Air Fryer Potato Wedges is one of the simplest air fryer side dishes you can make. They are amazingly awesome. This is a healthy dish since you do not use a lot of oil, like traditional french fries.
The nice thing about air fryer potato wedges is that they really crisp up in the air fryer. This is a much healthier recipe since there is hardly any oil involved, rather than traditional potato wedges, fried in oil.
Air Fryer Potato Wedges
These are so much easier to make than French fries, not only can you cut them freely, as you don’t need any special device. You can season them however you like. There are so many ways to change up this dish.
Today, I used a simple seasoning on my Air Fryer Potato Wedges, and my kids loved them, and they go with almost any meal.
Are Air Fried Potatoes Healthy?
Unlike their counterpart, deep fryers, they are very healthy since you can get the same crispness without using a lot of oil. It takes very little oil in the air fryer to crisp potatoes up, saving you many calories and fat.
Same a great taste, so much less than and calories than traditional potato wedges. These are actually quite healthy and make an excellent side dish.
Does an air fryer use grease?
No, unlike traditional fried potato wedges, you only use a small amount of olive oil, which will crisp the potato wedges out.
The air fryer does an amazing job at crisping food; however, you typically need a small amount of oil (usually olive or avocado oil) to help the air fryer.
How To Make Air Fryer Potato Wedges
What Potatoes Are Best for Wedges
I usually use a Russet potato, as they tend to hold their shape better in the air fryer. They also crisp up easily.
Any baking potato would do. A great alternative would be Sweet Potato Wedges. Those would work fabulously in the air fryer.
How To Cut Potatoes into wedges
You will soon learn that making potato wedges are so much easier than making homemade french fries. With a few simple cuts, you can make perfect wedges.
Here are the simple steps:
- Cut your potato in half.
- Then cut that potato (half) into half.
- Then cut that potato in half.
- Finally, cut that potato in half.
You should end up with 8 potato wedges per each side of the potato. Per one potato, you should get about 16 wedges.
How To Season Your Potato Wedges
You can season them with anything you like. Today, I used simple spices, but some of my favorite seasonings are paprika, parsley, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper.
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One of the easiest recipes for any new air fryer owner, and they taste amazing! The potato wedges make an amazing side dish, which goes with any meal.
- 2 Russett potatoes
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 2 teaspoons of salt
- 1 teaspoon of black pepper
- Cut the potatoes into halves and then into halves again, so you end up with potato wedges.
- In a large bowl, toss the potato wedges with the olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Place the potato wedges in your basket, and set the temperature to 390 degrees F (air fryer setting) and cook for 15-17 minutes, flip about halfway.
- Plate, serve, and enjoy!
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