Fideo seco is Mexican comfort food at its finest. A child (and crowd) pleaser, you can’t go wrong when serving this amazing pasta dish. Try it with all toppings, they all add flavor to your fideo!

5 from 1 vote
Fideo Seco
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
This thin Mexican pasta is toasted, giving the fideo a nutty flavor, and then it is cooked in Molli Morelos cooking sauce with tomato and chipotle until the mixture is absorbed. The consistency is moist but not soupy.
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: fideo, mexican, pasta, vermicelli
Servings: 4 peoople
  • 1 jar Molli Morelos cooking sauce with chipotle chiles
  • 1 cup chicken broth or water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 7-ouncpackage fideo (vermicelli
  • Crumbled queso fresco as topping
  • Avocado slices as topping
  • Crema Mexicana as topping
  • Cilantro as topping
  • Chopped onion as topping
  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat and add fideo. Stir until fideo is slightly toasted, but not burned.
  2. Transfer fideo to a bowl and reserve.
  3. Add Molli Morelos cooking sauce and chicken broth. Stir and let mixture come to a boil. Add fideo and continue to boil for 15 minutes until liquid absorbs.
  4. Serve fideo topped with toppings of your choice. Provecho!