Spicy homemade baked tortilla chips because it is snack time! A healthy snacks. These tortilla chips make you want to come back for more again and again. Do you want to know how to make tortilla chips that is homemade and spicy? Lets get started!
They tortilla chips are so easy to make and only takes you about 15 minutes, so a great recipe for the weekend. Best of all you can flavor them anyway you like.
- Want some spicy chili? Oh yes
- Paprika? Yum
- Salt? We got you covered
- Garlic? The best
- Cheese? No problem
Tortillas plain or flavored it doesn’t really matter because either way you will get a delicious tasting snack and its low calories because we do not use oil but cooking spray for baking these chips.
Tortilla chips ingredients
To make tortilla chips you need a limited amount of ingredients. Put these on your grocery list:
How to make tortilla chips
So how do we start? First of all we need some good quality corn tortillas. You can use store bought ones but as it so easy to make corn tortillas I used homemade tortillas.
If you make your own corn tortillas you can add your own favorite flavours to the base recipe for corn tortillas. You can add many different ingredients to the tortilla dough. The options are really endless like e.g.:
- dried tomatos
- chili peppers
- jalapeño peppers
Normally tortilla chips are deep fried in oil which makes it really tasty but also gives it loads of extra fat. I don’t know about you but I only have to look at anything fatty to make it stick to my hips.
So to keep it low fat I use this little trick. After cutting the tortilla in small wedges I put them on a baking tray and use cooking spray to cover the chips with a small coat of oil.
You can also spray the whole tortillas first (front and back) before cutting them in wedges. If you do not have cooking spray you can use some sunflower/vegetable oil and put on the tortillas using a brush.
Pre heat the oven at 435 ℉ (225 ℃) before baking. Put the tortilla chips in the oven for about 15 minutes. About mid way through the baking time, I turn the chips to make sure the nice and brown on both sides. If they lack color leave them in a couple of minutes longer.
When they come out of the oven immediately sprinkle the spices on the wedges. I used chili and paprika but you can add what ever you like. As long as tortilla chips are hot out of the oven you can sprinkle finely grated cheese or any kind of powder on them and it will stick.
Great to eat with
I like to let the spicy oven baked tortilla chips cool off so they can get nice and crispy. You can serve tortilla chips with:
- Smooth roasted tomato salsa – a very easy smooth recipe for salsa
- Healthy guacamole dip – a super easy recipe that goes great together with these tortilla chips.
- Spicy black bean salsa – another type of tasty salsa you should try.
If you want to store these tortilla chips keep them in a zip lock bag for up to two weeks
See how to make corn tortilla chips
Want to see how you can make spicy oven baked tortilla chips? Watch the instruction video below:
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How to make tortilla chips that are oven baked and spicy? Take a look at this simple recipe and turn your corn tortillas into tortilla.
- Good quality (home made) corn tortillas
- Cooking spray or vegetable oil
- Spices like chili and paprika powder
Pre heat the oven at 435 ℉ (225 ℃).
Take 4 corn tortillas, stack them and cut them in half.
Take the halved tortillas and cut them in 4 part wedges.
Put a baking sheet on a baking tray.
Take the tortilla chips and put them on the baking tray.
Spray the tortilla chips with cooking spray.
Put the baking tray in the oven for 15 minutes (extend if the chips are not nice and brown). Flip the wedges half way through the cooking time.
Take the tortilla chips out of the oven and sprinkle with spices immediately (front and back).
Let the tortilla chips cool to let them go nice and crisp. Store in a ziplock bag so they do not go stale.
Calories: 177; Fat: 8.8g; Carbs: 23.5g; Protein: 3.2g;