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11 easy Mexican recipes from tacos to margaritas

Check out these easy and authentic Mexican dishes for a delicious Cinco de Mayo fiesta
/ Source: TODAY

From tacos to margaritas, here are 11 easy and authentic Mexican dishes for a delicious Cinco de Mayo fiesta.

Mexican Shrimp, Mango and Avocado Rolls

These colorful rolls (called rollos de camarones al ajillo, mango y aguacate) are a delicious, casual and festive party food for any entertaining occasion.

Chipotle Pork Carnitas

You can use the pork carnitas in tacos, fajitas, tostadas or even on grilled flatbread.

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Easy Cheese Dip (Queso Dip)

One rule for a successful party: as long as there's a bowl of queso (aka cheese dip) on the table, everyone goes home a winner.

These Mexican sandwiches or tortas (called chapata de verduras al cilantro con queso fresco) are easy to make and great for a Cinco de Mayo gathering or any get together. Plus, they can be made ahead of time.

Perfect Guacamole with Pico de Gallo

This TODAY Food staff-favorite guacamole has the perfect ratio of ingredients.

Easy Fish Tacos with Cumin Mayo

These delicious fish tacos are ready in only 30 minutes!

Simply coat the corn with mayo, cotija cheese and smoky chipotle powder. A squeeze of lime is the perfect finishing touch.

Joy Bauer's Low-Calorie Chicken Enchiladas

Not only is dinner on the table in less than 20 minutes, but you'll save yourself almost 300 calories compared to the traditional version. You may just have to have a margarita to celebrate!

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Easy Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Save extra time by using store-bought rotisserie chicken.

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Coconut Lime Margarita

"Let this Coco Lime Margarita transport you to the beach where you can taste the salty sea breeze in the rim and munch on toasted sweetened coconut with a sprinkle of lime zest as you sip along a creamy and luscious margarita," says Pati Jinich of Pati's Mexican Table.

Classic Margarita

You only need three ingredients to make a perfect margarita.

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