Latin American recipes

Find authentic recipes from Brazil, Peru, Chile, Argentina and more. We have loads of authentic and festive recipes from home cooks like you, including Latin American starters for your next dinner party.


 
1hr10min

In this unusual upside-down cake, juicy slices of mango are topped with a simple, light sponge mixture flavoured with lime zest and coconut. After baking, the cake is turned out so that the fruit is on top, then finished by dredging with icing sugar and caramelising under a hot grill.

Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

 
6hr30min

A simple chilli con carne dish made with chicken! Chicken is pan-seared, then transferred to a slow cooker with tomatoes, beans and seasonings. It's the perfect dish to keep you warm throughout the winter. Serve with freshly cooked rice, jacket potatoes or corn bread.

Recipe by: MOMMAOB

 
20min

This is not your normal prawn cocktail! This recipe calls for lots of fresh coriander, cucumber, spring onions and chilli which gives the classic a Mexican flavour boost. It's a great colourful starter for a summer dinner party.

Recipe by: Rey Garza

 
1hr35min

Tortillas, either made from wheat flour or cornmeal, are the basic bread that accompanies almost every meal in Mexico. These flour tortillas are easy to make and they have a multitude of uses – serve with meals in place of bread, make wraps with sandwich fillings, or roll round a savoury mixture, sprinkle with cheese and bake.

Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

 
1hr

Mildly spicy Cajun dish with rice, chicken and smoked chorizo slices. Quick and easy to make with minimal washing up.

Recipe by: Áine

 
55min

This is a hearty and delicious Mexican-inspired dish. Beef mince is simmered with kidney beans and baked beans in a chilli-spiced tomato sauce. Serve with rice, jacket potatoes or with tortilla chips.

Recipe by: Haz

 
20min

A classic Latin American dish - the seafood is cooked by the acidity of the lime juice. This is so easy to make, but will impress even the most discerning of guests! Fresh ingredients are a must in this recipe.

Recipe by: Star Pooley

 
45min

This Mexican-inspired dish is easy to make and a fab change of pace. Chicken is sauteed with vinegar, lime juice, spring onion, garlic and oregano for loads of flavour, then served in flour tortillas with tomato, lettuce, grated Cheddar and tomato salsa.

Recipe by: Marissa Wright

 
55min

Flour tortillas filled with chicken breast, onions, peppers, pico de gallo and cheese.

Recipe by: Tony Cortez

 
15min

Try this tropical jam warm over pancakes and waffles, or spread on toast when it's cool.

Recipe by: sal

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