Jun 24, 2020

After sushi and sisig bake made waves, the quarantine baking saga continues—this time, through trays of cheesy tacos making their way to the oven. This rising food craze is a must-try for those looking for a quick-to-make yet unique snack or a baked treat which isn’t necessarily a pastry.

While the lockdown has inspired many to heat up their ovens and make cookies, cakes and bread at the start, recent viral baking recipes lean more on the savory side with dishes like sushi and sisig—which you never would have thought of baking before.

The steps of making these savory quarantine bakes are also easy to follow: put it in a pan, bake it, and then eat it. Interestingly, sushi, sisig and taco bakes are all served best with specific wrappers. While nori sheets are for sushi bakes, lettuce or any other leafy vegetables are for sisig and tortilla, taco shell or nacho chips are for taco bakes.

To make taco bake, you need the same ingredients usually used in making regular tacos such as ground beef, tortilla chips, tomatoes, cheddar and cayenne pepper. The secret to this latest food trend is to make it as cheesy as possible for the ultimate taco experience.

Meanwhile, this easy layered taco bake recipe has a shorter ingredient list. Needing just ground beef, taco seasoning, chili cheese corn chips, cheddar cheese soup, milk and mozzarella, you can finish preparing and cooking this taco bake recipe within 45 minutes.

Alternatively, you can make its mini version with wonton wrappers instead of tortilla, along with chicken breast, salsa, paprika powder, mozzarella and cheddar cheese and cilantro. Tip? Serve it with sour cream and onion dip.

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Mini Taco Bake ⁣⠀ 🎥: @tastemade_japan⁣⠀ INGREDIENTS:⁣⠀ 14 wonton wrappers ⁣⠀ 1 chicken breast, precooked⁣⠀ ¼ cup salsa⁣⠀ 2 tablespoons paprika powder⁣⠀ 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded⁣⠀ 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded⁣⠀ Fresh cilantro, minced ⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ SOUR CREAM AND ONION DIP:⁣⠀ ¼ cup sour cream⁣⠀ ⅙ onion⁣⠀ ½ teaspoon garlic, grated⁣⠀ Lemon juice, as needed⁣⠀ Salt and freshly ground pepper, for seasoning⁣⠀ Oil spray as needed⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ EQUIPMENT:⁣⠀ Muffin Tin⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ STEPS:⁣⠀ Preheat oven to 400 degrees.⁣⠀ Take the muffin tin and turn it upside down. Place the wonton wrappers in the flat grooves, creating 3 shells across in 1 row and 2 shells down in 2 rows so they are criss-cross. ⁣⠀ Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.⁣⠀ In a bowl, hand shred the chicken then add salsa and paprika powder. Mix well.⁣⠀ Fill each shell with chicken mix, and place in baking dish.⁣⠀ Sprinkle the mozzarella and cheddar on top.⁣⠀ Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.⁣⠀ Once cooked, season with fresh cilantro. ⁣⠀ While the tacos are baking, prepare the sour cream and onion dip.⁣⠀ in a bowl mix together all of the ingredients for the sour cream and onion dip.⁣⠀ Serve tacos alongside sour cream and online sauce, and enjoy.⁣

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Don’t trust your baking skills yet but want to try out this snack now? No worries, you can also have it delivered from these shops.

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Get their cheesy beef taco bake while it’s on an introductory price of P450. Perfect for two to three persons, each tray contains 12 pieces of tortilla, special garlic cilantro yogurt and homemade red salsa.


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The layers of carne, salsa, cheesy quezo and sour cream of this taco bake best serve as a filling for warm soft shell taco or dip to nacho chips.


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