Air Fryer Tortilla Chips are fun and simple to make!

Tortilla chips in the air fryer are a quick and easy way to get crunchy snacks for dipping and topping ready in minutes. Flour or corn tortillas are brushed with oil, lightly salted then air fried, and ready to satisfy any sudden snack attack!

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Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

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Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

  • Why buy tortilla chips when making them homemade is so easy and fun?
  • Anyone can make tortilla chips and kitchen shears can be used for kid-friendly cutting!
  • Make them in batches and save for game nights, sleep-overs, picnics, or parties!
  • Cut them into any size you like! Make larger wedges for nachos, or make strips for soup and salad toppers! Gently fold over whole flour or corn tortillas for taco shells – the options are endless!

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Ingredients and Variations

TORTILLAS: Corn or flour tortillas will produce great results! Experiment with flavored tortillas like spinach or sun-dried tomato.

For keto tortilla chips, follow the same recipe using low-carb wraps.

SEASONINGS: Any and every seasoning is possible to add flavor to air fryer tortilla chips! Blend some cinnamon and sugar for a sweet treat, or try some bold and spicy versions with taco seasoning or a Cajun blend.

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How to Make Tortilla Chips in the Air Fryer

Air-fried chips are fun and so quick to prepare!

  1. Brush each side of tortillas with olive oil and season as desired.
  2. Stack the tortillas and cut them into 8 wedges (as per the recipe below).
  3. Air fry in a single layer until the chips are browned and crispy.

PRO TIP: Shake the basket and cook a little longer so the air circulates around the chips.

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How Long Will They Last?

  • Keep air fryer tortilla chips in a sealed bag at room temperature for up to 5 days.
  • To make them crispy again, reheat them in the air fryer.
  • Crunch up leftovers and sprinkle on soups and salads.

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Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

These air fryer tortilla chips are so quick and easy to make. They are so good for dipping in salsa or any other dip.
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4



  • 6 small corn tortillas or flour (6-inch tortillas)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or as needed
  • kosher salt and seasonings as desired


  • Preheat the air fryer to 360°F.
  • Brush each side of the tortillas with olive oil. Season with salt.
  • Stack the tortillas and cut into 8 wedges.
  • Place the tortillas in a single layer in the basket and cook for 4 minutes.
  • Flip the tortillas over and cook an additional 3-5 minutes or until browned and crispy.


Cooking spray can be used in place of oil.
Store in a sealed bag at room temperature for up to 5 days.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican

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