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80+ Best Mexican Food Inspired Cat Names For Male And Female Kittens


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Are you interested in Mexican cultures and foods?

Well, there are so many delicious Mexican foods like Taco, Burrito, Nacho, Tamale that are mouth watering. 

Also, Mexican foods are not only delicious but also can inspire you to find a unique name for your cute kitten since Mexican food names are specials. Though Mexican is influenced by Spanish, so no wonder you might find that Mexican food names are a lot like Spanish. So, you can also visit our Spanish cat names, or continue checking the list of Mexican food names for your cats So here is the list of Mexican food names for your cats.

Mexican Food For Male Cat Names

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Male cat names Descriptions
Chicharrón Dish generally consisting of fried pork belly or fried pork rinds
Albóndigas Mexican meatballs
Barbacoa Form of cooking meat that originated in the Arawak-speaking Caribbean with the Taíno people
Alfajor Traditional confection
Papadzules Traditional dish from the Yucatán Peninsula resembling enchiladas
Taquito Dish that typically consists of a small rolled-up tortilla that contains filling
Cabrito Roast goat kid in various Iberian and Latin American cuisines
Nopalito Made with diced nopales, the naturally flat stems, called pads, of prickly pear cactus
Migas Originally introduced by shepherds
Molote Corn-based pastry usually served as an appetizer or snack in Mexican cuisine
Chilorio Pork dish from the Mexican state of Sinaloa
Nachos Heated tortilla chips or totopos covered with melted cheese
Polvorón Type of heavy, soft, and very crumbly Spanish shortbread made of flour, sugar, milk, and nuts
Bistek Spanish loan word derived from the English words “beef steak” abbreviated
Moronga Spices, herbs, onions and chili peppers are added and then boiled in the pig’s large intestines for casing for several hours
Enchilada Corn tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a savory sauce
Panucho Mexican food specialty from the Yucatán made with a refried tortilla
Tripas Small intestines of farm animals that have been cleaned, boiled and grilled
Guacamole Avocado-based dip, spread, or salad first developed in Mexico
Menudo Traditional Mexican soup, made with cow’s stomach in broth with a red chili pepper base
Salbut Puffed deep fried tortilla that is topped with lettuce, sliced avocado, pulled chicken or turkey, tomato and pickled red onion
Atole Traditional hot corn- and masa-based beverage of Mesoamerican origin
Sope Traditional Mexican dish consisting of a fried masa base with savory toppings
Pozole Traditional soup or stew from Mexican cuisine
Escamol Mexican caviar, are the edible larvae and pupae of ants
Aporreadillo Typical dish from southwestern Mexican cuisine
Mixiote Traditional pit-barbecued meat dish in central Mexico
Totopo Flat, round, or triangular corn product similar to a tortilla, that has been toasted, fried or baked, but it may be prepared with nixtamalized corn masa
Churro Type of fried dough from Spanish and Portuguese cuisine
Bolillo Type of savory bread traditionally made in Mexico
Chapulines Toasted grasshoppers seasoned with salt & lime
Tostilocos Popular Mexican antojito
Entomatada Dish made of a folded corn tortilla which has first been fried in oil and then bathed in a tomato sauce
Venison Meant the meat of a game animal but now refers primarily to the meat of elk or deer
Chorizo
Fermented, cured, smoked sausage, which may be sliced and eaten without cooking, or added as an ingredient to add flavor to other dishes
Cocido
Mexican type of tamale, but wrapped in a long corn plant leaf, and folded, making a triangular shape or spherical shape
Coyotas
Empanada-like cookies which are large, flat and traditionally filled with brown sugar
Puntas
Consists of small cuts of meat cooked in various Mexican sauces
Jocoque
Food produced from a milk base which, in its most artisanal form, is obtained by leaving milk
Chirostoma
Fish in the genus collectively go by the common name charal/charales in their native range
Tlacoyo
Oval-shaped Prehispanic Mexican dish made of masa
Romeritos
Consisting of tender sprigs of seepweed (Suaeda spp.) which are boiled and served in a mole sauce seasoned with shrimp jerky blended into the mix
Picadillo
It is made with ground meat, tomatoes, and also raisins, olives, and other ingredients that vary by region
Capirotada
Traditional Mexican food similar to a bread pudding that is usually eaten during the Lenten period
Buñuelo
Fried dough fritter
Curtido
Type of lightly fermented cabbage relish
Huarache
Popular Mexican dish consisting of masa dough with smashed pinto beans
Taco
Traditional Mexican dish consisting of a small hand-sized corn or wheat tortilla topped with a filling
Burrito
Flour tortilla wrapped into a sealed cylindrical shape around various ingredients
Pambazo
Made with pambazo bread dipped and fried in a red guajillo pepper sauce and filled with papas con chorizo
Mollete
Open-faced sandwich with beans and cheese in Mexican cuisine.
Escamol
The edible larvae and pupae of ants

