Take a trip to cheese town with this awesome Chorizo Queso Fundido Recipe! This cheesy, spicy dip is everything right about adding beer to your food!
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You know what makes food better? Booze! Seriously. It’s not just some novelty item you add to say “I’m cooking with booze!” it’s a legit flavor profile that is crazy good in so many dishes. This queso fundido is a definite keeper.
Flash back to my Le Cordon Bleu trip in Vegas. Remember the Salted Butter Rum Caramels?! That’s the same trip where I discovered this dip! The chef was super cute and she kept calling fundidio, but it was tasty (and smells amazing) either way. I’ve been wanting to re-make it ever since, and today it the day kids. This is one of my favorite Appetizer Dip Recipes and I hope it is for you too!
For everyone that loves cooking with booze too, you’re in luck! It’s #BeerMonth with NY Foodgasm and some of our other friends! Pilfer through the recipes below and get your boozy bite fix!
Dale’s Super Juicy Beer Can Chicken | NY Foodgasm
Chorizo Queso Fundido | Bread Booze Bacon
Garlicky Beer + Tarragon Steamed Mussels | Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen
Mahi Mahi Burgers Glazed with IPA-Hoisin Barbecue Sauce | All Roads Lead to the Kitchen
Hush Puppies With A Smoked Cheddar Stout Dip | Nomageddon
- 1/2 pound beef or pork chorizo, removed from the casing (I used pork)
- 1/2 medium yellow onion, finely diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 6 ounces larger-style beer, like Corona or Miller High Life
- 5 ounces Queso Fresco, crumbled
- 8 ounces mozzarella cheese
- Tortilla chips, for sercing
- Heat a cast iron skillet (8-inch to 12-inch) over medium-high heat. Cook the chorizo until it is cooked through, crisp, and fat has rendered, about 10 minutes. Remove chorizo to a bowl.
- Add the onions and garlic to the same skillet. (I had to add a few tablespoons of vegetable oil to compensate for the lack of oil in my skillet.) Cook for 2 to 2 minutes, stirring often, until the onions have softened.
- Turn your oven's broiler to high and allow to preheat.
- Pour in the beer and stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the beer has evaporated.
- Add the cheeses and chorizo to the skillet, and stir to combine everything together.
- Place the skillet in the oven under the broiler for 2-3 minutes until the cheese is melted, bubbling, and slightly browned on top.
- Carefully remove from the oven, and serve immediately with chips.