7 Traditional Mexican Dishes You Must Try in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is one of the best tourist destinations that people like the most. From mouthwatering food to awe- inspiring views, romantic weather to seaside shores, you will get everything in one place. If you are planning to explore Hong Kong on your next trip. Also, if you are curious to know about the best tastes and flavors, then try traditional Mexican dishes.
Mexican food is all about simple ingredients but strong and finger licking flavors. Many people might think that traditional Mexican food is only famous in Mexico but this is not true. From the last few years, Mexican food has gained a lot of popularity. It is because of its tangy flavors and different combination of spices. If you are wondering what to eat in Hong Kong – Here’s a list of traditional Mexican side dishes that you will definitely fall in love with.
Feeling hungry? Have no mood to cook food? Chilaquiles is the perfect option to satisfy your cravings for food. It’s a traditional must eat Mexican food that Mexicans love to eat for breakfast. This dish is prepared from leftover dinner tortilla and salsa. Ingredients like green salsa, onion, cream, and cheese are used in Chilaquiles. However, if you somewhere in Hong Kong,you can choose the sauce of your choice. The best part is that these are budget-friendly and are easily available at Mexican restaurants in Hong Kong.
You will love to see a bowl of this classic stew on the table which is made with pork and hominy. This traditional dish is normally eaten on special occasions like Mexican Independence Day, Fiestas etc. The dish looks like a soup and the base is prepared from chili and earthy spices. Not just this, later it is topped with shredded cabbage, oregano, lime, salsa, sauteed garlic, and radishes. Every spoon of this soup will give you warmth, spicy aroma, and jaw-dropping flavors.
Another most famous traditional dish is Tamales. It is made with corn dough also called masa. This steamed masa is loaded with lots of ingredients like pork, meat, cheese, fruits, peppers, and healthy vegetables. Some Mexican Restaurants in Hong Kong wrap this dish inside of a dried corn husk and then steam it for perfection. what you get is a lip-smacking dish. Also, you will not be able to stop yourself from eating it again and again. Moreover, you can have this dish either with the corn husk or even as a side dish. The choice is all yours!
Chiles En Nogada
This dish comes from a very old tradition. It represents the colors of the Mexican flag. Moreover, it is made with a full poblano pepper stuffed with picadillo, bathed in nogada, a milky, walnut cream sauce. Also, it is decorated with pomegranate seeds and celery. Sounds delicious right? We bet you once you try this dish, you will never forget its taste.
Tacos De Papa
The other one on the Mexican food list is Tacos De Papa. It is usually mashed cumin-spiced potatoes which are filled with corn tortilla and fried until crispy. In Hong Kong, the dish is garnished with lots of ingredients such as crumbled queso fresco, sour cream, shredded cabbage, pico de gallo, salsa verde, and so on.
If you have not tried this yet then you are really missing out on an amazing dish. It is made from a mixture of dried chilies, spices, tomatoes, seeds, and chocolate. A wide variety of versions are available for this dish but the most famous is Poblano mole which is made with 100+ ingredients. Sounds interesting right? Try this delicious dish today.
Your Mexican food list is incomplete without mentioning tacos. One of the most common and traditional dishes that you can eat anywhere around the world. Tacos are basically tortillas which is loaded with lots of ingredients like cheese, sauces, and some healthy fillings such as meats, beans, cauliflower, onions, tomatoes, and much more. The dish is healthy, lightweight, affordable, or even finger-licking too. It has everything that we love about Mexican cuisines. We would suggest you to try our Tacos today.