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Venezuelan Tequeños

The best, easiest appetizzer you'll be obsessed to!
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 spoons salted butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 6 spoons water
  • 1 block white cheddar cheese, fresh
  • avocado oil (for frying)

Instructions
 

D O U G H

  • Place the flour in a medium bowl, add the salt and whisk together.
  • Melt the butter and add them to the flour.
  • Add the egg.
  • Use your fingers to mix the egg and butter into the flour until the mixture is sandy and crumbly, add the water until you have a soft dough.
  • Cover the dough and let it rest for 30 minutes

K N E A D I N G - W R A P P I N G

  • Start kneading the dough and fold up to 6-8 times.
  • Flatten the dough and cut strings (about 3 cm width).
  • Start wrapping with one tip of the cheese. Then, gently wrap the rest of the cheese overlapping the string of dough while you cover the entire cheese. Make sure to cover well (to avoid a mess when you fry them).

S E R V I N G

  • When the oil is hot, fry them until all sides are golden brown
  • Welcome to tequeño heaven!