One potato, two potato, three potato? Air fryer. That’s how the rhyming song should go, or, at least, that’s how it goes in our house!
Potatoes consumption is high in our house (Lisa is German) – as it is across many US households and Canadian households – so there’s no shortage of people looking for tasty ways to make taters!
Luckily for you, we’ve got a great assortment of air fryer potato recipes that you can easily make at home.
From classic creations – like French fries and potato wedges – to fancy recipes for Hasselback potatoes… and some frozen potato classics (looking at you, tater tots), this post should help inspire you to try out a new air fryer potato recipe!
We often make our recipe for breakfast potatoes in the air fryer – it’s so easy and the seasoning is really tasty and versatile.
So, here is our roundup of some of our top air fryer potato recipes that you can make at home.
You’ll find potatoes to suit every meal, for snacking, potatoes from frozen, and a few special combo recipes that we’ve made and tested ourselves!
Air Fryer Potato Skins
Everyone loves a good crispy potato skins! This recipe for homemade air fryer potato skins is so easy to follow. The nice thing about these skins is that you can top them however you like (bacon, cheese, etc.) – allowing individuals to personalize their loaded potato skin before they go back into the air fryer!
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Air Fryer Potato Pancakes
Being part German, we're a big fan of homemade potato pancakes. Now, it's even easier to make them with an air fryer on hand. Just some shredded potato, an egg, and a few spices, and you're on the way to potato pancake land for a sweet or savory snack or breakfast item!
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Air Fryer Potato Wedges
Air fryer potato wedges may seem a bit difficult to make from scratch – but they are actually really easy… you just have to know how to cut them. Once you get it right and season them well, you'll end up with tasty wedges every time!
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Air Fryer Frozen Tater Tots
Of all the potato recipes in the air fryer, this one's got to be one of the most popular. Air Fryer Frozen Tater Tots are easy and delicious. They're great for snacking, good for breakfast, and can be a side dish for dinner. With so many brands of tater tots out there, there's a potato tot for you to crisp up in the air fryer!
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Air Fryer Twice Baked Potatoes
Unlike potato skins, Air Fryer Twice Baked Potatoes are the ones that retain all that inner potato goodness. Mix that up with things like bacon, cheese, and sour cream and air fry 'em again for a little extra crisp. Twice baked potatoes are a delicious appetizer and can be a great side dish if you remember to make them ahead of time!
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Air Fryer Sausage and Potatoes
One of our favorite combo recipes on the whole site, air fryer sausage and potatoes is such a good recipe. It's so simple – cut up sausage, cut up potatoes, season, and air fryer. Little did we know that we'd be unlocking a flavor combo that works for breakfast or dinner! And there's crispy onions in there too – we dare you not to try it!
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Homemade Air Fryer French Fries
Who doesn't like French fries? Frozen ones are tasty and convenient, but it's easy to make your own at home, and you can season them to your liking. We like our homemade air fryer French fries with ketchup or aioli for dipping. They make a great snack or a crispy potato-based side dish!
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Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes
Originally invented in Sweden, these fancy air fryer Hasselback potatoes are actually really easy to make. They may take a little bit of time to put together (cut and season), but the end result is a crispy, tender potato dish that looks beautiful on the plate with chopped parsley on top!
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Air Fryer Baked Potato
A timeless classic, baked potatoes are actually very easy to make in the air fryer. No need to heat up the big oven for a few potatoes when the air fryer does the trick just fine! Crispy on the outside, hot on the inside – you can top these baked potatoes any way you like (we like them fully-loaded, as you can see).
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Air Fryer Red Potatoes
For a colorful potato side dish, air fryer red potatoes are a great option. It's just a simple potato dish – you wash them, cut them, season them, and air fry them… but the result is excellent. Plus, it's always nice to have specific instructions.
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Air Fryer Ham and Potatoes
For a salty (but delicious) breakfast or dinner combo, air fryer ham and potatoes is another great option. Figuring out which ham to use and how large to cut the cubes took some time, but now we have an easy recipe that we can replicate (and enjoy) every time!
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Air Fryer Fingerling Potatoes
Air fryer fingerling potatoes is another recipe that seems fancy but once you make it, you'll be like "Oh, that was easy!". These little potatoes are seasoned with a simple blend of herbs and spices – namely rosemary – for a fragrant potato dish that is perfect as a dinner side.
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Air Fryer Chicken Breast and Potatoes
Chicken breast and potatoes in the air fryer together is another easy combination recipe you can whip up when you're hungry and feeling a little lazy. Luckily, it's an easy recipe that doesn't require much effort – and the result is a filling amount of food for dinner!
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Air Fryer Potato Chips
There's something satisfying about making potato chips from scratch. The air fryer is a pretty easy way to make them… all you have to do is slice them thin, season them, and you'll be snacking on potato chips in no time. Be sure to keep an eye on them, though, since they can go from crispy to burnt relatively quickly!
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Air Fryer Frozen Potato Wedges
Since everyone loves wedges, air fryer frozen potato wedges are a popular thing to make in the air fryer. We've made frozen wedges many times and it's hard to deny how good they are. It's also a nice thing to make because you don't have to add extra oil – you just throw them in, set the time, and go. We do shake the basket for even frying, though!
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Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Fries
If you like regular French fries, potato fries covered in both garlic and grated Parmesan should be something you'd want to try. This is another easy recipe for what seems like a fancy creation… you just make the fries from scratch and cover them in cheesy garlicky goodness!
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Air Fryer Potatoes and Onions
We love onions and we love potatoes so this combination recipe was a no-brainer for us to try and make. Air fryer potato and onions (cooked together) make a really nice side dish for dinner or for a hearty breakfast. It's also so easy because you just cut, season, and air fry at the same time (in the same basket).
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Air Fryer Breakfast Potatoes
This recipe for air fryer breakfast potatoes is a recipe we make all the time! It's so easy and we're really happy with the seasoning. These potatoes get made for breakfast… but we've even been known to make them for dinner to dip in a spicy sauce that we love! We can't help ourselves!
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Air Fryer Baby Potatoes
Air fryer baby potatoes – similar to fingerling potatoes – are a fancier looking potato dish, but they are not hard to make at all. Baby potatoes are sometimes also available in different colors, so you can make them look even more interesting!
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Air Fryer Potato Peels
Last, but certainly not least, we have air fryer potato peels. Yeah, potato peels! Crispy like a potato chip, this simple snack doesn't waste the washed potato peels that would have otherwise been discarded. Dip them, munch on 'em – it's a light snack recipe that you'll find yourself making again and again.
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