These are so simple to make — and so much better than store bought. Recently, I purchased three dozen tortillas for about $1.50. This makes the equivalent of about 2-3 bags of tortilla chips, making this a very frugal, delicious snack.
Homemade Tortilla Chips
- neutral oil for frying
- 12 corn tortillas
- In a deep fryer or large pot, pour in oil to a depth of at least one inch. Heat this to 375 degrees.
- While the oil is heating, cut the corn tortillas into sixths. Place a metal cooling rack over a flattened paper bag or bed of paper toweling to catch dripping oil.
- In batches, fry the tortillas until crisp, about a minute per batch, turning once. Transfer the cooked chips to the prepared rack to drain.
- Sprinkle the chips with salt according to your taste and serve immediately.
What’s your favorite use for tortilla chips?