Make these easy and healthy diced air fryer red potatoes for breakfast or a delicious side dish! Crispy and roasted to perfection in just 15 minutes!
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Why You'll Love This Recipe
- This healthy diced potato recipe is quick and easy.
- Easy cleanup with just one prep bowl.
- Quick to make in just 15 minutes.
- No waiting for the oven to preheat.
- Crispy texture!
- Healthy, gluten-free, vegan, and Whole30 approved.
- Less oil.
- Perfect side dish for breakfast or pair with any dinner recipe.
What You Need to Make This Recipe:
Here are the ingredients you need to make this recipe. Reference the recipe card at the bottom for exact measurements and the notes below for substitution ideas.
This recipe uses petite red potatoes. You may see them as baby, mini, or blushing belle.
Use olive oil or butter. Coconut oil or avocado oil will also work.
Simple seasonings like salt, pepper, and paprika are all you need. Add garlic, rosemary, Ranch, Italian, or your favorite seasoning blend for a zestier version.
If you'd like to bake or roast potatoes in the oven, try this crispy breakfast potato recipe.
Taste and Texture
The taste and texture of these potatoes are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Red potatoes have a subtly sweet flavor that is smooth and less starchy than white potatoes.
The diced shape makes them crispier than wedges or fries.
How to Make This Recipe:
Below are step-by-step instructions for how to cook this recipe. The recipe card at the bottom shows the exact cooking time and temperatures.
Clean potatoes and dice them into 1-inch cubes.
Place diced potatoes in a colander and rinse them under cold water until the water runs clear.
Place potatoes in a large bowl and top with seasoning and olive oil.
Gently mix seasonings, oil, and potatoes until the potatoes are well coated.
Place seasoned, diced red potatoes in the air fryer basket in one layer with small spaces in between each potato.
Air fry red potatoes at 400F for 12 to 15 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through roasting.
For the best air fryer red potatoes, follow the recipe as written.
Shake the air fryer basket halfway through cooking to ensure even roasting.
Keep space between the potatoes to avoid steaming.
Cook one layer of potatoes at a time.
How to Serve, Reheat, and Store
To reheat: These potatoes are best eaten right after they are done roasting. If reheating, heat at 350F in the air fryer for 3-4 minutes or until hot and crispy.
To store: Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 4 days.
Red potatoes are great to cook in the air fryer. They are crispy, full of flavor, and a delicious side dish for any main dish or breakfast.
Depending on the size and shape of the potato, they will take anywhere between 12 to 15 minutes at 400F.
No. However, you can soak them if you want them to be super crispy.
Frozen will take 15-17 minutes depending on size. Shake the basket halfway through cooking and allow spacing between potatoes.
Any potato will work in the air fryer. Air fried red potatoes tend to be the most crispy.
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Healthy and Easy Air Fryer Red Potatoes
- 1 Air Fryer
- 1 pound red potatoes
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- Clean potatoes and dice them into 1-inch cubes.1 pound red potatoes
- Rinse potatoes under cold water until water runs clear.
- Place potato pieces into a large bowl and combine with oil and seasonings.1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon paprika
- Add to air fryer basket in one layer and air fryer at 400F for 12-15 minutes, shaking halfway.