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Guacamole with homemade tortilla chips

Guacamole with homemade tortilla chips

Ingredients

Guacamole
3 avocados
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup diced white onion
1/2 cup diced tomatoes
1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
Squeeze of lime juice
Chopped cilantro, to taste

Tortilla chips
Canola oil
12 corn tortillas, cut into fourths


One of Southern California's hottest Mexican restaurants gives us their family recipe for everyone's favorite party dip featuring California avocados!

Directions

For guacamole: Peel, pit and mash avocado. Add salt and mash a little more. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.

For tortilla chips: Pour oil into a large frying pan to a depth of 1/2 inch. Heat oil to 350 to 375 degrees. In small batches, fry tortilla wedges until lightly golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.

Serves 2 to 4

Chef's tip: Chef Christy says that using a potato masher is a great way to mash ripe avocados to the perfect consistency for guacamole.