This is an overhead view of a baked potato cut in half. Inside the potato is some melted butter, freshly ground pepper and fresh herbs. The potato sits on a white plate with another potato behind it to the top left of the image. Recipe
GF Gluten-Free V Vegan VG Vegetarian EF Egg-Free

Air Fryer Baked Potatoes

Air fryer baked potatoes are crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. Add your favorite toppings and serve with any meal!

Prep: 5 minCook: 30 minTotal: 35 min
Servings: 4 potatoes 1x


  • 4  medium Russet potatoes (1 lb. 8 oz total)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon flakey salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • butter or favorite toppings for serving


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400F. 
  2. Wash and dry your potatoes. 
  3. Rub with oil, salt, and pepper. 
  4. Pierce each potato with a fork in a few different areas.
  5. Arrange the potatoes on the air fryer tray or in the basket in a single layer with room between each potato.
  6. Air fry for 30 – 45 minutes depending on how large your potatoes are. Mine only took 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from the air fryer and slice lengthwise down the center of the potatoes. 
  8. Top with your favorite things – butter, sour cream, cheese, bacon, whatever you want!

Nutrition Info:

  • Serving Size: 1 potato
  • Calories: 157
  • Sugar: 2.5g
  • Sodium: 111mg
  • Fat: 1.1g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Fiber: 5.5g
  • Protein: 3.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
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