Tacos dorados are another classic Mexican dish, also known as flautas in some states. However, they are not the same, as flautas are made with larger and thinner tortillas than tacos. However, both can be stuffed with shredded chicken or beef, but also potato. When they are ready, they are usually seasoned with cream, cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato, sauce and avocado.
As you can see, they are delicious, but they contain many ingredients that cause that if they are not consumed at the moment. They become watery or break and their essence is lost. And we end up eating something that we did not expect because definitely. Nobody wants to eat a taco that was golden in some time. Because in addition, it does not even return to the original texture of the tortilla, but they remain cold, soft, and not at all rich.
Therefore, today we bring you some tricks that could help you so that the day you cook golden tacos, they remain crisp and last long like that. It is not as complicated as it seems, in reality. It is enough to be very careful when preparing them so that they do not become soggy. Thanks to them you will be able to make your taquitos last a few days longer than the time you had estimated to keep them.
A lot has to do with humidity and how to store them after we have made them. Because sometimes we choose the fastest way to pack them. But that does not mean that it is the best. Above all, because if moisture seeps into the dish. They run the risk of starting to soften. It also counts if we want to keep them with all the ingredients, which although we think is a good option, it is not completely the best. Remember: For something, the lady you bought flutes or tacos from, gives you everything apart. Do not waste that knowledge, but better Take note!
Tip 1: remove moisture
Removing the moisture from the tacos is essential. Remember that this is the main factor why tacos tend to soften and lose their crunchiness. For this reason, it is important that before storing them. The first thing you make sure of is that they do not have humidity. Or water, steam, or oil where they were fried. This is the key to being able to keep them cold and without fear of the crunchiness being removed for the next day. To achieve this you can follow these steps:
- Before frying them, let them dry for a couple of hours, this will remove moisture.
- After frying them, wait until they are completely cold to store them
- When cold, pack them in a zip-lock plastic bag to prevent them from coming into contact with the air and moisture in the refrigerator.
- Refrigerate the golden tacos as normal.
Tip 2: Freeze them before frying
We know that frozen food lasts many more days than just refrigerated one. Therefore, when it comes to preserving your tacos, freezing them already assembled and without having fried them could be a great success since both the tortilla and all the filling will be kept in good condition. Just remember, that if they spend many days in the freezer when you take them out. You can put them in the microwave for a few seconds or 1 minute so that the ice falls off and then fry them. This is how you can do it: