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air fryer breakfast potatoes on parchment paper with a small white dish of ketchup.

Air Fryer Breakfast Potatoes

Air Fryer Breakfast Potatoes are crispy on the outside, soft on the inside and perfectly seasoned! Thanks to the air fryer, minimal oil is needed to make this delicious breakfast side dish. Garnish the potatoes with chopped green onion and serve them alongside eggs and bacon! 

  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 10, 1/2 cup servings 1x


  • 5 cups white potatoes - peeled, chopped into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Optional: Chopped green onion for garnish


  1. Place the chopped potatoes into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  2. Pour the olive oil over the potatoes and mix well. 
  3. Sprinkle the seasonings over the potatoes and mix well again.
  4. Preheat your air fryer at 400°F for 3 minutes.  Pour the seasoned breakfast potatoes into the basket of your air fryer.  Air fry the potatoes at 400°F for 10 minutes.  Pull the basket out, stir the potatoes well, and place them back into the air fryer.  Cook for another 10 minutes at 400°F.
  5. After 20 minutes of total cook time, the air fryer breakfast potatoes should be brown and crispy! Garnish the potatoes with chopped green onion and serve them with your favorite dipping sauce. 


  • Store the cooked air fryer potatoes in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
  • Reheat the potatoes in the microwave or on the stove over low heat.
  • Author: Katie
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: breakfast, side dish
  • Method: air frying
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free

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