Best Air Fryer Tater Tots Recipe

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Air Fryer Tater Tots Recipe ( Crispy & Easy )

Well in this article I’ll try to explain how to make crispy tater tots in the air fryer.
It is so easy to make and takes very little time and effort if you make follow this recipe.

Do’s and Don’t for making Crispy air fryer Tater Tots

Do shake because when you shake your basket the air will pass from every angle possible and it will make your tater tots crispier.
Don’t Overfill Your Basket because Air fryer works by circulating hot air inside the basket. So, when you fill your basket hot air cannot pass throughout the basket and there might be a chance that your tater tots are not fully cooked.
Don’t place your air fryer right up against the wall because there is a vent in the back and if the vent is blocked there might be chances you can damage your air fryer or messed up your wall.
Tater Tots are made from deep-fried potatoes that might a good recipe for all vegan lovers as well as not vegetarian. It can be used as a side dish in your house party to keep your guest busy with some mouthwatering snacks.

Can I make frozen tater tots in an air fryer?

Absolutely, you can make frozen tater tots in an air fryer but you have to keep it in a plate or bowl to drain all its ice for at least 5 minutes. If you do so, you can cook tater tots in an air fryer and it will be crispier.
How long do I cook frozen tater tots in an air fryer?
Well, it might take anywhere between 8-10 minutes. But that entirely depends upon you because if you want crispier tater tots you have to keep it for little longer time and if you don’t like crispier tater tots then it will be ready in 7-8 minutes.

How Many Tater Tots Can I Air Fry at a single time?

Well, there is no hard and fast rule that describes how many tater tots you can make in a single try but there are definitely some tips for making the best tater tots in the world.
What I suggest from my experience is, using a single layer of tater tots. I.e.; tater tots should not touch each other because there should be enough space for hot air to pass. Which will make your tater tots crispier.

How to cook tater tots in the air fryer

• Spray the base of the air fryer with some olive or any other oil of your choice. Because when you spray some oil in the basket, the frozen tater tots will not stick in the basket and cooks properly.
• For best result, fill tater tots in a single layer.
• Keep your air fryer temperature at 400’ F and put the timer for 5 minutes.
• After 5 minutes take out the basket and shake it gently so that it will cook from all the sides.
• Again put the timer for around 2-3 minutes.
• Take out the basket and your tater tots are ready to serve.
• You can have your Tater Tots with some mayonnaise or sauce of your choice.

INGREDIENTS
Frozen tater tots
Some olive or any other oil of your choice
Some seasoning

INSTRUCTIONS
Spray the base of the air fryer
fill tater tots in Single layer
Keep your air fryer temperature at 400’ F and put the timer for 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes take out the basket and shake it gently so that it will cook from all the sides.
Again put the timer for around 2-3 minutes.

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