Corn Tortilla Chips


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.

Original recipe makes 72 chips


1 quart oil for frying
1 (12 ounce) package corn tortillas, cut into 6 wedges each
salt to taste

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    20 mins


    30 mins


  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.


Calories: 126 kcal
Carbohydrates: 12.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 8.1 g
Fiber: 1.8 g
Protein: 1.6 g
Sodium: 13 mg