Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid
Episode: Mex My Way
Total:
30 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 (8-inch) flour tortillas, whole or cut into shapes

Directions

On a plate, mix the sugar and cinnamon. In a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan, add enough oil to come halfway up the sides of the pan. Heat over medium-high heat until a deep frying thermometer, inserted in the oil, reaches 350 degrees F. (If you do not have a thermometer, test the oil with a piece of tortilla, which should sizzle when it touches the oil and should brown in about 2 to 3 minutes.) One by one, fry tortillas until golden brown. With a slotted spoon, transfer the crisps to paper towels to drain. While still warm, transfer to cinnamon-sugar mixture, turn to coat and serve.

Cook's Note

*These crisps can be made ahead, sealed in cellophane bags and given as gifts! **A fun way to present these crisps is to serve a couple in a bowl of vanilla bean ice cream with fresh, seasonal berries on top.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Cinnamon Sugar Graham Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Lindsay Morton

Cinnamon Sugar Mini Pancake Muffins

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Parmesan Crisps

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Parmesan Crisps

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Seedy Crisps

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Apple Crisp

Recipe courtesy of Muriel Ashley|Aimee Ashley

Parmesan Crisps

Recipe courtesy of Haylie Duff

Parsnip Crisps

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Tia Mowry at Home

7:30am | 6:30c

Tia Mowry at Home

8:30am | 7:30c

Tia Mowry at Home

9:30am | 8:30c

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unique Sweets

2:30pm | 1:30c

Unwrapped

3pm | 2c

Unwrapped

3:30pm | 2:30c

Unwrapped

4pm | 3c

Unwrapped

5pm | 4c

Unwrapped

6pm | 5c

Top 5 Restaurants

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Guilty Pleasures

8pm | 7c

Guilty Pleasures

8:30pm | 7:30c

Guilty Pleasures

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Guilty Pleasures

12:30am | 11:30c

Guilty Pleasures

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here