These brown sugar air fryer sweet potato cubes are simply delicious! Chunks of tender sweet potatoes are mixed with brown sugar to create the ultimate side dish that is perfect with any main meal!
Why This Recipe Works
This recipe for air fryer sweet potato cubes is the best way to enjoy sweet potatoes! Buttery and full of naturally sweetened flavors, these sweet potato chunks are perfect for whenever you're craving something sugary.
Ready in less than 20 minutes, this sweet potato recipe is great for whenever you're looking for something quick and easy for lunch or dinner. Who doesn't like the combination of brown sugar and cinnamon? These sweet potatoes taste just like candy!
- Sweet Potatoes: Be sure to scrub the potatoes if you're leaving the peels on!
- Butter: You can use either salted or unsalted butter–whichever your heart desires!
- Brown Sugar: What would this recipe be without the brown sugar? Brown sugar and carrots are perfection.
How to Make This Recipe
These brown sugar air fryer sweet potato cubes are so easy to make! With just a small amount of time, you will love how easy this recipe is!
Step One: First, preheat the air fryer. If you do not have a preheat function on your air fryer, then turn it on and allow it to run for five minutes.
Step Two: Scrub the potatoes and cut them into bite-sized pieces.
Place the potatoes in a bowl and toss with butter to coat.
Step Four: Next, add the brown sugar and cinnamon to the butter and toss to coat again.
Place the potatoes in the air fryer basket and cook for a total for thirteen minutes shaking once halfway through.
Serve these brown sugar air fryer sweet potato cubes warm. Enjoy!
Yes, it's very important to keep the air fryer clean at all times!
You do not have to peel the sweet potatoes, but some people enjoy the potatoes without the skins.
Soaking the potatoes in the air fryer allows them to get extra crispy! By soaking the potatoes in the water, the starches are able to be released.
- Store the leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to five days.
- Serve with your favorite salads, proteins, sandwiches, etc.
- Make these air fryer sweet potato cubes for the holidays!
- Serve with your very own homemade Chik Fil A sauce.
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- 2 medium sweet potatoes (I used 2, ~6.5 oz sweet potatoes) (184.272 grams)
- ½ tablespoon butter, melted (7.39 grams)
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar (14.3 grams)
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon (1.42 grams)
Preheat air fryer to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. If you don't have a preheat function you can set your air fryer to the desired temperature and let it run for ~5 minutes.
Scrub potatoes and cut them into ~1” bite-sized pieces/cubes.
Place potatoes into a bowl and toss to coat with melted butter.
Now, add brown sugar and cinnamon to your butter coated potatoes and toss to coat again.
Place potatoes in the basket of an air fryer and cook for a total of 13 minutes, shaking once halfway through.
Highly encourage serving with a batch of copycat chick fil a sauce! Garnish with parsley if desired.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 150Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 65mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 4gSugar: 13gProtein: 2g
Nutrition info is provided for Google. You get to determine what your portion size is each and every day! There is no right or wrong.