Microwave Queso Fundido

This queso fundido is done in the microwave for a quick snack or appetizer. Serve with chips or warm flour tortillas.

queso fundido with chips
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 6 ounces fresh Mexican chorizo

  • 1 ½ cups shredded Oaxaca cheese


  1. Remove casing from chorizo and place in a deep microwave safe bowl. Cover with paper towels and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring and recovering every 1 minute until fully cooked.

  2. In another bowl, place 3/4 cup cheese and microwave until cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes. Top with half of the chorizo and the remaining cheese. Microwave again until cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes.

  3. Top with remaining chorizo and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

344 Calories
28g Fat
2g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 344
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 14g 69%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 803mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Protein 20g
Potassium 206mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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