KFC Potato Wedges Recipe [Air Fryer]

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2 servings15 minutes15 minutes30 minutes

Try this KFC copycat recipe if you enjoy a typical flavor from KFC restaurant. Stay at home and enjoy air fryer potato wedges.

Ingredients

  • 2 large russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • a sprinkle of ground black pepper
  • cooking spray

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Instructions

1. Wash the potatoes very well, peel them off. Cut into equal size wedges.

2. Then, pour and whisk the egg and milk in a bowl. Next, immerse the potato wedges in the bowl with the mixture.

3. Aside, mix flour, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper. Coat the potato wedges completely with the ingredients. Right after, shake them off to remove any remaining powder.

4. Spray the oil on all sides of the wedges and try don’t stuff the fryer basket for evenly frying, put them in the air fryer basket at 400ºF (204ºC). Leave it cooking for 15 minutes. If you desire crispier cook additional 5 minutes.

5. Serve your air fryer potato wedges (KFC) with your favorite sauce, ketchup or dressing.

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How to make potato wedges (KFC) in the air fryer?

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In basic terms, paprika imparts a peculiar color and flour a crunch flavor on top of the potatoes. Thus, the key to the KFC texture and appearance comes from these ingredients, while the flavor is also from black pepper, garlic, and salt.

To prepare the dish, the potatoes are dipped in a mixture of eggs and milk, but you don’t have to use milk if you don’t want to. In addition to this, prepare flour with all seasonings and blend well. Next, bread the potatoes with the seasoned flour. So then add cooking spray to make sure they don’t stick while cooking into the fryer basket. Lastly, let them cook in the air fryer until they are cooked through, but flip them once or twice.

How long to air fry potato wedges (KFC)?

Each air fryer has its own power, so the time may vary. Therefore, it might take around 20 minutes at 380ºF (193ºC). However, if you want crisp air fryer potato wedges in KFC style, they probably require 1-2 minutes longer.


Cooking chart for potato wedges

ModelCooking timeTemperature
Nuwave Brio 3 qt13 minutes375ºF (190ºC)
Ninja foodi22 minutes400ºF (204ºC)
Cosori 5.8 quart20 minutes380ºF (193ºC)
Models, times and temps for air fryer potato wedges (KFC).

KFC Potato Wedges Recipe [Air Fryer]

Try this KFC copycat recipe if you enjoy a typical flavor from KFC restaurant. Stay at home and enjoy air fryer potato wedges in KFC style.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fried, air fryer, potato wedges
Servings: 2
Calories: 348kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients

  • 2 larger Russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of ground black pepper
  • non-stick cooking spray

Instructions

  • Wash the potatoes very well, peel them off. Cut into equal size wedges.
  • Then, pour and whisk the egg and milk in a bowl. Next, immerse the potato wedges in the bowl with the mixture.
  • Aside, mix flour, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper. Coat the potato wedges completely with the ingredients. Right after, shake them off to remove any remaining powder.
  • Spray the oil on all sides of the wedges and try don't stuff the fryer basket for evenly frying, put them in the air fryer basket at 400ºF (204ºC). Leave it cooking for 15 minutes. If you desire crispier cook additional 5 minutes.
  • Serve your air fryer potato wedges (KFC) with your favorite sauce, ketchup or dressing.

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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