Santa Fe Navajo Fry Bread

Course : Breads
Serves: 12
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2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
2/3 cup water
1 cup corn oil

Preparation / Directions:

Combine dry ingredients cut in lard or shortening until the mixture resembles finely ground crumbs sprinkle with one tablespoon water and toss with a fork repeat just until all flour has been moistened and mixture begins to pull away from sides of bowl form into a ball wrap in plastic and chill for 1-96 hours heat 1-2 inches oil to 400 degrees in a large deep skillet divide dough into equal portions rollout each portion into a 6-inch circle poke your finger into the center of each to make a hole gently place a round of dough into hot oil fry for 1 minute, until golden turn and fry another minute, until golden remove to drain on a cooling rack, blot with paper towels repeat with remaining dough use as desired


Nutritional Information:

256 Calories (kcal); 21g Total Fat; (71% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 260mg Sodium

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