Homemade Tortilla Chips

One day guys. Cinco is tomorrow and you know there will be obscene amounts of guacamole and salsa consumed and I think that calls for Homemade Tortilla Chips!

Homemade Tortilla Chips from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

If you’ve never made Homemade Tortilla Chips, get ready… your life is about to change for the better. They are perfectly salty, crispy, and best when served just slightly warm. I LOVE them and can’t get enough. I season mine with a little salt and a little garlic powder to give them extra pizzazz… but you could add some cumin, paprika, cayenne or chili powder if you want to get fancy. OR… add a few sprinkles of my homemade taco seasoning! It’ll be like a taco chip… and no one is mad at that!

I’ll be serving this up with a batch of my infamous guacamole, all 3 of my salsas from Williams Sonoma and a big fat skinny girl margarita! Saturday can’t come soon enough!

Homemade Tortilla Chips


  • 5 small corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Cut the tortillas into 6 triangles each.
  2. Add the oil to a heavy bottom pan over high heat. Once the oil is shimmering, add a few of the tortilla triangles at a time and fry for about 1 minute on each side until they are crisp.
  3. Remove from the oil and transfer to a paper towel.
  4. Sprinkle with a few drops of the lime juice as they cool and sprinkle with sea salt and garlic powder.
  5. Serve immediately.

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