Cinco de Mayo is a fun time to celebrate everything Mexican! So why not put together a party and serve your favorite Mexican recipes! Don’t worry, we’ve got your covered with the 25 Best Cinco de Mayo Recipes you could ever ask for!

Planning a party might seem overwhelming. So don’t stress yourself out. Choose a few recipes to make and keep it simple. That’s the great thing about Cinco de Mayo. There is no right or wrong way to celebrate. And with carefully chosen Cinco de Mayo Recipes, your party will be perfect!

Plan a taco bar and prepare multiple meats to fill into four, corn or even hard shell tacos. Let everyone build their own! It’s one way to not worry about pleasing everyone. Let them choose how they eat with all the fun toppings. Tacos are always a welcome Cinco de Mayo Recipe choice

I’ve put together 25 of my BEST Cinco de Mayo recipes, these are all tried and true recipes so go ahead and choose your favorites. They are sure to please a crowd or just your own family. Even my picky eater has numerous favorites from this list.

25 Best Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with these 25 BEST Cinco De Mayo Recipes that everyone will love!


Easy Chicken Fajitas

Easy Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas, this is a crowd pleaser recipe. I promise!

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Navajo Tacos

Juicy shredded beef on top of Indian Fry Bread loaded with your favorite toppings make up Navajo Tacos

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Ground Turkey Tacos

These low calorie Tacos are perfect. Ground Turkey Tacos don't skimp on flavors, only the calories.

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Chicken Taco Alfredo

Creamy and delicious, Chicken Taco Alfredo is a fun twist of Mexican Italian Fusion. Yum!

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Pork Street Tacos

One of our favorites. Pork Street Tacos are a perfect Taco Tuesday meal!

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Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice is the perfect side dish to so many Cinco de Mayo meals.

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Enchilada Casserole

Fun Family Casserole. Enchilada Casserole made with Meatballs is a fun recipe the kids will love!

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Ground Turkey Taco Lettuce Wrap

Ground Turkey Tacos Lettuce Wraps are so fun and easy to make. Keep it light, low calorie, no carb meal. Delicious!

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos with an easy Cilantro Lime Marinade packet. Delish!

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Fiesta Chicken Casserole

Try this Fiesta Chicken Casserole with Pasta and a creamy fiesta sauce, it's a perfect casserole to serve to the fam

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Sweet Salsa Chicken Salad

One of our favorites for large groups. Let everyone build their own Sweet Salsa Chicken Salads. Perfect meal for all occassions

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Honey Lime Enchiladas

A Family Favorite for sure, loaded with sweet and spicy, these Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas are sure to please a crowd

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Watermelon Salsa

Oh how I crave Watermelon Salsa with its sweet flavors and hit of lime. Oh it's good!

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Hamburger Enchiladas

Hamburger Enchiladas, our boys grew up eating this quick and easy affordable recipe

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Spanish Rice

Everyone LOVES Spanish Rice. Use as a Side Dish, or inside of burritos. It's perfect!

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Sweet Corn Cakes | Cheesecake Factory Copy Cat Recipe

Best Copycat Recipe ever! Sweet Corn Cakes with Tomatillo Salsa, a perfect side dish or appetizer

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Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillo Salsa is perfect on Taquitos or with Sweet Corn Cakes. Yum!

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Zesty Fresh Salsa

Fresh Salsa, Inspired from a friends recipe and we take it everywhere!

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Homemade Chicken Taquitos

Homemade Taquitos, my picky eaters favorite. It's really that good!

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Chicken Taquitos

Quick and Easy Chicken Taquitos using Frozen Chicken Taquitos and our favorite Tomatillo Salsa

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Chicken Fajita Sliders

Bite Size Sliders packed with your favorite Chicken Fajita flavors

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Cilantro Lime Dip

Cilantro Lime Mayo Dip is perfect for Tacos, Burritos, or on Fajita Sliders . Mmm.. It's so good

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BBQ Chicken Tostada with Pineapple and Red Onion

BBQ Chicken Tostada is a Mexican American Fusion and oh so good. Easy for appetizers or a main course

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Chicken and Rice Enchiladas

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Simple and easy, family approved Chicken and Rice Enchiladas

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Shredded Beef Taquitos

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Shredded Beef Taquitos are simple and flavorful. The crunch of the corn tortilla against the perfectly shredded beef and melted cheese is a winning combination!

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When is Cinco de Mayo Celebrated?

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated the 5th of May each year. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862.

Cinco de May food

Any Mexican Recipe is perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo. With these easy Cinco de Mayo Recipes you won’t go wrong. We promise!

How is Cinco de Mayo celebrated in the United States?

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated and observed on May 5th, which is a celebration commemorating the defeat of the French Army during the Battle of Puebla in Mexico on May 5, 1862. Cinco de Mayo is not to be confused with Mexico’s Independence Day.

What are Cinco de Mayo Traditions?

In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is about National Pride and is celebrated with parades and festivals

Is Cinco de Mayo Mexico’s Independence Day?

No, Cinco de Mayo is often confused with Mexico’s Independence Day. However Mexico celebrates their independence from Spain on September 16th

How do Americans Celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

Americans tend to enjoy a good party, regardless of circumstances. Cinco de Mayo parties typically are filled with food, friends, and good cheer. With these quick and Easy Cinco de Mayo Recipes, you will have an amazing party for sure!

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