How Many Syns In Tortilla Chips? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
10 July, 2022

Are Tortilla Chips Slimming World Friendly? Our SW Syn Guide!

Whether you are making some homemade nachos, or maybe you are having a night in with some chips and dips, you might be curious as to if tortilla chips have syns on the slimming world, and if so, how many?

Are Tortilla Chips Slimming World Friendly?

Tortilla chips do have syns on the slimming world, syns vary according to the type of chip that you buy and the size, on average, for plain tortilla chips you can expect to use around 6 syns for 25g, making them high in syns.

We've put together a short syn guide below which will cover how many tortilla chips you can eat in the slimming world, syn values of tortilla chips and an SW recipe for making your own lower syn tortilla chips at home!

How Many Tortilla Chips Can I Eat On Slimming World?

At 6 syns for 25g, you could have up to around 70g of plain salted tortilla chips before using up all of your 15 syn daily allowance.

This makes tortilla chips a very high syn crisp, the high syns in them come from the fat content, having up to 6g of fat a portion due to the oil inside of the chips. In order to reduce the syns in tortilla chips, we recommend weighing out your portion to avoid overeating them or choosing baked tortilla chips rather than fried, ones since they contain less oil.

Syn Values Of Tortilla Chips

Tortilla chips have varying syns according to where you buy them from, their size and any flavourings, to help you stay on track with your syns and compare, we've listed some syn values of popular tortilla chips down below to help you out.

Syn Values Of Tortilla Chips
  • Doritos Chilli Heatwave Tortilla Chips 40g - 10 syns a pack.
  • Doritos Cool Original Tortilla Chips 40g - 10 syns a pack.
  • Tesco Tortilla Chips Lightly Salted 200g - 6 syns.
  • Doritos Tangy Cheese Multipack Tortilla Chips 5x30g - 7.5 syns.
  • Doritos Lightly Salted Sharing Tortilla Chips 230g - 7.5 syns.
  • Tesco Stockwell & Co. Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips 200g - 6 syns.
  • Aldi Everyday Essentials Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips 200g - 9 syns.
  • Just Snax Tortilla Chips 200g - 6 syns.
  • Asda Smartprice Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips 180g - 6 syns.
  • Lidl Simply Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips 200g - 6 syns.
  • Tesco Tortilla Chips Cool Flavour 200g - 6 syns.
  • Asda Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips 180g - 6 syns.
  • Co-op Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips 200g - 8 syns.
  • M&S Cool Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips 150g - 6 syns.
  • Tesco Tortilla Chips Nacho Cheese Flavour 200g - 6 syns.
  • Doritos Hint of Lime Sharing Tortilla Chips 230g - 7.5 syns.
  • Morrisons Tortilla Chips Lightly Salted 180g - 11 syns.
  • Gran Luchito Mexican Tortilla Chips Lightly Salted 170g - 7.5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips 200g - 7.5 syns.
  • Essential Waitrose & Partners Salted Tortilla Chips 200g - 6 syns.
  • Co-op Lightly Salted Veggie Tortilla Chips 200g - 8 syns.
  • Tesco Free From Cheese Flavour Tortilla Chips 200g - 6 syns.
  • Aldi Specially Selected Tortilla Chips Sea Salt & Lime 160g - 9.5 syns.

Our SW Recipe For Tortilla Chips

Since tortilla chips can be very high in syns, you might be wondering if there are any lower syn alternatives you can try making at home.

You can indeed make your SW-friendly tortilla chips at home for dipping which are syn free with our recipe down below!

Ingredients

  • Dried lasagna sheets.
  • Salt and seasoning.
  • Fry light.

Method

  1. To begin, start by heating your oven to the gas mark of 200 degrees and boil your lasagna sheets then drain.
  2. Season each side of the lasagna sheets with your desired spices then slice into three triangles.
  3. Put your sheets on a baking tray with some low-cal cooking spray and bake for around 15 minutes until crispy.
Our SW Recipe For Tortilla Chips

Last Words

Overall, tortilla crisps are very high in syns, having around 6 syns for just 25g, this is because of the oil inside of them which gives them a high-fat content. To reduce syns in your tortilla chips we suggest choosing baked options when possible to reduce oil content or making your own with some pasta sheets!

Jennifer
Having a sweet tooth, with the ability to cook is a dangerous combination. Fat girl-turned skinny, I am very proud of eating my way into a healthier me (of course working out helped a lot!). On SheCooksSheEats, I share my best recipes so you too can enjoy your food without the guilt along with some cool tips to help you towards your goal! Happy reading xx :)
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