This frozen roast potatoes in air fryer recipe is ready in less than 25 minutes. The frozen potatoes are fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside. Healthy and delicious, they can be served with chicken, pork chops, turkey, steak, vegetables, gravy, or sauce.
With this air fryer frozen roast potatoes recipe, you save the time and energy required to make it from scratch. The fact that it's tasty, fluffy, crispy, and yet filling makes it a perfect lunch or dinner idea. Let me show you how to make it in the air fryer.
Frozen Roast Potatoes in Air Fryer (Air Fryer Frozen Roast Potatoes)
This frozen roast potatoes recipe is super easy that even a child can make it under supervision.
With this air fryer frozen roast potatoes recipe, all you need is frozen roasted potatoes and the air fryer to cook it.
By cooking frozen roasties in the air fryer, the fat used to coat the surface of the roast potatoes is extracted during cooking into the pan below the air fryer basket so you do not have to worry about excess fat.
If you don't want to spend much time in the kitchen making roast potatoes, then this recipe is for you. With pre-prepped and seasoned frozen roast potatoes, just dump it in the air fryer, set the temperature, time and go do something else while it cooks.
Most store-bought frozen roast potatoes are preseasoned however, you can make it as flavorful as you want with your choice of seasoning or add cheese after air frying it for a cheesy taste.
With this air fried frozen roast potatoes, you do not have to worry about seasoning if you buy the pre-seasoned frozen roast potatoes like Mc Cains, Aunt Bessies, and similar brands. Aunt Bessie's brand was used for making this recipe.
The detailed ingredients list, measurements, and directions are in the printable recipe card at the bottom of this post.
Frozen roast potatoes
Black pepper (Optional)
How to Cook Frozen Roast Potatoes in Air Fryer
Here’s how to make frozen roast potatoes in the air fryer:
Set temperature at 400F/200C to preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes.
Place the frozen potatoes into the air fryer basket- Do not overcrowd.
Let it cook for 20 minutes or until fork tender and crispy on the outside (shake the basket every 5 minutes to cook evenly).
Remove the basket and sprinkle salt, black pepper, and garlic powder (optional)
Shake to evenly spread the seasonings.
Serve and enjoy with any side of choice.
What To Serve With
You can decide to eat on the go (as a snack), dip in sauces, serve with gravy, vegetables, or your best choice of protein. They are always the perfect side dish. Here are a few choices that I have tried with my family and friends.
Air fryer bacon
Frozen chicken wings in air fryer
Sauces- Ketchup, ranch, and many more
How To Store
Let the potatoes cool down to room temperature before storing.
The best way to store leftovers is in the freezer. Place in a freezer container with an airtight lid. You can store it in the freezer for up to 3 months.
In the fridge: Place leftovers in a plastic container with an airtight lid. Be sure not to squeeze the potatoes into the plastic. Store in the fridge. Do not exceed 3 days.
To Reheat it in the air fryer: Preheat the air fryer to 400F/200C. Place the frozen potatoes into the basket and cook for 10 minutes. Sprinkle your seasonings, shake, and serve.
In the microwave- Place in a microwavable plate and heat for 2minutes at intervals till heated as desired.
You can also reheat them in the oven by placing the roasties on a baking pan and roast at a temperature of 200C for 5 minutes or till heated through.
Once reheated don't refreeze.
Tips on Making Frozen Roast Potatoes In Air Fryer
- Cook it from frozen without thawing.
- Don't cover it while hot as the steam can make it soggy.
- It's best to serve it hot.
Do I need to season frozen roast potatoes?
No, some brands are pre-seasoned. Just toss in the air fryer and it's ready to eat.
Can you make frozen potatoes in the air fryer?
Yes, Cooking it in the air fryer is the quickest way of cooking it.
Why are my roast potatoes soggy?
Defrosting frozen roast potatoes can make it soggy so cook it from frozen without thawing.
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Frozen Roast Potatoes In Air Fryer
- Air fryer
- 800 g Frozen Roast Potatoes
- Black pepper optional
- Salt optional
- Cheese Optional
- Set temperature at 400F/200C to preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes. Place the frozen potatoes into the air fryer basket- Do not overcrowd.
- Let it cook for 20 minutes or until fork tender and crispy on the outside (shake the basket every 5 minutes to cook evenly).
- Remove the basket and sprinkle salt, black pepper, and garlic powder (optional)Shake to evenly spread the seasonings.
- Serve and enjoy.