Navajo Fry Bread Recipe

You can't go far in the Four Corners without finding some Navajo fry bread for sale. This legendary Native American bread is found at fairs, rodeos, ceremonials, pageants, graduations and any other reason to celebrate. It can be eaten alone, with honey or as a full meal when served as the Navajo Taco. Below you will find the Navajo Fry Bread Recipe.

Step 1

Navajo fry bread ingredients flour, salt, baking powder and hot water Navajo fry bread ingredients flour, salt, baking powder and hot water

3 Cups Flour

1 Pinch Salt

3 Teaspoons Baking Powder

1 Cup Hot Water

Mix ingredients together in large mixing bowl. If dough starts to stick, add more flour. If dough starts to clump together, add more hot water.

Step 2

Navajo fry bread rising in bowl Navajo fry bread rising in bowl

After mixing dough ingredients cover in a bowl and let rise for 10 - 15 minutes.

Step 3

Navajo Fry Bread Recipe Heat 175 Degrees Navajo Fry Bread Recipe Heat 175 Degrees

Heat 16" diameter skillet to 175 degrees. Pour in corn oil or lard and let heat.

Step 4

Navajo Fry Bread Recipe Roll Out Dough Navajo Fry Bread Recipe Roll Out Dough

Flatten dough into a 14" circle with rolling pin.

Step 5

Navajo Fry Bread Recipe Cook Until Brown Navajo Fry Bread Recipe Cook Until Brown

Place rolled dough into skillet. Fry each side until color is golden brown.

Step 6

Navajo Fry Bread Recipe, Let Cool Navajo Fry Bread Recipe, Let Cool

Add a little honey and enjoy!