Air Fryer Hash Browns

Air fryer hash browns

Air Fryer Hash Browns

Are you looking for the recipe for air fryer hash browns? Or looking for how to make hash browns from scratch in air fryer? Then here is what you’re searching for. You can follow these directions to make hash browns in the air fryer.
This is an easy air fryer hash browns recipe for today. I hope you’ll enjoy making it and love eating too. Air fryer hash browns and eggs are the best combination to have for breakfast. I’m sure you and your family will love this quick and delicious recipe.
With saying that let’s start with the recipe of air fryer hash browns.

How to make hash brown patties in the air fryer?

Making hash brown patties in the air fryer is easy, for that you need to follow these steps.

  1. Preheat your air fryer at 400F degrees.
  2. Put the hash brown patties into the air fryer basket in one single layer.
  3. Cook them for 8-10 minutes and flip over halfway through the cooking process.
  4. Finally, serve your hot and crispy frozen hash browns with your favorite dipping sauce.
    Note: Frozen hash brown patties contain oil in them so, you can make this without any oil. To make your frozen hash brown patties crispier cook them 3-5 minutes extra.

How to make hash browns from scratch in air fryer?

Making hash browns from scratch in the air fryer is easy and simple. You just need 3 ingredients which are potatoes, salt, and olive/vegetable oil.
You can simply walk into the kitchen and start making hash browns. Here are the steps you can follow while making hash browns.

  1. Scrub the potatoes well, and peel the covers off or you can leave the potatoes cover on.
  2. Shred your potatoes using a shredder into a plate. Be careful don’t peel your fingers.
  3. Put the shredded potatoes in cold water, stir it, and let them sit for about 15-20 minutes, and rinse. Rinse it 3-4 times to get rid of the potato starch. (Don’t skip this process because this will give you crispy air fryer hash browns)
  4. Squeeze out the water/moisture as much as possible. And lay them down on a paper towel or clean dish towel.
  5. After that put your dry shredded potatoes into a mixing bowl. Add the seasoning, salt, 2 tablespoons of olive oil. You can also add some more seasoning if you want.
  6. Spread the potato shreds into an even layer in the air fryer basket to get them evenly cooked. And cook at 400F for 15-20 minutes.
  7. After the hash browns are nice and crispy cut into slices and enjoy your best air fryer hash browns with your favorite dipping sauce.

Can you air fry frozen hash browns?

Absolutely, you can air fry frozen hash browns. Actually, it’s faster than cooking the fresh potatoes hash browns. You don’t need to go through all the preparation process which saves a lot of time.

The air fryer frozen hash browns are cooked in lesser time and are crispier than the fresh potatoes hash browns.

How long do I cook frozen hash browns?

You can cook frozen hash browns in 8-10 minutes at 400F degrees. And if you want crispy frozen hash browns you can extend for 2-3 minutes.

Comparatively, air fryer fresh hash browns cook time is more than the frozen hash browns.

You can cook frozen hash browns during your busy days or for a quick breakfast.

What is the secret to crispy hash browns?

The secret to crispy hash browns is simple please follow these steps for the best air fryer hash browns.

  1. Shred the potatoes and make sure that they are in uniform strands. This process avoids uneven cooking.
  2. Soak the potatoes for 20 minutes not just rinse them. Soaking helps to release starch. This helps to make your hash browns crispier.
  3. Squeeze and ross them around 2-3 times. If you drain all the excess moisture from the shredded potatoes your hash browns will turn out crispy. If you skip this process, you’ll be eating soggy hash browns.
  4. Preheat the air fryer at 400F degrees.
  5. Place your hash browns in the air fryer basket and spray a thin layer of oil, that prevents sticking hash browns.
  6. Cook for 15-20 minutes if you have air fryer hash brown shredded fresh, and cook for 8-10 minutes if you have air fryer hash browns shredded frozen. And flip and break up halfway through cooking.
  7. For that extra crispy air fryer, hash browns extend the time for 3-5 minutes.

 

Should I thaw frozen hash browns before cooking?

There are many frozen foods you don’t need to thaw before cooking but in the case of frozen hash browns, you need to thaw before cooking.
Thawing frozen hash browns before cooking allows you to remove the excess moisture.

Removing the moisture helps the frozen hash browns to be crispier. This is especially important when you’re making frozen hash brown casserole in air fryer. Just extra information for you.

Are frozen hash browns precooked?

To make frozen hash browns they actually steam the potatoes and tumble to get the skin off, then shred and blanch in water or oil. And they freeze the potatoes, bag them, and it’s finally ready for the customers to air fry or bake.

Why are my hash browns soggy?

When you shred the potatoes, it has a lot of starch on it and it begins to oxides and turns gray. To prevent that you need to soak the potatoes at least for 20 minutes.
After the soaking is done you need to rinse 3-4 times to get rid of potato starch.
Then squeeze the potatoes and drain all the excess moisture and make the shredded potatoes completely dry.
If you’ll follow these steps without skipping then you’ll solve the problem of soggy hash browns and will give you crispier hash browns.

Equipment
Air Fryer

Ingredients for frozen air fryer hash browns

1 bag frozen hash browns
Olive oil/ spray oil
Salt/pepper

Ingredients for air fryer hash brown shredded fresh

3-4 potatoes and shredder
Olive oil/ spray oil
Salt/ pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat your air fryer at 400F degrees.
  2. Put the hash brown into the air fryer basket in one single layer.
  3. Cook them for 8-10 minutes and flip over halfway through the cooking process.
  4. Finally, serve your hot and crispy frozen hash browns with your favorite dipping sauce.

Course: Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine: Canadian, American
Prep Time: 2-3 minutes
Cook Time: 8-10 minutes
Nutrition Facts, Serving size 1
Calories- 64kcal, Fat- 3g, Saturated Fat- 0g, Cholesterol- 0mg,
Sodium- 5mg, Calcium- 20mg, Carbohydrates-7g, Protein- 2g, Fiber- 1g,

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Air fryer hash browns

Air fryer hash browns

Making air fryer hash browns from scratch in the air fryer is easy and simple. You just need 3 ingredients which are potatoes, salt, and olive/vegetable oil.
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 64 kcal

Equipment

  • air fryer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bag frozen hash browns
  • Olive oil/ spray oil
  • Salt/pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your air fryer at 400F degrees.
  • Put the hash brown into the air fryer basket in one single layer.
  • Cook them for 8-10 minutes and flip over halfway through the cooking process.
  • Finally, serve your hot and crispy frozen hash browns with your favorite dipping sauce.
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