The 10 Mexican Dishes So Good, You'll Be Licking Your Fingers

Tacos al Pastor: Marinated pork shaved from a spit, served on small tortillas with pineapple, onions, and cilantro.

Chiles en Nogada: Poblano chiles stuffed with picadillo (a mixture of meat, fruits, and spices) topped with a walnut-based cream sauce.

Mole Poblano: A rich, complex sauce made with over 20 ingredients, including chili peppers and chocolate, served over chicken.

Ceviche: Fresh seafood marinated in lime juice with tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and avocado.

Tamales: Corn dough (masa) filled with meats, cheeses, or vegetables, wrapped in corn husks, and steamed.

Enchiladas: Corn tortillas rolled around a filling, covered with chili sauce, and baked. Often garnished with cheese

Pozole: A traditional soup or stew made with hominy, meat (typically pork), and garnished with cabbage

 Carnitas: Slow-cooked pork that's then broiled or fried to create a crispy exterior. Served with tortillas, diced onion, cilantro, and salsa for making tacos.