- September 10, 2009 at 2:22 pm #276172
In the Pantry:
> Cactus or nopalitos
> Chili Powder
> Corn husks (dried)
In the Fridge:
> Chorizo sausage
> Ground Pork
> Sour cream
> Bell Peppers
> Chile Peppers
Classic Mexican Dishes:
Arroz Verde: rice side dish flavored with chicken broth, garlic, onion, cilantro and mild green chilies.
Burritos: flour tortillas wrapped around a filling of shredded meat, beans and cheese.
Ceviche (cebiche): appetizer of fish “cooked” in acid, such as lime juice, and mixed with tomatoes, chilies and capers.
Chilies Rellenos: roasted and peeled mild green chilies are filled with cheese or meat, dipped in batter and fried.
Chimichangas: deep-fried burritos.
Churros: strips of sweet dough are deep-fried and sprinkled with cinnamon-sugar.
Flan: smooth, rich dessert custard coated with a caramel sauce.
Salsa: cooked or fresh sauce usually made with tomatoes or tomatillos and flavored with garlic, onion, chilies and cilantro.
Tamales: corn tortilla dough filled with meat, vegetables, beans, fruit or seafood is steamed inside dried corn husks or banana leaves.
Tostadas: fried corn tortillas topped with refried beans, meat, tomato, lettuce, cheese and salsa.
- September 10, 2009 at 8:39 pm #424852
I have added recipes of all of the “Classic Mexican Recipes” in the “General Recipes” section of the site. Enjoy!
- April 7, 2011 at 12:03 am #429832
Thankyou for this list my familky loves mexican food.
- December 6, 2011 at 11:17 pm #430712
ahhhhh this is soooooooooo helpful!!! i always have to read the definitions when we go to a mexican resturant.