Foodies will take advantage of any holiday to indulge in great food. This post features Cinco de Mayo Appetizers in a recipe roundup of my Mexican-themed dishes. Whether you love mild, medium, or spicy flavors, there is an appetizer (or entree) in my recipe collection for you.
First, Homemade Organic Tortilla Chips, which are cinch to make in only six minutes. My husband’s allergy to sunflower oil inspired this simple recipe. Baked, not fried, these chips are made from organic corn tortillas. Besides avoiding sunflower oil, I can control the salt (just a pinch). You’ll love this recipe for serving as appetizers or snacks.
Quick Cinco de Mayo Appetizers
Next, Smoky Shrimp Quesadillas, one of my most popular recipes on Pinterest, is another of the fast Cinco de Mayo Appetizers. I used whole-wheat tortillas for a healthier bite. This recipe can easily become an entree with addition of a salad.
A roundup of Cinco de Mayo Appetizers with seafood wouldn’t be complete without crab. This recipe, Blue Crab Tacos, is made from sustainable Maryland Blue Crab meat. But, you can use dungeness or another type of crab that’s easy to find in your area.
Finally, these quick and scrumptious Oregon Shrimp Quesadillas are filled with sustainable Oregon baby shrimp. Shrimp is America’s most popular seafood, and it deserves a place among a collection of Cinco de Mayo appetizers. (Just be sure to buy American wild caught or farm-raised shrimp. Imported shrimp is not as closely regulated as is domestic shrimp.) Of course, it’s not Cinco de Mayo without fish tacos. I think you’ll love my Corona Beer-Battered Fish Tacos, which is made with sustainable Alaska cod.
Seafood is a healthy and delicious addition to your Cinco de Mayo appetizers and entrees. Pick up a pound or two of pre-cleaned American shrimp, Alaska cod, or crab today and make your Cinco de Mayo appetizers and entrees exceptional. Happy Cinco de Mayo!