10 Delicious and Unique Mexican Dishes

Enjoy a lightly fried corn tortilla with green or red salsa, scrambled or scrambled eggs, pulled chicken, cheese and cream.

1. Chilaquiles

A red soup made from hominy corn, pozole is traditionally cooked for hours with herbs and spices.

2. Pozole

Originating from Lebanese and Syrian immigrants in Mexico, tacos al pastor consists of thin strips of marinated pork cooked on a spit.

3. Tacos al Pastor

The fried corn tortillas become crispy and golden, serving as a base for a variety of toppings.

4. Tostadas

This patriotic dish showcases the picadillo, a poblano pepper stuffed with a mixture of shredded meat, fruit, and spices.

5. Chiles N Nogada

Grilled corn on the cob is a favorite street food in Mexico.

6. Elote

Dating back to Maya times, enchiladas consist of a tortilla wrapped around a filling such as meat, cheese, seafood, beans or vegetables.

7. Enchiladas

Mole is a complex sauce made from a variety of ingredients including chili.

8. Sesame

Originally developed for ancient tribes, tamales are corn dough pockets filled with sweet or savory ingredients.

9. Tamales

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