Mexican Food For Female Cat Names

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Female cat names Descriptions
Cajeta
Confection of thickened caramel usually made of sweetened caramelised goat’s milk
Tostada
Given to various dishes in Mexico and other parts of Latin America which include a toasted tortilla as the main base of their preparation
Concha
Traditional Mexican sweet bread roll
Gringas
Variety of tacos which consist of flour tortillas filled with cheese, al pastor meat, and pineapple
Aguachile
Dish made of shrimp, submerged in liquid seasoned with chili peppers, lime juice, salt, cilantro, slices of cucumber and slices of onion
Chalupa
Made by pressing a thin layer of masa dough around the outside of a small mold
Fritada
Its main ingredient is fried pork
Torta
Culinary term that can, depending on the cuisine, refer to cakes, pies, flatbreads, sandwiches, or omelettes
Jumiles
Small stink bugs native to the Taxco region of the state of Guerrero in Mexico
Tamale
Traditional Mesoamerican dish, made of masa or dough, which is steamed in a corn husk or banana leaf
Birria
Dish is a meat stew traditionally made from goat meat
Sopaipilla
Fried pastry and a type of quick bread served in several regions with Spanish heritage in the Americas
Cocada
Traditional coconut candy or confectionery found in many parts of Latin America
Quesadilla
Mexican cuisine dish, consisting of a tortilla that is filled primarily with cheese, and sometimes meats, spices, and other fillings, and then cooked on a griddle or stove
Cecina
Meat that has been salted and dried by means of air, sun or smoke
Chilaquiles
Traditional Mexican breakfast dish consisting of corn tortillas cut into quarters and lightly fried
Chimichanga
Deep-fried burrito that is common in Tex-Mex and other Southwestern U.S. cuisine
Milanesa
South American variation of cotoletta, or schnitzel, where generic types of meat breaded cutlet preparations
Empanada
Type of baked or fried turnover consisting of pastry and filling
Salsa
Variety of sauces used as condiments for tacos
Machaca
Traditionally dried meat, usually spiced beef or pork
Chamoy
Variety of savory sauces and condiments in Mexican cuisine made from pickled fruit
Cerveza
Mexican beers such as “Sol” and “Corona”
Nicuatole
Dessert made from ground maize and sugar, traditional in Oaxaca, Mexico
Gordita
Pastry made with masa and stuffed with cheese, meat, or other fillings
Chapulines
Grasshoppers of the genus Sphenarium that are commonly eaten in certain areas of Mexico
Chahuis
Variety of edible insects within the insect order Coleoptera
Cemita
Refers to the sandwich as well as to the roll it is typically served on, a bread roll covered with sesame seeds
Fajita
Grilled meat that is usually served as a taco on a flour or corn tortilla
Carnitas
Dish of Mexican cuisine that originated in the state of Michoacán
Memelas
Fried or toasted cakes made of masa topped with different fresh ingredients eaten as antojitos
Tortilla
Made from maize hominy meal, and now also from wheat flour
Tlayuda
Handmade dish in traditional Oaxacan cuisine, consisting of a large, thin, crunchy
Cassava
Woody shrub native to South America of the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae

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