Taco Bell Chips Recipe (Copycat)


Taco Bell Chips Recipe (Copycat)

How To Make Taco Bell Chips (Copycat)

Amp up your snack game and enjoy cheesy and warm spice-loaded bites in this copycat Taco Bell chips recipe.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 25 mins


For Taco Bell Nacho Cheese:

  • 1 tbsp salted butter
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 8 oz American cheese
  • 1 tbsp Tobasco Jalapeno sauce , or juice from a jar of jalapeno slices for nachos

For French Fry Seasoning:

  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder , like McCormick's
  • 1 tsp garlic powder , do not use garlic salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder , do not use onion salt

For French Fries:

  • 1 lb Ore-Ida Etra Crispy Frozen Fast Food Fries
  • vegetable oil , for frying


French Fry Seasoning:

  1. Combine spices and store spice blend in a salt shaker.

Taco Bell Nacho Cheese:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small pot, heat on low until the cheese melts, stir to combine.

French Fries:

  1. Fill a large pot with enough vegetable oil to fill the pot 4- inch deep. Heat the oil to 350 degrees F.

  2. Cook the fries for 6 to 8 minutes or until crispy. Remove fries from the oil and place on a wire rack that is resting on a baking sheet, and sprinkle liberally with the seasoning blend.

To Assemble:

  1. Place some of the fries onto an individual serving plate, and then serve with a small bowl of cheese sauce. Enjoy!


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