Tortilla chip

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A tortilla chip is a snack food made from corn tortillas, which are cut into triangles and then fried—or baked (alternatively they may be discs pressed out of corn masa then fried or baked).wikipedia
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Corn tortilla

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A tortilla chip is a snack food made from corn tortillas, which are cut into triangles and then fried—or baked (alternatively they may be discs pressed out of corn masa then fried or baked).
Corn tortillas may also be deep fried to make crisp tortilla chips.

Tostada (tortilla)

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Although first mass-produced commercially in the U.S. in Los Angeles in the late 1940s, tortilla chips grew out of Mexican cuisine, where similar items were well known, such as totopos and tostadas.
Commercial tostadas—similar in taste and consistency to tortilla chips—are also widely available nowadays.

Salsa (sauce)

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They are typically served with a dip, such as salsa, chile con queso, or guacamole.
It is commonly used as a dip alongside tortilla chips, or as a condiment served along with dishes such as huevos rancheros or burritos.

Doritos

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Commercial brand names for tortilla chips include Phileas Fogg snacks, Tostitos, Doritos, and Don Tacos (in Japan).
Doritos is an American brand of flavored tortilla chips produced since 1964 by Frito-Lay, a wholly owned subsidiary of PepsiCo.

Snack

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A tortilla chip is a snack food made from corn tortillas, which are cut into triangles and then fried—or baked (alternatively they may be discs pressed out of corn masa then fried or baked).

Tostitos

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Commercial brand names for tortilla chips include Phileas Fogg snacks, Tostitos, Doritos, and Don Tacos (in Japan).
Tostitos is a brand of Frito-Lay that produces different tortilla chips and a range of accompanying dips.

Nachos

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A more elaborate dish utilizing tortilla chips is nachos.
Nachos is a Tex-Mex dish from northern Mexico that consists of heated tortilla chips or totopos covered with melted cheese (or a cheese-based sauce), often served as a snack or appetizer.

Totopo

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Although first mass-produced commercially in the U.S. in Los Angeles in the late 1940s, tortilla chips grew out of Mexican cuisine, where similar items were well known, such as totopos and tostadas.
Totopos resemble a round, baked tortilla chip or certain types of Scandinavian flat bread, however, unlike tortillas, salt is added to the masa and holes are made in the disk prior to baking.

Corn chip

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Their popularity outside of California saw a steady rise in the late 1970s when they began to compete with corn chips, the dipping chip of choice during the first three quarters of the 20th century.
While corn chips and tortilla chips are both made from corn, the corn in tortilla chips is subjected to the nixtamalization process, resulting in a milder flavor and aroma, and a less rigid texture.

Don Tacos

Commercial brand names for tortilla chips include Phileas Fogg snacks, Tostitos, Doritos, and Don Tacos (in Japan).
It is a tortilla chip that comes in four flavours: Mexican Chili, Seafood, Super Hot Chili, and Rich Butter Grilled Corn.

Fritos

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Fritos are an example of this.
Unlike the similar tortilla chips, which are made from cornmeal and use the nixtamalization process (known as masa), Fritos are made by deep-frying extruded whole cornmeal.

Chile con queso

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They are typically served with a dip, such as salsa, chile con queso, or guacamole.
Chile con queso can be eaten with tortillas, tortilla chips, or pita chips which are thicker than regular tortilla chips.

Chips and dip

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Chips used include potato chips, tortilla chips, corn chips, bean chips, vegetable chips, pita chips, plantain chips and others.

Nixtamalization

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The principal difference between the corn in tortilla and corn chips is that the corn in a tortilla chip has undergone a process known as nixtamalization, which involves processing the raw corn with quicklime.
These benefits make nixtamalization a crucial preliminary step for further processing of maize into food products, and the process is employed using both traditional and industrial methods, in the production of tortillas and tortilla chips (but not corn chips), tamales, hominy, and many other items.

Refried beans

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First created circa 1943 by Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya, nachos are tortilla chips served with melted or shredded cheese, although often other toppings are added or substituted, such as meat, salsa (such as pico de gallo), refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, diced onions, olives, and pickled jalapeños.
They also have become very popular as a dip for corn tortilla chips.

Jalapeño

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First created circa 1943 by Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya, nachos are tortilla chips served with melted or shredded cheese, although often other toppings are added or substituted, such as meat, salsa (such as pico de gallo), refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, diced onions, olives, and pickled jalapeños.

Masa

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A tortilla chip is a snack food made from corn tortillas, which are cut into triangles and then fried—or baked (alternatively they may be discs pressed out of corn masa then fried or baked).

Vegetable oil

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Corn tortillas are made of corn, vegetable oil, salt and water.

Salt

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Corn tortillas are made of corn, vegetable oil, salt and water.

Water

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Corn tortillas are made of corn, vegetable oil, salt and water.

Los Angeles

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Although first mass-produced commercially in the U.S. in Los Angeles in the late 1940s, tortilla chips grew out of Mexican cuisine, where similar items were well known, such as totopos and tostadas.

Mexican cuisine

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Although first mass-produced commercially in the U.S. in Los Angeles in the late 1940s, tortilla chips grew out of Mexican cuisine, where similar items were well known, such as totopos and tostadas.