Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

All you need are 3 simple ingredients to make these homemade Tortilla Chips in your Air Fryer. Ready in about 8 minutes!

air fryer tortilla chips

If you own an Air Fryer then you already know how amazing it is. But did you know you can make your very own Homemade Tortilla Chips in it?

cut corn tortillas

This isn’t so much a recipe in the traditional way. It is more about the method used to transform corn tortillas into chips! Delicious homemade chips to go with some homemade Salsa!

cut tortillas in air fryer basket

The amazing part of this simple recipe is that you only need 3 ingredients. Corn Tortillas, some cooking spray and salt! Pretty simple isn’t it?

air fryer tortilla chips

While you can use whatever kind of cooking spray you have on hand, I am partial to using either Olive Oil or Avocado based cooking spray. Just a personal preference and nothing else.

olive oil cooking spray

The cook time and method may differ based on the type/size of Air Fryer you have. You might need to experiment a bit to fine tune this recipe for your Air Fryer.

air fryer tortilla chips

If you don’t have an Air Fryer, you can make these homemade tortilla chips in the oven. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spread the tortilla wedges out on a baking sheet in a single layer and spray with cooking spray.

Bake for about 6 minutes, then flip the wedges over. Sprinkle with a little salt, and bake for another 6 to 9 minutes, until they begin to brown. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with more salt.

You will need the following ingredients to make this Tortilla Chips recipe in your Air Fryer (see recipe card for quantities): Corn Tortillas, Cooking Spray and Coarse Salt.

  1. Cut the tortillas into quarters or strips. Whatever shape and size you want for your tortilla chips.
  2. Lightly spray the tortilla pieces with cooking spray and sprinkle with some coarse salt.
  3. Place the pieces of cut tortilla in the basket for your air fryer. Make sure not to overlap the tortillas.
  4. Cook at 350°F for 3 minutes, flip the tortilla chips and spray with cooking spray. Optionally add more salt.
  5. Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes or until browned and crisp.
  6. Remove the tortilla chips from the air fryer basket and let them cool slightly before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

air fryer tortilla chips

Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

All you need are 3 simple ingredients to make these homemade Tortilla Chips in your Air Fryer. Ready in about 8 minutes!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time13 minutes
Course Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 227 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 

  • 8 Corn Tortillas, quartered
  • Cooking Spray
  • Coarse Salt

Instructions
 

  • If necessary, preheat your air fryer to 350°F.
  • Cut the tortillas into quarters or strips. Whatever shape and size you want for your tortilla chips.
  • Lightly spray the pieces of tortilla with cooking spray and the sprinkle with some coarse salt.
  • Place the pieces of cut tortillas in the basket of your air fryer. Make sure not to overlap the tortillas as much as possible.
  • Cook for 4 minutes, flip the tortilla chips, spray with cooking spray. Optionally add more salt.
  • Cook for another 3 to 4 minutes or until browned and crisp.
  • Remove the tortilla chips from the air fryer basket and let cool slightly before serving.

Notes

Cook times will vary from Air Fryer to Air Fryer. The cook times listed on the recipe card are approximate. You may need to adjust slightly based on the type of air fryer you are using to make this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 227kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 6gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 47mgPotassium: 193mgFiber: 7gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 2IUCalcium: 84mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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2 Comments

  1. Michelle says:

    This recipe is so good. Have made it a few times and every time they turn out great.

  2. Maria says:

    These Air Fryer Tortilla Chips are to die for. I just love them and they take no time at all to make. I have made them in the oven and in the air fryer. The air fryer is very quick so I tend to use it more often. Great snack.