Tortilla Chips

Tortilla chips are a favorite snack which can be eaten alone or served with guacamole, salsa, melted cheese (nachos), or bean dip. They are easy to make and good to eat.
  • Corn tortillas
  • Salt
  • Oil for frying (peanut oil preferred)

Heat the oil in a large skillet or a wok for frying. Cut the tortillas into pie shaped sections, first quartering, then halving the quarters. Drop the sliced tortillas carefully into the hot oil and fry them until crisp. Remove and drain them on paper towels or in a clean paper bag. Salt to taste and serve with guacamole, salsa, or a preferred dip.

  • Serves: Unlimited
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes plus 10 minutes per dozen
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