Mexican Fry Bread (Mexican Fried Gorditas)

Recipe by Cook4_6
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine flour, salt, baking powder and shortening; mix until shortening is blended. Add water; mix well.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board; knead until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  • Roll dough into a ball; place into a plastic bag.
  • Separate and roll out enough dough to make six 4- to 6-inch thin, flat rounds.
  • In a cast iron skillet, heat oil to 375 degrees F.
  • Place rounds in oil; cook each side 20 to 30 seconds or until light golden brown.
  • Use a slotted spoon to remove rounds from skillet; drain on paper towel.
  • Fill with prepared fillings as desired.
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