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Jalapeño Tortilla Chips

Jalapeño Tortilla Chips

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

Ingredients
  

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

Instructions
 

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.