your oven! Crispy doesn’t even describe them, and it takes no time at all to be done and perfect.

  • You need nothing else other than the bag of fries themselves. Set to 400 degrees, put in air fryer and cook in 10 minutes total.
  • Do you need to preheat an air fryer? Well it is not going to not work if you don’t but I would suggest that you do.
    • the reason is that the food will cook more evenly if the temperature is steady and not taking time to heat up to begin with.

If you want to go all out with homemade air fryer french fries you just need potatoes, toss to coat in olive oil, garlic powder, season with salt and enjoy. Serve them with our fry sauce recipe, they go with anything!

  • Some prefer to soak them in a large bowl of water for a while before cooking. This decreases the starch level and may make them crispier.

Similar to this one but with some meat, we made air fryer spam and potatoes the other day!

ninja foodi spam

Don’t curl your nose up on this one until you’ve tried it!! This meat is quite popular in Hawaiian dishes and eaten in small amounts with this favorite veggie is really tasty!

Air fryer spam and potatoes

  1. Can of SPAM
    1. sliced like you see above
    2. there are many varieties out there, this is the traditional style
  2. 4 medium potatoes
    1. we used russets
    2. diced as you see above
  3. Olive oil
  4. Garlic salt
  5. Basil
  6. Oregano
  7. Salt and pepper to taste

Best results are made with almost all of these when you shake the basket half way or a third of the way through your air frying cook time. Like roasted potatoes may cook for 15 minutes but should shake every 5 minutes to get them crispy all over.

air fryer sausage

If kielbasa is more your style, we have air fryer sausage and potatoes too! I like a mixture of “regular” and spicy so you get a little heat, but it isn’t overwhelming. 

Air fryer potatoes and sausage

  1. Your air fryer basket
    1. remember to always keep it to one layer and not overlap ingredients
  2. Pre cooked sausages or kielbasa
  3. Yellow or white onion
  4. Potatoes
    1. red or russet are great, diced
  5. Olive oil
  6. Minced garlic
  7. 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  8. Salt and pepper
  9. Could add cajun seasoning or Sriracha powder for heat

Ok so air fryer tater tots aren’t homemade, but they are made with potatoes so…….

how long to cook frozen tater tots in air fryer

Then try: breakfast potatoes in your hot air machine, or potato skins! But we aren’t done yet!! There is another frozen potato dish we love that you may not have heard of yet but you should!

Have you ever thought of making frozen pierogies in air fryer? Unsure how to get them still tender on the inside but a bit crispy on the outside? We have the trick to doing just that! Filled with mashed potatoes, OH MY.

pierogies in air fryer

Air fryer potato recipes

Most take under 20 minutes to cook!

  • Now that is a fast meal your whole family will surely love.
  • Potatoes are also naturally gluten free which is great in case that’s a need. 
  • Alter any seasonings to ones of your choice to make each bite tender on the inside and crunchy on the outside. That is what’s great about these easy air fryer recipes.

What are you waiting for?? Grab some petite taters at your local grocery store and choose which one you want to start with. This list will give you a bunch of options. Let us know if you make anything else we should try next.

air fryer potato recipe

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