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Category: Appetizers

Fried tortilla chips

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Total time: 30 minutes | Serves 12
  • 2 (1-pound) packages corn tortillas
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • Coarse salt

Step 1Cut tortillas into 8 wedges each. Pour oil 1/8 inch deep in heavy 10-inch skillet and heat over medium-low heat. When hot, add single layer of tortilla wedges and fry until browned on 1 side, 1 to 2 minutes. Sprinkle with salt while frying. Turn tortillas and brown second side. Drain on paper towels. Repeat until all tortilla wedges are browned. Store in paper bag.

Each serving:
400 calories; 213 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 21 grams fat; 48 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams protein; 0 fiber.
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