Drunken Mexican Chorizo and Queso Dip

It’s Father’s day weekend, and in our family we savor the opportunity to celebrate.  So even though it’s only Friday we are starting the fiesta early.  Mexican food on a beautiful Friday night, cold cerveza with salt & limes, spicy chorizo and cheese with tortilla chips— it’s good to be daddy…

Drunken Mexican Chorizo and Queso Dip
¼ pound ground pork chorizo
½ cup white onions –small dice
1 small Serrano pepper- finely chopped
1 Tablespoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon oregano – crushed
12 oz Mexican beer
8 oz Jack cheese-shredded
1 Tablespoon all purpose flour
Salt/Pepper- to taste
1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
Chopped cilantro and onions

  •  Heat a medium sauce pot over medium/high heat and brown chorizo, onion, and Serrano pepper
  • Add chili powder, cumin, oregano and beer- simmer for 3-5 minutes
  • Toss shredded cheese in flour and slowly add to chorizo– reduce heat to low – stirring to combine
  • Season to taste with Salt/Pepper and lime juice
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro and onions
  • Serve warm with tortilla chips

6 comments… add one
  • The Sneaky Mommy June 19, 2010, 2:31 pm

    Wow! This looks and sounds amazing! Have fun celebrating!

  • Cooking with Kait June 19, 2010, 2:47 pm

    This looks terrific! I love chorizo queso dips and your version looks delicious.

  • Kathie June 20, 2010, 1:07 am


  • Amanda Stuckey June 20, 2010, 3:13 pm

    I'm a devoted tex-mex lover…and this looks beyond delicious.

  • Nicole June 22, 2010, 7:14 pm

    Wow, this sounds amazing!

  • Mary Farnstrom April 18, 2012, 9:52 pm

    This recipe sounds so delicious and I’m going to have to try it out–thank you for posting it.

    Also, I stopped by to ask if it would be alright if I used the top image you have here; full credit of course would be to you, and I will link you once it’s been published. Is that alright?

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