Chopped Cheese Fries

This is a combo of 3 recipes

Chopped Cheese Sandwiches

Pickled Jalapenos

Chipotle Aioli

The Cheesy Guide to Chopped Cheese Fries

Where Did the Idea of Chopped Cheese Fries Come From?

Chopped cheese fries are a dish that is a combination of french fries and melted cheese. The dish originated in the United States, where it is called “chili cheese fries”.

The first place to sell the dish was at Taco Bell in 1986. The idea for the dish came from a franchise owner named Kim Irvine, who was looking for an alternative to traditional taco filling and eventually decided on adding shredded cheddar cheese and ground beef to french fries.

History & Origin of Chopped Cheese Fries: How This Crazy Combination Came To Be

The dish has a long history but it first became popular at the beginning of the 20th century in Mexico City. It was originally served as breakfast food but nowadays it can be eaten at any time of day.

The origin of the chopped cheese fries is not clear, but most people agree that they were first served at a restaurant in Toronto.

Chopped cheese fries are an interesting dish because they are made from two different types of foods: french fries and cheese. The french fries are deep-fried and then topped with shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese.

A lot of people wonder why the dish is called “chopped cheese” because it’s not chopped into tiny pieces like a typical grated cheese. But the name is actually just a shortened version of “chicken fried steak.” It’s also called “chicken fried potatoes” in some parts of America, but that term usually refers to mashed potatoes mixed with other ingredients like onions, peppers, and bacon bits.

Rise of the Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles are a dish that is popular in Mexico and Central America. They are made of fried corn tortillas that have been topped with salsa and cheese, then baked until the cheese melts. The dish is an example of the fusion of Mexican and Spanish food, as it was created by the Spaniards in Mexico during colonial times.

The Science of Chopped Cheese Fries

In this section, you will find out the science behind the taste of chopped cheese fries. You will also learn about some of the ingredients that are used to make these fries.

The taste of food is something that we all experience and enjoy. In this section, you will find out how food gets its flavour and what ingredients are used to make chopped cheese fries.

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 835kcal


  • 1/2 lb chopped cheese mix see linked recipe above
  • 300 g french fries cooked to package directions
  • 1 large roma tomato diced
  • 10-20 pickled jalapeno slices see linked recipe above
  • 1/4 cup chipotle aioli see linked recipe above


  • Split the fries into 2 portions, top each with half the meat, tomatoes and jalapenos. Drizzle over with aioli and serve


Calories: 835kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 23g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 2327mg | Potassium: 1169mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1533IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 6mg