Take your Cinco de Mayo fiesta to the next level with a delicious menu. Try these authentic resort recipes in your own kitchen and be transported to the beautiful beaches of Mexico!
No Cinco de Mayo is complete without a bit of guac’ on the table! This savory recipe calls for fresh ingredients to make a mouth-watering appetizer or snack for the special day.
Ceviche may be a Peruvian dish, but that hasn’t stopped it from becoming widely popular in Mexico. With fresh fish and citrus notes, this is the ideal light, refreshing meal for Cinco celebrations.
Place the fish into a bowl and blend the lemon juice, fish fumet, celery, white onion, garlic, ginger, olive oil, salt, and pepper until you get a smooth sauce. Marinate the fish with the sauce for at least two hours in the refrigerator. Once ready, place the ceviche in the center of a deep plate and garnish it with diced cumber, pickled onions, and cilantro leaves. Enjoy!
Did you know Mexico is one of the largest producers of coconuts in the world? What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with a sweet coconut flavor dessert?
In a large heavy-bottom pot, whisk together coconut milk, honey, and salt over medium-low heat until honey melts and incorporates into the milk. Remove from heat and add vanilla extract. Chill the coconut mixture in a large mixing bowl for approximately one hour– until well chilled.
Chop the coconut flakes into small pieces and whisk them into the chilled coconut milk.
Freeze mixture in ice cream maker, following the manufacturer’s instructions. Transfer ice cream to a plastic airtight container and freeze for 2-3 hours before serving.
Cinco de Mayo is so often synonymous with margaritas, but how about a more romantic tequila-based drink for a date night celebration? One sip and your special someone will be kissing you for such a fantastic drink!
No matter how you plan on celebrating or who with, make this Cinco de Mayo an authentic one with these recipes!