Mexican main dish recipes

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Carne Asada Marinade

Carne Asada Marinade

This traditional Mexican Carne Asada marinade recipe will marinade 5-6 pounds of meat and can be easily halved or doubled. source:…

Tamie Snow
Feb 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
24318 views
Chiles Rellenos

Chiles Rellenos

An iconic dish of Mexico -- roasted, peeled poblano chiles stuffed with cheese, dipped in an egg batter and fried. Served with a simple tomato…

Kathleen is Cooking in Mexico
Nov 2010
Professional
4 votes
6437 views
Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

My husband and I love this main course casserole so much, we ended up eating it 3 days in a row! The skinny for…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jan 2013
Professional
1 vote
6612 views
Taco Pizza Recipe

Taco Pizza Recipe

This taco pizza Recipes is among one of my favorite Mexican Mains. The addition of Taco seasoning gives it the unique Mexican flavor.

RecipesnFood
Jul 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
81 views
Tacos Al Carbon

Tacos Al Carbon

This is a simple steak taco recipe that emphasizes the flavor of the meat and the grill. You can spice it up by adding extra cumin or a little…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
3 votes
13649 views
Carnitas

Carnitas

Of all the mexican style meats, Carnitas is by far my favorite. Its great to serve in simple tacos or as a main course. Made of flavorful pork with…

coachjeff
Oct 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
6986 views
Garlic-Butter Octopus Jalisco-style

Garlic-Butter Octopus Jalisco-style

This dish is my best rendition of a traditional meal served in the state of Jalisco in Mexico. We had this…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
2 votes
7979 views
Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos

These shrimp are easy to make and absolutely delicious. While I enjoy them in these tacos immensely, they would also be great served over rice with…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2008
Advanced
4 votes
8176 views
Camarones a la plancha - Shrimp on the griddle

Camarones a la plancha - Shrimp on the griddle

This is a delicious mexican shrimp dish that you'll find served in the lovely seaside restaurants along both of…

John Spottiswood
May 2012
Advanced
5 votes
3667 views
The Best Chile Rellenos Ever

The Best Chile Rellenos Ever

I love chile rellenos and this is a spectacular recipe - I use a little less cheese than you'll probably get in a restaurant, but it "feels" better…

Mihir Shah
Jul 2008
Advanced
5 votes
33721 views
Carnitas

Carnitas

Carnitas are the Mexican version of pulled pork. Braised first in a spicy sauce, pork shoulder is slow cooked until so tender the meat just shreds…

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
13 votes
11814 views
Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Cumin, coriander, and paprika give these fish tacos a wonderfully warm flavor. The tangy sour cream, lime and…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
5226 views
Birria: Traditional Mexican Stew

Birria: Traditional Mexican Stew

Birria stew is a favorite stew from Mexico. It is served in the finest of restaurants and also on many street…

Richard Blaine
May 2012
Advanced
2 votes
3014 views
Ceviche de Pescado

Ceviche de Pescado

Makes a great healthy option for warm summer days. Weather a main dish or appetizer, it pairs great with good beer.

Rosamaria Faz
Jul 2008
Advanced
6 votes
16414 views
Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita Pibil (also puerco pibil) is a traditional Mexican slow-roasted pork dish from Yucatán. Preparation of traditional cochinita or puerco…

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
1 vote
6469 views