2 baked potatoes cut open with butter and pepper on white tile on a piece of cork; white cloth and air fryer in background

Air Fryer Baked Potatoes

Contributor: Ilona Orzechowska

Air Fryer Baked Potatoes are just the thing when you are craving that nice crispy skin with perfectly cooked potato on the inside. Best of all, you don’t have to turn on the oven to make them.

  • Author: Ilona Orzechowska
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


  • 2 russet potatoes
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • ⅛ tsp. black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. garlic powder


  1. Wash the potatoes and rub oil over the skin. Sprinkle with sea salt and garlic powder.
  2. Place potatoes in the air fryer basket, set the temperature to 400°F and the time for 20 minutes.
  3. After 20 minutes, use tongs to turn potatoes to the other side and cook for another 20 minutes.
  4. The cooking time might vary as it depends on the size of the potatoes. Check to see if they are cooked through. Add 5-10 minutes cook time if needed.
  5. Serve with butter and freshly cracked black pepper.