Christmas isn’t Christmas without goose fat potatoes! Now with my air fryer goose fat potatoes, you can make them even easier. In this time and cost-saving recipe, you can still have epic goose fat potatoes this Christmas using your air fryer.
Now I need to work out how to cook my goose in the air fryer.
Why you’ll love this air fryer goose fat potatoes recipe
I will make time for roast potatoes any day of the week and being able to make goose fat potatoes in an air fryer is much easier
I love not having to wait for the oven to heat up before I get roast potatoes.
Air fryer goose fat roast potatoes are great when your oven is full of roasting turkey. If you don’t have a free shelf, this is a great option.
They’re so tasty! Roast potatoes are always delicious but making goose fat potatoes in an air fryer just levels up your Sunday roast or Christmas dinner.
To make them even quicker you can parboil the potatoes and allow them cool and dry out slightly before brushing with the melted goose fat.
Top Questions about making goose fat potatoes in the air fryer
Air Fryer Goose Fat Potatoes Ingredients
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Any potato works for air fryer goose fat roast potatoes. However, my top pick is Maris Pipers.
You can spend hours debating which potatoes work best for roast potatoes but my only advice is to use any potatoes you have (not baby spuds or new potatoes).
As you peel and chop make sure you create corners when chopping and prepping your spuds, corners make for crispy roast potatoes.
Available all year round but goose fat always take centre stage at Christmas. Goose fat usually comes in a jar and is quite a thick consistency.
For roast potatoes’ air fryer temperature, you need about 1 heaped spoonful which you will need to melt down in the microwave for a few seconds.
How to make air fryer goose fat potatoes – step by step
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Always pre-boil your roast potatoes, this reduces the cooking time and creates a wonderfully fluffy centre. Of course, you don’t have to. If you cook your potatoes from raw you will need to increase the cooking time.
Once you’ve drained your parboiled potatoes, Add a tablespoon of flour to them and move the potatoes around to rough up the edges and create the crispy bits. These are the bites we all love so much.
Serve your air fryer roast potatoes with fresh herbs, my personal favourite is fresh rosemary and thyme.
Serving Suggestion forgoose fat potatoes in air fryer
Air fryer goose fat roast potatoes make the perfect side dish for your roast dinner or Christmas dinner. Serve your roast potatoes with a few sprigs of fresh herbs and a big helping of thick gravy.
I also like to eat leftover roast potatoes for breakfast the next day, reheat them and serve them with tomato ketchup.
Make extragoose fat potatoes in air fryer so you have leftovers. Goose fat roast potatoes reheat incredibly well.
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Substitutions and variations
VEGAN AIR FRYER ROAST POTATOES
If you or one of your guests is plant-based, swap out the goose fat for the same quantity of olive oil. This still makes for wonderful roast potatoes in the ninja air fryer and they suit everyone’s dietary requirements.
GOOSE FAT ROAST POTATOES IN THE OVEN
No air fryer? You can still make ninja air fryer roast potatoes in the oven. Follow the recipe below but pop your potatoes in the oven instead.
See my Goose fat roast potatoes recipe to make them in the oven.
Storing air fryer goose fat potatoes / Making ahead of time options
The best part of the air fryer roast potatoes is that you can parboil the potatoes up to a day before you want to cook them in the air fryer. Simply cook and allow to cool, store in the fridge until you are ready to cook them.
Roast potatoes are best when fresh. I love warm roast potatoes straight from the oven. However, if you do have leftovers after your roast dinner you can pop them in an airtight container in the fridge overnight.
The next day, you can reheat your roast potatoes and enjoy them for breakfast or lunch. Second-day roast potatoes are super tasty.
How long to cook roast potatoes in air fryer?
You cook roast potatoes in the air fryer for about 20 – 25 minutes. This depends on whether or not you par-boil them first plus the size of your roast potatoes. You can always adjust the cooking time depending on your air fryer’s make and model.
I would suggest checking them every few minutes once you get to about 20 minutes to get them to the perfect crispiness you want them.
Which is best for roast potatoes duck or goose fat?
Either goose or duck fat works really well for roast potatoes, personally, I prefer goose fat for my potatoes but this is purely my opinion and you can use either.
Goose far really makes the crispiness of the roast potatoes epic and also has a subtle flavour that really works well with the rest of your roast dinner.
What air fryer temperature do you need for roast potatoes?
You need to set your air fryer to 190ºC/ 350ºF when cooking your air fryer goose fat roast potatoes. If you are cooking your roast potatoes in the oven I would up the temperature to about 200ºC.
When you cook these the roast potatoes air fryer temperature needs to be about 190ºC.
Can you put aluminium foil in an air fryer?
Yes, you can put aluminium foil in an air fryer. It will not spark or cause any damage to your air fryer. Just don’t forget, you definitely can’t put your aluminium foil in the microwave though.
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Air Fryer Goose Fat Potatoes
- 6 medium potatoes I used Maris Piper
- pinch salt
- 2 tbsp goose fat (heaped)
- 1 tbsp plain flour / all purpose flour
Par Boil Potatoes
- Peel and chop the potatoes leaving them in chunky pieces. I usally quarter them.
- Add them to a saucepan and cover with water and a pinch of salt.
- Bring the water and potatoes to the boil and simmer until you can insert a knife tip easily in.
- Remove from the heat and drain the water.
- Place the potatoes back in the now empty saucepan.
- Add the flour and put the lid on and give the potatoes a good shake to lightly coat them and fluff them up. Leave them to cool until you're 25 minutes from serving.
Air Fry Potatoes in Goose Fat
- Preheat your air fryer to 190ºC/ 350ºF if you need to.
- Melt the goose fat in short bursts in the microwave.
- Use a silicone pastry brush to lightly brush the potatoes with the melted goose fat.
- Put the potatoes in the air fryer basket and slide them into the air fryer.
- Cook for about 20-25 minutes. Make sure you check on them at regular intervals and turn them around so they cook evenly. Depending on the size they might need a few minutes more.
- You can parboil the potatoes first so they cook even quicker. Normally in about 10 minutes.
- You can cook them from raw but they will take longer.
- Add some fresh herbs to serve. I love a sprig of rosemary.
Please note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and meant as a guideline only.