Total Time
50mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins

this is one of my favorie appetizers, you find them in almost every cafe in lima and is usually a hit in partys, from yanuq.com

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preparation:
  2. Mix flour, butter, egg yolks, salt, sugar and paprika with enough water to make a soft homogeneous dough. Set aside for a few minutes.
  3. Cut cheese in strips (½ x 2 inches).
  4. Divide dough in 3 parts, rolling each part very thinly. Then cut 1-inch strips, brush borders with egg white and roll, covering cheese strips completely. Egg white helps in sealing borders.
  5. Fry in hot shortening until golden.
  6. Serve hot. Usually served with avocado dressing or guacamole.
  7. Variation: Tequeños can be also prepared with Won Ton wraps, instead preparing dough.