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two hard taco shells

How to make Hard Taco Shells

Hard taco shells are very easy to make. They can be made in less than 10 minutes.

Course Mexican
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword hard taco shells
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 155 kcal


  • 1 cup corn oil
  • 2 corn tortillas


  1. Pour 1 cup of corn oil in a skillet over medium heat.

  2. Once oil is hot and sizzling place a tortilla in the oil.

  3. Let the tortilla fry for a couple of seconds.

  4. Using a pair of tongs gently fold the tortilla over. Keep the tortilla open by holding the top part with the tongs. Fry for about 25 seconds.

  5. Flip the tortilla to the other side and fry for 25 seconds as well.

  6. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate and fry the remaining tortillas.

Nutrition Facts
How to make Hard Taco Shells
Amount Per Serving
Calories 155 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 11mg0%
Potassium 48mg1%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.