A burrito is a delicious, convenient meal, and air fryers are a great way to make them even more enjoyable! With an air fryer, you can make your frozen burrito more flavorful, crunchy, and scrumptious.

In this article, I’ll instruct you how to cook a frozen burrito in the air fryer, so you can enjoy a delicious and hassle-free meal that’s ready in no time!

1. How To Cook Frozen Burrito in Air Fryer


  • Frozen Burritos (You can use El Monterey Brand Or Tina’s Brand).
  • Your favorite sauce for toppings or dipping (Salsa, Sour cream,, Fresh Guacamole, Sriracha Mayo, Hot Sauce).


Step 1: Take the amount of frozen burritos you want to eat out of the package.

Step 2: Put frozen burritos into the basket of the air fryer. Spread them in a single layer and spray light oil.

Step 3: Air fry frozen burritos at 400 ° F for 15 minutes, every 5 minutes pause to check and flip them over.

Step 4: Use kitchen tongs to transfer burritos to a plate and let them cool down for 1 minute then toppings with your favorite sauce and enjoy.

2. Tips When Cooking Frozen Burrito in Air Fryer

  • Leave some space between frozen burritos so the hot air of the air fryer can spread all sides evenly.
  • You don’t need to preheat the air fryer and thaw frozen burritos before cooking
  • Spray light oil on frozen burritos. The oil keeps them from drying out too quickly when cooking in an air fryer
  • If you have a small basket, you may need to cook frozen burritos in batches.
  • You should use parchment paper so that you can easily clean the basket after frying

3. What Sauce Serve With Burrito?

Burrito lovers rejoice, for there is a wide variety of delicious sauces you can use to complement your favorite Mexican meal. Whether you prefer hearty, spicy, smoky, creamy, or sweet, there is a sauce to suit your taste buds. Here is a quick guide to the best sauces to serve with your burrito.

Spicy sauces are a great way to add a kick to your burrito. Hot sauces such as Tabasco, Sriracha, and Tapatio bring out the flavor of the other ingredients and make burritos more exciting. A bit of extra spice can really make a difference in your burrito’s flavor.

Smoky sauces can be used to add a savory, smoky flavor to your burrito. Try using a smoky chipotle sauce or adobo sauce to give your burrito an extra layer of flavor.

For a creamy, rich sauce, try a classic Mexican crema or a queso blanco. These creamy sauces will help balance the heat from the spicy ingredients and add a delicious layer of flavor.

To add a sweet flavor to your burrito, opt for a tomatillo salsa or a classic pico de gallo. Both are light and refreshing and can be used to brighten up the flavors of your burrito.

And finally, for a unique flavor, try a guacamole sauce. Avocado, tomato, and onion create a creamy, flavorful sauce that is perfect for topping off your burrito.

No matter what sauce you choose, it’s sure to make your burrito even more delicious. Whether you’re a fan of spicy, smoky, creamy, or sweet, there is a sauce that will perfectly complement your burrito. So don’t be afraid to experiment and find the perfect sauce to finish off your meal.

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I'm the founder of the blog Air-Fryer.Recipes. My favorite cooking method is using an air fryer, and I want to share great recipes when using this kitchen appliance.

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