Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Margaritas, tacos, guac, and more—all the recipes and recommendations you need to throw a winning cinco de mayo fiesta with plenty of food on deck.
Perfect refried beans
Perfect Frijoles Refritos (Mexican Refried Beans) Recipe
A pork stomach taco with tomatillo salsa
Tacos de Buche (Pork Stomach Tacos) Recipe
Overhead shot of poached shrimp in tomato-based sauce and diced avocado served in cocktail glass
Coctel de Camarones (Mexican Shrimp Cocktail) Recipe
No-Waste Tacos de Carnitas With Salsa Verde
No-Waste Tacos de Carnitas With Salsa Verde Recipe
Overhead shot of Tacos de Canasta plated up
Tacos de Canasta (Basket Tacos for a Party or Potluck) Recipe
Pueblan-Style Cemita Sandwiches Recipe
Tacos de Lengua Recipe
Classic Shrimp Aguachile With Lime, Cucumber, and Red Onion Recipe
An open barbacoa taco made with two corn tortillas on a plate with pickled onions, cilantro, and a lime wedge
Better Than Chipotle Beef Barbacoa
Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Fajitas Recipe
A small bowl of chile morita salsa next to some dried morita chiles.
Chile Morita Salsa
Bowl of guacamole set inside a platter of tortilla chips
The Best Basic Guacamole Recipe
Two street tacos topped with chicken tinga, diced onion, and cilantro. There are radishes and cut limes on the plate and a dish of chicken tinga nearby.
Easy One-Pot Chicken Tinga (Spicy Mexican Shredded Chicken) Recipe
A black platter of charred al pastor skewers and a pile of lime wedges for last-minute drizzling.
Charcoal-Grilled Al Pastor Skewers Recipe
Fresh and Tart Chelada (Mexican Lime and Beer Cocktail) Recipe
Sliced, grilled medium-rare carne asada fanned out on a wooden cutting board with corn tortillas, limes, and cilantro in the background.
The Best Carne Asada Recipe
Tortilla chip dipped in salsa verde
Hot and Creamy Salsa Verde Recipe
Pressure Cooker Chunky Beef and Bean Chili Recipe
A bowl of charred salsa verde next to some tortilla chips.
Charred Salsa Verde Recipe
How to Make Aguachile: The Chili-Spiked Mexican Ceviche
Tacos Árabes (Pita-Wrapped, Cumin-Marinated-Pork Tacos)
A platter of tacos with radishes, lime wedges and cilantro on the side.
23 Tasty Taco Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
A bowl of Yucatán-Style Hot Dried-Chili Salsa
9 Salsa Recipes for Cinco de Mayo
Overhead view of a hand dipping a chip in salsa
Roasted-Tomato Salsa Recipe
22 Cinco de Mayo Cocktails, From Margaritas to Micheladas
Tamales With Rajas and Oaxacan Cheese Recipe
a bowl of pico de gallo with tortilla chips on the side
Classic Pico de Gallo Recipe
Spicy Chicken Quesadillas Recipe
A small white bowl of chile con queso on a plate with some tortilla chips next to it.
Chili Con Queso
Crispy potato and chorizo tacos
Crispy Potato and Chorizo Tacos Recipe
Overhead of a double-caramel flan with a slice on a plate
Double-Caramel Flan Recipe
Choriqueso Recipe
Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
Open bottle of homemade mango syrup with fresh mangoes
Fresh Mango Syrup Recipe
Baked Chile Rellenos with Corn and Crema Recipe
The Best Creamy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
Extra-Hot Yucatán-Style Roasted-Habanero Salsa (Chile Tamulado) Recipe
Grilled Queso Panela With Roasted Tomatillo and Poblano Salsa Recipe
An overhead shot of the ultimate fully loaded nachos with sour cream and guac
The Ultimate Fully Loaded Nachos Recipe
A plate of homemade huevos racheros with tomato chili salsa
Quick and Easy Huevos Rancheros With Tomato-Chile Salsa
Mexican Chocolate Flan Recipe
Spicy Chicken Tacos With Corn, Feta, and Avocado Recipe
Chicharrones Guisados (Stewed Fried Pork Rinds) Recipe
Yucatán-Style Hot Dried-Chili Salsa (K'uut Bi Ik) Recipe
Hand holding a taco overflowing with crispy manchego cheese
Crispy Cheese Tacos Recipe
Martini Oaxaqueño (Mezcal Dirty Martini With Castelvetrano Olives) Recipe
Vegan Migas (Mexican-Style Fried Tortillas With Tofu) Recipe
Tex-Mex Cheese Enchiladas With Red Chili Gravy Recipe
Vegan Chorizo for Omnivores Recipe
Corn with chili lime butter and lime wedges on a paper plate.
Corn With Chile Lime Butter Recipe | Grilling
Marrakesh Express (Pomegranate Mezcal Cocktail With Harissa) Recipe
Grilled Chorizo-Stuffed Poblano Peppers Recipe
Tamale pie in a cast-iron skillet with a slice of it on a ceramic plate.
Tamal de Cazuela (Mexican Tamale Pie) With Black Bean Filling Recipe
Chocolate Chili Cookies Recipe
A grilled tilapia taco with sliced cabbage, mango salsa, and cilantro.
Grilled Tilapia Tacos Recipe
Carnitas Taco From 'Tacolicious'
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup With All the Fixings Recipe
The Best Frozen Lime Margaritas Recipe