white bowl with sweet potato chips; white and blue striped cloth behind it; cutting board with sliced sweet potato and knife on it; air fryer basket to back left

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips

Contributor: Sam Ellis

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips are going to be your family’s new favorite snack. They only take a few ingredients and are so good.

  • Author: Sam Ellis
  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1 sweet potato, unpeeled and sliced thinly
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Preheat air fryer 360°F.
  2. Soak sliced sweet potatoes in a bowl of water for at least 30 minutes. Pat dry with paper towels.
  3. In a large bowl, toss sweet potato slices with olive oil.
  4. Coat the air fryer basket with cooking spray. Lay out one layer of sliced sweet potatoes in the basket.
  5. Cook for 15 minutes, flipping each sweet potato when there are 5 minutes of cook-time left.
  6. Season with salt as soon as they come out of the air fryer.
  7. Set aside on a rack in a single layer while cooking the rest of the batches.