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Old 04-22-2016, 01:15 PM   #1
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Tajin! - Need more ideas for use!

After reading so much from so many of you about how terrific this seasoning is, I finally found it! Purely by luck, too, since I wasn't actually looking for it this time, but rather hunting down Himself when we were at Aldi's a couple days ago and he was standing right in front of it. Serendipity!

Tasty little bugger! Now I want to hear ALL of you suggestions on how to use it and what to put it on. My first thought was "watermelon"! Or "apple slices"! Or - or - or... I bet there are so many ways to use it I'll never think of them all. That's why I'm asking for your suggestions please.

Fire away! And thanks.
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Old 04-22-2016, 01:48 PM   #2
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Avocados!

I also used it to season a Mexican-flavored slaw for shrimp tacos.

Looking forward to more ideas!
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Tajin!

It's delicious on mango slices and pineapple.
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Old 04-22-2016, 02:00 PM   #4
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I love it on cottage cheese, most fruits and avocado as mentioned. It's terrific for fish and chicken too. These shrimp were fire grilled with just butter and Tajin'.
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Old 04-22-2016, 03:17 PM   #5
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Remembering now, it's wonderful on buttered corn on the cob! Corn season will be here before we know it.
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I've looked for Tajin a few times in our local Albertsons, and haven't been able to find it. They have a good spice/seasoning section and I looked as recently as last week. It MUST be there, and I'm just not seeing it.

I even have a pic of it in my phone so that I can look for the red/white/green label.

Mmmm....corn season! 4 ears for a dollar yesterday - I bought 8.
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I found it once in the Mexican section of Vons Cheryl.

For those who don't know what it looks like....
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Thanks for the tip Kay - I never thought to look for it in the Mexican section.
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Any salad benefits from Tajin, unless you are making a specific recipe salad.

Cheryl, if you cannot find it, let me know and I will send you some.
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I'm intrigued - we don't get it over here, would anyone be able to tell me how to make it? I love these magical spice mixes because they make dining so much more interesting!

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Tajin! - Need more ideas for use!

It's basically chiles, salt, and dehydrated lime juice. I tried to read the ingredients from the back of the bottle, but they're in teeny tiny print, in Spanish.

A friend who lives in Mexico gave me a bottle of the classico and one of the habanero. I think I've seen it around here too. It's made in Jalesco, Mexico.
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I've looked for Tajin a few times in our local Albertsons, and haven't been able to find it. They have a good spice/seasoning section and I looked as recently as last week. It MUST be there, and I'm just not seeing it.

I even have a pic of it in my phone so that I can look for the red/white/green label.

Mmmm....corn season! 4 ears for a dollar yesterday - I bought 8.
Some stores have it in the produce section. The local (25 minutes) Safeway keeps it there.
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After reading so much from so many of you about how terrific this seasoning is, I finally found it! Purely by luck, too, since I wasn't actually looking for it this time, but rather hunting down Himself when we were at Aldi's a couple days ago and he was standing right in front of it. Serendipity!

Tasty little bugger! Now I want to hear ALL of you suggestions on how to use it and what to put it on. My first thought was "watermelon"! Or "apple slices"! Or - or - or... I bet there are so many ways to use it I'll never think of them all. That's why I'm asking for your suggestions please.

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It's delicious on mango slices and pineapple.
Pineapple! Yes, when I first got it, I broiled buttered pineapple slices and sprinkled them with Tajin. Yum
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Some stores have it in the produce section. The local (25 minutes) Safeway keeps it there.
That's where we find it. Produce section or lined up on top of the meat counter display.

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I've used it for grilling fresh veggies.
Add a dash of it with some mayonnaise. Great sandwich spread, any type of meat.Or veggie wraps.
Dipping sauce for crab cakes

I've also used it to spread it (they mayo way) on the outside of the bread when I make paninni's.

Deviled eggs are fantastic with Tanjin. Eggs in general even.

Have fun :)
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Some stores have it in the produce section. The local (25 minutes) Safeway keeps it there.
That's where I found it, too.
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I'm going to have to try to find this again. Unsuccessful the first time, and then forgot about it. Looks like it's available in at least some Walmarts. I avoid that store, but might have to go in again.

What Is Tajin Seasoning? - PepperScale

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tenspeed, I found it at Kroger, so it's available in other grocery stores, too.

Thanks for the links
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It's basically chiles, salt, and dehydrated lime juice. I tried to read the ingredients from the back of the bottle, but they're in teeny tiny print, in Spanish.
Mine's in English. I accidentally bought the low-sodium version. It has a blue cap, so beware

Ingredients: chile peppers, salt, dehydrated lime juice, potassium chloride (salt substitute), silicon dioxide (to prevent caking).
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I once accidentally bought the low salt one and gave it to my low salt neighbor, not for this salt lover.

Has anyone mentioned it on watermelon? Oh yeah!!
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