Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 4 weeks ago

How do I keep frozen burritos from cracking open when I heat them in a microwave oven?

It's hard to eat them when their filling is oozing all over the place.

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  • 4 weeks ago
    Best answer

    Next time try heating them at 50% power so the tortilla does not dry out (as much) and the inside heats a bit slower.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Since microwaving cooks food from the inside first, and given the content, it’s unavoidable unless you choose to either bake them or undercook them in the microwave. Place them on a plate first, and let them set before eating and they may be less messy, though baking is best.

  • denise
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Maybe thaw them slowly before heating?

  • 4 weeks ago

    gently prick them with a fork before microwaving, so the steam has a place to vent without them cracking

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Cut the power back to 50%, and double the time in the wave. The filling has more water and fat than the tortilla, so the inside is heating faster and expanding, busting up the still cold tortilla.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    Good question. I wonder that too.

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