Choriqueso! What does is mean? Chori is short for chorizo. And queso means cheese! You combine these two ingredients together and you have an instant crowd pleasing appetizer! Are you ready for this easy Mexican recipe for choriqueso? A quick trip to the market and you could be enjoying this dish later today!
Queso Fundido is Choriquesos twin! Prepared in the same manner, but many times queso fundido is baked in the oven. The stove top method is quick and easy! Click the link to see the full recipe for Queso Fundido with Mushrooms and Poblanos!
Choriqueso (Chorizo and Cheese)
Mexican chorizo and cheese! Two food ingredients that go perfect together! The easiest cheese and chorizo recipe that is ready in minutes!
- grapeseed oil
- 1/2 cup white onion diced
- 2 serrano peppers sliced in thin rings
- Salt to taste
- Fresh cracked pepper to taste
- 10 ounces Pork Mexican chorizo uncooked
- 10 ounced Oaxaca or Chihuahua cheese shredded
- Chips or warm tortillas
In a nonstick skillet, add 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil. Heat to medium.
Add the onion and serrano pepper to the skillet. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Saute for 5 minutes.
Move the onions and peppers to the outer edges of the skillet. To the center of the skillet add the uncooked chorizo. Cook for 6-7 minutes, breaking down into crumbles and turning as needed.
Once chorizo is cooked, add the cheese in an even l;ayer over the top. Cover the skillet with a lid, lower heat slightly, and let cook for 6-7 minutes or just until the cheese melts all the way through. Serve right away.
Serve with homemade chips or warm tortillas(flour or corn)
Choriqueso is a quick and easy version of queso fundido and queso flameado. If you wanted to prepare the queso fundido, just place the cheese in an oven safe baking dish. Add the cooked chorizo and a few rajas(poblanos) on top. Bake in preheated 400 degree oven just until the cheese melts.
Chorizo Chorizo! Click link to see recipe! https://pinaenlacocina.com/2018/08/05/chorizo-casero-rustic-mexican-chorizo/
Totopos! Homemade Chips! Click link to see recipe! http://pinaenlacocina.com/2014/04/25/me-pico-la-salsa-salsa-basics/
Flour Tortillas! Click link to see full recipe on site! https://pinaenlacocina.com/2014/03/10/tortillas-a-staple-in-the-mexican-kitchen/