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Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

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Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

Since we got our air fryer, I’m consistently on the lookout for good air fryer recipes. We love our air fryer! It’s changed the way we cook and I love the ease and convenience. Today, we’re sharing one of our new favorite dishes: our air fryer baked potato recipe!

Really, it isn’t much of a recipe because it’s so easy, but this method produces the most delicious baked potatoes I’ve ever had. The potatoes cook to a delectable golden crispness on the outside while remaining perfectly fluffy and soft on the inside! The taste and texture combination makes a splendid meal.

I’m hungry so let’s get cooking!

Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 russet or Idaho potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 tablespoon oil of your preference (peanut oil is delicious!)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees FAir Fryer Baked Potato Recipe
  2. Brush the scrubbed potatoes with your preferred oil and sprinkle with saltAir Fryer Baked Potato Recipe
  3. Place prepped potatoes into the air fryer basket and then into the air fryerAir Fryer Baked Potato Recipe
  4. Cook for 1 hour. Test the potatoes for thorough cooking by pricking them with a fork.
  5. Serve with your favorite toppings from baked potato staples like butter, sour cream, and chives.Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

That’s it! Easy, breezy!

You might be asking why you wouldn’t just use a microwave instead of an air fryer. Baked potatoes from the microwave just don’t have the same texture and flavor of an air fryer baked potato! Microwave baked potatoes lack that scrumptious crispy outside and just don’t taste as good. Once you’ve tried this air fryer baked potato recipe, you’ll never want to make them in the microwave again! Sure, cooking in the air fryer is going to take longer than the microwave, but the results are worth it. Trust me!

Yield: 2 servings

Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

A delightfully delicious baked potato! Crisp on the outside and fluffy inside. Serve with your preference of toppings.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 russet or Idaho potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 tablespoon oil of your preference (peanut oil is delicious!)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees F
  2. Brush the scrubbed potatoes with your preferred oil and sprinkle with salt
  3. Place prepped potatoes into the air fryer basket and into the air fryer
  4. Cook for 1 hour. Test the potatoes for thorough cooking by pricking them with a fork.
  5. Serve with your favorite toppings from baked potato staples like butter, sour cream, and chives

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1 potato

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 204Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 537mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 2g

Nutrition facts will vary depending on the size of your potato.

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If you give our air fryer baked potato recipe a try, let us know your thoughts in the comments below! We hope you love it!

Looking for more great air fryer recipes? You might enjoy our air fryer onion rings recipe or our air fryer whole chicken recipe!

Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

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Barbara

Thursday 1st of April 2021

We love them twice baked. Using the air fryer frees up the oven for dessert.

Em Mahr

Friday 19th of March 2021

We have an air fryer, but I don't use it nearly enough. I love this recipe - so easy and my entire family will eat it.

Helga

Wednesday 17th of March 2021

We are planning to buy an air fryer soon so this recipe is on my list!

gloria patterson

Tuesday 16th of February 2021

Thats what I have been doing wrong I don't the salt on the oil. Big fan of soft fluffy inside and crisp skin. I am one of those people that eat the skin.

gretchen taylor

Tuesday 9th of February 2021

We've been on the fence about getting an air fryer, but this makes me want to go get one today!!

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