Many Mexican restaurants have a reputation for better-tasting tortilla chips thanks to two main details: the chips are always homemade and always served hot. You can replicate this in your own home with high-quality corn tortillas and a hot oven.
|12||top-quality soft corn tortillas (6 inches)|
|1||tablespoon vegetable oil|
|Fine sea salt, to taste|
1. Set the oven at 350 degrees. Have on hand 2 rimmed baking sheets.
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2. Brush both sides of each tortilla with a bit of oil. Arrange tortillas into a neat stack and cut into sixths.
3. On the baking sheets, spread the tortilla pieces in a single layer and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, rotating the sheets halfway through, or until the chips are golden and crisp.