In a high-sided skillet over medium heat, add the oil and heat to 350 degrees F.
Cut each tortilla into 8 triangles. Fry the triangles in batches until they are golden brown and crisp, 1 to 2 minutes. Drain on brown paper and season with salt.
Cut the kernels off the corn and add them to a bowl. Add the cilantro, tomatoes, half the onion (reserve the other 1/2 for Online Round 2 Recipe Cheesy Hot Dog Scramble), hot sauce, lime juice, salt and pepper, to taste, and stir to combine.
Serve the corn salsa with tortilla chips.