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Air Fryer Pita Chips

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Air Fryer Pita Chips are a lightening fast snack to serve up with your favorite dip or spread! With just a few ingredients and 10 minutes max, you'll won't break a sweat.

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Homemade pita chips are a far cry from your typical bagged pita chip snack – in a good way. Don't get me wrong, I do like some Stacy's from time to time, but nothing beats homemade.

This recipe has just the right amount of crunch to scoop up a tasty dip without feeling like you're going to break your teeth with each bite!

If you're wondering how to make pita chips in your air fryer, look no further and say hello to your new favorite at-home snack!

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I love anything starchy that serves as a vehicle for anything dip-y. There, I said it. I am a snack queen, and will take any opportunity to indulge in something crunchy and salty, especially if it can hold a good scoop of somethin' somethin'.

For this recipe, my favorite dips are tzatziki, hummus, and melitzanosalata, which is a Greek eggplant dip.

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How to Make Air Fryer Pita Chips

Homemade pita chips are actually a lot easier to make than you may think. They are easy in the oven, and they are just as easy in the air fryer.


Simple is the name of the game here. This recipe requires practically nothing!

  • Pita pockets
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Garlic powder
  • Basil

If you aren't a fan of basil, or you're just looking for variety, switch it up! Replace the basil with parsley, oregano, even chipotle style seasonings. The cooking methods remain the same.

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Follow these steps and you will be snacking in no time:

Step 1: Cut your pita pockets into eight triangles.

Step 2: Toss the pitas in olive oil until evenly coated.

Step 3: Season with salt, garlic powder, and basil.

Step 4: Air fry for 6 to 8 minutes. (Optional: two batches depending on size of air fryer).

Step 5: Let cool and serve with your favorite dip.

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Air Fryer Pita Chips

Yield: 32
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 11 minutes


  • 4 pita pockets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp basil


  1. Cut the pitas into triangles (8ths) and place them in a large bowl.
  2. Drizzle olive oil over the pita triangles and toss until evenly coated, using your hands to make sure nothing is too saturated.
  3. Sprinkle the pitas with salt, garlic powder and basil and toss.
  4. Place in the air fryer and cook at 350 degrees F for 6 to 8 minutes. (Optional: cook in two batches depending on the size of your machine).
  5. Enjoy with your favorite dips! Such as tzatziki or hummus.


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