Fried Queso Fresco

Fried Queso Fresco


  • 1 lb. Queso Fresco (or Paneer Cheese if Queso Fresco is not available)
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Olive Oil


  • 1. Cut cheese into cubes, or thin rectangles.
  • 2. Bring 1 Tbsp. coconut oil and 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil to high heat in a pan.
  • 3. Once the smoke point hits, add your cheese. Let it cook until browned on one side and then flip over and do the same on the other side.
  • 4. Remove from pan and drain excess grease on a paper towel.