Air fryer mini tacos are delicious and time-efficient snacks you can enjoy in no time. Today I will tell you how to cook mini tacos in the air fryer. This will help you to make mini tacos in just 7 mins. These tacos heat up evenly and get cooked to perfection!
Make your favorite brand of mini tacos, whether it is Jose Ole, Don Miguel, or Trader Joe’s, up to your preferred crispiness level.
And enjoy your crispy mini tacos right away!
What’s special about this recipe
Crispy & Crunchy: If you are looking to have a warm, melted cheese and meat filling inside crunchy mini tacos, then this recipe is just for you.
Easy & Fast: This recipe does not require tons of time; you can cook it in as few as 7 mins.
Healthier than deep frying: Air-fried mini tacos are a far much better option than any of the deep-fried stuff. That’s why they are healthier and tastier than deep-fried tacos.
What’s included in this post
Some pro tips that will help your mini tacos to stand out
How long to cook frozen mini tacos in the air fryer?
Storage and reheating guide for Air Fryer Mini Tacos
What to serve best with the mini tacos air fryer
A pack of Trader Joe’s frozen mini tacos
Instant Vortex 5.7 Qt air fryer
I am using Trader Joe’s mini tacos pack. You can choose any other brand if you wish, such as Jose Ole, Don Miguel, etc.
Here for this recipe, I have used Instant Vortex 5.7 Qt air fryer. It is among one of my favorite air fryers. It has various customizable cooking programs, a digital screen, and a dishwasher-safe basket. And most importantly, outstanding performance.
Step-1: Arranging the Frozen Mini Tacos
Place mini tacos in air fryer basket in a single layer. They should not be placed on each other.
Step-2: Proper Placement
There should be sufficient space between each mini taco. It will depend on how many mini tacos you can add to your air fryer basket depending on your air fryer size. But on average, 6-8 tacos can get into the medium-sized air fryer.
Step-3: Time & Temp.
For this recipe, air fry mini tacos for 7 mins at 390 F temperature. And flip the tacos after 4 mins.
If you are a large family and you want to cook a full pack, it’s better to cook in multiple batches.
The time mentioned here for this recipe is according to the Power XL air fryer; if you have a different brand, the time may vary slightly but not necessarily.
Mini tacos are safe to eat at an internal temperature of 165 F.
These mini tacos are good for taste but lack nutritional content, just like many frozen processed foods. In order to make them more healthy and full of nutrients, try adding some nutrients dense items as side dishes. I have suggested some side dishes you can try below section.
What to serve with frozen mini tacos for a more nutrient-dense meal
First, the best way to make mini tacos more nutritional is to make them at your home with fried beans and chicken or beef.
Secondly, you can serve them with the below dishes to make a complete meal:
How to store and reheat mini tacos
In order to store leftovers, simply pack them up in an airtight container and place them in your refrigerator, and you can reuse them within 3 days.
And in order to reheat them, put them in the air fryer and cook at 375 F for 3 mins. That’s all!
How long does it take to cook frozen mini tacos in the air fryer?
Frozen mini tacos can easily be cooked with an air fryer. You only need to cook them for 6 mins at 390 F, and that’s it! Take them out and enjoy them with your favorite sauce or dips.
Recipe: Frozen Mini Tacos in Air Fryer
- Instant Vortex Air Fryer
- A pack of Trader Joe's frozen mini tacos
- First, place the mini tacos in an air fryer basket and arrange them in a single layer.
- Make sure they should not be placed on each other.
- There should be sufficient space between each mini taco.
- It will depend on how many mini tacos you can add to your air fryer basket depending on your air fryer size. But on average, 6-8 tacos can get into the medium-sized air fryer.
- Set the temperature at 390 F and cook for 7 mins.
- Flip the mini tacos after 4 mins. And that's it. Now you can take them out and enjoy with your favorite sauce and dips.