Fried Tacos Recipe

Fried Tacos Recipe

How To Make Fried Tacos

Ready in under an hour, these pan-fried tacos top tender flour tortillas with ground beef, green chiles, and tomatoes, for a quick and easy snack.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 1tbspolive oil,or canola oil
  • lbsground beef
  • 10oztomatoes and green chiles,(1 can) chunky diced
  • 4ozgreen chiles,(1 can) diced
  • tspsalt
  • ½tspground black pepper
  • 1tspcumin
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • 6flour tortillas,(8-inch)
  • 3cupsmexican style cheese,shredded


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F.

  2. Start by heating up a large skillet with the oil over medium heat.

  3. Add the beef and brown while breaking up with a spoon until completely cooked through.

  4. Next add in the diced tomatoes, green chilies, salt, pepper, cumin and garlic powder. Stir to combine the filling and transfer to a large bowl.

  5. Wipe out the skillet and spray with cooking spray.

  6. Place 1 tortilla in the skillet and top with ¾ cup of beef filling and ½ a cup of cheese. Let cook open for 1 minute, then fold over and press down on the taco with a spatula so it seals closed.

  7. Cook for another 2 minutes then flip to the other side for another 2 minutes. Just get them nice and browned on both sides for about 5 minutes each.

  8. Transfer to the oven to keep warm and repeat with the remaining tortillas. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 759.02kcal
  • Fat: 51.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 22.33g
  • Trans Fat: 2.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.17g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.95g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.58g
  • Fiber: 2.84g
  • Sugar: 6.12g
  • Protein: 41.13g
  • Cholesterol: 147.83mg
  • Sodium: 871.28mg
  • Calcium: 566.75mg
  • Potassium: 770.30mg
  • Iron: 5.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 237.26µg
  • Vitamin C: 166.91mg
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