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                         SAN JUAN COUNTY FRY BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       c            Flour -- (3 to 5)
    2       tb           Baking powder
    2       ts           Salt
    2       c            Water
                         Oil for frying
 
   Native American
   Heat to 375 degrees 1 inch of oil in a deep skillet.
   Combine 2 cups flour, salt, baking powder, and water.
   Mix well. Stir in enough more flour to make a soft
   dough. Turn dough out on a floured surface and knead
   until smooth and elastic. Pinch off about a 3 inch
   ball of dough. Flatten dough with hands and stretch
   into a 7-8 inch circle about 1/4 inch thick. Fry in
   hot oil until light golden brown, turn and brown
   opposite side. Drain on paper towels. Serve with stew
   (mutton is best), jam/jelly, or with honey and butter.
   This bread makes great Navajo Tacos.
 
   Becky Low, Utah State University Extension - November
   19, 1996. This recipe is shared by Frances Price, USU
   Home Economist in San Juan County. Fifty-four percent
   of the population in San Juan County is Navajo who
   once used this bread as a mainstay in their diet. The
   recipe may change slightly from tribe to tribe and
   from region to region. This recipe makes between 8-12
   servings. KSL TV Channel 5 in Utah. JM.
 
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