Air fryer potato skins recipe

Make these tasty and crispy air fryer potato skins, loaded with cheese and bacon. Perfect for appetisers or game day snacks

Hannah Twiggs
Tuesday 04 June 2024 06:00 BST
Loaded potato skins filled with cheese and bacon, made crispy in the air fryer
Loaded potato skins filled with cheese and bacon, made crispy in the air fryer (Getty)

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Air fryer potato skins

Crispy potato skins filled with cheese and bacon, perfect for an appetiser.

Serving size: 4

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes


4 medium potatoes (about 800g)

100g cheddar cheese, grated

2 rashers of bacon, cooked and crumbled

2 tbsp sour cream

1 tbsp chives, chopped

1 tsp salt

½ tsp black pepper


1. Prep the potatoes: wash the potatoes and poke holes in them with a fork.

2. Air fry: preheat the air fryer to 200C. Place the potatoes in the air fryer basket. Cook for 25 minutes, or until tender.

3. Prepare skins: cut the potatoes in half and scoop out some of the flesh. Fill the skins with grated cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon.

4. Air fry again: place the filled potato skins back in the air fryer and cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

5. Serve: top with sour cream and chives, then serve immediately.

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