Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips in Oven or Air Fryer

Delicious, healthy, easy-to-make baked or air-fried Tortilla Chips. Great with guacamole, salsas, or for Nachos.
Homemade Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

Besides the taste and texture, homemade versions are far less oily and salty, making them a much healthier choice.

Not only can you make your own homemade baked tortilla chips, but you can also add your favorite seasonings. Chile-lime, chile-cumin, Tajin, and cinnamon sugar are some of the flavors you can add to your chips.


How to Make Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

 3 ingredients for this easy recipe.
Corn tortillas - Thinner corn tortillas tend to bake evenly, thicker may take a little longer to cook.
Olive Oil - bottle or spray 
Salt - Regular or sea salt...if you are watching your salt intake, you can use a salt substitute.

Oven Instructions:
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Brush both sides of the tortillas with the oil. Stack the tortillas and cut the tortillas with a pizza cutter into sixths.

  • Spread the cut tortilla triangles out on the baking sheets in a single layer and season with salt or seasonings.
Tortilla chips on baking sheet

Bake until golden brown and crisp, about 7-10 minutes.

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

How to Make Homemade Tortilla Chips in Air Fryer

  • At 350 degrees F, place the tortilla chips into your air fryer basket and spray them with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt and cook them for 6 to 8 minutes. Take the basket out and give the chips a test. If the chips still aren’t crisp, continue cooking for another 2 minutes.
  • Each air fryer is different, adjust the timing of your air fryer.

Seasonings for Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

  • Chile-Lime - 1 Lime, 2 T Chili Powder, and 1/2 t. Salt
  • Cinnamon Sugar - 1/2 c sugar & 2 T cinnamon mix, sprinkle then bake.
  • Tajin - Chile seasoning found in the Hispanic aisle in the grocery store.
  • Lime - 1/4 cup lime juice & 2 T olive oil in a bowl. Brush tortillas with oil-lime and cut into triangles. Sprinkle salt and bake.
Homemade Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

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