Spice Up Your Meal with Delicious Chili Sides!
Are you looking for a new way to spice up your meals? If so, why not try adding some delicious chili sides to your plate? Chili sides can be an excellent way to add some flavor and a bit of heat to your meal. Whether you’re cooking for a family of four or a crowd of twenty, chili sides are an easy way to make sure everyone’s happy. Here are some of our favorite chili sides to help you find the perfect addition to your meal!
Roasted Corn Salsa
One of our favorite chili side dishes is roasted corn salsa. This is a simple, yet flavorful dish that’s perfect for adding some spice to your meal. All you need to make this dish is some corn, diced tomatoes, jalapenos, onion, garlic, and cilantro. Simply roast the corn in a skillet and then mix everything together in a bowl. Serve this salsa alongside your favorite tacos, nachos, or burritos for an added kick of flavor.
Chili Lime Rice
If you’re looking for a healthier chili side dish, then chili lime rice is perfect for you. This delicious dish is made with white or brown rice, garlic, onion, chili powder, lime juice, and cilantro. Simply cook the rice according to the instructions, then mix in the other ingredients. Serve this rice alongside tacos, enchiladas, or even as a side for your favorite grilled meats.
Fried plantains are the perfect side dish for any Mexican dish. They’re easy to make and incredibly tasty. All you need to make this is some plantains, salt, pepper, and oil. Peel the plantains, then slice them into thin rounds. Heat up some oil in a skillet and fry the plantains until they’re golden and crispy. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve them with tacos, burritos, or chili for an amazing flavor combination.
Refried beans are a staple of Mexican cuisine and they make a great side dish for any chili. All you need to make this dish is pinto beans, onion, garlic, and cumin. Simply simmer the beans with the onion and garlic, then mash them with a potato masher or food processor. Add a bit of the cooking liquid if necessary to get the right consistency. Serve with tacos, enchiladas, or your favorite chili for a delicious side dish.
Chili-lime slaw is a great way to add some crunch and freshness to your meal. All you need to make this dish is some cabbage, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice, chili powder, and olive oil. Simply mix the ingredients together in a bowl and you’ve got a tasty side dish that’s healthy too. Serve alongside tacos, burritos, or chili for a crunchy and refreshing addition to your plate.
Chorizo-stuffed peppers are an easy and delicious chili side dish. All you need to make this dish is some bell peppers, chorizo, rice, and cheese. Simply chop and cook the chorizo, then mix it with the cooked rice and shredded cheese. Stuff the mixture into the bell peppers, then bake until the peppers are tender and the cheese is melted. Serve with tacos, burritos, or chili for a savory and flavorful side.
Chipotle Cream Sauce
If you’re looking for something a bit more indulgent, then chipotle cream sauce is the perfect side dish. All you need to make this dish is some heavy cream, chipotle peppers, garlic, and onion. Simply blend the ingredients together in a blender, then simmer in a saucepan until the sauce has thickened. Serve this sauce alongside tacos, enchiladas, or chili for some creamy, spicy goodness.
No matter what type of meal you’re serving, chili sides are the perfect way to add some flavor and heat to your plate. From roasted corn salsa and chili lime rice, to fried plantains and chipotle cream sauce, there are plenty of delicious chili sides to choose from. So don’t be afraid to get creative and spruce up your meal with some delicious chili sides!
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