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Air Fryer Tater Tots
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The Easiest Air Fryer Tater Tots {Super Crispy}

This is the easiest foolproof method to making crispy Tater Tots in the Air Fryer –serve them with my delicious homemade dipping sauce!
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 217kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 1 (800g) bag frozen tater tots
  • Cooking spray
  • Salt, to taste

Bonus dipping sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp hot sauce


  • Preheat Air Fryer to 400 F. Coat tater tots in a little bit of cooking spray, then season with salt. Cook for 20 minutes, shaking the basket every 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix dipping sauce ingredients together if serving.
  • Remove tater tots from the Air fryer, then serve and enjoy!



NOTE: Nutritional info includes 2 tbsp. of dipping sauce.
Fry the tater tots for an extra 5 minutes to make them extra crispy. Keep an eye on them so they don’t burn!
Use low-fat mayo in the dipping sauce for a healthier option.
Store any leftovers in the fridge for a few days. Reheat for 10 minutes in the oven at 350° F or for 5 minutes in the air fryer at 375° F.


Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 594mg | Potassium: 277mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 21IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg