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A plate holds several crispy air fryer potato wedges next to a bowl of ketchup.

Air Fryer Potato Wedges

Make these tender, yet crispy air fryer potato wedges for your veggie burger nights. Air Fryer potatoes are healthier because they're not fried in lots of oil!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer French Fries
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 21 minutes
Soaking Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 212kcal
Author Marly



  • 2 medium russet potatoes washed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper


  • Heat your air fryer to 400F.
  • Cut one of the potatoes in half lengthwise. Place cut-side down. Cut each half lengthwise to end arrive at 4 large wedges. Next, cut each wedge in quarters lengthwise, resulitng in 16 wedges. Repeat with second potato (or however many potatoes you want to cook).
    Cut up russet potatoes on a cutting board with a knife.
  • Transfer the potato wedges to a bowl and add enough water to immerse the potatoes. Soak the potatoes for 10 minutes. Then drain the potatoes in a colandar and use a kitchen towel or paper towels to dry off the potatoes.
    Potato wedges in a bowl of water, soaking before being cooked.
  • Transfer patted dry potato wedges to a plate and drizzle olive oil over the top. Use your fingers to make sure each potato slice is coated in oil.
    A hand holds a small bowl of oil, drizzling it over cut potatoes.
  • Combine chili powder, paprika, sage, and dill in a bowl. Sprinkle the spices over oiled potato wedges. Toss to coat.
    A hand holds a small bowl of spices, pouring it over potatoes wedges on a plate.
  • Transfer oiled/seasoned potatoes to air fryer basket. Cook potatoes for 20 minutes, removing the basket and using tongs to "stir" the potatoes so they're even cooked about halfway through. Cook an additional 2–3 minutes if necessary.
    Season potato wedges are in an air fryer basket.
  • After the potatoes are done, remove from the air fryer and transfer to a serving dish (or plates) and season with salt and pepper. 


The air fryer helps create crispy potato wedges with minimal oil. Add additional oil if you prefer.


Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 327mg | Potassium: 940mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 937IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg