Homemade Tortilla Chips Recipe
Homemade tortilla chips are crispy and sprinkled with salt. They are surprisingly quick and simple to whip up!
- 5 dried corn tortillas you can make more or less
- 3/4-1 c oil for frying
- Kosher salt or other course salt
Tortilla chips fry better when the tortillas are a LITTLE dried out. Lay out on paper towels or wax paper for a few hours before cutting. Or you can dry them in the oven, by laying out in a single layer on a baking sheet and baking at 200 for 10 minutes.
Cut each tortilla into 6 triangle shaped wedges.
Add oil to your skillet and fill to about ¼ inch high on the sides and cook on Medium heat. You can test the heat of the oil by adding a small piece of tortilla to it and it sizzles (you want it around 350 degrees).
Fry the tortilla pieces in batches (you want them to change color just lightly - not browned - and get crispy) making sure to place on a paper towel lined plate when done. Sprinkle with salt while warm.
Serve warm with salsa.
Calories: 76kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 15mgPotassium: 60mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gCalcium: 26mgIron: 1mg