When it comes to lager and beer, Mexico produces some of the best available. What is so great about Mexican lager is that it can be used in a number of different ways.
It is commonly used to create cocktails and drinks, which I will be delving into more in this article.
However, it can also be used in cooking to help enhance the flavor of a meal. While you may not assume that lager is a great option to add to a dish, some of these recipes are going to prove you wrong.
In this article, I will be chatting you through 25 of the most amazing food and drink recipes that I have found containing Mexican lager.
After trying them all out myself, I can confirm that they are absolutely delicious.
1. Austrian Expat Dark Mexican Lager
If you are looking for an interesting twist on Mexican lager, this is a fantastic option for you. As it features malts in addition to lager, it is a great combination for those who enjoy a more bitter drink.
It tastes great, and once you get your head around the recipe, it is not too difficult to create.
2. Michelada (Mexican Beer Cocktail)
A Michelada is a traditional Mexican Beer cocktail, which is perfect for those who do not enjoy overly sweet drinks. It is refreshing, and not overpowering in its flavor. It features sea salt, lime, and Mexican lager.
You can use your preferred lager, and it is great to drink in the summer months.
3. Easy Chelada With Mexican Beer
This is another traditional Mexican drink that is full of flavor, and tastes refreshing. I love the mix of flavors from the lime and the lager, they compliment each other perfectly.
This recipe is so simple, featuring only four ingredients – lager, lime juice, lime wedges and salt. However, it tastes delicious and adds a great twist to a regular Mexican lager.
4. The Perfect Mexican Michelada Recipe
When this recipe says it is the perfect Mexican Michelada recipe, it means it. This drink is super tasty, and the recipe is simple to follow. While this is a cocktail, as it features hot sauce it does have a kick to it.
While this may not be for everyone considering that it features Clamato, Worcestershire sauce, and Maggi sauce, I think it is a great option for those not keen on sweet cocktails.
5. Classic Chelada
If you are looking for a no fuss recipe, the Classic Chelada is a great option. It is simple, but super tasty and refreshing.
I love the mixture of the lime and the lager, and the salt rim adds an extra layer of flavor to this cocktail.
6. Michelada Recipe
This Michelada recipe contains slightly different ingredients to the previous recipe I have featured.
While this recipe features clamato juice, if you are not keen on the taste of clams, you can choose to use plain tomato juice if you prefer.
7. The Chavela
This is another type of savory cocktail that features Mexican lager.
As you can see, this is a popular drink choice, and this particular cocktail uses dried chili powder, salt, and Tajin around the rim of the glass. The tequila added to this cocktail allows it to have a nice kick too.
8. Mexican Mule Beer Cocktail
The Mexican Mule is a popular cocktail across the globe. It is tasty, even if you are not a huge lover of lager. The taste of the lager is not too overpowering, and the tequila adds an extra layer of flavor.
You can even add a slice of jalapeño as a garnish, if you want a slightly spicy kick.
9. Beefy Chelada Cocktails
When thinking about cocktails, the last ingredient you would think about would be beef.
However, this Chelada cocktail features beef broth! In addition to this, it also contains horseradish sauce, tomato juice, and hot red pepper sauce too!
While it is certainly an acquired taste, it is something I enjoyed! If you enjoy something a little different, I would certainly recommend this option.
10. Chelada Beer Cocktail Recipe
Moving back to the more traditional Chelada Beer Cocktails, this is a quick and easy recipe to emulate. The drink is tasty, and refreshing!
While I have already included a Michelada recipe, this option is great if you enjoy darker lager. It is strong, and the fresh lime juice works well with the Dunkel.
The Margarita is such a staple cocktail, and one of my favorite drinks. When I stumbled across this lagerita recipe, it was something I knew I had to try.
This only takes 10 minutes to create, and it tastes amazing! The sugar, lime juice, white tequila, and Corona work well together, and this is a fantastic cocktail.
13. Sriracha Lager
If you are looking for a quick recipe that impresses, this is a great option. The only three ingredients you will need are Mexican lager, Sriracha, and Worcester sauce, which can be optional.
It adds an interesting twist to the lager.
14. Hibiscus Beer
This Hibiscus Beer recipe is fantastic. While it is fairly easy to replicate, it looks and tastes very impressive. It is something I would definitely recommend trying.
The Hibiscus Lime Simple syrup, Hibiscus beer, and the lager create the perfect mix of flavors.
15. Tequila Shandy Beer Cocktail
This is a great option if you enjoy cocktails, tequila, and lager, but are looking for an option that does not taste too boozy!
16. Quick and Easy Margarita Shandy Recipe
This is a great recipe to serve at a barbecue on a sunny day. This shandy is not too overpowering and tastes refreshing. I love the mix of the limeade, lager, and tequila.
17. Rosa Mexicana
This is a super simple recipe, featuring only Mexican lager, and hibiscus syrup. The syrup sweetens the lager, and when you use Sol or Tecate, they are the perfect mix of flavors.
18. Spicy Mango Michelada
Are you looking for a twist on the classic Michelada? This recipe features mango which sweetens this cocktail, and mellows out some of the spice.
19. Mexican Lager Spiked Churros
While there are many great lager drink recipes, there are also some fantastic meals containing Mexican Lager too. If you are looking for a boozy dessert, you have to try these Mexican Lager spiked churros.
They work perfectly with the slightly spicy chocolate sauce.
20. Salsa Borracha With Dark Mexican Lager
If you enjoy salsa dips, I would recommend trying this recipe. As it features Dark Mexican Lager, it has an interesting kick. It is a thick sauce that works brilliantly on top of nachos.
21. Carnitas Tacos With Mexican-Style Lager and Pineapple Hot Sauce
These tacos are some of the best I have ever tasted. The lager and pineapple hot sauce tasted divine, and I love the bitter and sweet flavor it created.
The sauce works well with the pork shoulder, and the Cotija cheese to top off the dish brought all the flavors together perfectly.
22. Triple Cheese, Chicken and Elote Stuffed Charred Poblano With Lager Avocado Sauce
While this recipe does sound quite complex, it is actually really easy to follow. It is delicious, and a fantastic option if you are looking for something a bit different.
The lager features in the Avocado sauce, and while these are two ingredients you would not necessarily pair together, they work together well.
23. Mexican-Style Beer Marinade
Using beer in a marinade adds great flavor to chicken. The sticky sweet marinade created in this recipe is particularly tasty. It is now my go-to choice when it comes to marinade recipes.
24. Mexican Beer Chili
Chili is a staple food in my home, and I am constantly on the look-out for new chili recipes to try out. The Mexican Beer Chili did not disappoint. It was spicy, tangy, and tasted fantastic.
25. Slow Cooker Mexican Beer Chicken
Last but not least, is the Slow Cooker Mexican Beer Chicken. This is such a tasty meal, and as it is cooked in the slow cooker, the prep time is low. It is the perfect meal to come home from work to.
I hope you enjoyed this article, as you can see, there is so much you can do with Mexican lager. While it is fantastic to use in traditional cocktails such as the Michelada, it also tastes great when added to food dishes.
While some of these recipes are similar, they all have their unique quirks, which I loved.
Which recipe are you going to try out first?