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Are Chilaquiles Spicy?

Mexican food has a reputation for being spicy, so if you have never tried chilaquiles it makes sense to ask yourself “Are chilaquiles spicy?” In today’s blog, we answer this question and offer some tips to enjoy this staple of Mexican cuisine.  Are Chilaquiles Spicy? So, are chilaquiles spicy? The answer is “it depends.” In…

Closeup of chicken taco.

4 Ideas to Season Chicken Tacos

Even if you love chicken tacos as much as we do, it’s always nice to put a new spin on the classics. With that in mind, today we bring you some ideas to season your chicken tacos. From authentic Mexican ideas to unexpected options, there’s something for everyone! Salsa If you haven’t tried authentic Mexican…

Closeup of guajillo chili peppers.

What Are Guajillo Chilies?

Mexican food is known for its wide varieties of chili peppers, each offering varying amounts of spiciness and flavor. With that in mind, today we take a closer look at one of Mexico’s most popular chiles: the guajillo. Keep reading to learn more!  What Are Guajillo Chilies? Guajillo chilies (pronounced gwa-HEE-yo), are dried chili peppers…

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Are Quesadillas Authentic?

At El Pollo Norteño, we’re all for adapting food to your taste and just enjoying anything that’s savory. However, when it comes to Mexican food, a lot of people wonder about the authenticity of certain dishes. For example, are quesadillas authentic? In today’s blog, we provide an answer. Are Quesadillas Authentic? Maybe it’s because they’re…

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Is Chorizo Cooked When You Buy It?

Mexican chorizo is delicious either as a side or main dish. However, since Mexican chorizo and Spanish chorizo share some characteristics, questions inevitably arise. For example: is chorizo cooked when you buy it? Keep reading to find out. Is Chorizo Cooked When You Buy It? No, Mexican chorizo is NOT cooked when you buy it.…

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Where Do Tacos Come From?

If you love tacos (and who doesn’t??), you have probably wondered at some point where tacos come from. Well, keep reading to learn more about the origin of tacos, along with other interesting facts about everyone’s favorite tortilla-based dish.  Where Do Tacos Come From? Although they are increasingly popular around the world, tacos come from…

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Can Tacos Be Reheated?

When you love Mexican food as much as we do, you always want to save one or two tacos for later. But can tacos be reheated? In today’s post, we tackle this question, and offer some useful taco tips. Follow along to learn more! Can Tacos Be Reheated? Yes! Mexican tacos made with soft corn…