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Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries – Instant Recipe

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

Crispy, crunchy, and golden on the outside, with a burst of flavors on the inside- the mouth-wateringly delicious Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries are here for you all!

Today we have brought a simple and tasty dish for all the potato lovers, the Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries. This incredibly delicious dish is so simple that anyone can make it even if they’re not a pro cook, and it can also be prepared in a short time. You need less than only 10 – 12 minutes to prepare the Sweet Potato fries in the air fryer. If you are health conscious or are cutting off oil, then let us tell you that they require very less oil so they are a healthier option for you.

Come let’s find out more about this recipe.

What are Sweet Potato Fries?

Sweet Potato Fries is a delicious dish that can be prepared in a short period of time. It takes only 10 to 12 minutes to be fully prepared so you can make it anytime you want to. A lot of people complain that when they make Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries they do not turn out to be crispy enough. Therefore, today we will teach you how to make golden, crispy, crunchy, and flavorful Sweet Potato Fries in an Air Fryer by following just a few simple steps.

How to slice Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries?

How to slice Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

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

  • Start by taking medium size sweet potatoes and try to look for ones that are not too long. This will ensure that you can use the full length of the sweet potatoes as the length of the fry.
  • You need not forget that these air fryer sweet potato fries will shrink after cooking, so look for a shape slightly longer than the ideal fry length.
  • Wash the sweet potatoes and scrub off the dirt from the skin.
  • Peel the hard skin using a vegetable peeler in whichever way you like, for example completely or in random patches if you want.
  • If you have removed the skin, you can save it for another recipe. However, if you have not, then you can also leave it just like that too. (The skin’s delicious too)
  • Gently place the sweet potato on a cutting board and cut thin pieces (the cheeks) from its sides.
  • Trim off the pointy ends.
  • Cut the sweet potato into ½-inch wide slices. Make sure to cut them in half lengthwise.
  • Cut the slices into ½-inch thick match sticks. Remember that the thinner you cut, the crispier your dish will turn out.
  • And here you have your sliced sweet potatoes ready to be air fried.

How to make Sweet Potato Fries in Air Fryer

How to make Sweet Potato Fries in Air Fryer

Preparing the Sweet Potato Fries in an oven takes about 20 -25 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 Sweet Potato Fries in an Air Fryer. All you need to do is follow some simple steps to get your fries ready in mere 12 – 15 minutes:

Step 1: Start by preheating the air fryer at 200 degrees C.

Step 2: While the air fryer is preheating, take your 1/2-inch wide cute sweet potato fries and place them in a bowl. Pour a little canola oil and toss to coat properly.

Step 3: Then season with simple ingredients such as salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika and mix until all fries have been evenly coated. You can also mix with your hands to ensure property coating of the fries.

Step 4: Once the coating is done, transfer the fries in the preheated air fryer basket in a single layer. Make sure that you avoid crowding them because in that case the sweet potato fries will not turn out crispier. To avoid this, you can cook in batches, 2 or 3, depending on the size of your air fryer and the quantity of your fries.

Step 5: Air fryer at 180 degrees C about 12 minutes. Make sure that you are turning the fries or shaking the basket half way.

Step 6: Check if your fries have become golden and crispy. If not, then you can air fry for 1 or 2 more minutes.

Step 7: Once they’re golden crispy, take them out in a serving dish. Place more in the air fryer basket if you are cooking in batches.

Step 8: Serve, and devour the delicious air fryer sweet potato fries that are ready in just few minutes.

How to make frozen Sweet Potato Fries in air fryer

How to make frozen Sweet Potato Fries in air fryer

You can also make frozen Sweet Potato Fries in the air fryer. There are plenty of brands providing great quality frozen Sweet Potato Fries that taste exactly like fresh ones. You can get any one of those packets and cook them by following the same method that we mentioned above.

How to Store, Freeze, and reheat Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

Store and Reheat:

If you have prepared Sweet Potato Fries that are more than you can eat and you do not want to waste them, then you can store them by following some basic steps.

  1. Start by taking an air-tight container.
  2. Then transfer all the extra Sweet Potato Fries inside it.
  3. Close the lid tightly and place them inside the refrigerator.
  4. These stored Air Fry Sweet Potato Fries will perfectly last for 3 to 4 days.

To reheat these stored Sweet Potato Fries follow these steps:

  1. Take the container out of the refrigerator.
  2. Transfer all the stored Sweet Potato Fries to the Air Fryer basket and spread them in a single layer.
  3. It is not necessary to thaw them.
  4. Air Fry them at 350 ˚F for 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. And your air fried Sweet Potato Fries are ready to enjoy.

Freeze and Reheat:

If you want to store the Sweet Potato Fries for a long run, you can freeze the Sweet Potato Fries by following these simple steps. All you have to do is:

  1. Wait for the Sweet Potato Fries to cool down and wrap them gently in plastic film wrap.
  2. Then, wrap them in aluminum foil or transfer them to a freeze-safe air-tight container.
  3. Close the lid tightly and keep it in the freezer.
  4. They can last for up to 3 whole months and you will be free from the botheration to make them again and again.

To reheat the Frozen Sweet Potato Fries in Air Fryer, all you have to do is:

  1. Take out the dish from the freezer, open the lid, and transfer the Sweet Potato Fries to the air fryer basket.
  2. Air Fry for about 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. Moreover, make sure that you thaw the Frozen Sweet Potato Fries by transferring them in the refrigerator for overnight before reheating them. In this way, you will get better results.


How long do the Sweet Potato Fries take to be prepared in the Air Fryer?

Usually, it takes 7-8 minutes for the Sweet Potato Fries to be prepared in the Air Fryer with a soft texture and slight crunch. However, if you like your Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries more crispy, you can cook them for slightly longer like 9-10 minutes while making sure to monitor them.

Are Frozen Sweet Potato Fries tasty to eat?

Oh Yes! The Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries are a delight to eat! They are perfect for all kinds of people: kids, elder ones, health conscious, vegetarian, picky eaters, go-to eaters, etc.

Can I air fry frozen Sweet Potato Fries?

Yes, you can easily air fry frozen Sweet Potato Fries. There are plenty of brands available in the market for frozen green bean packets. They taste exactly like fresh ones and are healthy as well. The frozen Sweet Potato Fries can also be conveniently prepared in the air fryer in just a few minutes.

How many calories do the Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries have?

One cup of Sweet Potato Fries contains 119 calories per serving. It has 14 g of carbs, 1 g of protein, and 7 g of fat.


The Sweet Potato Fries is a simple, quick, and delicious dish. It 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 Fries are 100% vegan and gluten-free which makes it an inclusive dish. It is healthy too. You should also try making this dish by following our recipe and enjoy devouring the flavourful crisp.



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