Salsas and Dips
The fried tostadas are
corn tortillas that are fried until they get a hard and crispy consistency
. In this process the tortilla also acquires more flavor and it turns into a beautiful golden color.
In Mexico the tostadas are used to accompany dishes like
, etc. They can also be used to make the famous tostadas, that consist of a tostada covered with a
mountain of food
chorizo and potato tostada
*Don´t get confused the word tostada is used to refer to the crispy tortilla and it is also used to refer to the dish of tostadas.
About the Recipe
This recipe is
very easy to make
, only tortillas have to be fried.
use old tortillas
in this recipe because they absorb less fat at the moment of frying them.
It is very important to use a vegetable oil, when the
are fried because they resist very high temperatures.
We give the recipe for
6 fried tostadas
6 Corn Tortillas (4.2 oz)
1 cup of Vegetable Oil (8.4 fl oz)
1/4 tablespoon of Salt
1 Frying Pan
4 Paper Towels
in a frying pan approximately 1 cup of vegetable oil, so you end up having about a 1/2’’ deep oil layer.
Heat the frying pan oil over
Take with some
tortilla, dip it in the frying pan oil and
for about 30 seconds per each side, until it is
When the tortilla is put in the oil
many bubbles will pop up
due to the water that the tortilla contains, which evaporates quickly
Transfer from the frying pan to some paper towels, with the
, the tortilla that was fried so it
the fat excess is absorbed
over the fried tostada that was dried a little bit of salt and serve it.
the same procedure with 5 more tortillas, it won’t be necessary to add more vegetable oil in the frying pan.
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