Air Fryer Tortilla Chips are a homemade dream with this quick and simple recipe for making tortilla chips right at home. With Flour or Corn Tortilla's you can have hot fresh chips anytime and they are delicious.
Seasoned beautifully, serve them with your favorite salsas or enjoy on a taco salad and you will have a classic homemade recipe that everyone will rave about.
Tortilla Chips in Air Fryer as beyond delicious, Flour Tortilla Chips tend to remind me of a pita chip, they get crispy with a nice bite of texture while Corn Tortilla Chips taste more authentic and are also absolutely delicious.
Choose your favorite and Air Fry Corn Tortillas or Flour Tortillas for your next party, or even just as a lunchtime snack.
Ingredients Needed for Air Fried Tortilla Chips
Tortillas. Yellow Corn Tortilla , White Corn Tortilla or Flour Tortillas
Olive Oil. or a quality baking spray
Salt or other seasonings
Have you ever sat down in a Mexican Restaurant and been offered and endless bowl of warm fresh tortilla chips and salsa? You know what I'm talking about. I can eat enough to be stuffed full even before my food arrives and I have no shame in asking for more.
I have turned that same love into making my own fresh tortilla chips at home in the Air Fryer and the recipe is so simple.
How to make Tortilla Chips in Air Fryer
Choose the type of tortillas you wish to make, Flour or Corn. I really enjoy using a white corn tortilla but also really enjoy a flour tortilla too.
Using a pastry brush, Brush Olive Oil on tortilla or use a cooking spray to lightly spray on tortilla and sprinkle with coarse salt.
Stack the tortillas on top of each other and with a sharp knife, cut into thin wedges.
Place a single layer of tortillas in air fryer. If tortillas begin to fly around inside of Air Fryer place a short trivet on top to keep them in place.
Hint: You can also use a trivet stacked on top of tortillas to place a 2nd layer of tortillas on. Cook twice as many at once this way. YUM
Air Fry in pre heated air fryer at 340 degrees for 3-4 minutes. Remove homemade tortilla chips when they have turned golden brown. They are best when you have fully crispy chips.
If using a CrispLid, place tortillas on tall trivet in an air fryer basket and place CrispLid on top of Instant Pot. Set lid to 340 degrees and allow to cook for 2-4 minutes.
Who doesn't love a Hint of Lime Chip? I sure do. So lets make some of our own, shall we?
Sprinkle Lime juice, and even a little lime zest (optional) on tortillas before Air Fryer
Cinnamon Tortilla Chips. Blow your mind with these sweet, tasty and crispy Cinnamon Tortilla Chips. Sprinkle Cinnamon Sugar on top of chip before Air Frying
Zesty Chilli Chips. Sprinkle Chili Seasoning lightly on tortilla before cutting into wedges. Add a hint of Cumin if you like the flavor. Air Fryer as normal
Can you imagine a Cinnamon Chips with Watermelon Salsa? I've tried it and WOW, it's fantastic.
How to Store
These chips are best enjoyed right out of the air fryer, but if you want to make them ahead and store them it's important to wait until the chips have fully cooled before placing in a ZipLoc bag. Remove as much air as possible when sealing.
Size of Tortilla to use
There is no preferred size of Tortilla to use. However, I do like the smaller 6-8inch tortillas. I also enjoy the White Corn Tortillas as well. Flour Tortillas are wonderful for a thicker chip where you want to really dip into a good thick dip.
It comes down to how you wish you serve and enjoy homemade Air Fried Tortilla Chips as to which type of tortilla to use.
Air Fryer Tortilla Chips
- 2-3 Tortillas Flour, White Corn or Yellow Corn Tortillas
- Olive Oil
- Sea Salt
- Brush each tortilla with Olive Oil and Sprinkle with Sea Salt
- Stack Tortillas on top of each other.
- Slice tortilla into wedges
- Place tortilla wedges into a preheat Air Fryer to 340 degrees and Air Fry for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.
- Sprinkle Lime juice, and even a little lime zest (optional) on tortillas before Air Fryer
- Cinnamon Tortilla Chips. Blow your mind with these sweet, tasty and crispy Cinnamon Tortilla Chips. Sprinkle Cinnamon Sugar on top of chip before Air Frying
- Zesty Chilli Chips. Sprinkle Chili Seasoning lightly on tortilla before cutting into wedges. Add a hint of Cumin if you like the flavor. Air Fryer as normal
i made these using my new mealthy crisplid to get used to it. i like flour tortillas and hubby likes corn,so it was easy to do a batch of each. a nice introduction to air frying, and they were best right out of the basket rather than after sitting awhile.
Thanks for a great review Sheila! Using the CrispLid is so easy and fun!