Chicharrón de queso

Chicharrón de queso or costra de queso is a popular food in Mexican cuisine. It consists in a crispy or semi-crispy cheese tortilla. In a comal or on a flattop grill, oil is added, the cheese is scattered and fried until reaching a firm consistency. This cheese may be folded and the excess of oil is absorbed with a towel. The chicharrón can be sprinkled with the juice of one lemon and accompanied with a little chopped cilantro, diced tomato and diced onion.


  • Bayless, Rick. Authentic Mexican. (2007). ISBN 978-0061373268.
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