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HELP! HOW TO MAKE TACO SHELLS CRISP

I prefer to make my own tacos but have a problem getting the tortillas to crisp up. I like corn torillas as opposed to flour but when I heat them in the microwave, or in a skillet, they come out soft. I want to make them crispy like you get in a Mexican restaurant. How do they do it? How do YOU do it?

I have the little taco stands for easy filling but when I place the tortilla in the stand the tops flop over. Help!

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  1. If you want them crunchy crisp you have to fry them in oil. You can either do that before you fill them or after. Microwave will never make that happen.

      1. Hi,

        Or, you can buy the kind that are already fried and crisp.

        Lucy

          1. I fry them in lard. I don't want them crisp like "shells" but I could make them that way.