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Chorizo Queso Fundido

Super easy and ready in just 12 minutes!!!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Appetizer, lunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Latin, Latin Fusion, Mexican
Keyword: appetizer, chorizo, melted cheese, mexican appetizer, queso, queso fundido
Servings: 4 people


  • 6 oz ground pork chorizo
  • 1 tbs unsalted butter
  • 1 tbs all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 cups Monterey Jack cheese shredded, divided
  • 2 tbs cilantro chopped, for garnish
  • 1 bag tortilla chips


  • In a oven safe skillet and over medium-high heat add chorizo and stir until it’s crumbled, browned and cooked through. About 5 minutes.
  • In the meantime, set broiler to high.
  • Once chorizo is done, transfer to a paper towel lined plate to drain.
  • Drain any leftover fat from skillet.
  • In the same skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Whiskin the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  • Whisk in the milk and cook until slightly thickened. Less than a minute.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in 2 1/2 cups Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Sprinkle chorizo over top.
  • Then rest of the cheese.
  • Put the pan under the broiler and broil until the cheese is golden brown on top. Watch carefully. Should be about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, sprinkle with chopped cilantro.
  • Serve with tortilla chips.