Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips

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Sweet potatoes are thinly sliced into chips, tossed with olive oil and seasoning, then air-fried until crispy! This healthy snack recipe is kid-friendly and perfect for on-the-go munching.

Air fryer sweet potato chips.

Do you struggle to find healthy snacks that are easy to grab on the go? That's something I used to find difficult as well. But I have since worked on a number of snacks I can munch on and feel good about, including these delicious Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips.

Ingredients

  • Sweet potatoes: As the name implies, they’re naturally sweet as well as healthy! They’re rich in vitamin C and vitamin B6, among other nutrients and minerals.
  • Seasoned salt: A delicious spice, also called seasoning salt, typically made up of salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, and parsley.
  • Kosher salt: With larger, coarser grains than typical salt, kosher salt helps to bring out natural flavor rather than make something taste “salty.”
  • Garlic powder: Adds a yummy, garlicky flavor without making the chips ultra salty.
  • Cayenne: A great addition if you like a little bit of kick to your snacks. Can be reduced or omitted if spicy food isn’t your thing.

How to Make Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips

Liz slicing sweet potatoes

Start by thinly slicing your sweet potatoes. If you have a mandolin, this is a great time to use it. Otherwise, carefully use a knife. The thinner, the crispier.

A person holding a glass bowl with sweet potatoes inside

Next, put your sliced sweet potatoes in a bowl and drizzle with the olive oil.

A bowl of cut raw sweet potatoes

Sprinkle in the seasoned salt and kosher salt and give them a good toss.

A bowl of sweet potatoes

Then sprinkle in the garlic powder and cayenne and give it another good toss.

sweet potato chips on a rack

Lay your chips into a single layer before popping them into the air fryer for about 14 minutes. You'll want to do this in batches, so as to not overcrowd them.

Grabbing an air fryer sweet potato chip.

Once your chips are crispy and crunchy, they're done and ready to be taken out.

Liz eating sweet potato chips

Grab and enjoy this healthy, guilt-free snack.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I store these chips?

Kept in a sealed reusable bag or air-tight container, they should last for 3 days.

What if I don't have an air fryer?

You could also make these in the oven, but it will usually take more time to get the crispy, crunch of a chip.

Why are my air-fried chips soggy?

If your chips don't come out crisp, pop them back in. All air fryers are going to be a little different, so while 14 minutes is perfect with mine, you might need to cook yours longer.

Air fryer sweet potato chips.

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Did you try these chips? The next time you make them, snap a picture and share it to your socials. Tag @thelemonbowl and #thelemonbowl so we can admire and share your snack.

Liz enjoying air fryer sweet potato chips.

If chips are your go-to or guilty pleasure, feel guilty no more. These Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips are going to be your new favorite snack.

No fork required.

A close up of sweet potato chips

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips

Yay or Nay?
Sweet potatoes are thinly sliced into chips, tossed with olive oil and seasoning, then air-fried until crispy! This healthy snack recipe is kid-friendly and perfect for on-the-go munching.
PREP: 10 mins
COOK: 14 mins
TOTAL: 24 mins
REVIEW PRINT
Servings: 4

Equipment

  • Mandoline
  • Air Fryer

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat air fryer to 350 degrees.
  • Using a mandoline or sharp knife, carefully cut the sweet potato into ⅛-¼-inch slices. Place the potato slices in a medium bowl then drizzle with olive oil and spices. Toss well then spread in a single layer to "fry" the potato chips. You'll want to do this In batches so as not to crowd the potatoes.
  • Air fry for 14 minutes or until crispy.

Video

Notes

If you're looking for a mandoline, here is a version similar to mine. 
There are many air fryers on the market but we use this convection oven with 8 functions including air frying.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ounceCalories: 162kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 2gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 1226mgPotassium: 395mgFiber: 4gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 16135IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
DID YOU TRY THIS RECIPE? Mention @thelemonbowl or tag #thelemonbowl! I would LOVE to see!

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