9 Of The Best Recipes For Your Cinco de Mayo Celebration


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It’s hard to beat the flavors of Mexican food, whether you need something communal to share, something spicy for dinner, or something bright and fun for a party. We’ve gathered some of our favorite Mexican food recipes no matter what you’re looking for.

Crock pot queso blanco

Sometimes you just need something that you can throw in the crock pot and let sit. This queso dip from Life In The Lofthouse is everything you could ever want for a slow-cooker cheese dip recipe.

Tequila lime shrimp

This tequila lime shrimp is one of the 9 Best Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Photo via The Lemon Bowl

You’re probably going to be drinking tequila, so why not put it in your food as well? This recipe from the Lemon Bowl is the perfect shrimp dish for any occasion.

Pineapple bowl salsa

this pineapple bowl salsa is one of the 9 Best Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Photo via The Gunny Sack

Pineapple in salsa makes for heavenly flavors. Using the shell of that same pineapple as the serving bowl like in this Gunny Sack recipe, well, that’s just a nice touch that is sure to catch everyone’s eye.

Chicken flautas

these chicken flautas is one of the 9 Best Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Photo via The Black Peppercorn

Flautas are the ultimate portable food. They’re crispy, filling, fried, and oh so delicious. Find out for yourself with The Black Peppercorn’s recipe.

Baked spicy chicken tacos

Sometimes making tacos for a group and letting everyone handle their own ingredients doesn’t work. It’s messy, and people end up with unequal portions. These easy-to-make baked chicken tacos from The Cookie Rookie solve those problems.

Salsa verde chicken enchiladas

these salsa verde chicken enchiladas is one of the 9 Best Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Photo via Isabel Eats

Enchiladas are a classic. These salsa verde smothered chicken enchiladas from Isabel Eats won’t disappoint. Best of all, they’re easy to make.

Shredded chicken tamales

Tamales can be intimidating, but they don’t have to be. Follow Happy and Blessed Home’s recipe and pack the corn husks with masa and shredded chicken.

Chicken tamale casserole

Not up to the task of making loads of tamales for your get-together? Try this chicken tamale casserole from Taste and Tell Blog that uses the same shredded chicken, masa, and spices.

Guacamole

this guacamole is one of the 9 Best Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Photo via My Latina Table

What is a gathering without good guacamole? It’s hard to get the perfect balance of flavors between lime, onion, garlic, and avocado. That’s why we suggest this recipe from My Latina Table.

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