Air Fryer Baby Potatoes Recipe Tips
When preparing this smashed baby potatoes air fryer recipe, it’s best to use small gold, yellow or red potatoes. You can also use a mixture if you’d like! Honestly, grab the potatoes when they’re on sale and you’ll have a budget-friendly air fryer meal.
Yes- I said “smashed potatoes” above. If that’s how you like your potatoes served, just smash down on them when they come out of the air fryer. Smashed potatoes? Done.
Do I have to use oil? – Yes, using oil is the best because it creates a crisp coating for the skin without drying it out. However, if you don’t have olive oil, you can use avocado oil, cooking spray or vegetable oil.
Can I add extra ingredients to the potatoes? – Yes, you can add extra ingredients when following this smashed baby potatoes air fryer recipe. For example, if you want to add a bit of a kick to your potatoes, you can use cajun seasoning or cayenne pepper. Some people like to add a bit of garlic salt and onion powder into the mixture with the garlic powder. Use what you like. You can also cut up some onions to make this an Air Fryer Potatoes and Onions recipe.
What temperature do I need to use on the air fryer? – Set the air fryer to 400 degrees F and allow it to preheat before getting started. You don’t have to pre-heat the recipe, however it will cut down on the cook time. You’ll need to cook these for 20 minutes if you don’t pre-heat the air fryer.