Corn Tortilla Chips

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Here's a simple recipe for making corn tortilla chips spiced only with salt. The chips may alternately be prepared by baking the tortilla wedges in a 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 5 minutes, or until crisp.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
72 chips

Ingredients

  • 1 quart oil for frying

  • 1 (12 ounce) package corn tortillas, cut into 6 wedges each

  • salt to taste

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. In small batches, fry the corn tortilla wedges until crisp. Remove from heat and drain on paper towels. Salt to taste while warm.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

126 Calories
8g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 126
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 52mg 1%

* 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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