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Air fryer sweet potato slices are a delicious side dish your family will love. These are crispy sweet potato rounds made in the air fryer, with only a bit of healthy oil!
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Rounds are Delicious!
In case you haven’t noticed, there has been an uptick in air fryer recipes around here! Needless to say I’m air fryer obsessed!
And from what I’ve chatted with you all on Instagram, you are the same! We are literally air frying everything!
I have found one or two things that I haven’t been a fan of air frying. I discuss those a bit down in this article.
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But for now, I’m a huge air fryer fan! Considering my girls asked for seconds of these air fryer sweet potato rounds, I’m considering this recipe a family friendly win!
Are you looking to expand your use of the air fryer? Your oven is going to be sad, however here is a list of some of my favorite veggies and meats to air fry!
Some of my favorite veggies to air fry include:
- sweet potatoes
- gold potatoes
- delicata squash
- Trader Joe’s cauliflower gnocchi, kale gnocchi and sweet potato gnocchi
Some of my favorite meats to air fry include:
- chicken breast
- chicken tenders
- shrimp burgers from Trader Joe’s
The only thing I’ve tried that has been a total air fryer fail was hamburgers! I literally tried to air fry hamburgers four times!
I came to the conclusion that to get a juicy delicious and moist burger, you really have to sear it! Air frying it took all of the moisture out of it.
Let’s face it there is nothing better than a grilled burger right? So for now, air frying chicken, shrimp and seafood burgers are what I’m focusing on!
Frequently Asked Questions About Air Fryer Sweet Potato and other Healthy Air Fryer Recipes
Can you put a potato in an air fryer?
Yes! Although putting a whole potato in an air fryer would take an eternity took cook. To cook a potato or sweet potato in the air fryer I would recommend making sweet potato fries or sweet potato rounds.
What foods can you cook in air fryer?
My favorite foods to cook in the air fryer include veggies, chicken and seafood.
Do you have to peel sweet potatoes?
Nope! You will want to make sure you thoroughly scrub them though. Healthline wrote a great article about the nutrition in sweet potato skin.
Can you put raw potatoes in an air fryer?
Yes. You can definitely put raw potatoes in an air fryer. I recommend cutting them into slices or fries to help them cook properly.
Here Are A Few Of Momma Fit Lyndsey’s Favorite Healthy Air Fryer Recipes:
- Air Fryer Salmon (Keto and Whole30 compliant)
- Chili Lime Shrimp in the Air Fryer (Keto and Whole30 compliant)
- Air Fryer Asparagus (Keto, Whole30 and Plant Based/Vegan compatible)
- Homemade Taquitos (Kid-friendly!)
- Keto Cheese Sticks
- Parmesan Crusted Air Fryer Chicken (Kid-Friendly!)
- Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts (Keto, Whole30 and Plant Based/Vegan Compatible)
- Air Fryer Chicken Tenders (Kid-Friendly!)
- Air Fryer Hash Browns (Whole30)
How to Make a Sweet Potato in the Air Fryer – My Favorite Way
Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes can be made into delicious rounds with only a few simple ingredients like cinnamon, coconut oil and salt and pepper.
An example of what inconsistent cutting will look like! Be sure to keep your sweet potato rounds the same width.
Diameter does not matter as much as width does. To cook evenly and avoid over or under cooking, cut all sweet potato slices to 1/4 inch thick.
Ever thought of making sweet potatoes for dessert? Check out these simple Sweet Potato Brownies!
These air fryer sweet potatoes are perfectly paired with Whole30 meatloaf!
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Rounds
Crispy sweet potato rounds made in the air fryer, with only a bit of healthy oil! Delicious air fryer sweet potato slices your family will love!
- 3 medium sweet potatoes
- 1-1.5 tbsp coconut oil melted
- salt + pepper to taste
- cinnamon to taste
Wash outside skin of sweet potatoes. Slice sweet potatoes equally to about 1/4 inch for sweet potato rounds. If you want to make air fryer sweet potato chips, you will need to use a mandoline and slice very thin!
Add cut sweet potatoes to a medium bowl. Coat with melted coconut oil. Season with spices and toss until well coated.
Add sweet potato rounds to air fryer sprayed with coconut oil spray. Add potatoes in one layer, dividing them into a few batches if necessary.
Air Fry at 350F for 12 minutes. Turn up to 400F for 3 minutes. Thinner rounds will cook faster so if you are making air fryer sweet potato chips or haven't cut them to 1/4 inch they will cook up faster.
Serve immediately for maximum crispiness.
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