About the Show

Professional chef and cookbook author Marcela Valladolid prepares a fresh take on Mexican food and shares simple and authentic recipes in her series, Mexican Made Easy. Marcela, inspired by her dual Mexican and Southern Californian upbringing, transforms stereotypes of the cuisine into healthy and easy-to-prepare Mexican meals. Whether serving home-cooked dinner for her son or entertaining friends and family, Marcela brings to the table fresh flavor that fits all tastes.

About the Host

Marcela Valladolid

Marcela grew up around expert cooks and shares her passion for food as a host on The Kitchen, as a judge on Best Baker in America and in her cooking show, Mexican Made Easy.

Most Popular Recipes

All Mexican Made Easy Recipes

Chicken Enchiladas

Mexican Rice Pudding ("Arroz Con Leche")

Tilapia Ceviche


Beef Soup (Caldo de Res)

Baja Style Fish Tacos

Tres Leches Cake

Creamy Corn Cups ("Esquites")

Sauteed Potatoes with Chorizo

Chilaquiles with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Classic Tortilla Soup

Beer-Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

Stuffed Poblano Chiles ("Chiles Rellenos")

Mexican Meatloaf

'Easiest Ever' Chicken Mole Enchiladas

Shrimp Ceviche

Butternut Squash Soup with Chipotle Cream

Baja Garlic Shrimp

Easy Corn Tamales

Veracruz-Style Tilapia ("Pescado A La Veracruzana")

Mexican Red Rice (Arroz Rojo)

Mexican Meatball Soup

Sweet and Spicy Short Rib Tacos

Cafe Mexicano (Spiced "cafe de olla" coffee)

Ground Beef Empanadas (Picadillo)

Foolproof Mexican Rice ("Arroz Mexicano")

Chicken Tostadas