Leftover Baby Potatoes Smashed And Air Fried

Try these leftover baby potatoes that I smashed and air-fried. I am making sure that whenever I have baby potatoes again I cook way too many so that I can leftover baby potatoes to smash, spice up, and air fry. Schucks – there is no reason that I even have to wait for leftover baby potatoes – I just boil some from scratch purely to use in the air fryer.

Smashed Air Fryer Roasted Baby Potatoes

Leftover baby potatoes that is smashed and then roasted in my air fryer.
Smashed Roasted Baby Potatoes
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Keyword: air fryer, baby potatoes, leftover potatoes, smashed potatoes


  • 1 Air Fryer
  • 1 Basting Brush


  • 500 gr Leftover boiled baby potatoes (need not be leftover)
  • 1 tbsp Fat or oil for brushing
  • ¼ to ½ tsp Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Paprika
  • ½ tsp Black pepper


  • Place boiled potato on a board and, using the bottom of a glass, push doen on the potato gently so that it is flattened to about 1½ cm (half inch) thick.
  • Mix the spices together and add to the oil.
  • Brush over both sides of the smashed potatoes
  • Lay the potatoes in your air fryer basket so that they do not touch each other.
    Smashed potatoes
  • Air fry at 200°C (400°F) for 6to 7 minutes.
  • Turn and air fry again at 200°C (400°F) for a further 6 to 7 minutes or until they reach the crispiness that you prefer.
    Crispy roasted baby potatoes
  • Add further spices to your taste.

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A fantastic dish as a side plate, starter or even snacks.

In this recipe I have used leftover boiled potatoes but you can cook fresh baby potatoes as well. Simply boil them till they are soft and then smash them.

A great choice as a side for steaks and meat dishes. Also an interesting starter dish or even a great snack. I know that I could eat them almost anytime as they are super tasty.

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