Crispy Air Fryer Potato Wedges

by Cookie
Crispy Airfryer Potato Wedges

Last Updated on November 17, 2020 by Cookie

Air Fryer Potato Wedges are crispy on the outside, soft and delicious on the inside. The best-baked potatoes you will enjoy in a quick way.

Cooking in the air fryer became so popular that I try to make a lot of dishes in it. As I have mentioned about bacon in the air fryer, potatoes are also quick and fast to make. Less mess, less smell, and more healthy dishes.  

My family adore potatoes cooked in anyways; mashed potatoes, fried potatoes, baked potatoes, French fries or in an air fryer. 

Crispy airfryer potato wedges

You can check some potato recipes here.

These air fryer potato wedges have a crispy/golden skin, tender and soft on the inside and taste simply delicious. Served with some yoghurt or sour cream, these potatoes are even tastier. Making them in an air fryer, it turns out as if some magic works there. They look so tasty and delicious that you want them instantly. Toss them in some powdered seasoning to infuse more aroma and to make them even more addicting. This kind of potatoes will taste even more delicious. 

Perfectly soft on the inside, and crispy on the outside, these potato wedges are super simple to make and flavorful to enjoy.   

Also, air fryer potatoes are one of the best-fitted side dishes ever you can put on any party or family gathering table. No leftovers.

I adore how potatoes simply pair with anything. They make one of the best and delicious beds to any meat with gravy or baked fish. Everything will taste great next to some crispy/tasty air fryer potatoes.

Crispy Airfryer Potato Wedges

Are air-fried potatoes good for you?

Well, air fryer is a healthier alternative to a whole pan of oil. Potatoes baked in air fryer get a cripsy/crunchy texture without adding too much oil, thus reducing the fat and calories. Moreother, the taste is much better and tastier. You can roast, fry, bake in an air fryer with a little to no oil. This is a great advantage and the positive excuse of buying such a great accessory at home. 

Do you have to boil potatoes before frying them?

Cooking potatoes in an air fryer is easy as it sounds. No boiling potatoes needed. No more annoying moments and too much time spent in vain to obtain one of the best and crispy baked potatoes. Wash, cut, and cook. Simple and easy. 

Some people still love to boil the spuds before frying them. Okay, it is optional. 

Crispy Airfryer Potato Wedges

Is Airfryer better than oven?

There isn’t a severe verdict which one is better or healthier. Both versions are okay and great, it already depends on the time you want to spend. In an air fryer, the process will be longer with less mess and smell, while baking will make them crunchier and golden. Both versions will make your potato wedges taste delicious and fabulous. You choose how to make it.

Even though many tend to say that air fryers are a less risky and oily mess, I still have to admit that baking potatoes in the oven are also one of my favourite methods. It depends on the way and the time you can afford on cooking. So keep in mind that both cooking processes are okay.

How to make Airfryer potato wedges?

Sometimes a simple dish will be the winner on the table. Air Fryer Potatoes are more healthy than oil-fried ones, more crispy and look perfect. I adore potatoes and try to make this easy and simple dish frequently at home served next to anything. 

Crispy Airfryer Potato Wedges Ingredients

The ingredients:

6 medium potatoes

3 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp cayenne powder

1 tbsp Old Bay seasoning

Pinch of salt and pepper

Some rosemary

The process:

Wash and pat the potatoes dry and cut wedges.

Crispy Airfryer Potato WedgesTake a bowl and pour the olive oil and the seasoning. Toss the wedges in the seasoning to stick all over them. 

Place the potatoes in the basket and cook at 400F (180C) for about 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, shake the basket so the wedges cook properly on all sides.

Cook another 10 minutes or until ready and golden brown. 

Serve them as they are with some sauce.

Crispy Airfryer Potato Wedges

What to serve with air fryer potatoes?

Airfryer potatoes pair perfectly with anything, but especially tasty and good with meaty dishes. For example, it pairs great next to: 

Grilled Meat

Pork Loin

Roasted Turkey Legs

Duck Breast

Chicken Meatballs

Some salads as well

What are the best potatoes to use for air fryer?

Any potatoes will be great for an air fryer. Baby potatoes will be done quicker, Yukon gold will have a crispy texture, while Russet spuds will be more fluffy. Try to buy organic and good quality potatoes to eat healthily. 

Crispy Airfryer Potato Wedges

Some recipe tips…

Try to store potatoes in dark and dry places

Mix the seasoning of the herbs you like and have

Add chilli flakes for more kick and spiciness

Crispy airfryer potato wedges

Crispy Air Fryer Potato Wedges

Cookie
Air Fryer Potato Wedges are crispy on the outside, soft and delicious on the inside. The best-baked potatoes you will enjoy in a quick way.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish, Vegetarian
Cuisine World
Servings 3
Calories 134 kcal

Equipment

  • air fryer
  • Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 6 medium potatoes
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp Old Bay seasoning
  • sea salt
  • Rosemary sprigs

Instructions
 

  • Wash and pat the potatoes dry and cut wedges.
  • Take a small bowl and mix olive oil with the seasoning. Toss the wedges in the seasoning to stick all over them. With your, both hands rub the potatoes to make sure they get evenly coated.
  • Place the potatoes in the Airfryer basket and cook at 400F (180C) for about 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, shake the basket so the wedges cook properly on all sides. Cook another 10 minutes or until ready and golden brown.
  • Serve immediately as they are with some sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 134kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 1gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 36mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 774IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 1mg
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