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Easy Air Fryer Latkes

Easy Air Fryer Potato Pancakes
Course Side Dish


  • Air fryer


  • 0.25 each sweet onion, chopped
  • 3 cups refrigerated or thawed frozen shredded potatoes
  • 2 each eggs
  • 0.25 cup matzo meal
  • 0.75 tsp. kosher salt
  • 0.25 tsp. ground black pepper
  • Olive oil, for drizzling
  • Applesauce (optional)
  • Sour cream or nonfat Greek yogurt (optional)


  • Microwave onion in microwave-safe bowl until soft, about 1-2 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, mix onions with shredded potatoes, eggs, matzo meal, salt and pepper until combined well; form into 12 pancakes. Place one layer of pancakes of lightly oiled or sprayed Air Fryer basket. (Do not overlap pancakes.)
  • Drizzle tops of latkes with a little olive oil. Cook at 400 F degrees for 5 minutes; flip and cook for another 5 minutes, or until crispy. Repeat with remaining latkes. Serve warm with applesauce and sour cream or plain Greek yogurt.
Keyword Air Fryer, Hanukkah, Latkes, Potato pancakes