Air Fryer Pepperoni Chips

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Air Fryer Pepperoni Chips are a delicious, low carb or keto snack that really satisfies! They cook up perfectly crispy in the air fryer and can be enjoyed alone, with dips, or as a high-protein topping for salads or casseroles.

air fryer opened to show pepperoni slices

Pepperoni Chips in the Air Fryer

These pepperoni chips are so full of flavor and cook up thin and crunchy in the air fryer. We love them as a protein-filled alternative to traditional chips. It’s a great family snack that cooks up in minutes.

air fryer pepperoni chips on a plate

Kids and adult love them. You can serve as a specialty item on a charcuterie board or use them to scoop up complimentary dips. Creamy, cheesy dips and sauces pair the best with these chips.

Since pepperoni packets last a long time in the pantry or (once-opened) the fridge, you can have some on hand for any time you need a quick & filling snack. We love to dip these in ranch dressing, pimento cheese dip, or even hot sauce for the adventurous!

pepperoni chips resting on a plate

Looking for more air fryer recipes for snacks? Try these Frozen Soft Pretzels In The Air Fryer or Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers— both are crowd-pleasers that you’ll love to cook up over and over again.

pepperoni slices at bottom of air fryer

How To Make Air Fryer Pepperoni Chips

Open up package of pepperoni slices. Place pepperoni in a single layer at bottom of air fryer.

package of pepperoni slices in front of air fryer

Cook in air fryer at 400 degrees for 5 minutes.

Remove carefully from air fryer basket using a spatula and place in a single layer on a paper towel to dry.

Allow to rest for 5 minutes.

After resting time, pepperoni chips will be cool and crispy— ready to eat!

cooked pepperoni slices draining on a paper towel

Cooking Tips

  • Pepperoni chips will be very thin after cooking, remove carefully with a spatula
  • Dry out pepperoni chips on a layer of paper towel to absorb excess grease
  • Chips will crisp up even more after they cool down
  • If cooking for a crowd, use air fryer in batches, pepperoni should always be in a single layer to cook evenly

opening air fryer to show cooked pepperoni chips inside

What To Serve with Pepperoni Chips

How about the Best Ever 7 Layer Dip? Delicious layers of beans, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, shredded cheese, olives, and green onions. Or try dipping these pepperoni chips in a Keto Bacon Cheddar Dip. It’s a filling dip loaded with crumbled bacon and shredded cheddar cheese. Anyone on a keto diet will thank you!

They are also delicious alongside other air fryer snacks, such as Air Fryer Zucchini Chips, Roasted Chickpeas, or Air Fryer Donuts From Pillsbury Grands Biscuits. Cook up all these favorite for a game watching party or family movie night. You’ll be the hero of the kitchen! And they’re all so easy to cook up, you can make seconds or thirds in no time. 

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Air Fryer Pepperoni Chips

Air Fryer Pepperoni Chips are a delicious, low carb or keto snack that really satisfies!
Cook Time5 mins
resting time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: low-carb, Snacks
Keyword: air fryer pepperoni chips
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 40kcal

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Ingredients

  • 16 pepperoni slices

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Instructions

  • Open up package of pepperoni slices. Place pepperoni in a single layer at bottom of air fryer.
  • Cook in air fryer at 400 degrees for 5 minutes.
  • Remove carefully from air fryer basket using a spatula and place in a single layer on a paper towel to dry.
  • Allow to rest for 5 minutes. After resting time, pepperoni chips will be cool and crispy— ready to eat!

Notes

  • Pepperoni chips will be very thin after cooking, remove carefully with a spatula
  • Dry out pepperoni chips on a layer of paper towel to absorb excess grease
  • Chips will crisp up even more after they cool down
  • If cooking for a crowd, use air fryer in batches, pepperoni should always be in a single layer to cook evenly
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 126mg | Potassium: 22mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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