Seasoned Baked Tortilla Strips

Crunchy homemade seasoned and baked tortilla strips. A perfect topping for salads, soups and more!

Crunchy homemade seasoned and baked tortilla strips recipe from @bakedbyrachel A perfect topping for salads, soup and more!

I’ve been pretty addicted to specific store bought tortilla strips, but for a while I haven’t been able to find them anywhere. I’ve even stopped by different stores to see if they had them, without any luck of course. Sure, plenty of other items from the same brand, but not the exact variety I wanted. Figures, right?

That’s always the way with most things. Love a certain lipstick? Better stock up on it because it’s bound to be discontinued. Love that nail polish or perfume? You get the idea…

I’d given up on finding those perfect tortilla strips again and wasn’t about to pay an outrageous price for a bulk package, which was available but the price wasn’t worth it. I have my limits. So, I finally made my own.

Crunchy homemade seasoned and baked tortilla strips recipe from @bakedbyrachel A perfect topping for salads, soup and more!

So whether you’re in the same boat as me, unable to find your favorite store brand or just want to make them yourself – here is an easy homemade seasoned tortilla strips recipe… baked, not fried! These are perfect for salads, soups and much much more.

Look below for a few of my favorite recipes to use tortilla strips in!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10-15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Seasoned Baked Tortilla Strips

Crunchy homemade seasoned and baked tortilla strips. A perfect topping for salads, soups and more!

Ingredients:

8 small corn tortillas
4 tsp vegetable oil
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
Dash cayenne pepper

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.

Cut corn tortillas into 1/2-inch strips. Add to a large bowl, toss with vegetable oil to coat. Sprinkle with seasonings. Toss to coat tortilla strips evenly.

Transfer to prepared baking sheet. Bake for 5-10 minutes. Toss and return to the oven. Continue baking for an additional 5-10 minutes or until desired crispness is reached.

Cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

Baked by Rachel original

Use with these recipes:

The best slow cooker chicken tortilla soup! Recipe by @bakedbyrachel

Slow cooker chicken tortilla soup

Homemade chicken enchilada pizza! Recipe from @bakedbyrachel

Chicken enchilada pizza

Southwestern chili taco salad with homemade chipotle ranch dressing. Recipe from @bakedbyrachel

Southwestern chili taco salad with chipotle ranch dressing

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

Slow cooker chicken enchilada soup

Taco Pizza: Two Ways, recipe at bakedbyrachel.com

Taco pizza two ways

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14 Responses to “Seasoned Baked Tortilla Strips”

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    Amy @Very Culinary — November 7, 2014 at 9:09 am

    LOVE those pictures! (And the strips. Of course.)

    • Rachel — November 7th, 2014 @ 6:21 pm

      Thanks Amy! :)

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    Nisa Homey — November 7, 2014 at 11:06 am

    Genius idea! Gplussed! Love your recipes.

    • Rachel — November 7th, 2014 @ 6:21 pm

      Thanks Nisa! :)

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    Anna@CrunchyCreamySweet — November 7, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    I’ve been looking for a good tortilla strips recipe because I hate buying them! And we make so many Mexican dishes that it would be great to have them! Pinning!

    • Rachel — November 7th, 2014 @ 6:22 pm

      They’re so easy (and obviously much cheaper) than store bought too! Big plus! :)

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    Stacey @ Bake.Eat.Repeat. — November 7, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    Those look delicious. I’ve actually never seen seasoned tortilla strips in the store before, but they look like an awesome idea! Can’t wait to try them!

    • Rachel — November 7th, 2014 @ 6:22 pm

      I can’t get enough of them! I hope you like them! :)

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    sue/the view from great island — November 9, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    These photos are magazine worthy!

    • Rachel — November 10th, 2014 @ 7:35 am

      Thanks Sue!

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    amanda @ fake ginger — November 9, 2014 at 10:45 pm

    Mmm, I love these! I kind of want to go open the bag I have in the pantry and eat the entire thing now.

    • Rachel — November 10th, 2014 @ 7:32 am

      Haha I’d be right there with you :)

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    Jocelyn@Brucrewlife — November 11, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    I’m in love with these photos! Gorgeous! And these baked tortilla strips look totally crunchalicious! :)

    • Rachel — November 11th, 2014 @ 5:53 pm

      Thanks so much! :)

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