Preheat the air fryer to 400 Degrees F. If your air fryer doesn’t have the preheat option, just run it empty for 3-4 minutes at the mentioned temperature. Once the air fryer is heated, spray the basket lightly with oil.
Transfer the frozen tater tots to the basket of the air fryer. If you are making a bigger batch, then fry it in batches, do not overload the basket. It’s preferable to line the tots in a single layer in the basket for the best result.
Spray the tater tots lightly with oil and sprinkle some salt on top.
Air fry for 15 minutes and keep flipping them after every 5 minutes.
Air fry for another few minutes if you want them crispier. Transfer to the serving plate and serve hot.
Preheating the air fryer is important to get crispy tots. So do not skip the process.There are a variety of tater tots available these days. Buy the one that you like the most.You can season the tater tots with garlic powder, cajun seasoning, peri peri seasoning, taco seasoning, or black pepper.