Easy Spicy Homemade Guacamole and Chips
“While the specific birth date of the food is hard to pinpoint, it's known that guacamole has existed for over half a millennia ago. Sometime in during the 1500's, Spaniards were introduced to avocado mixtures which were strikingly similar guacamole.” (Kitchen) As it pertains to today guacamole wasn’t popular in the United States until the twentieth century because Mexican avocado import was banned until 1997!
Yield: 5 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Author: The Southern Spice Rack
4 large Avocados, pitted and scooped from skin
1 small diced red onion
3 diced roma tomatoes
1/3 cup small chopped cilantro leaves
2 diced cloves of garlic
2 large diced jalapenos, be sure to remove seeds
¼ cup lime juice
2 tablespoons salt
20 white corn tortillas
Salt for topping
Vegetable oil for frying
1. Place the avocados, red onion, roma tomatoes, cilantro, garlic, jalapenos, lime juice, and salt into a large bowl. Using a fork smash the avocados while mixing the ingredients.
2. To make homemade chips cut corn tortillas into four quarters. Fry tortilla quarters in 2 inches of vegetable oil heated to 375°F, until golden brown about twenty seconds a side. Let chips drain on a paper towel covered plate. Top with salt.
3. Serve guacamole and chips together! Try enjoying with our delish Pico de Gallo recipe!
Cite : Kitchen, Mesa. “The Origins and History of Guacamole.” Mesa Kitchen, 7 May 2018, www.mesagrapevine.com/post/the-origins-and-history-of-guacamole#:~:text=Guacamole%20is%20essentially%20a%20mix%20of%20mashed%20avocado.