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 Posted By: Cook Chatty Cathy 
May 12  # 1 of 22
if I fried a flour tortilla what would the outcome be? Would it really work to do like IC mentioned with the strawberry burritos? Or would it come apart upon frying and let the filling escape? Anyone know out there:confused: All I know is the idea sounded wonderful, and so I'd like some input!
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 Posted By: The Ironic Chef 
May 12  # 2 of 22
Cathy, we fry flour tortillas all the time. We use them for chips and salsa, taco salad bowls and such.
I have had a fried flour tortilla shell filled afterwards with ice cream too at a restaurant for dessert.
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 Posted By: The Ironic Chef 
May 12  # 3 of 22
I have fried burritos too but I did moisten the edges like you would an egg roll. I nuked the tortillas first to soften them so that they would wrap easier. If you try to wrap with them cold they just break a part. Usually when I make burritos I bake them and they come out of the oven sealed really well and crispy.
I also like to nuke my burritos after filling them instead of baking.. They come out of the microwave really moist and super sealed. The sealed edges practically steam together.
Maybe for deep frying a burrito with a moist filling, a nuke before frying would be a safe bet.
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 Posted By: chubbyalaskagriz 
May 13  # 4 of 22
yeah, Cath... I cut flour tortillas into wedges or strips and deep-fry them often and the chips that result or as good or better than corn chips w/ salsa and the like...
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 Posted By: Cook Chatty Cathy 
May 13  # 5 of 22
Thanks for the excellent info guys! Eddie can not eat corn tortillas so the flour would be an excellent replacement! I now know what they are IC when you mentioned frying them whole and using for taco salad bowls. I have never had one but have seen them in restaurants like that, also I have had fried chimichanga's which I forgot is a sort of meat & bean filled fried burrito, the shells come out so nice and crisp! I am going to try some, they should be great! THANKS!