Air fried baked potatoes

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins


  • Air fryer
  • pastry brush
  • fork
  • knife
  • Grater


  • 3 potatoes large
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 2 tbsp. cheese grated,optional. Cheddar/Gouda or any cheese.
  • 1 tbsp. garlic chives or green garlic, optional
  • Salt and pepper as per taste


  • Wash and dry potatoes.Choose potatoes of same size for even cooking.
  • Pinch the potatoes with the fork atleast for a 1 cm.
  • Brush oil on potatoes, season with salt.
  • Preheat the air fryer at 200 deg C | 390 F for 10 mins. Place them in the tray in a single layer in the preheated air fryer. You may need to cook them in batches depending on your basket size.
  • Air fry them at 200 C |390 F for 35-40 mins.Apply oil once and flip midway i.e. after 20 minutes.
  • To check if they are done, insert a toothpick and check if it can pierce through. Smaller potatoes will cook faster than bigger potatoes.
  • Slit in the middle. Garnish with grated cheese & garlic chives.
  • Serve immediately.