Air fryer potato skins recipe

air fryer potato skins

Air fried baked potato skins are a simple yet tasty appetizer. Learn to make this spud recipe in easy steps.

Prep Time10 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 10 minsCourse: AppetizersCuisine: EuropeanKeyword: air fryer potato skins, airfryer potato skin Servings: 2


  • Air fryer
  • pastry brush
  • fork
  • knife
  • Grater


  • 3 potatoes large
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • Salt and pepper as per taste

Potato skins filling

  • ½ cup canned beans
  • ½ medium onion chopped
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • ¼ cup Coriander leaves to garnish
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice as per taste
  • ½ cup shredded cheese (cheddar/gouda) optional


  • Wash and dry potatoes. Choose potatoes of same size for even cooking.
  • Pinch the potatoes with a fork at least for a 1 cm.
  • Brush oil on potatoes, season with salt.
  • Preheat the air fryer at 200 deg C | 390 F for 10 mins. Place them in the tray in a single layer in the preheated air fryer. You may need to cook them in batches depending on your basket size.
  • Air fry them at 200 C |390 F for 35-40 mins.Apply oil once and flip midway i.e. after 20 minutes.
  • To check if they are done, insert a toothpick and check if it can pierce through. Smaller potatoes will cook faster than bigger potatoes.
  • Allow the potatoes to cool for some time (around 30 minutes),slice the potatoes in halves.
  • Using a spoon, scoop the potato flesh out, leave a good 1cm thick skin
  • Drizzle olive oil all around the potatoes. Use a pastry brush to spread the oil evenly.
  • Air fry the potato skins in a preheated air fryer at 200C/390F for 15 minutes.
  • Brush oil once in between the cook, to get these crispy potato skins.
  • Toss canned beans with onion, tomato, coriander leaves, lemon juice and salt.
  • Fill the potato skins with bean salad.Optionally, add shredded cheese. Cook in air fryer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.

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