Air Fried Jerusalem Artichoke Chips

Jerusalem artichoke is also referred to as topinambur, earth apple, sunroot, and sunchoke. Despite one of its names, the Jerusalem artichoke does not originate from Jerusalem, and it is also not a type of artichoke. These tubulars are the roots from a species of sunflower, native to Central America.

jerusalem artichoke chips

What are jerusalem artichoke chips?

These chips are the perfect healthy snack or side dish and considered microbiome superfoods due to potassium, iron, vitamin C and protein content. Jerusalem artichoke chips or crisps are easy and quick to prepare. There is no need to peel if you wash and brush them correctly. 

Get your air fryer ready and enjoy this new healthy snack!

jerusalem artichoke chips

Air Fried Jerusalem Artichoke Chips

Jerusalem artichoke is also referred to as topinambur, earth apple, sunroot, and sunchoke.
3.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side dishes, snacks
Cuisine International, South American
Servings 4 people
Calories 1 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)



  • Use a soft brush to wash and clean the Jerusalem artichokes and break them into smaller knobs if necessary. Slice the Jerusalem artichoke into thin slices.
    slice jerusalem artichoke
  • Bake the slices at 190°C in multiple small batches in the air fryer for perfect crispiness. If needed, coat the slices with a little oil to prevent oxidation.
    bake jerusalem artichoke
  • Add the fresh rosemary leaves 4-5 minutes before the cooking time is over. Sprinkle some sea salt and serve
    jerusalem artichoke chips


It is unnecessary to peel the Jerusalem artichoke if you wash and brush them well.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 1kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gSodium: 1mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 1mgIron: 1mg
Keyword air fryer, sunchoke, vegetable chips
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Highlights of jerusalem artichoke chips

As we look for more nutritional snacks to eat, Jerusalem artichoke chips are the perfect substitute for treats that contain too much sugar and fat.

They are sweet in their own right, and have no fatty content. If you crisp them in the air fryer, you can see how Jerusalem artichoke chips are fat-free.

They also have a nut-like flavour which makes the taste unique, but quite pleasant. And who doesn’t love chips or nuts?

One Comment

  1. 5 stars
    Never knew what to do with this but this looks easy enough. Thank you!

3.50 from 2 votes (1 rating without comment)

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