South American food is easily among the most loved cuisines all over the world. Some of the most creative and delicious South American dishes are served right here in London, and every order from Deliveroo's participating restaurants is guaranteed to satisfy your Latin cravings and transport your taste buds to the other side of the world! Bring the fiesta home and check out our guide to some of the most creative and delicious Latin street food waiting to please your taste buds.
1. Black Bean & Plantain Empanadas
Starting off with the trademark Latin street dish, the Black Bean and Plantain Empanadas are magnificent creations from Asia De Cuba. Filled with riveting tastes and delivering a summery feeling with each bite, these traditionally baked or fried doughy empanadas are filled with black beans and plantains. A sweet and sour rocoto pepper sauce is tossed into the mix to add a fiery and tingly sensation to each heavenly bite.
2. Campechano Tacos
The Campechano, one of the most popular tacos in Mexico, is brought to life right here in Lupita - and are simply to-die-for! Thick, juicy grilled steaks, fragrant Mexican chorizo and tempting pork chicharrones are layered in a large soft tortilla garnished with crunchy onions and fresh coriander. Every inch of this mouth-watering taco is bursting with delicate flavours and textures for a truly authentic taste of Mexico. An absolute must-try, the Campechano tacos from Lupita will knock your socks off every time. Keep these tasty morsels in mind the next time you're on the hunt for some Mexican street food this winter.
3. Prawn Tacos
More seafood deliciousness is right around the corner at Taqueria with their incredibly popular Prawn Tacos. A street food staple served by the ocean in South and Central America, these organic prawns are grilled to perfection with a garlic marinade. The scrumptious, summery ingredients are stuffed into warm tacos then topped with the beautiful flavours of spicy pico de gallo for that extra kick. Next comes a generous layer of creamy guacamole and finished off with shredded carrots for a deeply indulgent prawn taco dish. Filled to the brim with veggies and authentic spices you won't want to miss out on, this terrific South American street food option is perfect for those summer vibes even in the height of winter!
4. Loco Combos Tapas to Share
Once that meaty craving kicks in, nothing else will cut it. Feast your eyes on the Loco Combos Tapas to Share from Loco Mexicano, a truly magnificent and beastly dish perfect for meat lovers looking to indulge in some deliciousness that will hit the spot just right. Tender and absolutely ravishing BBQ pork ribs are baked slowly in Loco Mexicano's very own homemade smoked barbecue sauce. This dish will satisfy your meaty cravings and keep you feeling festive when the weather gets you down.
That's not all the meaty satisfaction you'll get though. A nice stack of buffalo BBQ chicken wings oozing with aromas and flavours will surely satisfy the carnivore in you. There to accompany the proteins are cajun mushrooms, hot jalapenos and everyone's favourite crunchy tortilla chips topped with refried beans, salsa and a cooling, refreshing sour cream. Every ounce of these steaming delicate dishes is oh-so-finger-licking good!
5. Traditional Black Beans Pork Stew
Presenting a traditional black beans and pork stew from the heart of Brazil is Balaio, seducing stew fans from all over the UK with their incredible and legendary meaty Brazilian dishes. Prepared in the traditional way, whole black beans are mixed with juicy cubes of pork and chorizo then simmered in their juices for the ultimate tenderness. The aromas exhuming from the heavenly dish are enough to have every hungry South American food lover ready to dive right in! Once the stew is done simmering, it's seasoned heavily with Brazilian spices as well as pepper and salt for an even tastier experience. Each stew is served with rice, fresh, healthy greens and cassava.
Ready to chow down on some divine Latin street food on a cold day? Deliveroo is ready to bring any of these fantastic dishes to your door!