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Try the Best Tacos in Mexico

Will you be vacationing in Mexico soon, and you want to eat authentic Mexican tacos? It’s no secret that tacos are many people’s favorite food whether they are vacationing in Mexico, or back home somewhere else. Tacos are simple, delicious, and affordable. Tacos are fun to eat and you don’t need to use a plate, because the tortilla will do all the work for you. Some of the best tacos in Mexico can be found at street taco vendors. You can buy a fish taco, carne asada beef taco, an al pastor pork taco, among many others. There is a taco that is perfect for every person. Do you want to try the best tacos in Mexico? Continue to read below to learn about some of the best tacos in Mexico, and we have also provided a simple fish taco recipe so when your vacation is over, you can make them at home.


  • Carne Asada Mexican Tacos

Carne asada tacos are basically tacos with diced beef chunks. The beef is grilled and seasoned with salt, pepper, and cumin. Many people prefer to spice up their carne asada taco by adding toppings such as onions, cilantro, and a spoon of hot salsa. You can even add melted cheese to the taco to make it even tastier.


  • Al Pastor Mexican Tacos

Al pastor tacos are another popular taco choice in Mexico. Al pastor tacos are made with pork that has been marinated and seasoned, then put into a corn tortilla. The toppings for this taco are usually onions, cilantro, and slices of sweet and juicy pineapple. It may sound like a weird blend, but it is absolutely delicious. Some people also add fresh avocado salsa on their taco for a splash of refreshing flavor.


  • Fish Mexican Tacos

Fish tacos can be found in the United States and in Mexico, but the fish taco was originally created in Baja California. The fish taco has become very popular in the last few decades and depending on your mood, you can choose the fish to be either grilled or fried. A few of the popular toppings for a fish taco are tomatoes, cabbage, lettuce, and salsa. It’s always a good choice to squeeze lime juice on a fish taco for that extra tanginess.


Which one of these three tacos is your favorite? When you are in Mexico, you should try as many tacos as you can as they all are fantastic. When you get home, you can prepare a fish taco as we have provided an easy recipe below:


Fish Taco Recipe:

  • Sautée fresh chunks of fish with olive oil in a pan, and add finely diced garlic. (Yellowtail or Mahi Mahi fish are great choices)
  • Season with salt, pepper, and lime.
  • On medium heat, place corn tortillas in a pan and heat both sides of them evenly taking care not to burn the tortillas.
  • Add lettuce, cabbage, onion, cilantro, tomatoes, and carrots.
  • Mix mayo and several canned chipotle peppers together to create an easy homemade creamy chipotle sauce,  then place it on top of the fish taco. Finish the fish taco with fresh lime juice and you’re all set!

This is a simple fish taco recipe. Are you ready to prepare this at your home?

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