Aguachile – A Taste of Heaven
Nayarit is home to some of the best-tasting cuisine there is. Looking for something exotic, exciting, and with a burst of unforgettable flavor? Give your palate a special treat with one of the best seafood dishes in the world – Aguachile. This is a wonderful dish that will delight your senses with its flavor and roots that are steeped in traditional Mexican Food. This delicacy is commonly found on the Riviera Nayarit. Just as this dish will delight you, look at the real estate in Mexico and the homes for sale so this becomes your everyday meal.
There is a dispute as to where this dish originated – both Sinaloa and Nayarit claim to be Aguachile’s birthplace. Regardless of where it came from, there’s no doubt that it’s delicious!
What is Aguachile?
Aguachile is typically made with raw shrimp, onions, cucumbers, limes, and of course, chile. You can also add some tomato, cilantro, and avocado as well. This dish is not to be mistaken for Ceviche. Although similar, the flavor is quite different and typically spicier.
In the Riviera Nayarit, you’ll find three distinct variations of this traditional Mexican food: Aguachile Verde (Green), Rojo (Red), and Negro (Black). But what are the differences between the three? Check it out!
The Traditional Green
Peel the shrimp, and add onions and cucumbers. Place some chopped serrano peppers, lime juice, garlic, and salt in a blender and blend for a few seconds. You’ll have the perfect sauce! Pour it over your shrimp dish and enjoy!
Looking for a bit more color? Try the Red
This is similar to the green variant, but instead of serrano chiles, you use chile de árbol to make the sauce. These bright red peppers have a slightly different taste and will make your sauce delightfully red and no less spicy.
Watch out for the Black!
This mixture is quite hot and only recommended for the bold and the brave! It uses ultra-hot habanero chiles and soy sauce.
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There you have it, traditional Mexican food! Delicious Aguachile, a simple yet tasty dish. We certainly recommend you give it a try during your visit to the Riviera Nayarit – along with the right cerveza to wash it all down. You will fall in love in love with the refreshing, tropical cuisine. Take this as a first step in a new lifestyle. We are excited to show you the real estate in Mexico and the amazing homes for sale in Puerto Vallarta.