April 09, 2020
"So simple.......and good. Enjoy!"
- Serving Size: 1 (28.3 g)
- Calories 13.3
- Total Fat - 0 g
- Saturated Fat - 0 g
- Cholesterol - 0 mg
- Sodium - 168.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 2.7 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0 g
- Sugars - 1.8 g
- Protein - 0 g
- Calcium - 0 mg
- Iron - 0 mg
- Vitamin C - 2.1 mg
- Thiamin - 0 mg
Step by Step Method
In an old-fashioned glass, combine ingredients.
Add ice and stir.
No special items needed.
The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.
- Make sure to use a good quality Tequila for the best results.
- Try using a flavored Kahlúa for a unique twist on the classic drink.
- Substitute Tequila with Vodka - Vodka is a more neutral spirit and will allow the flavor of the Kahlúa to come through more prominently.
- Substitute Kahlúa with Coffee Liqueur - Coffee Liqueur will provide a stronger coffee flavor than Kahlúa, resulting in a more robust cocktail.
White Mexican In an old-fashioned glass, combine 1 ounce Tequila and 1 ounce White Crème de Cacao. Stir well. Add ice and stir.
Mexican Street Corn - A delicious and spicy side dish that pairs perfectly with the Black Mexican, as it adds a creamy sweetness to balance out the strong flavor of the drink.
Chipotle Lime Rice: A flavorful and fragrant side dish that adds a spicy kick to the Black Mexican. The lime adds a bright and citrusy flavor that pairs perfectly with the smoky notes of the drink.
Q: What type of glass should I use?
A: An old-fashioned glass is recommended for this recipe. It is a short glass with a wide top and narrow bottom.
Q: How long should I let it chill?
A: The drink should be chilled for at least one hour before serving. This will ensure that the flavors blend together nicely and that it is cold enough to enjoy.
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The name of the drink, “Black Mexican”, is said to have been inspired by the Mexican revolutionary Francisco “Pancho” Villa, who was known for wearing a signature black sombrero.
The Tequila used in this cocktail was popularized by actor and singer Mario Lopez, who starred in the 80s film “The Karate Kid” and sang the hit song “Let’s Get Loud”.