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Fry Bread Recipe

Fry Bread Recipe

Whilte taking a trip to the Grand Canyon, my family drove through the Navajo reservation and stopped at a little cafe for dinner. I complimented the young Navajo waiter on the delicious bread and he gave me the recipe. It is very easy to make. —Mildred Stephenson, Hartselle, Alabama
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + standing Cook: 5 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup hot water
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir in hot water to form a soft dough. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes.
  • 2. Divide dough in half. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion into a 6-in. circle.
  • 3. In an electric skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry bread in hot oil for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown; drain on paper towels. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fry bread equals 285 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 349 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.