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Pick up some fresh cheese at the store
Choose your favorite fresh Mexican Cheese. I prefer Queso Blanco for frying but Queso Fresco will work as well. Remove the cheese from the plastic.Continue to 2 of 6 below.
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Cutting the cheeseSlice the cheese lengthwise in about 1/2 inch slices.Continue to 3 of 6 below.
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Cutting the cheese againCut the slices lengthwise again, to form sticks.Continue to 4 of 6 below.
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Fry the cheese
Heat up a non-stick pan on medium-high heat for 1-2 minutes. Place the sticks, a few at a time on the hot pan. You will see the edges start to bubble, but the cheese will not melt.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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Turn the cheeseUsing a spatula, turn the cheese to the next side. Continue to turn it until all of the sides are brown.Continue to 6 of 6 below.
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Serve the cheese
Remove the hot cheese to a paper towel to absorb any greasiness. Serve immediately (within minutes) with your favorite salsa. Fried cheese is also delicious with fruit preserves.