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two air fryer baked sweet potatoes cut open with a square of butter and cinnamon on top. placed in a black air fryer basket

Air Fryer Sweet Potato

Air Fryer Sweet Potato is a delicious side dish to compliment any meal. Just pop the sweet potatoes in the air fryer and you’ll have a sweet treat in no time.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer sweet potato, sweet potato in air fryer
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 256kcal
Author Cindy Gordon | Vegetarian Mamma


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 T oil
  • salt, pepper, cinnamon, sugar, butter optional


  • Wash and dry the outside of each sweet potato.
    2 sweet potatoes on plate
  • Using a fork, poke holes into the sweet potato. Rub potatoes with oil
    hand holding sweet potato and other hand poking it with fork
  • Put sweet potatoes into air fryer basket. Cook at 390 Degrees F for 35-40 minutes.
    two oiled sweet potatoes in air fryer basket
  • Top with cinnamon/sugar and butter...enjoy.


Depending on your machine and the size of the sweet potatoes, you may need to adjust the time.  As the timer nears 3o minutes, you can check the potatoes but inserting a knife into the potato. If the knife comes out easily the potato is done.


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 124mg | Potassium: 762mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 32063IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg