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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with These Recipes
This year let your Cinco de Mayo fiesta be a spicy and delicious one with any of these fifteen recipes.Continue to 2 of 16 below.
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Charred Tomatillo and Serrano Salsa
So a party without chips and salsa is simply not a fun one. Make a double, or even triple, batch of this for your fiesta guests and get those chips ready for dipping! Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 3 of 16 below.
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Mexican Cowboy Beans with Longaniza Sausage and Poblano Peppers
It may or may not be warm for a barbecue yet, but if you're lucky do make a pot of these cowboy beans to bring to the cookout. Even if the weather is still not warm enough you can prepare a batch of them and enjoy on their own or with a side of grilled meats. Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 4 of 16 below.
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Mexican Deviled Chicken
If you love chicken and chipotle peppers then this is the dish for you. Chicken breasts are slowly stewed until falling off the bone tender and until the smokey heat penetrates the meat. Make this dish ahead or the same day you'd like to enjoy it. Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 5 of 16 below.
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Fiery and Garlicky Shrimp
Camarones al mojo de ajo or shrimp with garlic is a classic in Mexico (and some other Spanish speaking countries). These are made extra spicy by adding a particularly pungent pepper. You're going to love them! Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 6 of 16 below.
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Spicy and Herby Baked Panela Cheese
Another party favourite, these deliciously marinated cheese bites are the only cheese recipe you need in your arsenal. The recipe is so easy to prepare, so click here to get it.Continue to 7 of 16 below.
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Tuna Tostadas with Murupi Amerella Chilies
Tostadas are a crunchy fried or baked tortilla that is typically piled high with your favourite toppings. These spicy tuna tostadas are more for a quick lunch or light dinner.Continue to 8 of 16 below.
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Green Salsa Made with Chilaca Peppers
Chilaca peppers are not as common as say, a jalapeño but they are just as delicious if not better. If you are lucky enough to find them in your local Hispanic grocery store do snatch them up and make this salsa with them. Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 9 of 16 below.
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Chicken Stewed in Tomatillo-Chilaca Salsa and Served with Turmeric-Oregano Rice
Remember that chilaca salsa? Well, if you have some left over you can use it to stew chicken and prepare this amazing dinner. Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 10 of 16 below.
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Chocolate Covered Jalapeño Peppers
Chocolate covered chilies? Yes, you read that correctly -- and yes you do want to make them immediately. They are super easy to prepare and so fun too. Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 11 of 16 below.
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Tomato and Serrano Chile Salsa Made in a Molcajete
After you make salsa like in this recipe, the real authentic and traditional way, you'll never buy salsa at the store. To describe to you the difference and quality in flavour just doesn't do this salsa justice, you just have to go ahead and do it. Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 12 of 16 below.
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Breakfast Tacos with a Bacony Twist
In Mexico we eat tacos for all three meals of the day. So why not start off your morning with these fantastic and very flavourful tacos. Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 13 of 16 below.
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Mango and Habanero Salsa
Mangos are coming into season right now, and this salsa is a great way of using them. You can use the salsa for chip dipping or to top your tacos or any other food you'd like. Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 14 of 16 below.
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What Are Esquites and How To MakeThem
Perhaps you've heard of this super popular Mexican snack? It is often sold by vendors all over Mexico and it is something that once you eat you'll want to enjoy often. Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 15 of 16 below.
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Habanero and Achiote Paste Marinade for Roasted Chicken
If roasted chicken is your thing then you're going to really appreciate this recipe. The marinade makes for a super juicy, tender, and spicy chicken. Shred up the meat to stuff tacos, burritos or quesadillas with. Click here to get the recipe.Continue to 16 of 16 below.
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Pan Fried Habaneros with Purple Onion and Lime Juice
If you have a real chilehead in your house they will absolutely love the heat and flavour of these sautéed habanero peppers. They are great on anything you put them -- that is if you can handle the heat. Click here to get the recipe.