If you are a steak lover then you’ll love this easy collection of potato sides for steak that can be made in the air fryer. Potatoes are some of the tastiest side dishes for your steak dinner. They are super easy to make and always turns out crispy and delicious.
Potato side dishes for steak
Who can say no to a good steak dinner? Not me, not Hubby! Did you know that the sides that pair with any recipe is the unsung hero of the main dish. Enter potato side dishes. Potatoes are some of the most popular side dishes for steak whether at home or in a restaurant.
The main culprit is usually French fries and or mashed potatoes and if you are trying to cut down on carbs you would definitely have a variety of vegetable side dishes for steak to choose from too. Today we’ll share with you our best potato sides for steak that you can easily make in your air fryer.
These potato sides for steak are
- Quick easy to make with your air fryer no need to turn on your oven.
- Tasty and packed full of flavor. Yum!
- Family friendly and picky eater approved
- Gluten free and can easily be incorporated into a balanced meal by throwing in some veggies too.
Best potato sides for steak dinner
How long to cook potatoes in the air fryer
The length of time to cook potatoes in the air fryer depends on a few factors. The size of the, the temperature at which it is cooked, if the air fryer was preheated or not, the brand of air fryer used and the thickness of the whether you are cooking the potatoes whole or diced
I usually cook my whole at 400°F / 200°C for 35 to 40 mins, diced or wedges for up to 25 mins, frozen French fries for up to 12 min in a non preheated air fryer. If you preheat it will likely get ready in less time.
Air fryer recommendations for potatoes
Air Fryer Yum’s Pro Tip! Air fryer temperatures may vary depending on size, make and model. When making a recipe for the first time, start with less time, check for doneness then add more time as needed.
How to store and reheat potatoes in the air fryer
Potatoes can be made ahead and can keep for up to 5 days in the refrigerator when stored properly. Ensure potatoes cool down completely before storing in an air tight container.
Reheating potatoes in the air fryer is easy! Place potatoes in the air fryer basket and reheat at 350°F for up to 5 mins or until warmed through.
Reheat fries in air fryer
Tips to make the best air fryer potato sides for steak
- No need to preheat the air fryer.
- Shake basket often to ensure even cooking.
- Waxy potatoes like red potatoes take longer to cook than starchy potatoes like russets.
- If you want make french fries from scratch your best option would be russets for a crispy outcome.
Here you’ll find answers to common questions about this recipe. If your question isn’t answered, please leave us a comment below and we’ll gladly answer them.
Can you cook potatoes in air fryer?
Yes you can cook potatoes in the air fryer Simply place the potatoes whole or diced in the air fryer and cook till cooked through usually takes 18 to 25 mins depending on type of potatoes and how big the cut shapes are.
How to to know when potatoes are done in the air fryer
The potatoes would be fork tender and fluffy.
Can you cook steak and potatoes together in the air fryer?
The potatoes are likely to take longer to cook than the steak especially if you like your steak medium rare. Yes you can cook both together but you would need to start with the potatoes first then add the steak in about 5 mins into the cooking time.
Recommended tools for air fryer potatoes
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