Queso de Freir

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GOYA® Queso de Freir is a delicious cheese and a favorite in the Caribbean and Central America. It is commonly used for frying as it does not melt easily, even when exposed to high temperatures. When fried, it forms a delicious golden crust with a smooth and creamy interior. Enjoy it as a delicious snack with jams, fruits or crackers. You can also serve GOYA® Queso de Freir as an appetizer, or as part of a wide variety of authentic recipes, like fantastic breakfasts with eggs and plantains. Want to learn how to prepare this delicious cheese? Click on “View tip” and follow the step-by-step directions. Mmm… so good!

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• Size 10 oz.

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Learn how to cook Queso de Freir
Easy Fried Cheese!

• Pre-heat a non-stick skillet to med-high heat or around 375°F if using a griddle.


• Slice the Queso de Freir on the rectangular side, into approximately ¼ inch thick slices., around 14 slices per 10 oz. cheese block. Then cut those slices into thirds, yielding 42.


• Place a few pieces at a time in the pre-heated skillet. Cook for approximately 2 minutes, flip the cheese over and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Do not move the cheese around the pan before flipping. Cheese should be golden brown and crispy on each side. Serve while warm.

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