Air Fryer Baked Potato

Here is an air fryer baked potato recipe that can be cooked to perfection in the air fryer without having to do too much work!

This recipe can be great for meal prep, and it pairs well with Air Fryer Salmon or Air Fryer Chicken Thighs with Air Fryer Green Beans.

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Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

How to make a classic baked potato at home with an air fryer. By using a minimal amount of oil, this baked potato will still turn out to be fluffy and tasty.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Meal Prep
Cuisine American, English
Servings1 serving
Calories (per serving)185.68 kcal




  • Preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes at 180°C degrees (375°F).
  • Wash potato and pat dry.
  • Brush with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper.
  • Cook for 40 minutes. Check halfway through to flip over and readjust time to ensure they're cooked through.
  • Allow baked potato to rest for 5 minutes. Use knife to split and the potato should be fluffy.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 185.68kcalCarbohydrates: 30.02gProtein: 3.52gFat: 6.22gSaturated Fat: 2.9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.43gMonounsaturated Fat: 2.51gTrans Fat: 0.16gCholesterol: 10.75mgSodium: 623.86mgPotassium: 723.68mgFiber: 3.87gSugar: 1.33gVitamin A: 131.08IUVitamin B1: 0.14mgVitamin B2: 0.05mgVitamin B3: 1.8mgVitamin B5: 0.52mgVitamin B6: 0.5mgVitamin B12: 0.01µgVitamin C: 33.49mgVitamin E: 0.44mgVitamin K: 5.6µgCalcium: 24.19mgCopper: 0.19mgFolate: 27.44µgIron: 1.39mgManganese: 0.32mgMagnesium: 40.07mgPhosphorus: 98.89mgSelenium: 0.58µgZinc: 0.5mgNet Carbohydrates: 26.15g
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Data source: USDA

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How Long Does Air Fryer Baked Potato Last?

An air fryer baked potato is perfect for meal prepping or batch cooking. Just ensure you keep them stored in an airtight food storage container or freezer bag.

Fridge3-4 days
Freezer6 months

How To Reheat Air Fryer Baked Potato?

Air Fryer8 to 10 minutes
Microwave2 to 4 minutes
Oven8 to 10 minutes