Easy Mexican Recipes

Are you looking for authentic and easy Mexican recipes?

Look no further, this article contains Mexican food recipes that are easy to cook and delectable to eat. These dishes cook in less than 40 minutes. Read this article and learn how to make authentic Mexican recipes like Chicken Enchiladas with Cheese, Creamy Shrimp and Broccoli Fettuccine and Shrimp Ceviche.

Easy Mexican Recipes – Creamy Shrimp and Broccoli Fettuccine

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Surprise your friends and family with this delicious Mexican food recipe. The recipe is quite easy and doesn’t require a lot of time.

To make Creamy Shrimp and Broccoli Fettuccine you will need:
• Fettuccine pasta 16 ounces
• Broccoli 3 cups
• Shrimps 500g
• Extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons
• Heavy cream 200ml
• Garlic thinly sliced 5 cloves
• Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon
• freshly chopped parsley 2 teaspoon
• White wine 200ml
• Salt to taste

1. Fill 3/4th of a pot with water, add 2 teaspoons and bring the water to a boil. Boil the pasta until slightly firm and drain water with the help of a strainer. Add 1 tablespoon or 2 to keep them from sticking.
2. Boil broccoli and put aside.
3. Combine the heavy cream and white wine with garlic and black pepper in a large pan and heat over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and let it bubble it for 7 to 10 minutes until the mixture thickens.
4. Add shrimps to this sauce. Cook for 5 minutes until the shrimps turn pink.
5. Add boiled broccoli and parsley into the cooked shrimps.
6. Mix the fettuccine in the sauce and add salt according to your taste.
7. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley and serve this delicious Mexican food recipe while hot.

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Authentic Mexican Recipes – Shrimp Ceviche

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Prepare Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Shrimps Ceviche Recipe is an easy and tasty authentic Mexican recipes. You will need:

• Lime juice 6 limes
• Lemon juice 3/4 cup
• Shrimps 1/2 kg
• Red onions 2 small
• Serrano chilli 1, crushed
• Chopped cilantro 1 cup
• Cucumber 1 large
• Salt to taste
• Avocado 1

Steps to make this easy Mexican recipe:
1. Take a large pot and fill 3/4th with water. Add 2 teaspoons of salt and bring to a boil.
2. Add shrimps to the boiling water and cook for 5 minutes until pink. Avoid over cooking because over cooked shrimps become rubbery and ruin the taste of the dish.
3. Remove the shrimps with and immediately place them in ice cold water.
4. Drain the shrimps. Cut each piece of shrimp in half, or into inch-long pieces. Mix in the lime and lemon juice and place in a glass or a bowl. Add chopped red onions. Crush the Serrano chillies and add to the shrimps. Cover it and refrigerate for a half an hour.
5. Drain some of the juices after marinating to avoid making the ceviche too acidic. If you find the ceviche a little too acidic, drain out some of the juices after the marinating
6. Add the cilantro, cubed cucumber, avocado and a dash of olive oil just before serving.
7. Serve chilled.

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Easy Mexican Recipe – Chicken Enchiladas with Cheese

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes

This recipe is an easy Mexican recipe that tastes great and can be served alone or with baked potatoes. You will need:

• Chicken 400g
• Shredded cheese 150g
• Onions, finely chopped 2, small
• Olive oil/ Corn oil 3 tablespoon
• Chopped garlic 2 teaspoon
• Tomatoes 16 ounces
• Red chilli powder 2 tbsp
• white sugar 2 teaspoons
• water (room temperature) 2 cups
• Corn tortillas 12 to 14
• Salt to taste

Steps to make Chicken Enchiladas with Cheese:
1. To make enchilada sauce:
• Coat a sauce pan with oil. Warm the oil and add the chopped onions. Fry for a few minutes on medium heat until translucent.
• Add the chopped cloves of garlic and let this cook for a minute or two.
• Purée the tomatoes in a blender and this purée to the fried garlic and onions. Cook on a low heat until it starts simmering.
• Add chilli powder and mix well. Make the sauce spicier a bit because the chicken and tortillas with absorb some of the spice.
• Add a teaspoon of sugar if you want.
• As the sauce simmers add some water so that it won’t get thick anymore.
• When cooked, remove the sauce from heat.

2. Heat the oven to 350 F.
3. Take 1/4 of the sauce prepared above. Shred the chicken and mix this in the sauce. Add cheese to this sauce and then mix cheese. Now put this aside.
4. To prepare the tortillas in this easy Mexican recipe:
• Heat a small pan on med-high heat. Add a teaspoon of oil. Dip the tortilla into the sauce so that both sides are covered with the sauce. Now place the tortilla into the pan for few seconds until the air bubbles are being formed. Flip the tortilla to the other side for a few seconds until cooked.
• Remove from the pan and place the cooked tortilla in a plate.
5. Place some chicken and cheese mixture in the middle of a tortilla and roll it up. Roll all the tortillas and place them into baking dish. Put the remaining sauce on the tortillas.
6. Sprinkle some roughly chopped onions, parsley and some graded cheese on the top.
7. Put it into the oven for about 10 minutes until the cheese turns golden brown.
8. Garnish the dish with thinly sliced iceberg lettuce. Your Chicken Enchiladas with Cheese Mexican food recipe is ready.
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All these are ideal easy Mexican recipes that you may enjoy with your friends and family on a hot summer day. Make they as quick snack or to serve as starter.