Quite a few years ago, I was blessed to come across an item in the supermarket known as Tajín. If I remember correctly, I picked this up while doing some grocery shopping while I was in university, and I fell head-over-heels in love with the stuff.
Devastatingly, I haven’t been able to spot this glorious spice mix in a grocery store for quite some time. My sister told me it’s available at Sobey’s, but because Sobey’s is overpriced, I thought I would do some internet sleuthing and see if I could find Tajín on Amazon.
Lo and behold, I found the gold pot at the end of the rainbow, and I am happy to report that Amazon does carry Tajín.
Tajín, in case you’re unfamiliar with it, is a blend of mild chilli peppers, lime and salt. As stated on Tajín’s website, “Tajín was born on December 23, 1985. A tasty blend of mild chili peppers, lime and sea salt, Tajín enhances the flavor of your fruits and veggies. Sold store to store, one bottle at a time, the very early stages of the product clearly marked a humble beginning. Thanks to its great success in the Mexican market, the brand was first exported to the United States in 1993 as the authentic chili lime seasoning for Latinos and other communities.”
I’ve only ever sampled the Tajín Clásico seasoning, but they offer a few more types, like the Clásico seasoning with reduced sodium, a mild hot sauce and a fruity hot sauce, and if they’re as good as the original, there is a solid chance I’ll be trying the other types sooner than later.
You could put Tajín on just about anything, but personally, I love it on eggs, chicken, salads and fish. I plan on trying it out on some new foods, but rest assured when I say Tajín is the perfect spice addition to boost your meal.