Choriqueso Recipe - A Sizzling Mexican Delight


Prepare your taste buds for a flavor explosion with our sizzling Choriqueso recipe. This mouthwatering dish combines the rich, savory goodness of Mexican chorizo with the creamy, gooey delight of melted cheese. Choriqueso is a beloved appetizer or snack in Mexican cuisine, often enjoyed with warm tortillas for dipping. Let's dive into this delectable creation that's sure to be the star of your next gathering.

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 1/2 pound (225g) Mexican chorizo
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup (about 120g) shredded Oaxaca cheese (you can also use Monterrey Jack or mozzarella)
  • 1/2 cup (about 60g) crumbled queso fresco
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Mexican crema (or sour cream as a substitute)
  • 2-3 fresh jalapeño peppers, thinly sliced (adjust for heat preference)
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish
  • Warm tortillas, for serving

🕒 Preparation Time: 10 minutes

🍳 Cooking Time: 15 minutes

🍽️ Yield: Approximately 4 servings

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: Sauté the Chorizo

  1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook the Mexican chorizo, breaking it into small pieces with a spatula as it cooks.
  2. Stir in the chopped onion and minced garlic. Sauté until the chorizo is cooked through and the onion becomes translucent. This should take about 7-8 minutes.

Step 2: Add the Cheese

  1. Reduce the heat to low. Sprinkle the shredded Oaxaca cheese evenly over the chorizo mixture in the skillet.
  2. Allow the cheese to melt slowly, covering the chorizo. This should take about 2-3 minutes.

Step 3: Finish and Serve

  1. Once the cheese is melted and forms a gooey, delicious layer over the chorizo, sprinkle crumbled queso fresco on top.
  2. Drizzle Mexican crema (or sour cream) over the dish.
  3. Garnish with thinly sliced jalapeño peppers and fresh cilantro leaves.
  4. Serve your Choriqueso immediately with warm tortillas for dipping. Enjoy the cheesy, spicy goodness!


  • You can add diced tomatoes or roasted poblano peppers for extra flavour and freshness.
  • For a vegetarian twist, substitute Mexican chorizo with soy chorizo or a mix of sautéed mushrooms and black beans.


Choriqueso is the ultimate comfort food that brings together the bold flavours of Mexican chorizo and the creamy decadence of melted cheese. Whether you're hosting a party, game day gathering, or simply craving a cheesy delight, this recipe is your ticket to a fiesta of flavor.

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