How to make Mexican Churros


These Mexican fritters are very common at fairs. In my border hometown, the line at this stand is always overwhelming. People wait hours in line just to get a taste of these churros. I have run across several recipes but this is the best one by far. —Delia

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water, 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar, salt and 2 table- spoons vegetable oil. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in flour until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Heat oil for frying in deep-fryer or deep skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Pipe strips of dough into hot oil using a pastry bag. Fry until golden; drain on paper towels.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. Roll drained churros in cinnamon and sugar mixture.

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cook in: 10 mins

It'll be ready in: 20 mins

Original recipe makes 4 servings.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking.
The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

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