Sharp and spicy salad Mexican style

Sharp and spicy salad Mexican style

Mexican food, as well as other modern culinary traditions of Latin America, bright, sharp, spicy and very interesting. It was formed as a syncretic food culture in a harmonious combination of culinary traditions of the local Indians and Spaniards under appreciable influence of parallel evolving cuisine of the neighboring state, that is, the United States.

Mexican salad - a great idea for theme parties in the style of "Latino" and picnics. These dishes are likely to be called light and fine, although it can be considered, in a sense, well-balanced, healthy and hearty.

Salad of chicken breast with red beans


  • chicken breast - 1 pc. weighing approximately 400-600 g;
  • dry spices and onion to the broth;
  • cooked red beans - 400 g;
  • red onion - 1-2 pcs .;
  • red bell pepper - 2 pcs .;
  • avocado - 2 of the fetus;
  • chili pepper red hot - 0.5-2 pc. taste;
  • pear ripe autumn yellow (but not soft) - 2 pcs .;
  • Garlic - 2-5 cloves;
  • olive oil or other vegetable oil - 5 tablespoons. spoons;
  • Lime - 1pc .;
  • Lemon - 0.5 pc .;
  • coriander and parsley;
  • salt.


Beans in the evening soak in cold water and boil until tender (or use ready-made canned, plum sauce and washing it with boiled water). Decoction of chicken breast with onions, peas, pepper, bay leaf and clove. Cool, we extract the meat from the broth, remove it from the bones and we shall cut middle-sized pieces.

Sweet peppers and onions nashinkuem short straw and a pear - small slices. Carefully remove the seeds from the avocado and we shall cut it into cubes.

Combine all ingredients in a salad bowl. Add chopped herbs and a little prisolit.

Prepare filling: mix a little oil with the juice of 1 lime and half a lemon. Sagging add the garlic and finely chopped hot pepper chilli (careful!). You can give charging stand for 5-8 minutes and strain through a strainer, but this is optional. Season salad and mix.

Salad with rice, corn and smoked pork


  • smoked pork not too fatty meat (bacon or bacon) - about 300-400 g;
  • crumbly boiled rice - 1-1.5 cups;
  • Canned corn - about 150 grams (one small bank);
  • red onion - 1 pc .;
  • Avocado - 1 pc .;
  • olives pitted - 20 pieces;
  • sweet red pepper - 2 pcs .;
  • Peppers red hot chili;
  • Garlic - 2-4 cloves;
  • olive oil;
  • natural grape vinegar;
  • Lime - 1 pc.
  • parsley and cilantro;
  • salt.


Smoked pork meat shall cut short strips. Open a can of corn and merge liquid. Onion rings nashinkuem quarter, sweet peppers - short straws, olives - sliced. Avocado we shall cut cubes.

Mix in a salad bowl, rice, meat strips, diced avocado, diced vegetables and chopped herbs.

Prepare filling.

Sharp and spicy salad Mexican style
Garlic and chili pepper istolchem thoroughly in a mortar with salt. Add vegetable oil, lime juice and a little wine vinegar. You can give the filling a little brew and strain, but it is better to fill unstrained. So, dressed salad and mix.

For Mexican salads, of course, must be submitted tortilla, which can be baked from a mixture of fine ground corn flour with wheat (2: 1 or 1: 1). Knead the dough on a simple water form the tortillas and bake with inverting the pan, greased with lard.

Mexican dishes are served with the national beverage: You can file a tequila, mezcal, pulque, beer, dining or special strong wine in the Spanish style.

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