DIY tortilla chips with jalapeño-cheddar cheese dip

DIY tortilla chips with jalapeño-cheddar cheese dip

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Julia Stephan

Julia Stephan

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

35 min

Baking

5 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
g
jalapeños
60 g
cheddar (grated)
125 g
cornflour
82½ g
flour (divided)
½ tsp
salt (divided)
1 tbsp
olive oil
112½ ml
water
tsp
paprika powder
½ tbsp
butter
100 ml
milk
tsp
cayenne pepper
flour for dusting
oil for frying
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Utensils

large bowl, hand mixer with dough hook, rolling pin, kitchen towel, nonstick pan, baking sheet, oven, cutting board, knife, saucepan, whisk

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Nutrition per serving

Cal604
Fat23 g
Protein19 g
Carb79 g
  • Step 1/6

    Add cornflour, most of the flour, two-thirds of the salt, olive oil, and water to a large bowl. Beat with a hand mixer with dough hook until a smooth dough forms. Knead the dough with your hands for approx. 5 min. more. Add more water if the dough crumbles too easily.
    • 125 g cornflour
    • 75 g flour
    • ½ tsp salt
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 112½ ml water
    • large bowl
    • hand mixer with dough hook

    Add cornflour, most of the flour, two-thirds of the salt, olive oil, and water to a large bowl. Beat with a hand mixer with dough hook until a smooth dough forms. Knead the dough with your hands for approx. 5 min. more. Add more water if the dough crumbles too easily.

  • Step 2/6

    Lightly flour a work surface. Divide the dough into approx. 16 small balls and roll each ball out into a thin circle with a diameter of approx. 15 cm/6 in.
    • flour for dusting
    • rolling pin

    Lightly flour a work surface. Divide the dough into approx. 16 small balls and roll each ball out into a thin circle with a diameter of approx. 15 cm/6 in.

  • Step 3/6

    With little or no oil, fry the dough in a nonstick pan over medium heat. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Remove from the pan and cover with a moist kitchen towel so they remain soft.
    • oil for frying
    • kitchen towel
    • nonstick pan

    With little or no oil, fry the dough in a nonstick pan over medium heat. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Remove from the pan and cover with a moist kitchen towel so they remain soft.

  • Step 4/6

    Preheat the oven to 200°C/390°F. Cut the tortilla chip circles into triangles. Place the triangles onto a baking sheet and bake for approx. 5 min.
    • baking sheet
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Preheat the oven to 200°C/390°F. Cut the tortilla chip circles into triangles. Place the triangles onto a baking sheet and bake for approx. 5 min.

  • Step 5/6

    Mix paprika powder and salt in a large bowl. Add baked nachos and mix well.
    • tsp paprika powder
    • tsp salt
    • large bowl

    Mix paprika powder and salt in a large bowl. Add baked nachos and mix well.

  • Step 6/6

    Finely chop jalapeños. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and milk. Bring to a boil while stirring constantly. As soon as the sauce thickens, add jalapeños, cayenne pepper, cheddar, and salt. Let simmer for approx. 1 min. Serve the jalapeño-cheddar cheese dip in a bowl and with the tortilla chips. Enjoy!
    • g jalapeños
    • ½ tbsp butter
    • ½ tbsp flour
    • 100 ml milk
    • tsp cayenne pepper
    • 60 g cheddar
    • tsp salt
    • saucepan
    • whisk
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Finely chop jalapeños. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and milk. Bring to a boil while stirring constantly. As soon as the sauce thickens, add jalapeños, cayenne pepper, cheddar, and salt. Let simmer for approx. 1 min. Serve the jalapeño-cheddar cheese dip in a bowl and with the tortilla chips. Enjoy!

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    DIY tortilla chips with jalapeño-cheddar cheese dip

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