How to make Venezuelan Tequenos

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Tequenos Recipe

Prep Time50 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time1 hr 2 mins
Course: Entremeses
Cuisine: Venezolana
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Harina de trigo
  • 1 tablespoon Salt
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 5 tablespoon Butter
  • 750 gramos de White Chesse the cheese must be firm, salty and melting
  • 1 litre Vegetal oil

   

Preparación

  • In a bowl serve the flour, egg, milk, salt and oil, you must mix until a homogeneous dough without lumps. Set aside for 20-30 minutes (the dough can be prepared in advance and cooled in the refrigerator until ready to use).
  • Stretch the dough with a roller until a thickness of approx. 2 millimetres is achieved. Then cut strips 1.5 cm wide.
  • Cut the cheese into 1 cm thick sticks.
  • Roll up the cheese with the dough strips. Tightly adjust the ends to prevent them from opening when cooking.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan or cauldron. Add the tequeños and cook over medium heat until golden brown. (approx. 3 minutes)
  • Buon Apetito!!