How To Cook Frozen Potato Skins In The Air Fryer

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How to Cook Frozen Potato Skins in Air Fryer

Enjoying air fryer frozen potato skins is easy, and can be ready in a few minutes. Below we will show you step-by-step instructions on how to cook frozen potato skins in the air fryer. This is one recipe that you don’t want to miss out on, as preparing frozen potato skins in your air fryer allows you to enjoy the best tasting result. 

Plus, we will also show you how you can make your own homemade potato skins in the air fryer. They are so good you do not want to miss out!

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Frozen Potato Skins in Air Fryer

Making air fryer frozen potato skins is easy to do, and they taste fabulous. Below we are going to show you how you can make frozen potato skins in your air fryer, and have them turn out perfectly, and as a bonus, we are also going to show you how you can make homemade potato skins in your air fryer as well.

How To Make TGI Friday’s Potato Skins Air Fryer

Making potato skins in the air fryer is quick and easy, and they taste fabulous. No matter if you are using TGI Friday’s potato skins, Walmart potato skins, Trader Joe’s potato skins, or any other type of frozen potato skins or you’re making them homemade, you can follow these easy directions below. 

How do you Cook Frozen Potato Skins in the Air Fryer

To cook frozen potato skins in the air fryer begin by removing the potato skins from their packaging. 

Arrange your frozen potato skins in your air fryer basket. Close the air fryer and preheat your air fryer to 375°F. Air fry for approximately 5 to 8 minutes. 

Set your timer for less than you think you’ll need, then add more to continue air frying your potato skins until they are done. To tell when your potato skins are done, the skin should be slightly crunchy, warm all the way through, and your cheese should be melted. 

Remove your cooked potato skins from the air fryer, plate, serve, and enjoy! 

How to Make Homemade Loaded Potato Skins Air Fryer

You can also make homemade potato skins in your air fryer if desired. To begin, take a whole, raw potato wash all of the dirt from it, and poke a hole in it. Air fry at 400°F for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour or until soft. 

Remove your baked potatoes from the air fryer and allow them to fully cool, or at least have cooled enough to handle. 

Cut your baked potatoes in half, and scoop out the filling leaving only your potato skin, and approximately ¼ to ½ inch of potato filling.

Season your potato skins with salt and pepper as desired, then place them into your air fryer basket. Add shredded cheese, bacon bits, and any other desired toppings to your potato skins. 

Air fry your homemade potato skins at 375°F for 3 to 5 minutes or until your potatoes are warm once more and your cheese is melted. Top with sour cream, chives, or green onions as desired. Serve right away and enjoy! 

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Potato Skins Topping Ideas

There are all kinds of toppings you can add to potato skins if desired. Below is a list of our favorites. 

Shredded cheese

Bacon bits

Sour cream

Chives

Green onions

Corn 

Black beans

Parsley

Onions

Nacho cheese

Cooked ground meat

Tips for Success

Cook Time. Set your timer for less time than you think it will take, then add more until your cheese is melted, and your potato skins are warmed through. Because every air fryer is different the cooking time may vary depending on your air fryer. 

How to Store Leftover Potato Skins

Room Temperature. Leftover air fried potato skins can be kept at room temperature for no more than two hours before they go bad. For longer storage potato skins should be kept in the fridge. 

Fridge. Potato skins should be stored in an airtight container, or sealed in a plastic storage bag then placed in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days. 

Freezer. While you can refreeze potato skins once they have been cooked in your air fryer, it is best to enjoy them when fresh. 

What to Serve with Air Fryer Potato Skins

There are many things you can serve alongside air fried potato skins. Below are a few of our favorites. 

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FAQS

How long to cook frozen potato skins in air fryer?

It does not take very long to cook frozen potato skins in the air fryer. Typically, it takes between 5 and 8 minutes to cook frozen potato skins in the air fryer.

Please note the cooking time may vary depending upon your specific air fryer and how many potato skins you are cooking. It is best to start off with less time than you think it will take, and add more as needed. 

Can you eat baked potato skins?

Yes, in most cases it is OK to eat potato skins. Most varieties of potatoes are perfectly fine to eat the skin as long as it has been washed and cooked. The skin of a potato is even good for you to eat. 

Where can I buy frozen potato skins?

You can pick up frozen potato skins to cook in your air fryer from a variety of places. Large box stores such as Walmart carry potato skins, or you can find them at Trader Joe’s, Costco, or other large stores.

The most common kind of frozen potato skin to buy is TGI Friday’s or Farm Rich, but other store brands can be found as well. 

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How to Make Frozen Potato Skins in the Air Fryer

Frozen potato skins can easily be made in the air fryer and result in a delicious appetizer, snack, or main meal. Air fryer potato skins are delicious, crispy, and perfectly made. If you want to enjoy the best results for your frozen potato skins try air frying them! 

Give this easy air fryer recipe a try today and let us know what you think about it in the comments below. Also, tag us on social media with a picture of your creation! 

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