Cinco de Mayo: Chicken Tostadas, Guacamole and More for Your Fiesta

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Whether you’re planning to entertain or want Mexican for dinner, these local Cinco de Mayo recipes are among our favorites. 

BLT Guacamole

BLT Guacamole
A twist to traditional guacamole mirroring a good BLT sandwich.

Chicken Tinga Mini Tostadas

Paulette Lambert, director of the California Health and Longevity Institute at the Four Seasons, spends a lot of time entertaining and testing recipes that will be used in the Institute's Wellness...

Spicy Green Tomato Salsa

Spicy Green Tomato Salsa
A great salsa with beautiful flavors and colors showcasing the use of green tomatoes. Perfect for the seasons beginning, middle and end.

Elote con Queso (Corn with Cheese)

Elote con Queso
An authentic Mexican recipe for elote con queso from My Abuelo's Mexican Feast.

Drunken Shrimp Tacos

Drunken Shrimp Tacos
These tacos have full flavor and are a fresh and light alternative to a traditional taco.

Caribbean Grilled Fish Tacos with Lime Crema

grilled fish tacos recipe
These tacos work well with chicken or shrimp and any of Savory Spice Shop’s Caribbean-inspired blends, like Jamaican Jerk or Caribbean Style Adobo.

Quesadillas with Spicy Tomatillo Salsa

Quesadillas with Spicy Tomatillo Salsa
Quesadillas are a staple of any Mexican-inspired menu and the spicy tomato salsa served with this recipe comes together pretty quickly.

Pambazos (Little Buns) with Chicken and Red Sauce

Pambazos with chicken and red sauce filling
These lovely light buns are stuffed with chicken and red sauce, and served as finger food on special occasions.

Cochinita Pibil with Roasted Mexican-Style Corn on the Cob

Cochinita Pibil with Roasted Mexican-Style Corn on the Cob
A traditional Mexican slow-roasted pork dish paired with corn on the cob.

Mexican Horchata

mexican horchata
Horchata is a refreshing infused rice drink popular in Mexico and other Latin American countries. Try it with a plate of crispy churros for a Cinco de Mayo sweet treat.

Victory on Cinco de Mayo

This recipe utilizes white honey syrup, white grapefruit juice, and white grapefruit peel to represent the purity of the Mexican cause while the champagne offers a celebratory sip over their French...

Mexican Chocolate Fudge Pops

While traditional fudge pops are extremely tasty, I find them a bit lacking given their single flavor profile. By adding a bit of cinnamon and cayenne pepper, these fudgy pops pack a whole lot of...
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