Try this Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe and you will be amazed! The crisp outer skin and fluffy potato insides are perfection. Add your favorite baked potato topping for the ultimate side dish.
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Baked Potatoes In The Air Fryer
Baked potatoes are great because they go with just about any main dish. They are also easy, nutritious and versatile.
Make a batch of baked potatoes and each family member can have a different version depending on the toppings they choose. I am a bit traditional with shredded cheese, sour cream, bacon and parsley. My daughter loves nacho cheese and sour cream on her baked potatoes.
I have always microwaved my potatoes before owning an air fryer. But now I use my air fryer because it is easy and creates the tastiest potatoes.
Can You Put A Potato In The Air Fryer
Well yes. Be sure to prick the potatoes with a fork just as you would before microwaving or baking in the oven. This is to prevent the potatoes form exploding…at least that is the theory. I personally have never tested this theory because it didn’t seem worth the risk of cleaning up an exploded potato 🤣
How Long Do You Cook A Potato In An Air Fryer
This one takes a bit longer than most air fryer recipes. We are air frying or potatoes at 400ºF for 35-45 minutes.
Nuwave Air Fryer Baked Potatoes + Power Air Fryer Oven Baked Potato
I own both of these air fryers and both work for baked potatoes. Each air fryer will cook a bit differently. That is why most of my air fryer recipes have a small time range for cooking.
Ingredients Needed For Air Fried Baked Potatoes (screenshot for grocery list)
- Russet Potatoes
- Olive Oil
- Garlic Powder
- Preferred Potato Toppings: sour cream, shredded cheese, nacho cheese, bacon, parsley, jalapeños, chili, etc.
How To Make Baked Potatoes In An Air Fryer
- Scrub and wash each potato then prick several times with a fork.
- In a large bowl drizzle oil over potatoes. Sprinkle with salt and garlic powder. Rub the oil and spices onto each potato until evenly coated.
- Transfer potatoes to air fryer basket sprayed with nonstick.
- Air fry at 400ºF for 35-45 minutes or until cooked through. Time will vary depending on size of potatoes and air fryer.
- Serve with your favorite baked potato toppings.
What To Serve With These Air Fried Baked Potatoes:
Potato Toppings: sour cream, shredded cheese, nacho cheese, bacon, parsley, jalapeños, chili, etc. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Nutrition Information: Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 510Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 409mgCarbohydrates: 86gFiber: 9gSugar: 4gProtein: 11g
Potato Toppings: sour cream, shredded cheese, nacho cheese, bacon, parsley, jalapeños, chili, etc.
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