Air-Fried Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges with Lime Aioli

Air-Fried Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges with Lime Aioli

Tossed in spices and air-fried, these sweet potato wedges are so much healthier and tastier than frying and make a popular snack or side dish.

1 hr 15 mins total time

20 mins active time


Serves 4



For the wedges:

  • 1½ lb sweet potatoes

    skin on, scrubbed

  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp ground coriander
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt

    plus extra to serve

  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

For the lime aioli:

  • ½ cup (3½ oz) mayonnaise
  • ½ clove garlic


  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Grated lime zest

    to serve


  • 1Cut into approximately 3-inch long and 1-inch thick wedges.
  • 2Place the potatoes in a pot, cover with cold water, bring to a boil then drain immediately. This removes excess starch.
  • 3Spread onto paper towels and stand for 20 minutes to dry out and cool. Meanwhile, make the lime aioli.
  • 4Whisk the mayonnaise, garlic and lime juice, cover and refrigerate.
  • 5The oven will preheat. Meanwhile, make the spice mix.
  • 6Combine all the spices listed below.
  • 7Toss the potatoes in the oil and the spice mix. Place in a single layer in the air fry basket, evenly spaced apart for even air flow.
  • 8Once preheated, place the basket in rack position 3 and start the timer.
  • 9The wedges should be well browned and tender. If not, give it a bit more.
  • 10Sprinkle the aioli with lime zest and the wedges with salt.