Have you ever wondered how to heat corn tortillas properly? Look no further because Casa Bonita has the solution in three easy steps:
- Place the tortillas on a pre-heated skillet or pan over high heat. – The best way to heat up soft corn tortillas will always be using a skillet or pan.
- Heat for 10-20 seconds per side or until soft and warm. – Keep an eye on the tortillas; it might take you a couple of tries before finding the right time for optimal results. If the tortillas smell toasty and show a few browned spots, you’re doing it the right way! – IMPORTANT: The tortilla should feel soft and easy to fold. Don’t overheat; otherwise, the tortilla might burn.
- Serve and keep warm – Once the tortillas are ready, it’s essential to keep them warm, so they remain soft longer. Use a tortilla warmer or a kitchen cloth to wrap them and serve them.
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By the way, you don’t need to use any oil or butter for this process. Dry heat is the best way to heat the tortillas, and having a clean skillet or pan it’s the right way to start.
Here is a short video on how to follow the steps to heat the tortillas using a skillet:
There are other alternatives to heat up tortillas like using a microwave, using an oven, or even using the stove-top. These options are viable but not optimal, so we recommend you to follow the three easy steps above.
If you are looking for the best corn tortillas available in Canada, visit our store. Looking for some of the best taco and Mexican food recipes, we also have those in our top Mexican recipes section.