Mexican Corn Salad
Corn is one of Mexico's most beloved foods, and a salad built around corn is a fantastic summer treat. Add some additional veggies and spicy seasoning for a true Mexican corn salad.
The corn for this side dish is cooked until golden brown and tossed with a light dressing and cotija cheese. Substitute with Parmesan, if you like.
Fresh, summery and colorful, this fruit and vegetable salad is the ideal starter to pair with any picnic or grilled meal.
Scoop up this fresh summer salad with crunchy baked tortillas or store-bought chips.
Several summer favorites merge in this quick, protein-rich grilled pork salad.
Two jalapeno chile peppers make this salad pleasantly spicy. To add more kick, leave in some of the seeds from the peppers.
Prefer more protein? Top this Tex-Mex Chopped Salad with ground beef or grilled chicken, beef or steak.
The corn and tomato salad makes a colorful accompaniment to serve with these crab salad sandwiches. Surimi is an economical alternative to the crab meat.
No more boil-and-eat packets: Knowing how to prepare Mexican rice from scratch requires a few added steps but pays off with more flavor and far less sodium. Mexican rice (also known as Spanish rice in the U.S., though it's not at all native to Spain) is a popular side dish, often served alongside refried beans, at Mexican-American restaurants.
When it comes to Mexican cooking, tacos, burritos, enchiladas and other main courses tend to take center stage, in your mind and on the table. But to truly complete a Tex-Mex feast, you should learn how to make Mexican rice...without reaching for a boxed mix or heat-and-serve pouch.
Tortillas are a staple of Mexican cuisine, used in tostadas, burritos, tacos, enchiladas and many other dishes. If you're a true fan of authentic Mexican food, it's worth learning how to make tortillas from scratch. They're delicious, and far easier to make than you might think.
If you've shied away from learning how to make chicken enchiladas, you're not alone. While tacos and even burritos seem fairly manageable, enchiladas can be intimidating, from the filling to the sauce to the bubbling melted cheese. Rise above your fear! Enchiladas are surprisingly easy to make--even a cooking newbie can pull off this Mexican meal.
When you're more in the mood for surf than turf, the only thing standing between you and a delicious seafood dish is knowing how to boil shrimp. Boiling is a popular method for cooking shrimp because it's quick (just a few minutes), no-fuss, no-fat, and produces a firm-but-tender texture.
In the mood for some crispy, tangy, pork ribs for supper but don't exactly know how to grill pork ribs? Here's an easy and wildly delicious recipe.
Anyone can grab a jar of prepared salsa off the grocery store shelf. But if you've found yourself eyeing up the produce section, thinking you might rather learn how to make salsa of your own, you are most definitely onto something. When it comes to a truly authentic Tex-Mex fiesta, nothing quite compares to the freshness and signature style you can achieve by making your own salsa.