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How to Make Taco Shells


Taco by Karl-Martin Skontorp on Flickr

Makes 6 of each

Taco shells are super versatile. You can have them hard or soft..whatever works for you! This Taco shell recipe is super easy to make. We are sure you’ll love it!



  • 1 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 cup Plain flour
  • 1/2 cup corn meal
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg

Mix all together with hand beater. Pour 1/4 cup into a hot greased skillet and fry like pancakes. You can use the same ingredients to make taco shells!

Taco Shells:

Heat a few cm of oil in a heavy pan over medium to medium-high heat.

Use tongs to place one tortilla at a time into the oil. It should start to sizzle right away. Cook for about 15 seconds, then flip over and fold the shell in half, holding in place with the tongs until crispy, about 15 seconds. You may need a little practice at first. Drain on paper towels, and sprinkle with salt while still hot. Use for tacos right away, or they may become chewy. Leftovers may be heated in the oven for crisping.

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  • Allen@Funny Baby Videos

    Thanks for the taco shell idea, they sound great. Now I just need to find non-GM (genetically modified)corn meal here in the USA so I can try making them.