With just a little time and effort you can take your ordinary baked potatoes to a whole new level. Perfect for holidays and special occasions or just because, these Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes will be a hit with everyone.
If you like potatoes and haven't tried these yet, you're really missing out. The best thing about these potatoes is that they have two distinct textures that complement each other so well. Because of this, the Hasselback Potatoes is the ideal way to serve potatoes. They become soft and squishy on the inside while remaining crisp on the outside.
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What Are Hasselback Potatoes?
The story of this recipe dates back to the year 1950. A chef in Stockholm, Sweden, invented this Swedish yummy potatoes recipe in his restaurant named “Hasselbacken”.
After that, this recipe became very popular. This impressive way of serving Potatoes was the beginning for other vegetables recipes made in the same way.
Why You Will Love This Recipe?
These Air Fried Hasselback Potatoes are great for holidays and special occasions. Once you cook this recipe, you will decide to make it every day.
Cooking potatoes in the air fryer, you will get very crispy air fried Hasselback Potatoes. This recipe goes well with any diet. They are a right choice for those who are on a low carb diet, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and sugar-free diets too. It’s also a kid lovely snack.
Roasting Yukon Gold potatoes in the air fryer makes this recipe super easy and quick to make. It only needs 30 minutes of your time.
Easy Hasselback Potatoes recipe is so versatile; any spice you prefer will work. You can use garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, paprika, chili powder, etc.
Quick and Easy Snack to Make!
Best Ways to Serve Crispy Air Fryer Baby Hasselback Potato Bites
With every bite of these crunchy potatoes, you will live beautiful moments of unforgettable memories.
Crispy Hasselback Potatoes are a unique side dish to pair it with chicken dishes, like Air Fryer Bone in Chicken Thighs- So Crispy. It also goes well with seafood dishes like 10 Minutes Honey Glazed Air Fryer Salmon.
Salad recipes like Easy Refreshing Pomegranate Salad are also a great option to pair them with Hasselback Potatoes Air Fryer.
Air Fried Hasselback Potatoes Ingredients
To make this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
Yukon Gold potatoes: You will need six Yukon Gold potatoes. Choose medium ones that are not too large or too mini, in order to cut them well.
Butter: Use softened butter; it will add a tasty creamy flavor.
Spices: You will need black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, dry parsley, and oregano.
Vegeta seasoning or salt: Vegeta seasoning adds flavor to your dish.
Cheese slices: Adding cheese slices between each cut of the potatoes is optional. It will give a special cheesy taste to your potatoes.
Sour cream: Adding sour cream is optional. You can add a little bit on the top before serving crispy air fried potatoes.
Tips and Tricks
To make this recipe, you can cut potatoes into any thickness you prefer, but keep in mind that when the slices are cut wider, they will not get as crispy.
You can peel or not peel potatoes; it is a total preference. I love to keep the skin since it adds flavor, texture, and crisps so nicely.
As for seasoning, you can add any flavors or seasonings you prefer. You can use Italian seasoning, chili powder, or Fajita seasoning. You can also create your own mix of flavors.
Once cooked, top these with cheese, sour cream, or any of your favorite toppings. You can also just add a little bit more butter.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Hasselback Baby Potatoes take around 20 minutes in the air fryer. Depending on the air fryer you use, cooking times may vary for 4-5 minutes. If you prefer potatoes crispier, cook them for additional 2-4 minutes.
The best temperature to cook Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes is 400 degrees F.
To store your Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes leftovers, keep them after they have cooled down in an airtight container in the refrigerator for about 3-5 days.
Reheat Hasselback Baby Potatoes in the air fryer for about 3-4 minutes at 380 degrees F to re-crisp them. You can also freshen them up by baking in the oven or in the microwave.
If you don’t have an air fryer, cook Mini Hasselback Potatoes in the oven at 450 degrees F for 35-40 minutes. Make sure to place potatoes in a single layer, cut side up onto the prepared baking sheet.
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- Yukon Gold potatoes
- butter softened
- garlic powder
- onion powder
- dry parsley
- black pepper
- salt or Vegeta seasoning
- sour cream optional
- cheese slices optional
First, preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F. Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray.
Next, place potatoes on a cutting board and cut them in half; place one half of potato in between two butter knives or chopping sticks to prevent cutting potato all the way through. Slice the potatoes into ¼ inch thick slices.
Repeat the process for the remaining potatoes.
Then, in a small bowl, cream together, butter and all the spices (½ tsp. black pepper, 1 tsp. garlic powder, 1 tsp. onion powder, ½ tsp. paprika, 1 tsp. dry parsley, 1 tsp. Vegeta seasoning or salt, and 1 tsp. oregano)
Now, cover the potatoes with the seasoning mixture; make sure to get some in between each slice.
Place seasoned potatoes in the air fryer basket, air fry for 20 minutes at 400 degrees F.
After that, you can place cheese slices between each cut of the potatoes and air fry for 1-2 minutes.
Finally, serve with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle with fresh parsley.
Looks So Yummy!
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Air fried Hasselback potatoes
- 6 Yukon Gold potatoes
- ¼ cup butter softened
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon dry parsley
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 teaspoon salt or Vegeta seasoning
- sour cream optional
- cheese slices optional
- Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F. Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray.
- Place potatoes on a cutting board and cut them in half; place one half of potato in between two butter knives or chopping sticks to prevent cutting potato all the way through. Slice the potatoes into ¼ inch thick slices.
- Repeat the process for the remaining potatoes.
- In a small bowl, cream together butter and all the spices (½ tsp. black pepper, 1 tsp. garlic powder, 1 tsp. onion powder, ½ tsp. paprika, 1 tsp. dry parsley, 1 tsp. Vegeta seasoning or salt, 1 tsp. oregano )
- Cover the potatoes with the seasoning mixture; make sure to get some in between each slice.
- Place Seasoned potatoes in the air fryer basket, air fry for 20 minutes at 400 degrees F.
- You can place cheese slices between each cut of the potatoes and air fry for 1-2 minutes.
- Serve with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle with fresh parsley.