Air Fryer Baked Potatoes in Foil

YieldPreparation timeCook timeTotal time
2 servings 5 minutes 40 minutes 45 minutes

It may seem difficult, but this recipe really isn’t as difficult as you think. You only need a few ingredients and an air fryer to get delicious baked potatoes like a chef. In fact, it’s as delicious as baking in the oven and much easier. See this recipe below, follow the directions and you’ll be enchanted by air fryer baked potatoes.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 russet, yukon gold or baby potatoes
  • 2 slices of cheese
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • aluminum foil

Equipment

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INSTRUCTIONS

1. Preheat the air fryer to 400ºF (204ºC).

2. Meanwhile, scrub, wash and rinse potatoes very well.

3. Then, season them with pepper, onion, and salt, if you want a stronger flavor, add garlic to it.

4. Wrap the potatoes in aluminum foil, then cut lengthwise, not too deep. After that, add butter.

5. Place the wrapped potatoes in the fryer basket and cook for 40 minutes in total. However, they must be turned after 20 minutes and left for another 20 minutes. Perforate the potatoes with a fork and if they have a soft texture inside and crisp skin, halt the cooking process.

6. Lastly, add cheese, and decorate with parsley. If you wish, you can bake twice, just for a few minutes in order to melt the cheese.

7. Serve your air fryer baked potatoes in foil and enjoy!

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Can you bake a potato in air fryer?

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Air Fryer Healthy

Have you ever wondered how to make baked potatoes? Yes, you can. With an air fryer, you can bake anything, including small or large potatoes, very easily, fast and healthily. There are a variety of potatoes you can choose from, including sweet, russet, and red potatoes. You’ll be surprised by how useful this appliance can be.

How to make baked potatoes in the air fryer?

Follow the next steps:

  1. Scrub, wash and soak potatoes very well.
  2. Next, spread olive oil over potatoes’ skin.
  3. After that, season them with pepper, onion, garlic and onion powder.
  4. Wrap the potatoes with foil, and make a cross with a knife but don’t go too deep.
  5. Place the potatoes in the fryer basket and cook for 40 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking. Use a fork to perforate the potatoes if you’re not sure if they’re ready. Do not overcrowd the basket.
  6. Place butter and cheese after they are done.
  7. Then, garnish your air fryer baked potatoes with parsley. If you would like the loaded melted, bake another 2 minutes and enjoy!

How to reheat a baked potato in the air fryer?

First, remove the frozen baked potato from the freezer. Place it in the air fryer basket and cook at 400ºF (204ºC) for 10 minutes. Next, serve and enjoy your delicious potato.

Can you use aluminum foil in an air fryer?

Yes, you can bake potatoes in the air fryer with aluminum foil. Aluminum is not a problem, as some dishes are served with potatoes wrapped to garnish.

How long should you bake potatoes in the air fryer?

It depends on the size of the potatoes and the model of the air fryer. At 400°F, it takes 40-45 minutes to cook. When reheating your baked potatoes, set the temperature to 350ºF (177ºC) and bake them for 5 minutes. The reheated potatoes don’t require a long bake time.


Air Fryer Baked Potatoes in Foil

It may seem difficult, but this recipe really isn't as difficult as you think. You only need a few ingredients and an air fryer to get delicious baked potatoes like a chef. In fact, it's as delicious as baking in the oven and much easier. See this recipe below, follow the directions and you'll be enchanted by air fryer baked potatoes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fried, air fryer, baked potatoes, potatoes
Servings: 2
Calories: 161kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients

  • 2 Russet or yukon gold potatoes
  • 2 slices cheese
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • aluminum foil

Instructions

  • Preheat the air fryer to 400ºF (204ºC).
  • Meanwhile, scrub, wash and soak potatoes very well.
  • Then, season them with pepper, onion, and salt, if you want a stronger flavor, add garlic to it.
  • Wrap the potatoes in aluminum foil, then cut lengthwise, not too deep. After that, add butter.
  • Place the wrapped potatoes in the fryer basket and cook for 40 minutes in total. However, they must be turned after 20 minutes and left for another 20 minutes. Perforate the potatoes with a fork and if they have a soft texture inside and crisp skin, halt the cooking process.
  • Lastly, add cheese, and decorate with parsley. If you wish, you can bake twice, just for a few minutes in order to melt the cheese.
  • Serve your air fryer baked potatoes and enjoy!

Notes

Calories were estimated using an online nutrition calculator. As a rough guide, it is not intended to replace the advice of a professional dietitian. The exact values can vary depending on the exact ingredients used.

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