Air Fryer Fingerling Potatoes

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2 servings10 minutes15 minutes 25 minutes

With only a few ingredients, we show you how to cook these elongated potatoes. Here are the steps you will need to follow to prepare air fryer fingerling potatoes:

Ingredients

  • 6 purple, yellow or sweet fingerling potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of minced black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • olive oil or butter

Extra ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley (or rosemary instead)
  • grated parmesan cheese

Equipment

Instructions

1. Hand wash, scrub and rinse fingerling potatoes until they are completely clean. Combine the three types of potatoes for this side dish.

2. Next, cut them lengthwise into halves.

3. In a bowl, prepare the spices and condiments. Combine black pepper, salt, onion, and garlic.

4. Spread the seasoning blend on the potatoes and drizzle olive oil over them.

5. Place them into the air fryer basket without overcrowding it.

6. Cook at 400°F (204°C) for 15 minutes, flipping halfway through. During the cooking process, keep an eye on the potatoes as they can become crisp once they turn golden brown (I like crispy ones).

7. Plate your air fryer fingerling potatoes, top with parmesan cheese and enjoy.

Can you air fry fingerling potatoes?

Absolutely, any kind of potatoes. In fact, this is the best way to prepare air fryer fingerling potatoes because you won’t need as much oil as you would normally. You may also fry them with other vegetables or meat. It’s just a matter of imagining how many meals you can prepare using an air fryer.

What food can I serve fingerling potatoes with?

Well, this is an excellent appetizer. Air fryer fingerling potatoes make a great side dish for breaded chicken breast fillets, fish fillets, pork chops, steak, hamburgers, and salad. Its unmatched flavor will convince you why it’s one of my favorite tubers.

How to cook fingerling potatoes in the air fryer?

I love how simple and neat it’s to cook them. Get your air fryer ready, season potatoes, add oil and cook them. Set the temperature and time, such as 400ºF (204ºC) for 10 minutes. Remove the basket halfway and flip them over. To get golden brown potatoes, cook them for 5 extra minutes.

There are several ways to cook your potatoes, you can either cut them in half, cook them whole, slice them, or smash them at the end.

How long to air fry fingerling potatoes?

It might take 10 to 15 minutes at 400ºF (204ºC). Also consider the size of the potato (petite, medium or large), the temperature and how crunch you like your air fryer fingerling potatoes.


Air Fryer Fingerling Potatoes

With only a few ingredients, we show you how to cook these elongated potatoes. Here are the steps you will need to follow to prepare air fryer fingerling potatoes:
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fried, air fryer, potatoes
Servings: 2
Calories: 138kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients

  • 6 purple, yellow or sweet fingerling potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • olive oil or butter

Extra

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or sprig of rosemay
  • grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Hand wash, scrub and soak fingerling potatoes until they are completely clean. Combine the three types of potatoes for this side dish.
  • Next, cut them lengthwise into halves.
  • In a bowl, prepare the spices and condiments. Combine black pepper, salt, onion, and garlic.
  • Spread the seasoning blend on the potatoes and drizzle olive oil over them.
  • Place them into the air fryer basket without overcrowding it.
  • Cook at 400°F (204°C) for 15 minutes, flipping halfway through. During the cooking process, keep an eye on the potatoes as they can become crisp once they turn golden brown (I like crispy ones).
  • Plate, top with parmesan cheese 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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