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Native American Fry Bread


Jacki Gamboe Recipe

By Jacki Gamboe
JackiG


My husband is 1/4 Cherokee and loves to eat this bread plain. My children love to experiment with different toppings. I like to use the fry bread for Native American Tacos.

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Rating:
Serves:
8 or more
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour, plus more if needed
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
milk, room temp or evap milk
vegatable shortening, veg oil or peanut oil for frying
honey or cinnamon/sugar optional toppings

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt in med bowl make a well in center. Pour in milk. Stir until dough comes together in a shaggy mass. Knead briefly (about 10 turns) sprinkling extra flour so as not be too sticky. Let rest, covered, for 30 minutes.
2
Heat about 4-5 inches of oil in a deep skillet or electric fryer (375 degrees). Divide dough into 8-10 balls and pat or roll out each one to about 4 inches in diameter to form a flat disc. Fry in oil 2-3 mins each side until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with Cinnamon/sugar, powdered sugar, enjoy plain, or use as the base for taco mixings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Flatbreads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy