So you like Tajín? That’s great; we love it too! You might have questions, or perhaps you are looking for inspiration on what to do next with this delicious Mexican spice. Well, we got you covered.
In this post, we wanted to keep collecting a few more interesting facts, ideas, recipes and random information about Tajín. First, if you are reading this post not familiar with our favourite spice blend, we suggest you start here: Everything you need to know about Tajin in Canada – There you can learn some of the most important things you need to know, for example where to buy it.
Now, let’s start with some common questions, in case you are still getting familiar with Tajín, or you were recently introduced to it:
Can Tajin seasoning be used with different types of foods?
Yes, it can be used on a great variety of food and dishes. For example:
- Fruits & vegetables
- Meat & Fish
- Dips & Spreads
- Chips & Crackers
- Drinks & Cocktails
- Cheese & other appetizers
- Guacamole and lots of Mexican dishes.
We particularly like it on tropical and citric fruits like mango, orange, and pineapple, but it’s also delicious on apples. For vegetables with like it on carrots, celery, and jicama. It’s also perfect for corn on the cob or to make Mexican street corn or esquite (as commonly known in Spanish). The are many possibilities for you explore, and we are sure you’ll find a way to incorporate Tajin into your favourite dishes. If you are looking for inspiration to make some Mexican dishes, you can check out our recipes section.
What does Tajin taste like?
The mix of mild chili peppers, exquisite lime, and sea salt, is a wonderful way to add a little heat to your food. It’s a flavourful spice mix that won’t get in the way of the flavour of other foods but rather enhance them. It’s considered a mild flavour overall as the lime and the salt balance the heat from the chilis.
For a more spicy flavour, Tajin Habanero is the way to go.
Looking for some ideas and inspiration on how to use Tajin?
There are a lot of resources online. For example, here are some of the recipes on our site that include Tajin:
Now, if you are looking for even more delicious ideas, check out the Tajin Youtube channel, where you can find, for example:
Is Tajin heavy on calories?
A 1/4 spoon of Tajin Clasico contains 0 calories. Worth noticing that the traditional Tajin species are gluten-free.
For more information on nutritional facts, please refer to the label on the Tajin packaging.
What about some questions regarding Tajin’s origins.
When was Tajin created?
Tajin was created in the mid ’80s in Veracruz Mexico. With a lot of success in the local Mexican market, Tajin made it to the United States in the ’90s. By the 2000s, Tajin was already available in multiple countries in the Americas.
How long has Tajin been available in Canada?
Tajin has been available in Canada for close to over a decade. Before that, it was possible to be imported from Mexico and the US, but it was not until recently that it became widely available in the Canadian market thanks to the partnership with Casa Bonita Foods. The product is now easy to get in many major Canadian grocery stores and other retailers and online shops.
Last but not least, let’s tackle some random and fun facts about Tajin.
Do you know how to pronounce Tajin correctly?
It’s not that difficult, you can pronounce it like this: “tuh-heeen”
If you are not familiar with Spanish pronunciation, it might take you a couple of tries, but we are sure you’ll master it quickly.
Where to find more information regarding Have you ever seen the Tajin ads?
If you haven’t, we want to share some of the fun advertising campaigns Tajin has created. For example, Tajin It! which it also has a tailgate party ad. Or the Tajin Moments with the tagline Add Zing with Tajin.