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Tortilla Chips


  • Ten 6-inch tortillas
  • 4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Cut each tortilla into 8 triangles.
  • In a large, heavy, deep pot or an electric deep-fryer, heat the vegetable oil to 360 degrees F. Deep-fry the tortilla chips, in batches, until lightly golden and crispy, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels and season with the salt. Eat immediately!