Mexican recipes for a dinner party

Our Mexican-inspired recipes are perfect for sharing at a relaxed dinner party – choose your favourites and serve up a selection.

From dips, salsas and hand-held bites to epic meat and seafood dishes, sweet treats and more, your guests are sure to delight in well-loved dishes as well as discover new favourites.


A brilliant sharing dish, our richly marinated pork is so good with warm tortillas, rainbow salad and avocado salsa.

Sure to impress your guests, this squid marinated in tamarind recado packs a fantastic flavour punch. Served up with a super-simple pineapple and chilli salsa, it’s an absolute joy.

This bold recipe for spare ribs by Edson Diaz Fuentes is heavenly. Achiote paste lends a deep red colour and unique peppery flavour to the marinade. Slow-cook to perfection!

The fresh avocado, pumpkin seeds and crumbly cheese scattered on top turn these baked sweet potatoes into something special. Plus, it’s super easy to make. Delicious with salsa and a squeeze of lime.

In this iconic vegetable recipe, Edson Diaz Fuentes uses Padrón peppers as an alternative to poblano chillies for a creamy tortilla filling.

These epic tacos are a total crowd pleaser. Warm tortillas packed with pieces of shredded roast chicken and fresh, zingy homemade salsa – what’s not to love? Roll up and tuck in.

With this easy sharing recipe, Edson Diaz Fuentes pays tribute to his favourite tostadas stand from Coyoacán in Mexico City and the beautiful seafood of Cornwall. Delicious served with jalapeño and lime mayo.

Beautifully creamy with a hint of chilli, our guacamole recipe is quick, simple and pretty much essential at your Mexican-inspired dinner party! 

This zingy salsa is super-simple to make and goes brilliantly with fajitas, grilled fish and meat, and more. The possibilities are endless! 

A favourite Mexican dessert, these tamales are the perfect sweet treat to round off any dinner party. Once the tamales are ready, lay them on a platter and drizzle with warm chocolate sauce. Get your guests involved in unwrapping their own.

No feast is complete without a celebratory drink – a new take on the classic Mexican drink, it’s a party in a glass!

Hungry for more? You’ll find more Mexican-inspired recipes here. Or watch the video below to find out how to cook our veggie black bean enchiladas.