Do you like Mexican food? Do you have a favourite Mexican recipe? Perhaps you’re just looking for something new to try. Here are a few recipes you might want to try.
Fajitas – Perhaps one of the favourites in Mexican cuisine, fajitas are made of savoury steak or chicken served with warm flour tortillas with a variety of condiments.
Burritos – Meat, cheese, beans and rice all wrapped up in a flour tortilla makes for a quick and filling meal.
Chimichangas – These are similar to burritos but are deep fried.
Tacos – If you like a crunch with your meat and cheese, a taco (or two or three) is a great meal. Just take a fried corn tortilla folded in half and fill with your choice of ingredients. Or you can use a flour tortilla and fill to make a soft taco.
Guacamole – If you like avocados, you’ll love guacamole. A delicious blend of avocados, onions, tomatoes with lime juice and other spices, it goes great with chips or on other Mexican foods.
Enchiladas – These are delicious bundles of meat and cheese wrapped in tortillas, covered with Mexican sauces and baked to perfection. Sprinkle with some good Mexican cheese and serve with sour cream for an excellent meal.
Chorizo – This is Mexican style sausage and is superb. Highly seasoned and flavoured with chillies and spices, it goes great with eggs and cheese on a flour tortilla. Add a jalapeno for extra flavour.
Tamales – These are made from masa (corn tortilla dough) and filled with meat and cheese and steamed in corn husks. A true Mexican recipe that is delicious.
Mexican Flan – A Mexican dessert recipe, flan is custard with a caramel sauce and is simply to die for.
Cinnamon Crisps – A light and airy dessert made from flour tortillas coated with vanilla, sugar and cinnamon, these make for a nice sweet end to a delicious Mexican meal.
If you’re looking for some good Mexican sauces to flavour your food, you might want to try mole. It is a dark complex sauce made with chillies, nuts and spices as well as Mexican chocolate, various fruits and vegetables and spices. Other good Mexican sauces are the traditional green and red sauces. The green sauce is a spicy blend of serrano peppers with tomatillos, onions and cilantro. The red chilli sauce is milder, flavoured with red ancho peppers, garlic, onion and an array of Mexican spices.
Mexican cuisine has a wide variety of tasty choices to suit the discerning taste. Whether you like spicy or smoky or just the freshness of great ingredients, you are sure to find a Mexican recipe that’s right for you.