Puffy Tacos

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Appears in Cook's Country October/November 2015, Cook's Country TV

Light, crisp taco shells are the defining feature of this San Antonio specialty.

SERVES 6 to 8

TIME 1½ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

A San Antonio favorite, puffy tacos are traditionally made by deep-frying and shaping fresh masa de maíz (finely ground hominy) until it puffs into a light, crispy taco shell. We use dried masa harina and mix it with warm water to form a pl...

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