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The Best Choriqueso Dip For Appetizers

by Nellie

This Choriqueso Dip will be the best dip you have ever made! Simple ingredients make for a super flavorful delicious dip!

What is Choriqueso Dip Made of?

Choriqueso Dip is made with just four simple ingredients: chorizo sausage, cream cheese, salsa, and cheddar cheese. The combination of the flavors from the chorizo and cream cheese create a creamy yet spicy dip that you won’t be able to resist!

Where did choriqueso dip originate?

Choriqueso dip originated in Mexico and has become a popular appetizer dish served throughout Latin America. It’s often served with tortilla chips or warm flour tortillas, but can also be used as a topping for tacos, nachos, burritos, enchiladas and more.

How to Make Choriqueso Dip

Making a batch of choriqueso dip is super simple and only requires a few minutes of your time. Begin by cooking the chorizo in a skillet over medium heat until it’s cooked through and no longer pink.

Add the cream cheese, salsa, and cheddar cheese to the cooked chorizo and stir until everything is combined. Heat for a few minutes until the cheese melts and then it’s ready to serve!

Serve your choriqueso dip with tortilla chips, crackers, or even sliced vegetables like carrots and celery. This easy-to-make dip is sure to be a hit at any gathering!

Choriqueso Dip is a delicious and easy-to-make dip that can be served with almost anything! Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a tasty snack, this choriqueso dip will not disappoint. It’s a great game day dip too!

What kind of ingredients do you need for this Choriqueso dip?

  • 8 ounces chorizo
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar, grated
  • 1 cup Oaxaco cheese, grated
  • 8 slices of white american cheese
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 1 roma tomato, chopped
  • 4 stems of cilantro
  • Extras:
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Tortilla Chips

How long does it take to make Choriqueso dip?

The prep time is about 20 minutes and the idle time is about 1 hour.

The Best Choriqueso Dip For Appetizers
Yield: 4 cups of queso

The Best Choriqueso Dip For Appetizers

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

The Choriqueso Dip is so good and easy to make for game day as a yummy appetizer!

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces chorizo
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar, grated
  • 1 cup Oaxaco cheese, grated
  • 8 slices of white american cheese
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 1 roma tomato, chopped
  • 4 stems of cilantro
  • Extras:
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Tortilla Chips

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan cook the chorizo at medium heat until brown and completely cooked through.
  2. Strain out the meat and set aside, but keep the excess juices in the pan.
  3. Add the butter into the pan over medium heat and melt.
  4. Add the flour to the pan and whisk together to create a roux.
  5. Slowly add the milk, ½ a cup at a time, until it is a creamy mixture.
  6. Add all the cheeses and melt together over the heat.
  7. Lastly add the hot sauce as well as salt and pepper a layer over the pan and mix together.
  8. If needed, add more salt and pepper to your own liking (keep in mind that the chorizo added later will add a bit of salty flavor as well).
  9. Let that sit over low heat covered while you chop the onion, jalapeno, tomato and cilantro.
  10. Pour the finished queso into a bowl.
  11. Add the chorizo, jalapenos, onions, cilantro and tomatoes, mixing together.
  12. Enjoy while hot with tortilla chips

Notes

If the mixture is too thick for your liking after adding all the cheeses, feel free to add a bit more milk to thin out.

Other ideas to put the queso on:

Fries

Homemade chipotle bowl

Nachos

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