Fried Quesadillas – Isabel Eats

Find out how to Make Fried Quesadillas

Make the dough: Knead collectively the masa harina, water, and salt in a big bowl till the water is absorbed. 

Type the dough into 8 equal-sized balls, then cowl them with a humid paper towel or kitchen towel to maintain them moist whilst you assemble them.

Press, fill, and fold: Press and flatten every ball of dough right into a circle utilizing a tortilla press. 

Place every one with 2 tablespoons of shredded cheese and a couple of tablespoons of shredded hen within the middle of the masa. 

Fold one aspect over and press the perimeters collectively to safe it shut.

Cook dinner: In a deep skillet add sufficient oil to fill it up about midway. Cook dinner them in batches of two and fry either side for about 2 minutes. Place them on a baking sheet lined with paper towels to absorb any extra oil.

A quesadilla being fried in a deep skillet in oil.

Serve: Plate the fried quesadillas with a drizzle of Mexican crema, some chopped cilantro, and your favourite salsa! 

Fried quesadillas on a plate.

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