Homemade Jalapeño Tortilla Chips

Jalapeño Tortilla Chips Recipe Card
Paid Advertisement

These homemade Jalapeño Tortilla Chips are quick and easy to make. I discovered these beauties when I was in the Army stationed in Ft Hoot, Tx. My friend’s wife made them for a company BBQ and I have been in love with them ever since.

Most recipes have you cut up corn tortillas into wedges and cook them. However, we start from scratch and make the most amazing chips that you have ever tasted. Serve them with some fresh Pico de Gallo salsa and Guacamole for a fantastic snack or with any meal that needs a chip with it.

This Mexican recipe will have you rejecting the store-bought bag and make homemade tortilla chips instead!

If you liked this recipe please Rate This Recipe and leave a comment about it. As always you can follow on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube.

Paid Advertisement

Jalapeño Tortilla Chips

These Jalapeño Tortilla Chips are easy to make, amazing, and better than the fried version! Perfect appetizer for entertaining family and friends.
Course Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 1 family
Author Mike Gonzalez


For the Dough:

  • cups corn masa flour
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tbsp yeast
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • cups water
  • ½ cup jalapeño vinegar
  • tbsp vegetable shortening
  • cup olive oil
  • 5 tbsp jalapeños chopped

For the Glaze:

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeños chopped


For the Dough:

  • On a flat surface, mound dry ingredients and make a well in the center; add vegetable shortening in center and knead to combine.
  • Again, make a well in the center, add jalapeño vinegar and knead. Repeat procedure to gradually incorporate water, oil, and jalapeños into the dough. Continue kneading until dough is uniform and not sticky. Allow dough to rest 30 minutes.

For the Glaze:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Roll dough until very thin. Using a pastry brush, coat dough generously with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and jalapeños as desired. Cut into small triangles.
  • Place triangles on a cookie sheet and bake 40-60 minutes or until golden.

Be sure to sign up for our newsletter and leave a comment about this recipe if you can. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and coman bien mis amigos (eat well my friends).

Paid Advertisement


Recipe Rating

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.