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Queso fundido con esquites

Queso Fundido with squites

If you are an esquites lover, this queso fundido with esquites is right for you! Featuring hearty chorizo, aromatic epazote, and pungent onion and garlic, this recipe is a must-try.


1/4 cup butter (cut into cubes)
1/2 cup chorizo
1/2 cup white onion (finely chopped)
1/2 cup epazote (finely chopped)
1/4 cup árbol chile (finely chopped)
2.2 lbs white corn (kernels removed)
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 cup Chiapas cheese crumbled
1 cup Oaxaca cheese crumbled
1/4 cup epazote (finely chopped, for serving)
Piquín chile powder for serving
Sour cream for serving
Lime for serving


1. Heat a cast iron skillet on a grill over high heat. Add butter and cook chorizo until golden brown.
2. Add onion, epazote, árbol chile, and white corn kernels, and sauté for 5 minutes. Pour in chicken broth and season with salt. Cook until reduced by half.
3. Add Chiapas and Oaxaca cheese and heat until melted.
4. Garnish with epazote, piquín chile powder, sour cream and lime juice.