Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes
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Hey there, fellow food enthusiasts! If you’re like me, constantly on the lookout for a dish that’s easy, impressive, and downright tasty, you’re in for a treat today. Picture this: golden, crispy potatoes that are not only a feast for your taste buds but also a breeze to whip up. Yes, we’re diving into the world of Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes – a culinary journey that will make you the star of your kitchen!

A Potato Tale

Let’s talk potatoes – those humble heroes of countless meals. For this recipe, we’re rolling with the ever-reliable Yukon Golds. Their buttery texture and golden hue are a match made in spud heaven. As a homemaker, I appreciate the simplicity of grabbing a few of these medium-sized wonders, ready to transform into a dish that’ll have my family singing praises.

A Symphony of Flavors in 15 Minutes

Prepping these Hasselback Potatoes is a breeze – we’re talking just 15 minutes! A bit of slicing, a touch of mixing, and voilà! The magic begins. Picture yourself wielding a knife, creating those delicate slices without fully separating the potato halves. It’s like crafting edible accordion art! The kitchen fills with the aroma of garlic, butter, and a hint of paprika – a symphony of flavors that promises a culinary masterpiece.

30 Minutes to Potato Perfection

Now, let’s give a warm welcome to our air fryer, preheated to a toasty 350 degrees F. The potatoes nestle into the basket, and the countdown begins. Fifteen minutes later, a quick brush with the buttery elixir ensures they won’t be lacking in flavor or moisture. The next 15 minutes? Pure anticipation as your kitchen transforms into a haven of sizzling goodness. This isn’t just cooking; it’s a performance!

Parsley Sprinkles and Culinary Triumph

As the air fryer dings, signaling the completion of this culinary ballet, our Hasselback Potatoes emerge, golden and crispy. A final brush of that remaining buttery concoction is the finishing touch. But we can’t forget the parsley! Sprinkle it like confetti – a celebration of your kitchen prowess. It’s not just a meal; it’s a culinary triumph that will have your family and guests begging for an encore.

Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

Cook sliced potatoes in an air fryer for a quick, delicious side dish. Hasselback potatoes were created at the Hotel Hasselbacken in Stockholm, Sweden, in the 1940s, and they’re still a popular dish today. Not only are they delicious and easy to make with a lovely presentation, but they also take half the time to cook in an air fryer.

Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings Yield
15 mins 30 mins 45 mins 4 4 potatoes


  • 4 medium Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ½ teaspoon ground paprika
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


  1. Preheat an air fryer to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and gather all ingredients.
  2. Cut 1/4-inch slices into each potato, making sure the knife only cuts through to the bottom 1/2-inch, keeping the bottom of potato intact. Combine butter, olive oil, garlic, and paprika in a small bowl.
  3. Brush some of the mixture over each potato and into the slits. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place potatoes in the basket and cook in the preheated air fryer for 15 minutes.
  5. Brush potatoes with butter mixture, making sure it drips down the fanned-out slices to ensure potatoes will not be dry. Cook until potatoes are cooked through, about 15 minutes more.
  6. Remove potatoes from the basket and brush with any remaining butter mixture. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

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