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Air Fryer Frozen Taquitos

Air Fryer Frozen Taquitos, a quick and easy snack that will satisfy your craving for Mexican food. These frozen taquitos are so crispy. They are the perfect last-minute party appetizer to feed a crowd. 
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Air Fryer Frozen Taquitos, How to Cook Frozen Taquitos in an air fryer


  • an air fryer


  • 1 package frozen taquitos (such as Jose Ole, Delimex, or El Monterey)


  • Preheat the air fryer and set the temperature to 400°F.
  • Place the frozen taquitos in a basket in a single layer. No thawing is required. Cook for 6 minutes (Jose Ole) or 8 minutes (Delimex), flipping halfway through. Check for doneness, and if they are not ready add another minute. Check it again, and add another minute cooking time as necessary until they are done and crispy.


Do not overcrowd the basket, work in multiple batches if needed.
Due to differences in all air fryers, heating instructions may need to be adjusted. When reheating frozen items, be sure they reach 165° F as measured with a food thermometer.