Soft Tacos

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Mexican, Meats, Snacks

Vegetable Oil 12 Corn Tortillas; * 1 1/2 c Cooked Meat; ** * Corn Tortillas should be 6 inches in Diameter. ** Use shredded beef, pork or chicken for the meat filling. ~------------------------------------------------------------------------- Heat 1/8-inch oil in skillet until hot. Cook tortillas, one at a time, in hot oil until soft, about 30 seconds; drain. Spoon 2 Tbls of the shredded meat mixture slightly below center of each tortilla. Roll tortilla over meat; secure with a wooden pick. Heat 1/8 inch of vegetable oil in the skillet until it is hot. Cook each taco in oil, turning once, until light golden brown, about 2 minutes; drain. Remove wooden picks. Garnish with 2 or 3 of the following items: Chopped tomatoes, shredded lettuce, chopped onion, chopped green chiles, chopped avocado, or shredded cheese. Miscellaneous recipes from the collection of Mike Orchekowski.