5 Five-Ingredient Party Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

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By F&W Editors Posted April 30, 2015

Here are five excellent, super-easy recipes for a Cinco de Mayo party.

Here are five excellent, super-easy recipes for a Cinco de Mayo party.

1. Gorditas
Crisp on the outside and soft within, this favorite Mexico City street food is a great base for all types of toppings, from pulled pork to shredded chicken.

2. Cortés  
Reposado tequila, which typically ages for up to a year in wooden casks, gives this three-ingredient drink both a mellow oak taste and a lovely golden color.

3. Roasted Fresh Chile Salsa
The roastiness of the fresh chiles adds sweet richness to Rick Bayless's salsa.

Related: Cinco De Mayo Dinner

4. Guacamole with Tequila and Lime
Use high-quality tequila or mezcal for this smoky guacamole.

5. Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts with Mole Negro  
Chef Alejandro Ruíz Olmedo roasts chicken breasts until the skin is crisp and serves the mole negro alongside.

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