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Carabao Cheese Salad

How to Make Carabao Cheese Salad

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Salad Recipe
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 2 servings


  • 200 grams carabao cheese kesong puti
  • 2 Tbsp. sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • salt pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 egg beaten
  • cooking oil for frying
  • 2 cups lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup watercress alusiman, trimmed
  • 1 medium cucumber sliced
  • vinaigrette dressing see recipe below

Vinaigrette dressing ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup corn oil
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup patis or fish sauce
  • 1 pieces garlic crushed
  • 1 Tbsp. mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. white sugar


How to make Carabao Cheese Salad:

  • Cut kesong puti into six thin slices. Toast the sesame seeds and grind slightly.
  • Mix with bread crumbs, adding salt and pepper to taste.
  • Dredge each slice of cheese in flour. Dip in beaten egg.
  • Then coat in sesame seed and bread crumbs mixture.
  • Heat a small amount of oil in a non-stick frying pan.
  • Lay the coated cheese slices on the pan. Flip them over when one side is brown.
  • Toss the greens with the vinaigrette dressing and arrange in individual plates.
  • Top with slices of fried kesong puti.

How to make the vinaigrette dressing:

  • Put all the ingredients in a jar and cover with lid and shake.