Extreme Couponing Tip: Check Out Ethnic Markets for Big Savings

Ever find yourself looking at expensive spices and produce at your grocery store? If you’re cooking up new dishes or looking for staples, consider shopping a local ethnic market for cheaper alternatives!

Here are some examples of foods that have generally good prices at ethnic markets:

Produce: Fresh garlic, avocados, apples, broccoli, bell peppers, egg plants, or cucumbers. Ethnic markets can have super-low prices on fresh produce!

Spices/ Herbs: Chili powder, cumin, cinnamon (ground and whole sticks), oregano, sesame seeds, and whole dried peppers.

Ethnic Choices: Coconut milk, jasmine rice, Horchata, nectar juices, Mexican sodas, sweetened condensed or powdered milk.

Staples: Flour, brown rice, corn flour, hominy, chicken bullion, soup mixes, canned peppers and chilies, mole, hot sauce, beans (dried and canned), raw cane sugar, rice flour.

Try out an ethnic food market and see how much you can save. Already shopping at ethnic markets? Find great deals? Tell us about it in the comments.