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Best Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

air fryer baked potatoes with butter and a fork on a plate.
Baked to a crispy perfection these air fryer baked potatoes are the best! They have a crispy skin and a fluffy interior perfect for just salt and butter or loaded up with your favorite toppings!
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 199 kcal



  • 4 medium sized russet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning


  • Scrub, rinse and dry the potatoes. Pierce holes in the potatoes with a fork to allow steam to escape.
  • Coat the potatoes with olive oil. Mix salt, pepper and Italian seasoning in a small bowl. Rub the seasoning all over the potato.
  • Place the prepared potatoes in the Air Fryer basket.
  • Cook at 400℉ for 30 minutes. Flip the potatoes over and cook for another 15 to 20 minutes or until brown outside and tender inside. Cooking times may vary depending on the size of the potatoes and Air fryer model.
  • Remove the baked potatoes from the Air fryer. Slice lengthwise from the center. Fluff inside. Serve warm with toppings of your choice.


  • Store - without topping covered in an air tight container in the fridge for 3 days.
  • Reheat - in the Air fryer at 400℉ for 4 to 5 minutes until warm.


Serving: 1 potatoCalories: 199 kcalTotal Carbs: 38 gProtein: 4.6 gFat: 3.6 gSaturated Fat: 0.5 gFiber: 3 g
Keyword air fryer, easy, potatoes, simple
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