Deep-Fried Fresh Tortillas

Deep-Fried Fresh Tortillas

Deep-Fried Fresh Tortillas

Episode 22: Nancy's Menu


Serves 4


Vegetable oil, for deep-frying
4 corn tortillas, each cut into 6 wedges


  1. Add enough oil to a heavy large frying pan to come 1/3 up the sides of the pan. Heat the oil over medium heat. Working in batches, fry the tortillas in the hot oil until crisp and golden brown, stirring gently so that the chips cook evenly, about 3 to 4 minutes.  
  2. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the fried tortillas to paper towels to drain the excess oil.  Immediately sprinkle the salt over the hot tortillas and serve.

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