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13 Cinco de Mayo Mexican Food Recipes all in one place. Chicken Enchiladas Verdes, Homemade Guacamole, Beef Barbacoa Tacos with Pepper Jack Queso, Jerk Chicken Tacos, Chorizo Tostadas, Chicken Poblano Sweet Potato Tacos, Honey Lime Shrimp Tacos, Chicken Chilaquiles, Texas Chili, Spicy Beef Nachos, Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa, Restaurant Style Salsa, Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga Tostadas.

20 BEST Cinco de Mayo Mexican Food Recipes

Here is a collection of 20 of the best Mexican food recipes for your Cinco de Mayo party.  Click the link directly below each photo to find the recipe.

Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa Tacos with Homemade Tomatillo Salsa. Tender spicy beef barbacoa made in slow cooker and topped with fresh avocado, queso fresco cheese, and homemade tomatillo salsa.

  1.  Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa – slow cooker spiced beef topped with homemade tomatillo salsa, queso fresco, and fresh avocado slices.

Chicken Enchiladas Verdes by Modern Honey l

2. Chicken Enchiladas Verdes — authentic chicken enchiladas made with tender chicken, homemade tomatillo verde enchilada sauce, and topped with creamy pepper jack cheese.

Easy Oven Baked Beef Tacos. Perfectly seasoned ground beef tacos and Mexican cheese baked in taco shells until melted. Topped with sour cream, guacamole, salsa, diced tomatoes, and hot sauce. These are party tacos and a family favorite dinner.

3.  Easy Oven Baked Beef Tacos — the easiest way to feed a crowd! Baked Beef Tacos are full of Mexican spiced seasoned beef baked with cheeses in a crispy shell.

Grilled Chicken Burrito Bowls. Chipotle burrito bowls copycat recipe. Chili lime grilled chicken, pico de gallo, avocado, roasted corn, black beans, rice, and cilantro ranch dressing. A healthy mexican chicken taco bowl.

4.  Grilled Chicken Burrito Bowls – Grilled chicken, rice, beans, corn, pico de gallo, and a creamy cilantro ranch dressing. The perfect Mexican bowl!

Grilled Chicken Tacos with Roasted Poblano Crema. Chili lime marinated chicken tacos topped with roasted poblano cream sauce, queso fresco cheese, and fresh avocado.

5. Grilled Chicken Tacos with Roasted Poblano Crema — Grilled Chicken Tacos in corn tortillas with queso fresco cheese, avocado, and a roasted poblano crema.

Chuy's Creamy Jalapeno Cilantro Dip Dressing. A copycat recipe for Chuy's famous jalapeno dip. This creamy jalapeno dip can be served with chips, drizzled on a burrito bowl, or as a dressing on a salad. Creamy Jalapeno Cilantro dressing makes everything taste good! Also a Cafe Rio cilantro ranch dressing copycat recipe.

6. Chuy’s Famous Creamy Jalapeno Cilantro Dip or Dressing — A favorite dip in Texas and the locals can agree that everything is better with this creamy jalapeno dip!

Mexican Street Corn Salad. Mexican Street Corn in a bowl made with roasted corn, mexican spices, lime, cilantro, a touch of mayo, and cotija cheese. A perfect mexican side dish or mexican appetizer. This street corn is great on tacos too!

7.  Mexican Street Corn Salad — Corn, cotija cheese, lime, red onion, cilantro, Mexican spices, and a touch of mayo make this the perfect Mexican side dish.

Best Ever Homemade Guacamole and Chips by Modern Honey

8. Best Ever Homemade Guacamole and Chips  — how to make authentic homemade guacamole with the freshest ingredients and crispy tortilla strips made from scratch.

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Tacos. Caribbean spiced citrus grilled chicken filled tacos with pineapple salsa and spicy cream.

9. Jamaican Jerk Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Salsa — Caribbean spiced grilled chicken with sweet pineapple orange salsa and spicy cream.

Easy Chicken Chilaquiles. Gluten-Free 30-minute or less dinner.

10. Easy Chicken Chilaquiles — simple, one-skillet chicken chilaquiles simmered in tomato chipotle sauce and topped with tortilla chips, cotija cheese, avocado, cilantro, and Mexican crema.

Chicken Mango Quesadillas made with honey lime chicken, homemade fresh mango salsa, pepper jack cheese, and an optional jalapeno cream cheese all melted inside a buttery tortilla. A popular Mexican dinner made in less than 30 minutes.

