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loaded potato skins on a long white plate
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Air Fryer Potato Skins

Air fryer potato skins are the best appetizer and a great way to use up leftover baked potatoes. They are simple to make and ready in under 15 minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time14 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: loaded potato skins, potato skins recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 242kcal
Author: Kelley Grant


  • 2 fully baked potatoes cooled
  • 1 cup cheese shredded
  • 2 slices of bacon cooked and crumbled
  • Sour cream for topping
  • Chives for topping


  • Preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees.
  • Scoop out the meaty part of your cooked potato into a bowl. leaving about 1/4 inch above the skins. Save the scooped out potatoes for mashed potatoes later.
  • Add your cheese to each hollowed out potato skin.
  • Sprinkle on your cooked bacon.
  • Place the potato skins in the air fryer basket and cook for 4 minutes. Your timer may beep to flip the potato skins over, but leave them skin side down the entire time.
  • Remove, allow to cool and add the sour cream and chives.


Nutritional information for this recipe is an approximation and will vary.  


Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 255mg | Potassium: 498mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 283IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 216mg | Iron: 1mg