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Overhead view of air fryer tortilla chips in a large bowl

Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

Better than store-bought, these homemade air fryer tortilla chips are unbelievably easy to make. All you need are corn tortillas, a little spray oil, and 5 minutes in the air fryer for deliciously crispy tortilla chips that go perfectly with salsas, dips, and nachos.
Course Appetizers
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 113kcal


  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Air fryer
  • Tongs


  • 8 6-inch yellow corn tortillas
  • spray olive oil see Notes
  • coarse salt


  • Preheat air fryer to 350° Fahrenheit. Stack all 8 corn tortillas on cutting board, one tortilla on top of another. Use sharp knife to quarter tortillas, creating 4 wedge-shape tortilla chips from each tortilla.
    Corn tortillas quartered into tortilla chip shapes
  • Spray air fryer basket lightly with olive oil. Place tortilla chips in air fryer basket, being careful not to overcrowd basket (cook in multiple batches if needed). Lightly spray tops of tortilla chips with olive oil and sprinkle coarse salt over.
    Tortilla chips in air fryer basket
  • Place basket in air fryer. Cook chips at 350° Fahrenheit for 3 minutes. After 3 minutes, remove basket and use tongs to flip chips over. If desired, spray chips again and sprinkle more salt over. Return basket to air fryer and cook 2 to 3 additional minutes or until tortilla chips are crispy. Remove from air fryer and serve.
    Air Fryer tortilla chips in air fryer basket


  • Cooking Spray: For best results, make sure to use pure olive oil without any additional ingredients. Also, you want to make sure you're using a spray oil that's safe for the air fryer.


Serving: 8chips (2 tortillas) | Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 20g