Homemade Tortilla Chips in 15 minutes

Oily, salty, warm, and crispy tortilla chips that you get at restaurants are always so addicting.  Now you can make your own at home!  This recipe is super easy with only three ingredients!  Your family will love the satisfying crunch when they bite into these homemade tortilla chips.   These chips take about fifteen minutes to make and are worth the effort! 

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These homemade tortilla chips take a little extra time to make, but I promise you that the extra effort is worth it!  This is a recipe that kids can help make!   I have always loved the freshly-made salty, oily, and warm tortilla chips you get from restaurants.

These chips taste amazing on their own.  You can also make them into

Nachos

Dunk them in your favorite southwestern dips

sprinkle them over chili and soups.

All you need are three simple ingredients

Corn tortillas

Sea salt

Canola Oil – You can use another oil.  I would stick to an oil with a high smoke point. 

All you need to do is :

Preheat oven to 350 degrees f

Cut corn tortilla into triangles

brush the tortilla chips with olive oil

sprinkle them with sea salt.

Bake them in the oven for 10-12 minutes.  Please pay attention to them while they are cooking. Once they’re done cooking, they will overcook fast. 

Remove them from the oven.

Eat!

I suggest only making enough that you plan on eating.  You can save the leftovers, but they’re the best right when you remove them from the oven.

I encourage you to get adventurous with the toppings!  You could try

Everything but the Elote seasoning

Chili-Lime seasoning

Cinnamon and sugar

Ranch Seasoning

You might also be interested in trying my recipe for Homemade tortilla chips with a hint of lime.

 

Homemade Tortilla Chips

Ingredients

  • 6 corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • sea salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees f

  2. Cut the corn tortillas into 4ths to make triangles.

  3. Brush each chip with canola oil. Sprinkle sea salt on top.

  4. Bake chips in the oven for 10-12 minutes. Make sure to check on the chips after 10 minutes. They will overcook fast once their all done.

  5. Remove from the oven. serve while the chips are still warm.

These chips are excellent with salsa and a variety of dips.   I love these chips.  I may never buy bagged tortilla chips ever again.

 

25 Comments

  1. How long will thse keep?

     
  2. What is the tray that you cooked them on? Where did you get? It appears to have hole for heat circulation.

     
  3. Such a simple recipe! I made a Mexican dish for dinner and realized we didn’t have any corn chips. So I was able to use up some old corn tortillas and make these! They were delish.

     
  4. They are!

     
  5. I don’t even use oil on mine. Corn tortillas take on a whole new flavor when you leave off the oil. They’re more… corny! I know that means salt won’t stick to them but who needs salt? I’ll be dipping them into salsa and it’s plenty flavorful.

     
  6. DO YOU SPLIT THE TORTILLAS OR USE THEM AS IS?????? THEY LOOK DELICIOUS

     
  7. I think you mean ‘voilà’, not ‘wa la’. But the chips look great!

     
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  9. I did not realize these were corn tortillas, so I used the flour ones that I have. They are pretty good too, but I can’t wait to try the corn. I have very little money to spend on food and the cost of corn tortillas is much better than the bagged chips. Thanks for this idea!

     
  10. I love your recipes.

     
  11. These recipes look and sound amazing, I recently made pumpkin muffins and my family like it too much. Your recipe sounds really tasty as well! Delicious.
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  12. Yum! I actually just made some last night and I love them too! I love their crunch!

     
  13. These look awesome! They would definitely be better than store bought, especially with salsa. They wouldn't break as easily.

     
  14. Oh yummy! Gonna have to try this!

     
  15. Seriously fantastic! Can't wait to try this. I am OBSESSED with mexican restaurant chips.
    LOVE LOVE!!

     
  16. I might do this for lunch! We just recently started making our own tortillas! Now I have tons! I'm going to pin this on Pinteret for later use! Thanks for posting!

    http://ilovemy5kids.blogspot.com/2011/10/easy-whole-wheat-homemade-tortillas.html

     
  17. I L.O.V.E chips & salsa! I am definitely going to try this. Thanks!

    Would love for you to share at my link up!

    http://threemangoseeds.blogspot.com/2011/10/3rd-motivational-monday-link-up.html

    Hope to see you there!
    Clydia {threemangoseeds.blogspot.com}

     
  18. Those look delicious! I think I will have to try your recipe. I cook it with little difference. Added dairy milk chocolate and creams in middle after 30% baking. So delicious and testy dish.
    sevgiliye hediye

     
  19. That is a great idea. I think the last time that I made these I put them on a cookie sheet and they did not crisp up. I will have to try this on a pizza pan. Thanks for sharing!

     

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