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Arepitas Fritas Con Guacamole

Arepitas Fritas con Guacamole (Fried Mini Arepas with Guacamole)

Erica Dinho
5 from 19 votes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 12 arepitas


  • Vegetable oil
  • 11/2 cups precooked cornmeal
  • 11/2 cups warm water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • cup queso fresco crumbled
  • Pinch salt


  • Combine the cornmeal, warm water, cheese, butter and salt, mixing thoroughly. Let mixture stand for five minutes.
  • Knead with your hands for about 3 minutes moistening your hands with water as you work.
  • Form 12 small balls with the dough. Place each ball between your palms, pressing to form a thick patty.
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, then fry arepas in 2 batches, turning over once, until golden, about 3 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve with guacamole, hogao, chimichurri or ají.
Keyword Arepa
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