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Light and crispy, you’ll love these air fryer potato wedges as an easy side dish. Season with rosemary and thyme (or your favorite seasoning) for a kid friendly recipe.
Have you ever made crispy potato wedges in the oven? They’re easy enough, but today we’re making them easier (and a little healthier) by using your air fryer. And I think you’ll love how they are seasoned!
Potatoes are one of those side dishes that go with just about anything. You can have mashed potatoes, cheesy potatoes or a potato casserole. But sometimes you need a potato recipe that is quick and easy. No fuss, not much mess and one that the kids will enjoy.
That’s where potato wedges come in! No need to turn on the oven for these air fryer potato wedges. They’ll cook quickly and with less oil in your air fryer.
Air fryer potatoes are touted as healthy because they use less grease then deep frying potatoes. This means they generally have a much lower fat content.
If you are used to frying potatoes either in a deep fryer or in a skillet with an inch or so of oil, then yes, these air fryer potatoes will be healthy.
This recipe calls for just a teaspoon of oil. It its not 100% necessary to use oil in air fryer recipes, but if you choose not to, at least take the time to spray your air fryer basket with cooking spray. This will help ensure the foods do not stick.
**As always, read the instructions for the type of air fryer you have so that you don’t ruin your air fryer or cause any cooking issues.**
To cut potato wedges, you’re simply going to start by cutting a potato in half, then you’ll continue to cut each half in half until you end up with the size wedges you’d like. We usually end up with 8 wedges, but this will depend on the size potatoes you have.
If you have a handy apple slicer, you can also use it to wedge a potato. Find one here.
The first step to making potato wedges is to choose the best type of potato. What potatoes are best for potato wedges? Choose a Russet potato. They are high in starch and will crisp up nicely on the outside, but stay soft and fluffy on the inside.
Here are a few of our favorite dinners to serve potatoes with:
Or, use this recipe to make Mexican loaded potato wedges!