Aussie cook reveals $1.60 secret to 'delish' crispy roast potatoes

Get your air fryer ready because an Aussie TikToker has revealed how to make crispy roast potatoes in under 20 minutes. Even better, the delicious recipe will cost you less than $2.

In a video that's been viewed 1.4 million times, airfry_jen simply pours a can of whole potatoes into a bowl, sprinkles on some salt, pepper and cajun seasoning, and then puts them into an air fryer at 220 degrees for 12 minutes.

Viewers were grateful for the tip and wasted no time recreating the recipe themselves. "I tried these. Thank you, they were delish," one TikTok user commented.

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Home cooks are loving the air fryer potato recipe. Photo: TikTok/airfry_jen

Another home cook agreed, writing, "Tried this and it was so quick and easy".

Someone else gave praise to the often-overlooked vegetable used in the recipe, noting, "I find that the tinned potato is underrated. They are so useful to have in the cupboard."

You can pick up a tin from Woolworths for just $1.60.

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This could be one of the cheapest and easiest recipes ever. Photo: Woolworths and TikTok/@airfry_jen


If you don't have an air fryer yet, these Tefal options are a great place to start.

Tefal Easy Fry & Grill Classic air fryer

You can make a huge range of recipes in this device, which has a generous 4.2L capacity and offers a grilling plate as well as an air frying function.

Tefal Easy Fry & Grill air fryer
Tefal's Easy Fry & Grill air fryer is a great all-rounder. Source: Tefal

Tefal Easy Fry Deluxe XXL air fryer

Described as "amazing", Tefal's Deluxe XXL air fryer is winning hearts and tummies around the country with its functionality and features.

The unit comes with eight pre-set menus to take the guesswork out of cooking, and room for up to eight portions in its 1.6kg/5.6L capacity.

With Tefal's signature non-stick coating, dishwasher-safe parts, and a large LED touchscreen panel with cool-touch housing and handle, it's no wonder this air fryer has a solid five-star rating.

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Tefal's XXL air fryer has received a five-star rating from users. Source: Tefal

Tefal Easy Fry Classic air fryer

Tefal's Classic air fryer allows you to cook your favourite meals at the touch of a button, without any mess.

Perfect for large groups or families, the 4.2L capacity unit cooks up to six portions effortlessly and features non-stick coating as well as auto shut-off.

Tefal Easy Fry Classic air fryer
Tefal's XL 4.2L capacity air fryer is a handy mid-sized option. Source: Tefal

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