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Air Fryer Baked Potatoes

Crispy Air Fryer Baked Potatoes made in the air fryer in 40 minutes with just 3 minutes of prep. These baked potatoes have crispy skin on the outside and a fluffy potato center on the inside. Top with sour cream, salt, pepper, cheddar cheese, green onions, and bacon for the perfect side dish recipe. Serve with steak, chicken, fish, or turkey.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer baked potato, Baked Potato
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 43 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 421kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients

  • 4 medium-large russet potatoes
  • tbsp oil
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt

Toppings

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • ¼ cup green onions diced

Instructions

  • Wash and dry potatoes.
  • Combine oil, pepper, salt. Whisk to combine.
  • Rub potatoes in oil mixture.
  • Place potatoes in air fryer.
  • Air fry at 390°F for 40 minutes.
  • Pierce skin with knife to check center of potatoes.
  • Air fry 5-15 minutes extra minutes at 390°F if not fully cooked.
  • Cut potatoes down the center.
  • Top with sour cream, butter, green onions, cheddar cheese, and salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

Extra baked potato toppings
  • chili sauce
  • cheese sauce
  • salsa
  • mac & cheese
  • bacon
  • potato bar toppings
  • make twice baked potatoes
  • taco fillings
  • cilantro
  • jalapenos
  • beans
  • rice
  • cheese
  • sausage
  • pepperoni
  • onions
  • bell peppers

Nutrition

Calories: 421kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 531mg | Potassium: 949mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 693IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 2mg