Easy Homemade Tortilla Chips Recipe: Make These Fresh Restaurant-Style Tortilla Chips in Minutes by Jan Mostrom

Snacks Appetizers
8 months ago

You know the feeling you get when you sink your teeth into those delicious homemade tortilla chip appetizers at your favorite Mexican restaurant? Well, you can get that same great taste at home, in no time at all. Seriously!

It's really easy to make warm, restaurant-style tortilla chips for your family's snacking pleasure, without a lot of work. First, buy the freshest tortillas you can find. The fresher the tortillas, the better the chips

Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 6 to 8


  • 6 corn or flour tortillas (or a combination), cut into triangles for chips
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons high-heat cooking oil, for frying
  • sea salt, if desired

Here’s how to make them:

  1. Warm a high-heat cooking oil on medium-high heat.
  2. Gently lay in the chips. If you're using both corn and flour, keep them separate.
  3. Turn them over once when they're golden brown.
  4. Remove and blot on a paper towel.
  5. Sprinkle with sea salt, if desired. 

Tip: You can prepare them ahead of time and serve warm with guacamole and salsa.

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Jan Mostrom
Yes and a little addictive!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Haha! I’m a huge chips and salsa girl, so I’m going to try this, Jan Mostrom !
Donna John
Homemade chips are so much better. You can also bake them.

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