Online Community's Favorite Mexican Recipes
Easy Chicken Fajitas
Kid chef contributor Dani Shaub loves making these juicy fajitas—a recipe she based on the ingredient list from a packet of fajita seasoning—because it involves lots of slicing (one of her favorite cooking tasks) and "everyone gets to participate and pick their own toppings," she says.
Chipotle Shrimp Tostadas
To create this Southwestern-inspired dish, Melissa Rubel tosses shrimp with chipotle chile powder (made from dried, smoked jalapeños), grills them, then layers them on top of crunchy fried corn tortillas and crisp, citrusy slaw.
Chunky Guacamole with Cumin
F&W's Marcia Kiesel's take on everyone's favorite dip has subtle tartness, balanced heat and a creamy-chunky texture.
Dry-Rubbed Salmon Tacos with Tomatillo-Avocado Slaw
For maximum flavor in minimal time, chef Jeff Smith opts for spice rubs over marinades. After experimenting with spice blends for heartier, he discovered that a big pinch of ground coffee lends earthiness to the rub.
Pork and Tomatillo Stew
This spicy Mexican-style stew is loaded with vegetables, including carrots, an excellent source of vitamins A and K.
Mexican Spice-Rubbed Rib Eyes with Lime Butter
For this intensely flavorful rib eye steak pair with an Argentinean Malbec, which has a floral aroma that is marvelous with the spice rub and the puckery lime butter that melts into the juicy beef.
From south of the border comes this spicy and hearty soup ladled over crisp tortilla strips and grated cheddar. The soup is chunky with chicken and avocado, but it's the tortillas that give it a slight thickness and a special flavor.
Yucatán Pork Stew with Ancho Chiles and Lime Juice
Chef Tia Harrison's hearty pork stew is slowly cooked with pleasantly bitter ancho chiles.
Black-Bean Soup with Avocado Salsa
This rich black bean soup gets a bright kick from fresh avocado salsa.
Family-Style Pork Tacos
It's fun—and tasty—to assemble this pork tacos with all the fixings.