Fry Bread Tacos from a Native American Food Truck - Cooking in America

Published on Feb 18, 2018
In this episode of Cooking in America, Sheldon hits up Seattle's Off the Rez food truck where he learns all about fry bread, the Native American staple.

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  • I am Cree/ Mohawk/ Arcadian and I love Navajo fry bread plain! I make it often!

  • This video made me homesick.

  • I want to learn how to make fry bread this looks bomb AF

  • Oh lord, what did I do to be blessed with this video? I never knew there were so many variations. I only thought about traditional Indian tacos, Wojapi sauce, and dipping it in soup soup soup. My mom would use bread for burgers, prairie dogs, and ham sandwiches and that was it. Now I'm going to ask her to experiment more and more. ^^

  • The American sopes looks great.

  • Braddah Sheldon, always love your videos. You proudly rep da 808 and neva forget wea you come from. Stay ha'aha"a 🤙

  • I wanna slap that engine woman's butt

  • Broo the "pow wow burger" is called a bannock burger in Canada

  • Ik this as fry bake

  • Fry bread is concentration camp food.

  • bruhhhh, i'll never forget making my first batch of zaasagokwaan on my own....dumbass me didn't consider the only other times i made it was with my aunties for powwows or big dinners,,, so there i am,,, alone in my apartment with enough fry bread to feed 40....

  • fry bread is European influenced im guessing wheat is not native to the Americas.

  • Always wanted to eat fry bread

  • I live 45 minutes away. I must know where this food truck is •-• I LOVE INDIAN TACOS. I’m Muckleshoot and live on the Muckleshoot reservation. Indian tacos don’t come around often for me😂. Only during pow wows. But I would love to try their Indian tacos😍

  • I had this at a place right beside the Little Bighorn National Monument. This video is giving me cravings now.

  • looks good.

  • ah how i love bread....

  • Five dollar Indian Caucasians devils paid government workers to change there race so they could steal native land

  • That's a white boy . I don't want to hear he's Native American

    • You do realize there are light skinned Native tribes right?

    • His grandma is indigenous, which makes him Native American.

  • We have fry bread all over southwestern united states it's nothing new but looks good and new in taco form.

  • Actually there is a very similar dish in bavaria germany. In this region people are used to eat this as a dessert at traditional festivities!

  • Im from long island ny. I only ever have fry bread at home, or at a pow wow. Its totally awesome to see on a food truck.

  • For traditional, you have to serve muton.

  • Cecilia is gorgeous.....drop dead!! Beautiful.

  • and now me, over at least five different seas over, salivating for these 😧😩 no way i can get these anywhere near, thanks

  • fry bread like indian puri

  • How is it indigenous food? At 00:30 he says it originated on the reservations as necessity from their simple rations.

    • RadioSnivins kind of how thai food was created by thais and japanese food by japanese and chinese food by chinese. i mean italians got tomatos from another country, doesnt make bolognese non-italian.

  • This is a much better food truck than the one in the More Than Frybread (2011) Movie. Great video :)

  • That's just a sope

  • the conversation they had at the end was one of the best ever had on an eater video.

  • dude this is effing amazing. HELL YES!

  • In Hawaii when they have the Pow Wows they sell that. Either fry bread tacos or with honey. The tacos are bomb!

  • Okay, some of the Hungarians in the comments who can’t seem to grasp the concept of different cultures having similar foods, we get it you have a version of fried bread too.

    • Nice! That's my opinion too. If a food is easy to make and delicious than all cultures have a name for it. And who cares if Americans named Lángos to Fried Bread. So what? Even Gulash is present in many countrys menus. But the Hungarian Gulash, is the Hungarian Gulash, so the Hungarian fried bread are Lángos. (Man i'm hungry i think i'll get some Fried Bread i mean Lángos in the morning :D) And i'm hungarian, and i'm not butthurt (like the other Hungarian commenters in here :D ) if another country make a similar food than the ones in my country. :D Peace!

  • Like the LÁNGOS in Hungary!

  • We also fry bread like that in Galicia. Seeing those tacos reminds me of what I do with my bread when I feel fancy but I mostly like it simple. If I ever visit Seattle I'll try to try this!

  • Great looking food. Loved fry bread tacos from Acoma reservation in New Mexico. Side note - that editing was distracting. We’re all those cuts necessary. Did we need to jump all over the place so quickly for one sit down interview?

