Mexican main dish recipes

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Shredded Mojito Chicken Soft Tacos

Shredded Mojito Chicken Soft Tacos

Part of a dinner party menu on a budget!

Debi Shawcross
Mar 2010
Professional
4 votes
2173 views
Shrimp In Cilantro Sauce

Shrimp In Cilantro Sauce

Serve this lively cilantro-accented shrimp with rice to help quell the heat of the hot peppers.

Robyn Savoie
Jan 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1224 views
CARNE GUISADA MEAL FOR DAYS

CARNE GUISADA MEAL FOR DAYS

THIS IS RECIPE THAT YOU CAN EAT MORNING, NOON, AND NIGHT. HOW MANY FOODS CAN YOU DO THAT. EVERY ONE LIKES IT. SO EASY. YOU CAN FIND THE MEAT ALREADY…

GARY ESTESS
May 2014
Professional
1 vote
1196 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
6479 views
Fish tacos

Fish tacos

I'm not sure if taco is the correct term , but I eat these frequently and find them to be a quick, spicy and nutritious dinner.

Ted Brooks
Jan 2009
Intermediate
2 votes
4100 views
Fabulous, Skinny Tamale Pie

Fabulous, Skinny Tamale Pie

What a wonderful, traditional, Mexican-style casserole. Comfort food for sure. I’ve loved this zesty dish for years but this was my first time…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2011
Professional
2 votes
2394 views
Tamales

Tamales

Tamales OK OK – these do take awhile. The masa goes together pretty quick and if you made Carnitas (see last post), that's already done. The…

Michael Montgomery
Feb 2010
Professional
1 vote
1257 views
Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole

A great family friendly recipe that is quick and easy, not to mention tasty! You could take out the chicken and it would still be great.

Michele Grason
Jul 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
1879 views
Chile Rellenos

Chile Rellenos

Chile Rellenos are traditionally cooked in a light, airy batter. While that is a delicious method, Panko provides more contrast in consistency — and…

Unorthodox Epicure
Apr 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
1318 views
Rustic Baked Chicken & Black Bean Tamale

Rustic Baked Chicken & Black Bean Tamale

Not all tamales are tiny packets steamed in corn husks. This is a traditional baked, not steamed, tamale that…

Ken Hulme
Oct 2008
Professional
3 votes
4743 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
5978 views
Mexican Taco/Burrito Bake

Mexican Taco/Burrito Bake

I designed this recipe as an alternative to burritos or tacos, to change up a little. My kids LOVED it!

Carolina Create
Aug 2010
Advanced
2 votes
1030 views
Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

Seasoned chicken, corn tortillas, and black beans layered with a tangy enchilada sauce. Our kids love this…

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2011
Intermediate
4 votes
1683 views
Venison Tamales

Venison Tamales

Okay...so....tamales take a lot of time to prepare, but the alternative to making you own is actually trusting someone else when they tell you the…

Clarisa Skinner
Dec 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
3385 views
Spicy Chicken Filling for Flautas, Quesadillas, and Tamales

Spicy Chicken Filling for Flautas, Quesadillas, and Tamales

This filling is perfect for quesadillas, tamales, and flautas, not requiring a substantial amount of filling,…

myra byanka
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
948 views