Preheat the air fryer oven to 375 degrees F.
Remove tamales from the packaging. Defrost or put them in the air fryer basket without defrosting them. Close the lid and let them to cook for 8 minutes.
Turn up the temperature to 400° F and continue cooking for another 3 minutes before taking it out. This ensures more crispiness.
Turn off the air fryer and remove the tamales out with tongs to avoid burning your hands.
Serve your air fryer tamales as desired.