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Air fryer tortilla chips

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I love using up leftovers and meal planning. Earning cashback on groceries is just one of the many ways I save money on groceries. Using my airfryer has been helping with this lately and this air fryer tortilla chips is very simple. You can use up leftover tortillas or you can even make your own tortillas from scratch to make this even cheaper.

I absolutely love to use my air fryer. I’ve got some fantastic, and very popular recipes, here and I’ve been branching out more lately. The air fryer is a great way to prepare dinners, side dishes, snacks and more while using minimal energy and only paying to heat a very small appliance.

Air fryer tortilla chips

Ingredients for air fryer tortilla chips:

Tortillas (My tortilla recipe is simple and just requires plain flour, salt, baking powder, butter and water!)

Spray oil

Herbs and seasoning of your choice

Salt and pepper chips in a wok with text overlay that says how to make salt and pepper chips

Method for air fryer tortilla chips:

Preheat your airfryer to 160C.

Lightly spray each of your tortillas, both sides, with spray oil. Add any herbs or seasonings. I find chilli works well with paprika, salt & pepper work well and a little parmesan is delicious!

Take your tortillas and slice. I find a pizza slice easiest for this. I personally slice each tortilla in to halves, then quarters, then eighths. This allows me to make lots of tortilla chips! It is quickest to slice the tortillas once you have ‘dressed’ them, and then just give them a quick mix in a bowl to coat the edges again.

Cook for 4 minutes and then shake.

Cook again for 3 minutes and then serve.

These air fryer tortilla chips go delicious with slow cooker beef chilli, salsa & guacamole or as a base for slow cooker chicken nachos.

Air fryer fries in a basket with ketchup

How to make air fryer tortilla chips:

These airfryer tortilla chips are really simple to make. You can use leftover tortillas or you can make your own. Making your own food is a great way to save money, in exchange for a little time. Also, it can be really theraputic to make your own food.

I find cooking and baking a great stress reliever. If you’re looking to make up a batch of side dishes then my slow cooker rice will work really well too!

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Why not make these air fryer tortilla chips with cinnamon and sugar?

Just cook them up, minus any herbs or seasonings, and then give them a dusting when they’re hot from the air fryer with a mix of cinnamon and either white or brown sugar.

Want to make easier air fryer tortilla chips?

You can just use ready done tortillas and then slice them up. You can use corn tortillas, flour tortillas, or just about any other tortillas really. Slice them up and then dress them how you like and you’re good to go!

Chicken Tikka breasts on a plate

Can you make these tortilla chips without oil?

Absolutely! I prefer to use a few calories of spray oil, just because I feel it helps the herbs and seasonings to stick better. If you want to use lower calorie tortillas, and skip the oil, then be sure to check/turn/shake them frequently in the air fryer to avoid them burning.

Products I use when making airfryer tortilla chips:

Why not try some of my favourite air fryer accessories?

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Like this air fryer tortilla chips recipe? Why not try one of my other air fryer recipes:

Airfryer roast potatoes – Absolutely delicious AND so simple!

How to make perfect chips in the airfryer – my airfryer chips recipe

Airfryer parsnips recipe (honey glazed)

Airfryer sweet potato fries – tasty and low calorie!

Air fryer tortilla chips

Tortillas that are sliced up and turned into tortilla chips in an air fryer

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword bread, chips, tortilla
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes

Ingredients

  • Tortillas
  • Spray oil
  • Herbs and seasoning of your choice

Instructions

  1. Preheat your airfryer to 160C.
  2. Lightly spray each of your tortillas, both sides, with spray oil.

  3. Add any herbs or seasonings. I find chilli works well with paprika, salt & pepper work well and a little parmesan is delicious!

  4. Take your tortillas and slice. I find a pizza slice easiest for this.

  5. I personally slice each tortilla in to halves, then quarters, then eighths. This allows me to make lots of tortilla chips! It is quickest to slice the tortillas once you have 'dressed' them, and then just give them a quick mix in a bowl to coat the edges again.

  6. Cook for 4 minutes and then shake.

  7. Cook for 3 more minutes and they should be ready to serve.

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