Crispy tortilla strips in a pile on a wooden board.

Air Fryer Crispy Tortilla Strips Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes
  • Total Time: 14 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


Make crispy tortilla strips in your air fryer! Ready in minutes and perfect for a crunchy snack.


  • 3 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • olive oil spray
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. favorite seasoning (optional)


  1. Set air fryer temperature to 400°F. 
  2. Stack tortillas on top of each other, fold in half. With the fold facing toward you, cut the folded stack of tortillas into ¼-inch strips. Transfer tortilla strips to a medium bowl. 
  3. Spray tortilla strips generously with olive oil spray. Sprinkle salt and seasoning over oiled tortilla strips, toss to coat.
  4. Transfer tortilla strips to air fryer basket. Insert basket into air fryer. Cook for 3 minutes. 
  5. Remove air fryer basket, toss tortilla strips to redistribute. Return basket to air fryer. Cook 1 minute more or until desired crispiness is reached.
  6. Transfer crispy tortilla strips to a serving bowl or plate, serve warm or at room temperature.

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