What can we tell you about this recipe... this is the recipe that you will find at the Mexican parties. This is the true and authentic snack of the Mexicans.
The tortilla chip concept is really very simple. They are tortilla triangles with crispy consistency and rough texture. The tortilla chips are used to garnish dishes like the typical refried beans. They are also used to put them on the center of the table to enjoy them with a salsa. But the best of the tortilla chips is that they can be used as spoon to enjoy a dip.
– Although the tortilla chips have many applications in the Mexican cuisine they can also be enjoyed plain and they are very tasty. The word totopo (tortilla chip) is of Nahuatl origins an it means to brown or to toast.
About the Recipe
This is an ideal recipe since it is easy to make, it is cheap and few ingredients are used.
If old tortillas are used in this recipe, the tortilla chips will have a better consistency.
In this recipe any type of vegetable oil can be used.