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What is a russet potato?

Russet potatoes are the large, darker skinned potatoes you see on the grocery store shelves. They are very good for the potato dishes made by baking, mashing, and frying.

Where are pub fries from?

Pub fries belong to Irish cuisine and are called “chips” in Ireland.

Are potatoes healthy?

Potatoes are a good source of fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. So, eating potatoes is very healthy,  provides vitamins and minerals necessary for the body, and helps the body to work against diseases. However, potatoes also have high glycemic index so it is important to eat potatoes in moderate amounts. Eating excessive amounts of potatoes will increase the blood sugar levels, and destroy its benefits to the body.

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Pub Fries Air Fryer Recipe

Category:Side dish
Cuisine:Irish
Serving:8
Cook Time:25 minutes
Prep Time:15 minutes
Author:Emine Aslan
Calories: 103

Here is the easiest and healthiest fries recipe to accompany a main dish or to satisfy some craving.

Tags: Air fryer pub fries

Pub Fries Air Fryer Recipe

Pub fries are traditionally oven-baked potato wedges made from russet potato peeled or unpeeled. Pub fries are a perfect gluten-free side dish for any meat dish, either steak, chicken, or fish. They also go great as snacks to satisfy food cravings.

We are going to make pub fries in the air fryer in this recipe instead of baking them in the oven. Making pub fries in the air fryer is the easiest and healthiest way to cook them.

Let’s move on to the recipe below!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, well-scrubbed or peeled

  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the air fryer by selecting the “French fries” function and setting the timer to 3 minutes. Once you press the “Start/Pause” button, it will start warming up.

  2. Cut the potatoes into ½-inch thick wedges and place in a bowl.

  3. Add olive oil, garlic powder, and salt into the bowl and mix them with potato wedges.

  4. Pour the potatoes into the rotating basket, or into the regular air fryer basket if your air fryer does not have a rotating basket.

  5. Open the air fryer, put the potatoes in, and close the air fryer.

  6. Set the timer to 25 minutes and press the “Start/Pause” button to start frying.

  7. Cook the potato wedges until they are golden brown and crispy.

  8. Shake the air fryer basket halfway through cooking if the potatoes are not in a rotating basket.

  9. Once cooked, open the air fryer, and transfer the potato wedges onto a serving platter.

  10. Your pub fries are ready! Serve them warm with your preferred dipping sauce.

  11. Enjoy your pub fries!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Amount/​Serving
% Daily Value
Calories per serving
103
Carbs
18.3 grams
7
Fat
2.7 grams
4
Protein
2 grams
4
Cholesterol
0 milligrams
0
Sodium
26 milligrams
1
Fiber
2.8 grams
10
Extras
  • RECIPE NOTE FOR PUB FRIES:

    You can make pub fries either with peeled or with unpeeled potatoes however you prefer.

    HOW TO SERVE PUB FRIES:

    You can serve pub fries as a side to any main dish. It especially matches grilled meat dishes such as steak. You can also serve some dipping sauce with them. Finally, a green salad will perfectly complement the menu.