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Homemade Tortilla Chips

  • Yield: 3 dozen chips


  • 9 corn tortillas, cut into quarters
  • 4 cups corn or vegetable oil
  • Essence


  • In a large, heavy saucepan, heat the oil to 360 degrees F.
  • In batches, add the tortillas to the oil, being careful not to overcrowd, and cook until golden brown, turning once, about 1 minute. Remove and drain on paper towels. Season lightly with Essence. Serve warm or use to make nachos.