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Air Fryer Sweet Potato Cubes – Instantly Ready in 15 Minutes

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Cubes

Crispy, crunchy, and golden on the outside, tender and soft on the inside- the Air-fryer Sweet Potato Cubes are mouth-wateringly delicious!

For all the potato lovers we have this amazing dish that is so simple and quick to make and serves as a perfect dish to go with any main course, fulfill your midnight hunger cravings, a cute picnic side dish, or a quick snack, and the versatility goes on and on. Sweet Potato Cubes are 100% vegan and gluten-free making it an inclusive dish.

You need less than 30 minutes to prepare the Sweet Potato Cubes in air fryer. Moreover, they require very less oil so they are a healthier option for you. Come let’s find out more about this recipe.

Introduction to Sweet Potato Cubes

The Air Fried Sweet Potato Cubes are a deliciously healthy dish that is easy to prepare in a short time. They are vitamin and mineral rich and have a high fiber ratio. It is a popular dish around the globe and is loved by people of all ages. Its recipe does not involve any sugary syrups or excess oil. All you need to prepare the Sweet Potatoes in an Air Fryer is some seasonings, spices, and a dab of pure oil; and your lip-smacking dish is ready.

How to Chop Sweet Potato Cubes?

How to Chop Sweet Potato Cubes

Sweet Potatoes have a distinctively irregular shape and size. It has pointy ends on an oblong kind of form and cutting them into perfectly sized cubes is nothing less an art. You can effortlessly chop your sweet potatoes into a geometrical cube shape by following some simple steps mentioned below:

  1. Wash the sweet potatoes and scrub off the dirt from the skin.
  2. Peel the hard skin using a vegetable peeler in whichever way you like, for example completely or in random patches if you want. You can also leave it just like that. (The skin’s delicious too)
  3. Gently place the sweet potato on a cutting board and cut thin pieces (the cheeks) from its sides.
  4. Trim off the pointy ends.
  5. Cut the sweet potato into ½-inch wide slices.
  6. Cut the slices into ½-inch thick match sticks just as you do while preparing fries.
  7. Take each slice and stagger them together. Then cut them into ½-inch cubes. (It is all right if they are not exactly equal in size. Moreover, the size may also vary according to your preference)
  8. And you have your beautifully chopped Sweet Potato Cubes.

How to make Sweet Potato Cubes in Air fryer?

How to make Sweet Potato Cubes in Air fryer

Preparing the Sweet Potato Cubes in an oven takes about 40-50 elongated minutes, plus it also requires a lot of oil which is not quite healthy. If you want to save time and are health conscious, you can prepare the Cubed Sweet Potatoes in an Air Fryer. All you need to do is follow some simple steps:

  1. Start by preheating the Air Fryer to 400 ˚F.
  2. Place the cubed potatoes in air -fryer and add a tablespoon of oil (olive oil would be the best choice).
  3. Sprinkle all the seasonings, garlic powder, ground cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and freshly ground pepper, and stir until well-mixed for savory sweet potatoes.
  4. If you prefer sweetened sweet potatoes, toss the cubes in honey, cinnamon, and brown sugar.
  5. Transfer the seasoned cubes to the air fryer basket and spread them in a single layer.
  6. Air Fry for about 15 minutes at 400 ˚F while shaking the basket after 7 minutes to ensure all the sides are evenly well-cooked and crispy.
  7. Take out a serving dish and enjoy the Air Fry Sweet Potatoes.

Best Sauces and Dips with Air Fryer Sweet Potato Cubes.

Here is our recommendation of some of the best sauces and dips with the air fried sweet potato cubes:

  • Spiced up Mayonnaise.
  • Honey Mustard Sauce.
  • Chipotle Sauce.
  • Garlic Aioli Dip.
  • Ketchup.
  • Ranch Dip.
  • BBQ Sauce.

How to Reheat Sweet Potato Cubes in the Air Fryer

How to Reheat Sweet Potato Cubes in the Air Fryer

If you have extra Sweet Potato Cubes, cool them down, pack them in an air-tight container, and store them in a refrigerator. If you want to reheat them follow these steps:

  • Preheat the Air Fryer to 400˚ F.
  • Add Air Fried cubed Potatoes in Air Fryer again.
  • Air Fry for about 10 minutes or until cubes are warm and crunchy again.
  • Here, you have your reheated Air Fry Sweet Potato Cubes ready to be devoured.

Nutritional Chart of Sweet Potato Cubes in air fryer vs Deep Fried

This is a nutritional chart of the 1-cup serving size Air Fried Sweet Potato Cubes.

Amount Per Serving Cubed Sweet Potatoes in the Air Fryer Deep Fried Sweet Potato Cubes
Calories 114 g 220 g
Total Fat 0.07 g 4.49 g
Saturated Fat 0.024 g 2.768 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 3 mg
Carbohydrate 26.76 g 41.1
Sodium 73 mg 73 mg
Protein 2.09 g 2.09 g
Sugar 5.56 g 16.9 g
Calcium 40 mg 40 mg
Iron 0.81 mg 0.81 g



How long to cook Sweet Potato Cubes in the air fryer?

It takes only 15 minutes to cook Sweet Potato Cubes in the air fryer at 400˚ F, which is almost 20 to 25 minutes faster than the time they take to be baked in the oven.

How many are there calories in the Sweet Potato Cubes?

The deep fried Sweet Potato Cubes have 220 g calories per 1 cup serving. However, you can reduce these calories to 114 g per 1 cup serving by preparing Sweet Potato Cubes in an Air Fryer.

Are Sweet Potatoes and Yams the same?

Yes, Sweet Potatoes and Yams belong to the same family of potatoes.

Are air-fryer Sweet Potato Cubes gluten-free?

The recipe for Air Fried Sweet Potato Cubes is 100% vegan and gluten-free.

Can diabetics eat Sweet Potato Cubes?

Yes, because the Air Fried Sweet Potato Cubes are less oily plus rich in fiber, mineral and vitamins.


The Air Fryer Sweet Potato Cubes are delicious to eat, and easy to make. They can be prepared using an Air Fryer in just 15 minutes which is 20 to 25 minutes less than other preparation methods. They can be devoured even by health conscious people because they have high minerals and vitamins. Moreover, the Air Fried Sweet Potato Cubes have less calories because they require less oil.

So follow our recipe and enjoy eating Air Fried Cubed Sweet Potatoes at any time.



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