Cripsy Potato Tacos with Salsa Roja

Mar 15, 2023
2 large Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 cup Queso Fresco cheese
2 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. garlic powder
salt to taste
24 corn tortillas
oil for frying
Fresh Chile Co. Salsa Roja

Boil potatoes until tender and transfer to a bowl.
Mash to your desired consistency
Add crumbled queso fresco, spices and salt to taste
Heat tortillas on a hot skillet until soft and pliable.
Lay one tortilla flat and fill half with about 1 teaspoon of potato mixture.
Fold in half and press down lightly.
Heat about 1/2 inch oil on a frying pan over medium heat.
Carefully place 3-4 tacos into the oil, using a spatula to press down the edges while frying.
Fry until crispy and golden, about 2 minutes on each side.
Repeat the process until all the tacos are fried.
Top with salsa roja, more crumbled queso fresco and serve.

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