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How to Make Homemade Pita Chips

Pita chips are a natural for dips like this week's Greek spanakopita dip. Here's how to make your own from purchased pitas.

Making your own pita chips is easy, inexpensive, and — best of all — you can control and customize the seasoning according to your own taste. Here's just one recipe for homemade chips.


    Cut 3 6-inch pocket pitas into 6 wedges each; peel wedges apart into triangles. Heat 3 cups vegetable oil to 360° in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Deep-fry chips in batches until crisp, flipping once, 1–2 minutes. Remove chips and drain on several layers of paper towels. Combine 1 tsp. garlic powder, 1 tsp. dried thyme, ¼ tsp. paprika, ¼ tsp. cayenne, and ¼ tsp. kosher salt; sprinkle over warm chips.

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