Easy Air Fryer Tortilla Chips


Talk about being simply delicious! My easy air fryer tortilla chips consist of only two ingredients and will be a total hit with your fam!

Hi everyone! Lisa here, reporting for my monthly Kenarry recipe and I am SO stoked. You might know me from my food blog, Sugar Agenda, where I strive to make every day delicious! Today, I’m showing you how to bake-up your very own homemade Air Fryer Tortilla Chips.

Super easy tortilla chips made straight in the air fryer.

If you saw my recipe post from last month, you would know that I recently got an air fryer. All I can say is, “Wow!” Trust me: An air fryer is definitely worth the investment (and totally a game-changer).

When it comes to snacking, our family tries to go the healthiest route possible. I love the fact that my Easy Air Fryer Tortilla Chips consist of only two ingredients. Yes! You read right: 2 simple ingredients that make a family-friendly and healthy lunch.

Can I Use Air Fryer Tortilla Chips For Nachos?

Absolutely! In fact, I love using my air fryer tortilla chips for nachos because then I know everything is made 100% by me! There’s nothing better than a fully homecooked meal (or in this case, snack!)

Dipping homemade air fryer chips into a bowl of salsa.

What If I Want Some Flavor For My Tortilla Chips?

For my air fryer tortilla chips, I opt solely for extra virgin olive oil. However, if you want to give them an additional kick in taste, I recommend sprinkling some paprika on them once they are coated with oil.

How To Ensure Crispy Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

Great question! I mean, they’re only chips if they’re crispy, right?!

A bowl full of homemade air fryer tortilla chips.

To make sure that your tortilla chips get crispy in the air fryer, work in small batches (as explained in the recipe below) and only bake one layer at a time.

How to Make a batch of easy air fryer tortilla chips

Now’s the time for the big reveal! Read below for my surefire recipe for Easy Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

Do I need To Put Parchment Paper in My Air Fryer?

It’s not totally necessary – most air fryer baskets boast a gorgeous non-stick material. However, to keep things less messy, I use parchment paper in mine. I find it makes it a lot easier to clean up! Just be sure to read the parchment paper’s packaging because most will have a maximum heat level.

3 tortilla chips sitting in a bowl of salsa.

Don’t Use Too Much Oil!

The best part about this recipe is that it uses minimal ingredients. Be sure you’re light-handed when brushing the oil onto the tortilla pieces. You will just want a light coating!

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These are the ingredients you’ll need. All the exact amounts are in the printable card at the bottom of this post.

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Easy Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

My easy air fryer tortilla chips consist of only two ingredients and are simple to make but still absolutely delicious!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time13 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: air fryer carrots, air fryer chips, air fryer tortilla chips, tex mex, tortilla, tortilla chips
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 195kcal
Author: Lisa Favre


  • Air Fryer


  • 4 whole wheat tortillas
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  • Beginning by cutting the tortillas into 8 triangles (cut them like a pizza)
  • Lay the triangle tortilla pieces on a cutting board and brush each side of them lightly with EVOO
  • Line the basket of your air fryer with parchment paper and working in batches, place tortilla pieces in a single layer. Bake for 7-8 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  • Serve with your favourite salsa or guacamole recipe!


Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 286mg | Potassium: 1mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 1mg
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A bowl full of homemade air fryer tortilla chips.

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