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Homemade Tortilla Chips

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Ingredients
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Yellow corn meal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (to fry)
  Popcorn salt To Taste (to sprinkle)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a bowl mix together flour, cornmeal and baking powder.
2. Add shortening, egg, water and work up to form stiff dough. Allow to rest.

MAKING
3. Knead for about 5 minutes and divide into 4.
4. Roll each part into a 10-inch square, about 1/8th inch thickness.

FINALISING
5. In a deep fat fryer heat oil to about 375 degrees Fahrenheit and add rolled tortilla one at a time.
6. Cook on both sides, turning once, until slightly golden brown.

SERVING
7. Store or break in each tortilla in to 4 to 5 pieces, sprinkle popcorn salt and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Tossed
Interest: 
Holiday, Quick, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Corn
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2600 Calories from Fat 1647

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 187 g287%

Saturated Fat 25.7 g128.4%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 105.7 mg35.2%

Sodium 859.5 mg35.8%

Total Carbohydrates 207 g69.2%

Dietary Fiber 11 g43.9%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 29 g58.1%

Vitamin A 2.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 78.3% Iron 72.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Homemade Tortilla Chips Recipe