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Common Mexican Food Terms

Mexican recipes are commonly based around corn and beans, the staple foods of Mexico, and can be mild to spicy. An authentic Mexican restaurant will have a variety of menu options to appeal to different tastes. Below are six terms to know when ordering food at a Mexican restaurant.

  • Fajita – Grilled meat, traditionally beef, with onions and bell peppers served on a tortilla. Fajitas are served with toppings like sour cream, guacamole, and cheese.
  • Tamale – A corn dough stuffed with a filling, wrapped in a corn husk, and steamed. Tamale recipes include many different fillings including meats, like beef and chicken, salsa, and sugar with dried fruit.
  • Torta – A type of Mexican sandwich that may be served hot or cold. Tortas typically have meat and garnishes and are served on a round, white bread roll.
  • Chorizo – A type of ground pork sausage that is made with chili peppers inside. Chorizo is a popular meat for tacos and burritos. It is sometimes cooked with eggs and wrapped in a tortilla to make breakfast burritos.
  • Chipotle – A jalapeño pepper that has been smoked and dried. Often, chipotle peppers are turned into powders, marinades for grilling, or used in sauces and salsa.
  • Empanada – Fried, wheat or corn based dough stuffed with meat, cheese, or sweet fillings. Empanadas may be on a menu as a meal or a as a dessert depending on what filling is used.
  • Horchata – A sweet, rice flavored drink served cold. Authentic Mexican horchata is made by combining rice, water, vanilla, and cinnamon. Oftentimes, milk is used in place of water to create a sweeter beverage.
    El Paso, TX 79935
    If you've been looking for the most authentic and tasty Mexican food in the local Falfurrias area, then stop by our restaurant. With great lunch and happy hour specials daily, you'll keep coming back for our Mexican food.
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    To-ce-chi Antojitos Mexicanos
    4521 Kostoryz Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78415
    Offering the best tostadas, sopes, zarapes(two foot long taco), quesadillas, tortas, gorditas, enchiladas, burrito egg, Mexican guisados, beef on the grill, child plate hamburgers(Mexican style) & more!
    (361) 225-2585
    La India Mexican Food & Bakery
    Corner of 5 Mile and Glasscock, Alton, TX 78574
    Best Tacos, Chiles Rellenos and Delicious Pan Dulce Mexicano!
    (956) 581-0708
    Taqueria Jalisco
    1413 S Us Highway 281, Falfurrias, TX 78355
    (361) 325-3094
    Cowboy Cantina Inc
    630 S Saint Marys St, Falfurrias, TX 78355
    (361) 348-3281
    Mrs Yole's Tacos
    708 S Smith Ave, Hebbronville, TX 78361
    (361) 527-3235
    Hillcrest Tortillas Inc
    1104 S Smith Ave, Hebbronville, TX 78361
    (361) 527-4505
    Taqueria Jalisco
    1305 E Main St, Alice, TX 78332
    (361) 664-4663
    Taqueria Vallarta
    312 Cecilia St, Alice, TX 78332
    (361) 668-8253
    Taco Treat The
    203 E 3rd St, Alice, TX 78332
    (361) 664-2131
    El Mexicano Drive-Thru
    830 S Us Highway 281, Alice, TX 78332
    (361) 664-2109
    Big Taco
    406 Cecilia St, Alice, TX 78332
    (361) 668-2029
    El Taco Mexicano
    916 S Us Highway 281, Alice, TX 78332
    (361) 668-4422
    Tamales Barrera and More
    551 Fm 2295, Alice, TX 78332
    (361) 256-3920
    Taqueria El Jalisiense
    1915 E Main St, Alice, TX 78332
    (361) 661-0911
    Juanita's Mexican Food
    201 Flournoy Rd, Alice, TX 78332
    (361) 661-0708

    When you’re in the mood for something spicy, Mexican food is the way to go. From tacos and burritos to refried beans and rice, authentic Mexican food presents a cohesive blend of spice and savory flavorings, indigenous to Mexico. Just as there are vast choices when it comes to this type of food, so are there vast selections of venues to experience it. Fast food joints sell tacos, along with sides of beans and rice and authentic Mexican drinks like horchata. If you prefer to eat Mexican food at home, you can pick up the ingredients from the market and make the grilled vegetables and toppings yourself. However, if you feel like going out to a fancy restaurant to eat, then head to your nearest Mexican restaurant to dine in. This style of cuisine originates in Mexico. This type of food uses lots of rice, corn, tortillas and beans in dishes. Most dishes are available with toppings such as cheese and salsa. The tortilla in particular is a staple of the Mexican diet. It’s made from kernels cooked with lime, ground on stone slabs, and mixed with the dough which is patted by hand. Tortillas are not only used to wrap food in, such as authentic fajita dishes, but they’re also used as plates, as with tostadas. Stop by a Mexican café for a fresh breakfast burrito or all the enchiladas you can eat. Enchiladas are generally made with chicken, cheese or beef. Top it all off with a native dessert like sweet tamales or coconut flan. The internet is a great place to get Mexican recipes and menus to grill up your own fare. Recipes and menus from your favorite restaurant are usually easily accessible to download and print.
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