Gorditas Recipe

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Vilho Published: July 12, 2021

How To Make Gorditas

Learn an easy Mexican dish with this gorditas recipe. Gorditas is a savory dough made with corn flour and topped or filled with your choice of toppings.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupsmasa harina
  • cupswater
  • ¼cupvegetable oil
  • chicken,shredded
  • salsa
  • sour cream
  • cotija cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix the masa harina with the water and the ¼ cup of oil. Transfer the dough to a sheet of plastic wrap and roll into a 10-inch log; cut into 10 pieces.

  2. Using a 3-inch round biscuit cutter, mold the pieces into flat disks a scant ½-inch thick. Heat a large griddle or comal (a round, flat griddle). Add the gorditas and cook over high heat, turning once, until lightly browned in spots, about 2 minutes per side.

  3. Using the back of a spoon, lightly press an indentation in the center of each gordita. In a large skillet, heat ¼ inch of oil until shimmering.

  4. Add the gorditas and fry over high heat until golden and crispy, about 2 minutes per side; drain on paper towels. Top the indentations with chicken, salsa, sour cream, and cheese and serve hot.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 132.27kcal
  • Fat: 6.44g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.49g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.26g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.46g
  • Fiber: 1.46g
  • Protein: 1.93g
  • Sodium: 2.33mg
  • Calcium: 32.35mg
  • Potassium: 59.74mg
  • Iron: 1.94mg
  • Vitamin A: 2.51µg
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