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air fryer potato skins with cheese

Air Fryer Potato Skins

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
9 mins

Air Fryer Potato Skins are a fantastic dinner side, appetizer, or snack. These crispy skins are filled with fluffy and cheesy potatoes.

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air Fryer Potato Skins
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 436 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 6 baked potatoes cooled
  • 2 cup cheddar cheese shredded, divided
  • 12 slices bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 385 degrees F.

  2. Cut the potatoes in half lengthwise and using a small spoon carefully remove the flesh, leaving a 1⁄4-inch β€œrim”.

  3. Brush the potato skins with cooking oil and season with salt and pepper.

  4. Arrange them in the air fryer basket, skin side up.

  5. Air fry for 10 minutes, flipping halfway.

  6. Divide half of the cheese inside each potato skin. Cook for 5 more minutes, or until the cheese is melted.

  7. Next, add sour cream, chopped bacon, remaining cheese, and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Air Fryer Potato Skins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 436 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 79mg26%
Sodium 553mg24%
Potassium 1048mg30%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 517IU10%
Vitamin C 42mg51%
Calcium 320mg32%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.