Roasted potato wedges are really easy to make at home in the air fryer. It makes a crowd pleasing appetizer or side dish in just a matter of minutes. These air fried roasted potato wedges are vegan, gluten-free, and made fresh with white potatoes.
The texture of these garlic potato wedges is crispy after cooking in the air fryer. You can serve it with any meal and this is also loved by kids. Believe me they are so tasty and irresistible, they will be gone in minutes once they are out from the air fryer!
Potato wedges ingredients?
These fresh homemade potato wedges are made with white potatoes but any variety of potato will work well for this recipe. The potatoes must be peeled and then cut into wedges to make this delicious side dish.
Some olive oil is added along with a variety of spices for seasoning. Oil helps in coating the wedges thoroughly with the spices. It also gives a crispy texture to these garlic potatoes when they are cooked in the air fryer.
For the seasoning some herbs like oregano, thyme, rosemary, garlic powder are used along with some red chili powder and black pepper which add some spiciness. If you want, you can also use a potato seasoning like I have used in my roasted baby potato recipe.
That's all, you just need some potatoes and spices usually found in the kitchen pantry. Now the only main task is to peel and cut the potatoes to wedges before air frying.
How to cut potato wedges?
Potato wedges are delicious and mouthwatering. They are also very easy to make at home in the air fryer. But the only task that might stop you from making them at home is to cut the potato into wedges.
It might look that it is difficult to cut the potato into equal size wedges, but in reality it is quite easy. I have used the white potatoes, but other varieties will also have the same process of making wedges.
First you will have to rinse the potatoes well and then deskin them with the help of a vegetable peeler. Cut the potato into halves, lengthwise. Now cut each half into 4 or 6 slices depending on how big the potato is. I have used white potatoes and was able to make 8 wedges from each of the potato.
How to fry potato wedges in air fryer?
Once you have cut the potato wedges of desired thickness, the next step it to mix it with oil, salt, and all the spices. I prefer to sprinkle the black pepper once the wedges have been cooked. Ensure that the potato wedges are well coated with the oil and spices.
Depending on your air fryer, you can preheat it for 2-3 minutes at 390 °F. I have made these potato wedges in the Instant Vortex Plus air fryer but you can make them in any air fryer at the same temperature. The time can vary a little bit based on how thick the potato wedges are and also on your air fryer.
Place the potato wedges coated with oil and spices into the air fryer basket and cook them for about 12 minutes. It is best to open the basket after 5-6 minutes and shake it once.
After the air fryer is done cooking the potato wedges, open the basket and sprinkle some black pepper and shake it once. Now you can transfer the delicious roasted potato wedges into a serving plate.
Air fryer potato wedges time and temperature
I have made this potato wedges recipe in the Instant Vortex Plus air fryer and they were cooked in just about 12 minutes at 390 °F. However, it can vary by a few minutes depending on the thickness of the potato wedges, and also on your air fryer brand.
How long to reheat potato wedges in air fryer?
Whether you want to prepare the potato wedges ahead of time for an event, potluck, party or just have some leftover potato wedges, they can easily be reheated in the air fryer for 2-3 minutes at about 350 °F.
Also, if you have any leftover potato wedges, you can store it in the fridge and then reheat it in the air fryer for 3-4 minutes at 350 °F.
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Potato Wedges In Air Fryer
To be added after cooking
- ¼ teaspoon Black pepper
- Peel the potatoes, cut them into wedges.
- In a mixing bowl, mix the potatoes with all the ingredients except black pepper.
- Preheat air fryer at 390 °F for 2-3 minutes.
- Air fry the potato wedges for 12 minutes.
- Shake the basket after 6 minutes.
- Sprinkle the black pepper and shake the basket once.
- Transfer the potato wedges to a serving plate.