Buffalo Chicken Queso Fundido

IngredientsPoultry, Vegetables
Day PartDinner, Lunch, Snack
Menu PartAppetizer/Small Plate
Cuisine TypeMexican
Buffalo Chicken Queso Fundido

Source: McIlhenny Company/TABASCO Brand Products

A blend of three distinctive cheeses, diced poblano peppers and Buffalo-style hot sauce kicks this queso up a few notches in the spice department. Ground chicken imparts a heartiness that turns the prep into a shareable appetizer, snack or satisfying bar food.


3 tbsp. olive oil
12 oz. fresh ground chicken
2 tbsp. chopped garlic
1 cup white wine
10 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded
8 oz. Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
5 oz. bleu cheese crumbles
1/4 cup chopped green onions
3 tbsp. diced poblano peppers
3 tbsp. Buffalo style hot sauce
Salt and pepper, to taste
Blue corn tortilla chips


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add chicken; sauté until brown. Add garlic; continue to sauté until garlic is slightly brown. Remove from heat; keep warm.
  2. In top of double boiler over simmering water, bring wine to a simmer. Add the mozzarella, Jack cheese and bleu cheese; stir until melted.
  3. Add green onions, poblanos, hot sauce and salt and pepper to taste; cook 5 min. longer.
  4. Serve queso warm, spooned over tortilla chips.

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