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Cajun Potatoes in the Air Fryer (Gluten Free)

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Cajun Seasoned Potatoes

Looking for a delicious and simple potato recipe? These scrumptious Cajun Potatoes Baked in the Air Fryer are so easy and versatile!

Are you craving some good old Louisiana Potatoes? You can make these air fryer russet potatoes in place of traditional fried potatoes to make them a bit healthier.

Using the air fryer to make your own version of New Orleans potatoes with cajun seasoning is super simple and delicious. You will want to make them every night for a side dish with dinner or even a late-night snack.

You can make these Air fryer cajun potatoes as a side dish for literally any meal. My favorite meal to make these with is bacon and eggs for breakfast.

They go great with fried fish or shrimp, barbecue chicken, or even steak.Feel free to have fun with these baked potatoes in the air fryer and dress them up a bit!

Jazz Up Your Potatoes by Adding Extra Ingredients

Here are some ideas: Cajun potatoes and corn, Cajun potatoes with mayonnaise, or Air fryer roasted potatoes and onions. The possibilities are endless!

You can also turn them into a main entree by making them into Cajun potatoes and sausage dish by adding cooked sausage to your diced or sliced potatoes in the air fryer.

Plus, potatoes are always super cheap, and popping them into the air fryer to cook couldn’t be more simple. Also, the air fryer makes them super crispy and delicious!

For this recipe, you can use your favorite store-bought cajun seasoning or you can make your own homemade version of Cajun seasoning for potatoes. All you need to do for homemade cajun seasoning is mix together salt, oregano, paprika, cayenne pepper, and black pepper as suggested by Allrecipes.

You can even add garlic powder, onion powder, extra store-bought cajun spice, or any other herbs and spices that you wish. Alos, feel free to use any kind of potatoes you like whether it be russet, Yukon gold potatoes, or red potatoes. You can make these however you like.

Cajun Potatoes Origin

Cajun food is well known for its delicious spicy flavor and is a style of food that was originally created in the south. It first came to the United States by immigrants of Acadian decent that ended up in the southern states after leaving Canada in the 18th century.

Rural French cooking is what originally inspired Cajun cuisine and it was created by a group of people that lived off the land and adapted through many geographical changes as well as a variety of cultural influences for centuries.

So it is thanks to these amazing immigrants that we get to enjoy this delicious style of cajun spiced food today!

So how do you cook a potato in the air fryer anyway?

It could not be easier! Follow along with the cajun roasted potatoes recipe below for a super quick and delicious dish that the whole family will enjoy!

Are you gluten free? No problem! We eat gluten- ree in our home and these yummy potatoes contain no gluten ingredients!

Just be careful to check the label if you are purchasing store-bought cajun seasoning.

Ingredients

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Russet cajun potatoes recipe ingredients on a wooden cutting board

Directions

  1. First, dice all of the potatoes. The smaller you dice, the crispier the potatoes will be.
  2. Second, place the diced potatoes on the air fryer rack and coat them with butter or oil.
  3. Next, sprinkle the potatoes with the Cajun seasoning to your desired taste.
diced russet cajun potatoes in pan with ingredients
  1. After that, air fry the potatoes for 15 minutes at 375 degrees.
  2. When the timer beeps, take a spatula and flip the potatoes.
Cajun seasoning for potatoes and ingredients on table
  1. Finally, air fry again for an additional 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Serve & enjoy!

Tip: If you do not have an air fryer, you can toss your potatoes on a baking sheet and make oven-roasted potatoes! Just bake them at 400 degrees for around 20 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.

Cajun Potatoes in the Air Fryer (Gluten Free)

These scrumptious Air Fryer Cajun Diced Potatoes are so easy and versatile! You can use them as a side for literally any meal. My favorite meal to make these with is bacon and eggs for breakfast.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Air Fryer, Cajun, Louisiana, New Orleans, Potatoes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 304kcal

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Ingredients

  • 6 White Potatoes
  • 1 TBS Cajun Seasoning
  • 1/2 Cup Melted Butter 1 Stick (or use olive oil)

Instructions

  • First, dice all of the potatoes. The smaller you dice, the crispier the potatoes will be.
  • Second, place the diced potatoes on the air fryer rack and coat them with butter or oil.
  • Next, sprinkle the potatoes with the Cajun seasoning to your desired taste.
  • After that, air fry the potatoes for 15 minutes at 375 degrees.
  • When the timer beeps, take a spatula and flip the potatoes.
  • Finally, air fry again for an additional 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve & enjoy!

Notes

Dairy free sub: be sure to use oilve oil in place of butter.

Looking for an entree the pair these delicious Air Fryer Cajun Potatoes with? Try out this delicious recipe for Blackened Seasoned Shrimp Skewers!

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