Oklahoma Indian Tacos

Oklahoma Indian Tacos

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Melanie2008 5

"We used to get these at county fairs in Oklahoma when I was growing up! So good! A delicious chili mixture served on top of out-of-this-world fried bread and trimmed with all your favorite taco trimmings, like shredded cheese, lettuce, chopped tomatoes, black olives, and salsa."

Ingredients 1 h {{adjustedServings}} servings 588 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 588 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 26.1 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.4g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 36 g
  • 72%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1569 mg
  • 63%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C).
  2. Cook and stir ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat with onion until the meat is brown and crumbly, about 10 minutes; drain excess grease. Stir in chili seasoning mix, ranch-style beans, and diced tomatoes with green chilies. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until the ground beef mixture is thick, about 10 minutes; let simmer while you finish remaining steps.
  3. Mix self-rising flour with buttermilk in a bowl (dough will be very sticky). Scoop up about 1/4 cup of dough and gently pat into a 5-inch circle on a well-floured work surface.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a heavy skillet until a deep-frying thermometer placed in the center of the oil, not touching the bottom, reads 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Gently place a dough circles into the hot oil and fry until golden brown on both sides, turning once, about 3 minutes per side. Fry bread will expand in size as it cooks. Drain the fried bread pieces on paper towels and place on baking sheets. Transfer to the oven to keep warm while you finish frying the bread.
  5. Top fried bread with ground beef mixture to serve.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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LindaT
7/16/2012

yum.. just snarfed one of these down for dinner.. Tasty. I admit I made a change.. I didn't fry the bread. I LOVE the fried bread, but my stomach cannot afford the calories. I sparayed a pan with cookign spary, and cooked it on the stovetop.. It got nice and crunchy. It got a few puffy bubbles too. Only thing I'd do differnet next time is add a dash of salt to the dough..

mpd567
6/28/2013

I am from Oklahoma where every event involves Indian tacos. I made these last night and my family said it was the best ones they had ever ate. The fry bread is awesome. Even had it for desert just add honey and butter makes a great desert.

financequeen
3/11/2014

I'm white and my husband is native. We've had these often. I always joke about making "white-man's fry bread." I just use thawed frozen bread dough. Grab a little ball of it, stretch it out and fry it up. Quick and easy.