  • Fry bread is amazing. First had it at the Alabama Coushatta reservation in Texas’s Great Piney Woods. Instantly fell in love with it. All the better with good venison sausage

  • Set something important straight. This lángos and its from Hungary.

    • It's Native American Frybread. As in bread Native Americans made and ate. Hungarians didn't show them how to make it, therefore you can't take credit for an American dish. We don't take credit for Surstromming, so why take credit for a different type of bread Natives made? Fried bread is made everywhere but the specific way it's made here in the US is what makes it Nativr Frybread.

  • This looks amazing I love how he covers the culture of each restaurant or food truck.

  • Off The Rez is amazing!!! I recommend it to everyone that's in Sea. They were stationed in the parking lot of my job for about 2 weeks and I ate it everyday 😂

  • People from India eat fry bread as well. It's called Poori and yes with curry lol💜

  • It's a Hungarian national food . Lángos!

  • Back in 2009 a group of my friends from the UK visited Seattle and the reservations around Olympic peninsula; we visited with the Makah, Quileute, Jamestown S’Klallam and Suquamish Nations. I was introduced to fry bread on the Makah Reservation, when we had a cookout on the beach and some of the community cooked for us. I had my first Indian Taco whilst attending the Tribal Canoe Journey on Suquamish Reservation. They tasted awesome. And don’t get me started on huckleberries... the jam is soooo good. On my last visit to Seattle last year I brought some home. I didn’t bring enough!

  • this is called Langos.... hungarian food

  • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%A1ngos

  • www.nytimes.com/2015/07/29/dining/hungry-city-langos-truck.html

  • this is a traditional Hungarian dish, it is called lángos

    • Csaba Takács not really, maybe similar. However Fry Bread has been around in our culture for so long. Somewhere the Indian Taco was birthed!

    • You're not the only ones that came up with fried bread.

    • Csaba Takács with sour cream and cheese yums

  • Igen -.-

  • oh man fried bread sounds soooooooo good right about now. watching the show doesn't help with loosing winter weight.

  • it's a hungarian dish...

  • :D Originally thats a Hungarian Food, and it is called Lángos.

    • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%A1ngos

    • Tamás Berkes read other comments up thread, the ingredients may be the same or similar, but it isn’t Langos. It’s fry bread. It was developed out of necessity in reservations from meagre rations given out to the First Nations People, with no connection to Hungary or anywhere else in Europe. There are many cultures that have similar recipes for unleavened breads, and other food items, many cultures that had those food items without having any connection with other cultures. I was in Vienna at Christmas and visited the Christmas Markets where I had Langos, and very tasty it was too brushed with butter, I don’t know if it was Hungarian but it was called Langos. I know it wasn’t Fry Bread because I know that to be Native American from the reservations.

  • Native Americans didn't have flour to make fry bread until the reservation days. What did they eat before?

    • ABCantonese they had freedom of the land to grow and hunt food and once they were put into reservations they got mediocre rations

  • 5:59 "They see Indian taco and they think curry" Why do you call it "Indian" when you aren't Indian. If anything, call it the Original American Taco....

    • Ikr, I thought that was odd. Maybe some natives are most comfortable with being called Indian?

    • ABCantonese because of Indian flavor.

  • Great show 👍🏽 I think every indigenous culture has a version of fry bread. We have our own here in New Zealand 🇳🇿.

    • Dzz NuttZz Every US Tribe has their own version as well. It's a globally loved bread for sure lol.

  • where is this place at?

  • Cecelia looks Asian, cute!

  • Man that look so good where that at??? I never heard they called fry bread taco but This is like dumpling from Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 with bean 😋 Wepa Para Que Tu Lo Sepa

  • Dang, Cecilia's a lawyer!

  • Sheldon I only watch eater because of you!

  • Oh my gods... This looks so good! Sheldon always finds the best spots.

  • Ojaldas 🇵🇦

  • How baked is Mark?

  • This legit Langos?

  • Is Nick gone from eater? Its been a while since he's been on a video.

  • that's how we make trinidad fry bake

  • ..also, for clarity, the lady on the truck has Asian blood; Native Americans in Seattle do NOT look like her!

    • SighDown 🙄 Because looks are what we should use to base race off of right? Not. If she has 1/4 Native blood, she's a Native regardless of what people say. Doesn't matter if she was white, asian or black - if you have Native blood, you are Native.

  • Never heard of no fry bread like this - we make ours using cornmeal! No honey!!!!

  • I'm real native american and this fry bread is fake.. Aoó!

  • You can't go wrong with fried dough!

  • Yet he still calls them Indian tacos