While baked potatoes in the oven are a classic, now that I’ve made baked potatoes in the air fryer, I’m not sure I’ll ever go back. Try Air Fryer Baked Potatoes and I promise you’ll be a new fan.How to bake potatoes in an air fryer

These delicious potatoes are crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside. Best of all, you don’t have to heat up your oven to make them, or you can keep the oven free for your main dish. Sometimes I even pop one in the air fryer for a quick lunch because they are so fast and easy.

 

 

 

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How to Make Baked Potatoes in the Air Fryer

Making a delicious potato in your air fryer is easy. While you can skip rubbing the outside with oil, please don’t. It’s only a couple teaspoons, which doesn’t add a lot of extra fat or calories and the end result is so worth it.

Air Fryer baked potatoes

Gather your ingredients. 

 

Air Fryer Baked Potatoes

Rub potatoes in oil and salt.

Absolutely delicious and perfect for any toppings you enjoy.

 

How to bake potatoes in an air fryer
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Air Fryer Baked Potatoes

Make baked potatoes in your air fryer.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, air fryer potato, baked potato
Servings: 4
Calories: 188kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 baking potatoes
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp course salt

Instructions

  • Rub clean potatoes with olive oil and coat with salt.


  • Place potatoes on air fryer rack or in basket leaving space between and without stacking.


  • Cook at 400 degrees for 50 minutes, using tongs to flip halfway. Potatoes will be crisp on the outside and soft on the inside when ready to eat.


  • Serve with choice of toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 888mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 12.1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.8mg