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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.

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5 reviews
 
2hr45min

This is a version of the bread that is made for All Soul's Day on November 2, known as the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Mexico. You can also mould the bread into different shapes, such as angels and animals.

Recipe by: Lola

 
6 reviews
 
30min

This fabulous storecupboard dish tastes fantastic and is so simple to make. The addition of coconut milk gives it a real taste of the Caribbean.

Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

 
3 reviews
 
1hr

A simple and hearty chicken chilli soup, which makes a lovely meal in itself. Chicken is simmered with peppers and cannellini beans in a spicy sauce. Serve on its own, or with rice, jacket potatoes or crusty bread. Use more or less chillies according to how spicy you like it.

Recipe by: Nancy Friskey

 
4 reviews
 
1hr

Although in northern Mexico ‘fajitas’ refers to a specific cut of beef, elsewhere in the world the term has come to describe a combination of sizzling pan-grilled chicken strips with peppers and onions, wrapped in a flour tortilla. The dish has very little fat, but lots and lots of fresh flavours.

Recipe by: Azmina Govindji

 
3 reviews
 
25min

Homemade seasoning for yummy chicken fajitas. You have to try this one!!

Recipe by: kinkybutton

 
8 reviews
 
15min

Fresh ripe tomatoes, chillies, onion, garlic and coriander with a splash of lime juice - all you need to make a delightfully refreshing salsa. Adjust the heat level by experimenting with the amount and type of chillies you use. Jalapeños will give the most heat! Use jarred if you can't find them fresh.

Recipe by: Cecilia D

 
3 reviews
 
15min

This Mexican-inspired salad works well as an addition to wraps, tacos and burritos. It's also good to spoon onto scrambled eggs. Of course, it's great on it's own, too! If you can't find tinned black beans, substitute dried or a tin of borlotti beans.

Recipe by: Pam Garrison

 
3 reviews
 
45min

This jerk chicken is one of my nephew's favourite barbecue recipes. This well rounded flavour of sweet, hot, herbal and spicy chicken can be served with rice, beans or pasta. Or just make a chicken sandwich out of it! I also add garlic and a kiwi fruit to the marinade.

Recipe by: KIBADA22

 
3 reviews
 
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

 
3 reviews
 
15min

This recipe is bursting with flavour! It is fresh and spicy, and did I mention easy? The chillies and Tabasco add heat, and the coriander, lime juice and spring onions create freshness.

Recipe by: J-Shep

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