DIY BBQ Fritos

a bowl of DIY BBQ Fritos
This weekend I made my own Fritos.

These are so, so easy to make. And you can customize the shape, size, flavor, etc.

My seasoning came out a little dark because I sprinkled it on before baking. It’s not as pretty, but it is tasty. And if you want something more attractive you can add the seasoning at the end.
a close-up photo of a BBQ frito
I took a shortcut by using pre-made corn tortillas from the grocery store, but I was still able to customize them with whatever flavors I wanted. They are ready in about 15 minutes.
process photo showing how to cut the tortillas
I couldn’t wait to dig in and I love how crunchy they are even though they are baked.

process photo showing how to season the fritos

I used a BBQ spice rub on these, but you can use whatever seasoning you want.

close-up photo of a bowl of DIY BBQ fritos

Slightly adapted from Minimalist Baker.

Do It Yourself BBQ Fritos

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6

Homemade fritos are very easy to make. This version is flavored with BBQ spices, but you can customize the flavor with different seasonings to suit your tastes.

Ingredients:

  • 6 small corn torilla rounds
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3-4 tbsp seasoning of your choice

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Slice off ends of corn tortilla rounds. Then slice tortilla into strips, 1/2 inch wide. Slice the long strips in half, so each tortilla strip is approximately 1/2 inch by 2 inches. Place cut strips on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  2. Brush strips with oil. Flip over and brush the other side. Sprinkle half the seasoning on one side of the chips and half the seasoning on the other side. Bake for about 12 minutes or until the strips are crunchy. Please note, that the seasoning will darken during baking. You can also sprinkle seasoning on after they are baked, but you'll have to brush additional oil on first to make the seasoning stick. I didn't want my chips to be too oily so I sprinkled the seasoning on before baking.

Notes:

Recipe slightly adapted from Minimalist Baker

Nutrition Facts
Do It Yourself BBQ Fritos
Amount Per Serving (0.17 of recipe)
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 55
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.1g9%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.8g
Sodium 530.8mg23%
Carbohydrates 35.8g12%
Fiber 3.8g16%
Sugar 2.1g2%
Protein 5.2g10%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 2.5mg14%
Net Carbs 32g64%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have. All images and content are © Kirbie's Cravings.

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