Air-fried sweet potato cubes are a healthier alternative to deep-fried ones. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. You can make them in advance and store them in the fridge for a quick snack.
Sweet potatoes are a great source of fiber and vitamins A and C. They are also low in calories and fat. When you air fry them, you get all the benefits of sweet potatoes without the extra fat and calories.
Which Sweet Potato to Use for Roasting?
Different types of sweet potatoes have different tastes and textures. My favorite type of sweet potato to roast is the orange-skinned sweet potato. They are moist, sweet, and creamy. Today, I am using Garnet sweet potatoes.
Look for firm potatoes without many bruises or discolorations. Avoid the ones that are becoming softer. Store them in a cool, dry, dark, but well-ventilated place.
Should sweet potatoes be soaked in water before air frying?
Some people soak sweet potatoes in water before air frying them, but it is not necessary.
1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
1 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
- Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees.
- In a large bowl, toss the sweet potato cubes with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Transfer the sweet potatoes to the air fryer basket and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until they are tender and golden brown.
- Serve immediately. Enjoy!
How do you keep sweet potato fries from burning in an air fryer?
You can keep sweet potato fries from burning in an air fryer by spraying them with a little bit of cooking oil before cooking. You can also try cooking them at a lower temperature for a longer period of time.