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5 from 6 votes

Crispy Air Fryer Smashed Potatoes

Probably the best use of the airfryer yet! Crispy and delicious smashed potatoes. Perfect for an easy side dish for dinner!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Keyword: new potatoes, potatoes, smashed potatoes
Servings: 4
Calories: 132kcal
Author: Louise-Claire Cayzer



  • 500 g new or waxy potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt flakey sea salt is best


  • Boil your potatoes until just softened. Skin on!
    500 g new or waxy potatoes
  • On a tray, smash the potatoes with a flat bottomed glass
    500 g new or waxy potatoes
  • Drizzle over olive oil, paprika and salt.
    1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon smoked paprika, 1 teaspoon salt
  • Turn the potatoes over and ensure they are covered in the seasoning and oil.
  • Turn your air fryer on according to the manufactureres instructions. Heat it to 180C°/356F
  • Cook the potatoes in the air fryer for 20 minutes, turning once.
  • Serve with your favourite dips!


Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 590mg | Potassium: 566mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 864IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg