Chamoyada
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TypeMexican Drink
Place of originMexico
Main ingredientsMango, chamoy, lime juice and chili powder

Chamoyada is a sweet and spicy type of shaved ice, or raspado, drink prepared with fruit and flavored with chamoy.[1] It is a part of Mexican cuisine, and is also common in regions of the United States with significant Mexican-American populations. The drink is most commonly prepared with mango sorbet or mango-flavored shaved ice, and thus is sometimes also called a mangonada or chamango.

The drink is essentially a combination of chamoy sauce, shaved ice (or ice cream or sorbet, depending on the preparation), chili powder, and fruit chunks. In certain variations, a whole fruit popsicle, or paleta, is added to the drink and mixed with the shaved ice.[2] The drinking straws served with chamoyadas often have tamarind candy on the outside.

Different flavors of chamoyadas can include fruits like mango, lemon, guava, tamarind, pineapple and strawberry.

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References

  1. ^ Deborah M. Schneider (13 June 2006). ¡Baja! Cooking on the Edge. Rodale. p. 21. ISBN 978-1-59486-203-8.
  2. ^ Marum, Anna. "Ome Calli, a Mexican ice cream parlor, offers its famous chamoyadas at new Beaverton shop". The Oregonian. Retrieved 27 October 2015.