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Air Fryer Pita Chips

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Air fryer pita chips are amazingly tasty and easy to make. Once you make homemade pita chips you’ll never go back to store bought! Lightly seasoned with spices you can find in your pantry, these chips won’t last long.

seasoned pita chips on a plate.
The best seasoned pita chips

Love simply snacks you can easily make in the air fryer? Try my Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers and my Air Fryer Pineapple Cream Cheese Wontons for more delicious recipes.

Who doesn’t love a crispy snack?! If you’re looking for a healthier alternative to regular potato chips, turn regular pita bread in crispy, crunchy chips! These air fryer pita chips are perfect for dipping too. They are a great vessel for holding all sorts of delicious toppings.

It’s as simple as cutting pita bread into triangles, seasoning them, then air frying them until they’re nice and crispy.

homemade pita chips on a plate.
Easy and delicious homemade pita chips

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Easy to make for a snack.
  • A portable snack to take with you!
  • You’ll find that these chips are super easy to dip!
  • These chips are very versatile and you can add whatever seasonings you want to them.
  • Air fryer pita chips are easy to store and fantastic for freezing.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • Pita Bread – The most important ingredient is the pita bread.
  • Olive Oil – You can also use any other type of cooking oil.
  • Salt – I like to add salt for a bit of flavor, but this is optional.
  • Dried Oregano – Adds a nice Mediterranean flavor.

How To Make This Recipe

four image process making air fryer pita chips.
Air fryer pita chips process

Step 1:

Cut the pita bread into triangles with a pizza cutter.

Step 2:

Place the triangles of pita bread in a large mixing bowl, and drizzle with the olive oil, salt and oregano. Toss to mix well.

Step 3:

Place the pita triangles in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Set the temperature to 350 degrees F and air fry for 9-10 minutes, flipping halfway through. Add a minute or two if you want them to be crispier.

Step 4:

Let them cool, and enjoy!

easy air fryer pita chips with hummus.
Air fryer pita chips paired with hummus

Helpful Recipe Tips

  • Try using different seasonings to change up the flavor of these chips.
  • You can also try dipping them in your favorite sauce or dip.
  • If you want a saltier chip, feel free to increase the amount of salt you use.
  • Air fryer pita chips are the perfect portable snack! Just pop them in a zip top bag and you’re good to go.

Variations

  • Cheesy Pita Chips: Sprinkle shredded cheese on top of the olive oil before adding the seasonings.
  • Garlic Pita Chips: Add garlic powder or granulated garlic to the mix.
  • Herby Pita Chips: Add dried thyme, rosemary, or oregano to the mix.
  • Sour Cream and Onion Pita Chips: Add a tablespoon of sour cream to each wedge before adding the seasonings.
  • Jalapeño Pita Chips: Add a pinch of cayenne pepper or chili powder to the mix, and top with diced jalapeno peppers.
  • Tomato and Basil Pita Chips: Add a tablespoon of chopped fresh tomatoes and a teaspoon of chopped fresh basil to the mix.

Storing & Freezing

Storing: Chips will stay fresh in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Freezing: Lay the chips in a single layer on a baking sheet and freezing them until solid. Then, place them in a freezer-safe bag or container and they will stay good for up to 2 months.

FAQ

How many calories are in air fryer pita chips?

There are about 135 calories in a six-chip serving of air fryer pita chips.

Can I make these chips in the oven?

Yes, you can. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F and bake for 9-10 minutes, or until golden brown.

What type of pita bread should I use?

You can use any type of pita bread for this recipe. Just make sure to slice it into triangles before air frying.

Can I use a different type of oil?

Yes, you can use any type of oil you’d like for this recipe. Olive oil is a great option because it has a mild flavor.

Why are my air fryer pita chips not crispy?

The chips may not be crispy if they are not sliced first, or if they are not cooked long enough. Make sure to slice the pita bread and cook for 9-10 minutes, or until golden brown.

Are baked pita chips healthy?

Yes, baked pita chips are a healthy snack option. They have about 135 calories per serving and are made with just a few simple ingredients.

What can I sprinkle on top of these chips?

You can sprinkle any type of seasoning you’d like on top of these chips. Some great options are salt, pepper, garlic powder, or any type of herb.

Can I make these ahead of time?

Yes, you can make these ahead of time by air frying them and then storing them in an airtight container. They will last for up to 3 days.

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Yield: 2 Servings

Air Fryer Pita Chips

homemade pita chips on a plate.

Air fryer pita chips are amazingly tasty and easy to make. Once you make homemade pita chips you'll never go back to store bought! Lightly seasoned with spices you can find in your panty, these chips won't last long.

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 piece pita bread
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

Instructions

  1. Cut the pita bread into triangles with a pizza cutter.
  2. Place the triangles of pita bread in a large mixing bowl, and drizzle with the olive oil, salt and oregano. Toss to mix well.
  3. Place the pita triangles in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Set the temperature to 350 degrees F and air fry for 9-10 minutes, flipping halfway through. Add a minute or two if you want them to be crispier.
  4. Let them cool, and enjoy!

Notes

Different air fryer brands may cook at different rates, so be sure to keep on eye on food.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 136Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 582mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 3g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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