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Homemade Corn Tortilla Chips

Author: OrenK / Date: 2020-12-04 @ 02:00 pm / Print Me! /

Homemade Corn Tortilla Chips

My son makes this recipe and it is a winner! Serve with your favorite salsa and refried beans.

Makes about 64 tortilla chips.

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 Tbsp vegetable oil (divided use)
  • 1 c masa harina
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3/4 c water

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and oil 1 full-sized or 2 half sized baking sheets with one tablespoon of the oil.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the masa harina and salt.
  3. Add water gradually, using only enough to pull the dough together.
  4. Knead briefly until smooth. Divide dough into 8 smaller dough balls.
  5. Press each dough ball in a tortilla press lined with wax paper (bottom and top), or use a heavy pan to press the (wax paper lined) dough balls into 8-inch rounds.
  6. Place the rounds on the prepared baking sheet(s). Using the remaining tablespoon of oil, brush the tops of the tortillas with oil.
  7. Use a pizza cutter or knife to cut each tortilla into 8 wedges.
  8. Bake 20-22 minutes, or until golden and crisp. Serve warm or at room temperature with your favorite dips.