Introduction: Shaped Tortilla
These are a great use or tortilla wraps. Much more interesting than simply rolling it up or baking it.
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Step 1: Moulding
The key to this is making sure the tortillas are shaped the same shape. I therefore purchased tortilla mould shapers. You can actually use tinfoil to shape the tortillas into any shape you want, however, continuity for this particular dish is required.
Do remember that the tortilla will be going into the oven so please ensure you use non-combustible material as your mould, melted plastic and food do not mix.
Step 2: Baking the Tortilla
Once you have your desired shape, ensure you bake until crispy and golden brown. The reason for their equal shapes is because they sit on top of each other. The top level will contain that the Fajita mix, the second tortilla will support the shape and will provide convenient tortilla crisps to dip into the contents.
Step 3: Cooking the Content
Fill the tortilla with whatever you want. If you will be serving straight away, cook your contents at the last minute. Do not reheat the tortilla or it will lose integrity and will collapse.
I went for peppers, chorizo, paprika and salsa sauce... however, you can have what ever you fancy.
Step 4: Finished
There you have it, straightforward yet different to your usual Mexican dish. As previously advised, I purchased the moulds to keep uniformity, the use of tinfoil will allow you to make any shape you desire.
I use the second layer as a tortilla crisp (or chips depending on your nationality) to dip in to the mix, great if this is a starter or snack.
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