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Air fried baked sweet potatoes | air fryer jacket sweet potato recipe

Air fried baked sweet potatoes are a simple yet tasty appetizer. Learn to make this spud recipe in easy steps.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: European
Keyword: baked potato in air fryer, baked sweet potatoes in air fryer, jacket potato in air fryer



  • 3 sweet potatoes large
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • Salt and pepper as per taste

For filling (Use as per your choice)

  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 cup canned black beans
  • ¼ red pepper chopped
  • ¼ cup cherry tomatoes sliced
  • ½ avocado chopped
  • handful sweet corn shelled
  • handful pomegranate seeds


  • Wash and dry sweet potatoes. For best results, choose potatoes of same size for even cooking.
  • Pinch the sweet potatoes with the fork at least for a 1 cm.
  • Brush oil on sweet potatoes, season with salt.
  • Preheat the air fryer at 190 deg C | 375 F for 10 mins. Place them in the tray in a single layer in the preheated air fryer. You may need to cook them in batches depending on your basket size.
  • Air fry them at 190C | 375F for 22-25 mins.Apply oil once in between
  • To check if they are done, insert a toothpick and check if it can pierce through. Smaller sweet potatoes will cook faster than bigger sweet potatoes.
  • Slit in the middle. Add filling as per your choice.
  • Serve immediately.