Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a fun fiesta meal filled with delicious Mexican-inspired dishes!   Check out this mouthwatering menu featuring some classic recipes…

Appetizer: Homemade Guacamole and Salsa
Kick off your fiesta meal with two quintessential Mexican dips: guacamole and salsa.

Guacamole Recipe:
– 3 ripe avocados
– 1 small onion, finely chopped
– 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– 1 lime, juiced
– Salt and pepper to taste
– Fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)


1. Cut the avocados in half and remove the pits. Scoop out the flesh into a bowl.
2. Mash the avocado with a fork until it reaches your desired consistency.
3. Stir in the chopped onion, diced tomatoes, minced garlic, lime juice, salt, and pepper.
4. If desired, add chopped cilantro for an extra burst of flavor.
5. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
6. Serve immediately with tortilla chips or as a topping for tacos.

Salsa Recipe:
– 4 ripe tomatoes, diced
– 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
– 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
– 1 lime, juiced
– Salt and pepper to taste

1. In a bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, chopped onion, minced jalapeño, minced garlic, and chopped cilantro.
2. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the mixture and season with salt and pepper.
3. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
4. Taste and adjust seasonings according to your preference.
5. Allow the flavors to meld together for at least 30 minutes before serving.
6. Serve with tortilla chips or as a topping for tacos, burritos, or quesadillas.

Main Course: Chicken Enchiladas
Next up is a hearty and flavorful main course: chicken enchiladas. These cheesy, saucy delights are sure to be a hit at your Cinco de Mayo fiesta.

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe:
– 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
– 1 cup enchilada sauce
– 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, Monterey Jack, or a blend)
– 1/2 cup diced onion
– 1/2 cup diced bell pepper
– 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chilies
– 8 small flour tortillas
– Optional toppings: sliced olives, diced tomatoes, sour cream, chopped cilantro

1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
2. In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken, diced onion, diced bell pepper, diced green chilies, and 1/2 cup of enchilada sauce. Mix well.
3. Spoon a generous amount of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla and roll it up tightly. Place the enchiladas seam-side down in the prepared baking dish.
4. Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the top of the enchiladas, spreading it evenly with a spoon.
5. Sprinkle the shredded cheese over the top of the enchiladas.
6. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the enchiladas are heated through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
7. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes to lightly brown the cheese.
8. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.
9. Garnish with your favorite toppings such as sliced olives, diced tomatoes, sour cream, and chopped cilantro.

Dessert: Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce
No fiesta meal would be complete without a sweet treat, and these homemade churros with chocolate dipping sauce are the perfect way to end your Cinco de Mayo celebration on a high note.

Churros Recipe:
– 1 cup water
– 1/2 cup unsalted butter
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– 1 cup all-purpose flour
– 3 large eggs
– 1/2 cup granulated sugar
– 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
– Vegetable oil for frying

1. In a saucepan, combine the water, butter, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the flour until it forms a smooth dough.
3. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition until fully incorporated.
4. Transfer the dough to a piping bag fitted with a large star tip.
5. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet or fryer to 375°F (190°C).
6. Pipe the dough into the hot oil, cutting it with scissors to the desired length, and fry until golden brown and crispy, about 2-3 minutes per side.
7. Remove the churros from the oil and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
8. In a shallow dish, combine the granulated sugar and ground cinnamon. Roll the warm churros in the cinnamon sugar mixture until coated.
9. Serve immediately with chocolate dipping sauce.

Chocolate Dipping Sauce Recipe:
– 1/2 cup heavy cream
– 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– Pinch of salt

1. In a small saucepan, heat the heavy cream over medium heat until it begins to simmer.
2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and add the chocolate chips, vanilla extract, and salt.
3. Stir until the chocolate chips are completely melted and the mixture is smooth and creamy.
4. Transfer the chocolate sauce to a serving bowl and serve warm alongside the churros for dipping.


Classic Margarita Recipe:


  • 2 oz (60 ml) silver tequila
  • 1 oz (30 ml) freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 oz (30 ml) triple sec or Cointreau
  • 1/2 oz (15 ml) simple syrup (optional, adjust to taste)
  • Salt for rimming the glass
  • Lime wedge for garnish
  • Ice cubes


  1. Begin by preparing your glass. Run a lime wedge around the rim of a glass, then dip the rim into a plate of salt to coat it.
  2. Fill the glass with ice cubes to chill it while you prepare the margarita.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, combine the tequila, freshly squeezed lime juice, triple sec (or Cointreau), and simple syrup (if using).
  4. Add a handful of ice cubes to the shaker and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds to chill the mixture.
  5. Strain the margarita into the prepared glass over fresh ice.
  6. Garnish with a lime wedge on the rim of the glass.
  7. Optionally, you can also add a slice of lime to the rim or float it in the drink for extra flavor and presentation.
  8. Serve immediately and enjoy your classic margarita!


  • Frozen Margarita: Blend the ingredients with ice cubes until smooth and pour into a salt-rimmed glass for a frosty treat.
  • Flavored Margarita: Experiment with different fruit juices such as mango, strawberry, or pineapple for a refreshing twist on the classic recipe.
  • Spicy Margarita: Add a slice of jalapeño or a splash of jalapeño-infused tequila for a spicy kick.

***Remember to drink responsibly, and enjoy your Cinco de Mayo celebration with this delicious classic margarita recipe!


This Cinco de Mayo, gather your friends and family for a festive fiesta meal filled with mouthwatering Mexican-inspired dishes. From homemade guacamole and salsa to cheesy chicken enchiladas and indulgent churros with chocolate dipping sauce, this menu has something for everyone to enjoy. ¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo!