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Guacamole With Cumin-Dusted Tortilla Chips

Peanut oil, for deep-frying
12 6 -inch flour and/or blue corn tortillas, cut into quarters
1 tablespoon ground cumin
Kosher salt
4 ripe Hass avocados, peeled, pitted and chopped
1/2 small red onion, finely diced
1 jalapeno pepper, finely diced
Juice of 2 limes (about 1/4 cup)
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper


Make the chips: Heat 2 inches peanut oil to 360 degrees F in a high-sided skillet. Fry the tortillas in batches until golden brown and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels and season immediately with cumin and salt. Make the guacamole: Combine the avocados, red onion, jalapeno, lime juice and cilantro in a bowl and gently mix to a chunky consistency. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately with the cumin tortilla chips. Photograph by Kat Teutsch

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