Air Fryer Baby Potatoes

This Air Fryer Baby Potatoes recipe is a simple and versatile side dish everyone will love ! Learn how to make this simple and tasty side dish that is ready in less than 30 minutes. You can’t go wrong with this yummy recipe!

How to make Air Fryer Baby Potatoes ?


  • 24 oz baby gold potatoes, halved
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • olive oil spray, as needed


  1. Cut baby potatoes in half and spray with olive oil spray
  2. Add salt, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, and pepper, then mix to coat
  3. Place the baby potatoes into the air fryer basket in a single layer
  4. Air fry at 400 degrees for 10 minutes
  5. Shake and flip the potatoes, and spray again with olive oil spray
  6. Continue to air fry for an additional 5-10 minutes, watching closely, until crispy on all sides
air fryer baby potatoes
air fryer baby potatoes


Can I Air Fry Baby Potatoes Whole?

Cutting potatoes in half before cooking mini potatoes in air fryer can help the potatoes cook evenly and a bit faster.

If your potatoes are smaller or simply more even in size, feel free to leave them whole. Whole baby potatoes may take a bit longer, so adjust the cooking times accordingly. 

Do I Need to Peel Roasted Baby Potatoes?

No! Roasted baby potatoes have thin skins that get crispy and delicious when you make them in the air fryer, so there is no need to peel. This makes this recipe so quick to prepare. 

Can I Use Other Kinds of Potatoes?

Although you can make air fried potatoes with almost any kind of potatoes, But This recipe calls for baby potatoes, and baby red potatoes work well, as do Yukon gold, purple potatoes, new potatoes, and most of the thin skin potatoes. You can also make baked potatoes or cook sweet potatoes in the air fryer. 

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