11. Chicken Mango Quesadilla — Honey Lime Chicken with a mango salsa, jalapeno cream cheese, melted Mexican cheeses, all in a buttery flour tortilla.

Green Chili Pork Carnitas Tacos. Slow cooked green chili pork seasoned with Mexican spices and freshly squeezed lime juice placed in a hot corn tortilla and topped with cotija cheese, jalapenos, avocado and cilantro.

12. Green Chile Pork Carnitas Tacos — tender, slow-cooked green chili pork carnitas topped with Mexican cheeses, all wrapped in warm corn tortillas.

Honey Lime Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa by Modern Honey l

13. Honey Lime Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa — honey butter glazed shrimp topped with purple cabbage and sweet pineapple salsa in corn tortillas.

Chorizo Huevos Rancheros Tostadas

14. Chorizo Huevos Rancheros Tostadas — crispy tostada shells topped with spicy chorizo, refried beans, eggs, fresh avocado, salsa, and mexican crema.

Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa with a secret ingredient.

15.  Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa — fresh roma tomatoes, spicy hot sauce, fresh cilantro, green onions, and jalapenos.

Red Chile Chicken Enchiladas with homemade red enchilada sauce. How to make enchilada sauce from scratch. The best red chicken and cheese enchiladas.

16. Red Chile Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas — tender Mexican spiced chicken in a homemade enchilada sauce with Mexican cheeses rolled into corn tortillas and baked.

Caramel Flan. The best flan recipe. How to make the perfect flan.

17. Creamy Caramel Flan — a rich, sweet custard baked with caramelized sugar.

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19.  Beef Barbacoa Tacos with Pepper Jack Queso

Texas Sized Chili Bar with Toppings. The best chili with two secret ingredients that make all the difference.

20. Texas Sized Chili Bar — Two secret ingredients set this Mexican chili apart from the rest.

Creamy Jalapeno Popper Dip with Bacon. Homemade Jalapeno Popper Dip made with cream cheese, sour cream, mayo, fresh jalapenos, two kinds of Mexican cheeses, and crispy bacon. The perfect party appetizer. This Jalapeno Popper Dip is so popular!

21. Jalapeno Popper Dip — Creamy, cheesy, and spicy dip with cream cheese, sour cream, jalapenos, two types of Mexican cheeses, and crispy bacon. A hot dip that is always popular!

Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga Tostadas. 3 Ingredient Salsa chicken is the easiest dinner recipe and it tastes so good by Modern Honey -

Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga Tostadas — the most simple recipe made with very few ingredients in a slow cooker. Topped with fresh avocado, cilantro, and mexican crema.

Ultimate Spicy Beef Nachos by Modern Honey. Layers of spicy beef, refried beans, mexican cheese, sour cream, avocado, and jalapenos. These are the perfect party snack for your next party!

Ultimate Spicy Beef Nachos — no regular nachos here! Spicy ground beef seasoned to perfection and topped with Mexican cheeses, homemade salsa, fresh jalapenos, and sour cream.

Chorizo Potato Puffy Tacos with Avocado Tomatillo Salsa and Cotija Cheese from Pillsbury Bake-Off.

Chorizo Potato Puffy Tacos — spicy chorizo and seasoned potatoes in a puffy shell with a creamy avocado cream.

Lowfat Protein No Fried Ice Cream. A low fat, healthier version of the popular mexican dessert. A low-calorie, unfried mexican fried ice cream dessert.

Lowfat Unfried Protein Ice Cream Balls — low-fat caramel ice cream dipped into Honey Bunches of Oats cereal and drizzled with caramel, whipped cream, and topped with fresh strawberries.

Chicken Poblano Sweet Potato Tacos. Gluten Free, Quick and Easy Dinner.

Chicken Poblano Sweet Potato Tacos — chicken, poblano pepper, red onion, and sweet potatoes sauteed until nice and soft.  Topped with chipotle cream and cheese.

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Hope you love this roundup of 22 Cinco de Mayo Mexican Food Recipes.  Tell me your favorites and if you have tried any of these tried and true Mexican recipes. You can find me on Instagram at @modern_honey.  I would love to connect with you!

Hi, I'm Melissa Stadler!

I am an Award-Winning Recipe Creator. Cover of Food Network Magazine. Two-Time Pillsbury Bake-Off Finalist. I am passionate about sharing the best recipes so you have success in the kitchen!

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