The long list of famed Kosher Mexican dishes is a short one. It’s not because Mexican cuisine is inherently incompatible with the laws of kashrut. Rather, its because, for the most part, what Americans think of as “Mexican” cuisine is really just antijitos (essentially snack or street food) often pairing meat and cheese. Perhaps, more importantly, most American Jews know little about the history of Jews in Mexico.
For more — and for a recipe for Birria of Lamb Shanks — see: http://www.lchaimmagazine.com/main-story/jewish-mexico-its-not-an-oxymoron/