Flaming cheese is a typical dish of the cuisine of northern Mexico, is made with melted cheese and chorizo. It is very similar to cheese fondue and is commonly served as an appetizer or entree at cookouts and in restaurants specializing in roast beef. Next at Guruwalik we will show you how to make Durango style flamed cheese , a practical, rich and very traditional recipe that you will surely enjoy.
Ingredients to make Flamed Cheese:
- 500 grams of asadero cheese
- 250 grams of Chorizo
- 12 pieces of Corn Tortilla
- 1 pinch of Garlic powder
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1 pinch of white pepper
How to make Flamed Cheese:
Step NO 1
On a comal over medium heat, heat the tortillas on both sides. They are removed as they become hot and put in a tortilla maker or covered with a clean, dry cloth. Remember that you can make corn tortillas yourself or buy them already made.
Step NO 2
To make the flamed cheese, cook the chorizo in a frying pan without oil and over medium heat and sprinkle it with a pinch of salt, garlic powder and white pepper. Stir constantly until cooked evenly.
Step NO 3
Once the chorizo is well cooked , add the slices of cheese , cover it, lower the heat to low and leave it until it au gratin. This dish can be made with any type of cheese for gratin, such as Oaxaca cheese, mozzarella or Manchego cheese, for example.
Step NO 4
Serve three tortillas per plate and fill with a tablespoon of warm flamed cheese . Enjoy this delicious traditional Mexican meal with a bit of pico de gallo and guacamole . If you liked the recipe, have any questions, opinions or think that we could improve it, do not hesitate to leave your comments.
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