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5 from 10 votes

Air Fryer Potato Skins

Easy air fryer potato skins! A delicious appetizer for any occasion.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer potato skins, potato skins
Servings: 4
Calories: 461kcal
Author: Heather


  • 4 baking potatoes small
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 4 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled optional for topping
  • 1/2 cup sour cream optional for topping
  • coarse salt and ground black pepper for seasoning
  • 1 diced green onion optional for topping


  • Clean and dry potatoes. Coat the skins with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Pierce a few holes in the potatoes with a fork.
  • Place potatoes in the air fryer basket. Cook at 390 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Let potatoes cool and then cut in half lengthwise. Scoop out inside of the potato leaving a little to hold the shape of the skin.
  • Season the inside of the potatoes with salt and pepper. Add in shredded cheese and then place skins back in air fryer.
  • Cook at 390 degrees for 5 minutes to melt the cheese.
  • Top with your favorite toppings like sour cream, bacon and green onion.



Calories: 461kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 355mg | Potassium: 994mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 368IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 201mg | Iron: 2mg