Tater Tots with Gochujang Cheese Sauce


Air-fried tots are paired with a spicy, deluxe cheese sauce.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen bite-size potato nuggets (such as Tater Tots®)

  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream

  • 1 tablespoon gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste), or more to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat an air fryer to 370 degrees F (188 degrees C).

  2. Cook potato nuggets in the preheated air fryer until crispy and heated through, about 15 minutes, shaking the air fryer basket halfway through cooking time.

  3. Meanwhile, heat a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add Cheddar cheese and cream; whisk until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Add gochujang and salt and stir until combined. Drizzle sauce over potato nuggets.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

265 Calories
20g Fat
16g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 265
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 495mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 212mg 16%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 185mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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