Leftover Pulled Pork Flautas
Fried till crispy golden perfection, these flavorful pork flautas are satisfying finger food for any occasion.
1lbs/400gr leftover pulled pork* (Note 1)
120gr Mexican-style four cheese blend
120gr crumbled Fresco (Mexican style crumbling cheese)
loosely packed fresh cilantro
ground black pepper
red cayenne pepper
Salt to taste
or canola oil for frying
Preheat the oven to 200°F (95°C).
In a medium bowl, mix together pork, cheeses, scallions, cilantro and all the spices. Taste the mixture and adjust the seasoning to your taste.
Place ¼ cup of filling on each tortilla and roll into a flute. Secure the seams with a toothpick.
In a large skillet, heat the oil.
When oils is shimmering, carefully add 4-5 flautas and lightly fry on all sides until nice and golden. Transfer the fried flautas onto a baking sheet lined with a rack. Repeat with remaining flautas.
Place the baking sheet with fried flautas in to the oven to keep them warm and crispy until ready to serve.
Serve the flautas over shredded lettuce warm with sour cream, salsa and/or guacamole.
You can also substitute shredded rotisserie chicken for pulled pork.