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a plate of seasoned, cooked potato wedges with a side cup of ketchup.
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Air Fried Potato Wedges

Air Fried Potato Wedges are a quick and easy side dish. They are crispy on the outside, yet tender on the insider. These air fried potato wedges are family friendly and perfect for a side dish or late night snacking!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: air fried potato wedges, Air Fryer Potato Wedges
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 131kcal
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  • Air fryer


  • 2-3 Medium Russet Potatoes scrubbed clean
  • 1 ½ Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Smoked Paprika


  • Cut potatoes into 6 to 8 wedges each and place them in a large bowl. Cover with cold water and soak for 15 minutes.
    sliced fries in glass bowl with water
  • Transfer to a baking sheet lined with paper towels and blot dry.
    sliced potato wedges drying on a paper towel lined baking sheet
  • Return to a dry bowl. Drizzle potato wedges with olive oil and toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and paprika and toss again to coat evenly.
    glass bowl with sliced potato fries with hand holding white bowl of oil above fries
  • Place wedges in a single layer in the basket and cook at 400F/204C for 15 minutes.
    black air fryer basket with air fried potato wedges
  • Halfway through, shake the basket or flip the wedges with tongs.
  • Repeat with remaining wedges, then serve.



  • Pro Tip: This recipe can be made in the air fryer unit with a basket or the air fryer oven. If you are using the air fryer oven, use the middle rack and select the "Air Fry" function.
  • Serve these wedges with your favorite dipping sauces! Try ketchup, BBQ Sauce, or Ranch Dressing. 


Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 587mg | Potassium: 449mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 63IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg
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Air Fryers can vary greatly. Please take the time to learn your specific air fryer. You may need to adjust times and temperatures based upon your air fryer. All though this website attempts to provide accurate nutritional information, the information should only be considered an estimate. Varying factors such as different product types, different brands, etc. can change nutritional information. It is your responsibility as a consumer to read all labels to make sure the ingredients fit your dietary needs as well as calculate your own nutritional information as a double check.