Diced air fryer potatoes that have crispy skin, are tender inside, fluffy, flavorful, and delicious. This air fryer diced potatoes recipe is easy, simple, and quick. It takes less than 30 minutes to cook these cubed potatoes that are seasoned with paprika and simple spices then air fried to perfection.It makes a perfect side dish served with steak, air fryer cod, chicken, and roasted vegetables.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: air fryer diced potatoes, air fryer potatoes, how to air fry potatoes
1teaspoonGarlic powder or granules
¼Pepperblack pepper, cayenne, chili powder or pepper flakes.
Wash the potatoes, pat them dry with a kitchen towel, and dice them into cubes. You can peel the potatoes if you prefer.
Add the potatoes into a bowl, add paprika, parsley, rosemary, garlic, pepper, salt, and olive oil. Mix so the potatoes are evenly coated with the seasoning.
Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray to prevent the potato from sticking to the basket.Spread the seasoned cubed potatoes in the air fryer basket in a single layer. Don't overcrowd the basket.
Cook the potatoes in the air fryer at a temperature of 180C/360F for 10 minutes. Bring out the basket and shake (This ensures that all sides are cooked evenly and crispy). Return basket to the AF and cook for another 10-15 minutes or until crispy, golden brown, and the inside tender.
When potatoes are cooked and crispy, bring them out and serve with sides of choice.
Use Starchy potatoes like Maris Piper, King Edwards, Red potatoes. These are good for roasting, fluffy inside, and crispy skin when cooked right.
Cutting the cubed potatoes into 2.5cm bite size makes it cook faster than bigger size. If you were to cut bigger, you might have to adjust the cooking time.
Substitute dried herbs for fresh ones.
You can add Italian seasoning if you have or use any seasoning of your choice.
Don't overcrowd the AF basket as if you do, the potatoes will cook unevenly. Spread the cubed diced potatoes in a single layer and don't pile.
If you have the time, soak potatoes for half an hour to cut down on cooking time.
Don't cook at too high a temperature as this will make the outside skin burn without the inside cooked. It's best to cook at a lower temperature for longer.
You can add parmesan, or any toppings of your choice to the potatoes when it comes out of the Air fryer.
Cooking time can vary with brands of air fryers therefore you might have to adjust the timing I have recommended.