Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes

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Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes make the best side dish! They exploding with flavor and have the perfect crisp to soft ratio.
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 18 minutes
Total: 33 minutes
Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes on a white plate.

These Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes make for the best side dish! Not only are they explode with flavor, but these Hasselback Potatoes in an Air fryer have the perfect crisp to soft ratio as the outside gets nice and toasty, while the middle remains soft and fluffy.

Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes on a white plate.

This Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes recipe looks complicated to make, however, they can just do in just a few simple steps. If you’re a fan of crispy potatoes, these Hasselback Potatoes in Air Fryer will be your newest obsession, the slices create more surface area with more places to crisp up. To learn more about potatoes, please visit the USDA for more information.


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What We Love About This Recipe

  • Easy Ingredients: Only uses 7 ingredients, most of which you probably already have in your pantry.
  • Family Friendly: Your family will love these crispy Hasselback Potatoes in Air Fryer, making the perfect side dish to serve with dinner.
  • Side Dish: From steak dinners to baked chicken to grilled pork chops, these Air Fried Hasselback potatoes will make for the best side dish.
Plate with hassel back potato sprinkled with herbs surrounded by potatoes.

Ingredient Notes

  • Potatoes: You can use potatoes of your choice but Russet or Yukon gold potatoes are best for this recipe as they will produce the crispest skin.
  • Parsley: Fresh or dried parsley will both work.
  • Garlic: You can use fresh garlic cloves or jarred pre-minced garlic.
Potatoes, butter, garlic and herbs to make the hasselback potatoes.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Hasselback Potatoes in Air Fryer

These are the basic steps for making Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

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Cutting the potatoes, placing the air fryer and combining the remaining ingredients.

STEP 1: PREPPING POTATOES

First microwave potatoes for 1-2 minutes to soften them. Then cut 1 mm slices 3/4 of the way through, you can your chopsticks as a buffer.

STEP 2: AIR FRYING POTATOES

Spray potatoes with cooking spray or olive oil and sprinkle on salt and pepper. Air Fry for 18 mins on 400 degrees.

STEP 3: MAKING THE BUTTER TOPPING

While potatoes are in the air fryer, melt butter in a microwave-safe glass. Once melted add minced garlic, parmesan, and parsley.

The coked potatoes with the melted butter and other ingredients to place on top.

STEP 4: FINISHING TOUCHES

Once potatoes are done cooking, brush the butter mixture over the potatoes and serve!

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

To prepare ahead of time, cut potatoes are instructed and refrigerate until you are ready to air fry them.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

These potatoes can best be stored in an air-tight container for 3-4 days in the fridge.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

To prepare and freeze these potatoes cut as instructed and freeze until you are ready to air fry, they can be placed right in the air fryer frozen no need to be thawed.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

To reheat these potatoes, you can microwave for 1 minute or air fryer for 5-8 minutes to get the potato crispy again.

Frequently Asked Questions

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED?

Yes, the recipe can be easily doubled or tripled, but increasing the ingredients proportionally depends on how many people you are trying to feed.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE SWEET POTATOES IN PLACE OF RUSSET POTATOES?

If you prefer the sweeter flavor of sweet potatoes, you can easily make use of them instead.

WHAT IS THE HASSELBACK TECHNIQUE?

The Hasselback technique is done by creating slices that do not cut all the way through the potato, this created more surface area for the potato to crisp up and is for stuffing or topping with other flavors.

WHY IS IT CALLED A HASSELBACK POTATO?

The Hasselback technique was created by the restaurant, Hasselbacken, in Stockholm, Sweden.

Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Sweet Potato: You could also swap regular potatoes for sweet potatoes following the same instructions.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: If you do not have an air fryer, you can also roast in an oven at 450 degrees for 35-45 minutes or until desired crispiness.
  • Loaded Potatoes: For a crispy twist on classic baked potatoes, try adding all your favorite toppings such as bacon, sour cream, chives, green onions, cheddar cheese, or fresh parsley to these Hasselback potatoes.

What to Serve with Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes

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Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes on a white plate.

Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes

Yield: 4 potatoes
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 18 minutes
Total: 33 minutes
Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes make the best side dish! They exploding with flavor and have the perfect crisp to soft ratio.
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Ingredients

  • 4 russet potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of parsley
  • 2 tablespoons of minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese
  • 6 tablespoons of butter

Instructions

  • Place potatoes in the microwave for 1-2 minutes to soften them. Cut 1mm slices 3/4 Of the way through potatoes. I use chop sticks as a buffer.
  • Spray potatoes with oil and salt and pepper them to taste. Cook on 400 for 18 minutes.
  • While cooking, melt the butter and mix in the cheese, garlic, and parsley.
  • Brush mixture onto cooked potatoes and enjoy.

Expert Tips

 
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Sweet Potato: You could also swap regular potatoes for sweet potatoes following the same instructions.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: If you do not have an air fryer, you can also roast in an oven at 450 degrees for 35-45 minutes or until desired crispiness.
  • Loaded Potatoes: For a crispy twist on classic baked potatoes, try adding all your favorite toppings to these Hasselback potatoes.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 843mg | Potassium: 927mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 663IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 2mg
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butter, garlic, parmesan, parsley, potato, russet potato

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