Chipotle Lime Tortilla Strips

These Chipotle Lime Tortilla Strips are perfect for adding to salads and soups!

What a busy past few weeks I have had! I hope every one’s Thanksgiving went well, and you were able to visit family and friends like I did!

I was so excited to spend time in an actual kitchen again. My sister-in-law has a great big kitchen that she so willingly let me cook to my hearts desire.

One dish I just had to prepare for my family was my Slow Cooker Sweet Pulled Pork Salad with Spicy Tomatillo Dressing. It is a favorite of everyone. One thing to top of these tasty salads are some crispy tortilla strips.

They are so easy to make, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of this before!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I really wanted to get a picture of the salads put together with the tortilla strips as the topping, but with as big of a family as I have, the food was dished out and eaten before I could unzip my camera case!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start off my piling about 6 to 8 corn tortillas on top of one another.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With a brush, coat the tortillas on both sides with olive oil.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use a large sharp knife, or a pizza cutter to cut strips from the pile.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lay the strips on a wire rack over a lined cookie sheet. Make sure to space them out.

One hot smokey spice that I am so glad I discovered… Ground Chipotle Chile Powder. You’ll be glad you discovered it too!
Sprinkle the tortilla strips lightly with the Chipotle Chile Powder.
Now, I know it is out there.
I know it is.
Somewhere I have seen Lime Salt.
Salt that has the hint of lime in it. Perfect for this.
Unfortunately I could not find any when I was in Utah.
Squeeze a little lime juice over the strips if you can’t find the salt either, and then sprinkle with salt.

Bake at 400 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These little guys give any salad a nice kick of smokey and sweet crunch.

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Chipotle Lime Tortilla Strips

These Chipotle Lime Tortilla Strips give any salad a nice kick of smokey and sweet crunch.

  • Author: Shawn
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Side dish
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Mexican
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Ingredients

  • 6 to 8 corn tortillas
  • olive oil
  • ground chipotle chile powder
  • 1 lime; juice of {or lime salt}
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Brush tortillas with olive oil and stack in a pile. Cut the tortilla into thin strips. Place strips on a wire rack over a foil lined baking sheet.
  3. Sprinkle lightly with the ground chipotle chile powder, and lime juice {or lime salt}, and finally salt. Bake for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.

Keywords: limes, tortillas, oilive oil

About the author

Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes. Mom to 5 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
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Shawn Syphus Hi, I'm Shawn and I'm a busy mom of five; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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