Freeze-Dried Taquitos - Chicken - Fully Cooked - 25 Taquitos per bag
One bulk bag contains the equivalent of 27.5 ounces of fresh Taquitos. Net weight of 14.50 ounces of freeze-dried Taquitos.
Each Resealable Mylar bag has an oxygen and moisture absorber to ensure the longest shelf life possible.
Cooking freeze-dried taquitos is a simple and convenient way to enjoy a delicious snack or meal. Follow these instructions to prepare your freeze-dried taquitos:
1. Gather your ingredients:
- Freeze-dried taquitos
- Boiling water
2. Boil water: Fill a pot with enough water to completely submerge the taquitos. Place the pot on the stove and bring the water to a boil.
3. Open the package: Carefully open the package of freeze-dried taquitos, ensuring not to tear or damage the taquitos inside.
4. Add taquitos to boiling water: Once the water is boiling, carefully place the freeze-dried taquitos into the pot. Ensure that they are fully submerged.
5. Cook time: Typically, freeze-dried taquitos require 5 to 7 minutes of cooking time.
6. Stir occasionally: While the taquitos are cooking, gently stir them occasionally to prevent them from sticking to the pot or clumping together.
7. Check for doneness: After the recommended cooking time, remove one taquito from the pot using tongs or a slotted spoon. Cut it open to ensure the filling is fully rehydrated and cooked through. If it is still firm or dry, return it to the pot and continue cooking for a few more minutes.
8. Drain and serve: Once the taquitos are fully rehydrated and cooked, carefully drain them using a slotted spoon or a colander. Allow any excess water to drain away before serving.
9. Serve and enjoy: Transfer the cooked taquitos to a serving platter or individual plates. You can serve them as is or pair them with your favorite dipping sauces, such as salsa, guacamole, or sour cream.
Freeze-Dried Taquitos - Chicken - Fully Cooked
When handling and storing freeze-dried foods, it's important to follow these instructions to maintain their quality and ensure food safety:
1. Read Packaging Instructions: Carefully read and follow any specific instructions provided on the packaging of the freeze-dried food products. Handle uncooked freeze-dried foods the same as fresh raw foods.
2. Properly Seal and Store: After opening the packaging, make sure to reseal it tightly to prevent air and moisture from entering. Properly sealed packaging helps maintain the quality and shelf life of freeze-dried foods. If the original packaging is not resealable, transfer the contents to airtight containers or resealable bags.
3. Store in a Cool, Dry Place: Store freeze-dried foods in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight, humidity, and heat sources. Exposure to these elements can compromise the quality, texture, and taste of the food. Aim for a storage temperature between 50°F (10°C) and 70°F (21°C).
4. Protect from Moisture: Moisture is the enemy of freeze-dried foods as it can lead to spoilage. Keep the packaging or containers away from areas with high humidity or sources of moisture, such as sinks or steamy environments.
5. Prevent Cross-Contamination: Use clean utensils or washed hands when handling freeze-dried foods to avoid cross-contamination with other ingredients or surfaces. This helps maintain the quality and safety of the freeze-dried products.
6. Check for Signs of Spoilage: Before consuming or using freeze-dried foods, inspect them for any signs of spoilage. Discard the product if you notice off-odors, unusual colors, or mold growth. If the packaging is damaged or compromised, it's best to err on the side of caution and not consume the product.
7. Rotate and Use Before Expiration: Freeze-dried foods have a long shelf life, but it's advisable to consume them before the expiration date mentioned on the packaging for the best quality. Practice proper first-in, first-out (FIFO) rotation to ensure older products are used before newer ones.
By following these handling and storage instructions, you can maintain the quality, flavor, and nutritional value of your freeze-dried foods for an extended period, ensuring a satisfying culinary experience.