An enchilada is a corn tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a savory sauce. Enchiladas can be filled with a variety of ingredients, including various meats, cheese, beans, potatoes, vegetables or combinations.
A taquito (literally Spanish for "small taco) is a Mexican food dish that typically consists of a small rolled-up tortilla that contains filling including beef, cheese or chicken. The filled tortilla is then crisp-fried or deep-fried.
The taco predates the arrival of the Spanish in Mexico. There is anthropological evidence that the indigenous people living in the lake region of the Valley of Mexico traditionally ate tacos filled with small fish.
Mole is a traditional sauce originally used in Mexican cuisine. In contemporary Mexico the term is used for a number of sauces. Generally, a mole sauce contains a fruit, chili pepper, nut, and such spices as black pepper, cinnamon, cumin.
A fajita in Tex-Mex and Mexican cuisine is any grilled meat that is usually served with flour or corn tortillas. In restaurants, the meat is usually cooked with onions and bell peppers. In many restaurants, the fajita meat and vegetables are brought to the table sizzling loudly on a metal platter.
Zucchini (Calabacitas) at Ricardo's Place in San Juan Capistrano, California.
Filled zucchini with your choice of shrimp. shredded chicken or beef, fresh onions, peppers and tomatoes. Topped with melted cheese.
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Shrimp Chile Relleno (Naked) at Ricardo's Place in San Juan Capistrano, California. Shrimp served with beans and rice and your choice of Mexican vegetables or salad. The success of Ricardo's Place or La Cocina de Ricardo is dedicated to the family tradition of excellence that began with Grandma...