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Fried Flour Tortilla Chips

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"We first had these while on vacation in the Caribbean. After returning, I had to figure out how to make them. We now prefer these to store-bought corn tortilla chips."
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20 m servings 243
Original recipe yields 8 servings (64 chips)


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  1. Pour 1/4 to 1/2 inch oil in a heavy 10-inch skillet; bring oil to 360 degrees F (182 degrees C) over medium-high heat, about 8 minutes.
  2. Working in batches, gently arrange tortillas in the hot oil using a slotted spoon; cook, frequently turning tortillas with the slotted spoon, until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove chips with slotted spoon and place a paper towel-lined plate to drain.


  • Editor's Notes:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 243 calories; 8.2 35.9 5.8 0 445 Full nutrition

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Easy peasy, just the way I like it! I opted to use peanut oil instead & just found out if you're really looking for "authentic," fry them in lard. If feeling adventurous, you can make "taco" f...

This is a super easy quick snack! My wife loves these and they store very well in an air tight container. I used vegetable oil the first time and the second time I used canola oil. Either one ...

What's NOT to love?! Simple and delicious and you could season them any way you want. Do watch them as they are frying b/c mine took no time at all to brown, so just keep that in mind. A keeper,...

This recipe was perfect. The chips cook very quickly and turn out great

So easy and good!


These were super easy to make, and a big hit with the kids!