Sorullitos de Maíz-Cheese Sticks



Recipe adapted from : HERE
  • 2 cups of water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1½ cup cornmeal
  • 6 oz shredded Edam or Cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups vegetable oil


In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in salt, sugar and cornmeal. Return to heat and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until the dough does not stick to the pot. Remove from heat and stir in cheese. Let sit for 5 minutes -or until you are able to handle the heat- and roll 1 tablespoon balls of dough into cigar shapes. In a large deep skillet, heat vegetable oil to 375 degrees. Cook Surullitos 4-6 at a time, making sure not to crowd the pan, until lightly golden brown. Drain on a paper towel lined plate and serve immediately.

The sauce is equally simple. Mix together 3 tablespoons ketchup, 1 tablespoon mayo, 1 minced garlic clove, and maybe a bit of Cayenne pepper (optional)

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3 comments:

  1. This looks delicious. Thanks for sharing your recipe... :)

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  2. I've never had these before. Is the texture similar to mozzarella sticks?

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  3. Did someone say cheese... lol. I am so in love with this.

    Kay of Pure & Complex
    www.purecomplex.com

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