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Mexican Party Food Recipes


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Party food nibbles are possibly the pinnacle of snacking. Perfect served at a drinks party or whilst watching sports, these easy to make Mexican party food ideas are guaranteed to get everyone talking.

1. Cheese Empanadas

These Quick Empanadas with sweet potato and brie are easy to make using pre-made shortcrust pastry sheets, full of flavour and spice and a total crowd-pleaser. Chipotle Honey is used to caramelise a red pepper and onion mixture, and this flavoursome concoction is then mixed with the roasted mashed sweet potato. A final spoonful of Chipotle Paste is added for an extra kick. Pastry circles are filled with this tasty mixture and a piece of brie is pushed into the filling and then sealed by pressing the edges. Once they are baked the cheese will melt inside and combined with the delicious sweet potato and chipotle is a match made in heaven.


2. Chilli Con Carne Beef Empanadas

What could be better than delicious, crumbly pastry full of tasty Chilli Con Carne made with our Chipotle Paste?


3. Mexican Tuna Tostada

Possibly this party food idea is one of the adults. Tuna Tostadas are an authentic Mexican snack and as soon as you make them, you’ll understand why. They’re super easy to make, as there’s not too much to prepare and it can all be done in advance.


4. Deep Fried Chilli Con Carne Balls

Party Food Ideas You Can Eat With Your Fingers

Everybody loves a great chilli con carne, we have come up with this innovative party food version which is a quick easy idea perfect for any occasion. This recipe is a great way to reinvent leftover chilli con carne.

5. Fried Buttermilk Chicken

For this party food recipe, we created crispy fried buttermilk chicken, to give the chicken that extra crunch we used Panko breadcrumbs, it no surprise these breadcrumbs are a pantry essential. We also made an awesome honey mustard dip which uses Gran Luchito Chipotle Chilli Honey.


6. Loaded Nachos

When it comes to Mexican Party food – nothing is going to delight the crowds more than a try of fully loaded nachos. Smothered in homemade cheese sauce, chilli con carne and pico de gallo these nachos are going to keep your guests coming back for more (and more)!


7. Quesadillas

Quesadillas are easy to prepare in advance and serve to your guests during a party. On our quesadilla recipe page, we have a wide selection of different quesadilla recipes. Here are our four favourite recipes that think would work really well for a party.


8. Mexican Molletes

Whilst traditionally served in Mexico for Breakfast, these molletes do make a great option for party food.


9. Mini Scotch Eggs

Party Food Ideas You Can Eat With Your Fingers

This is another get recipe which will keep your party guests hunger at bay. We have used quail eggs for this recipe, which are available at most Supermarkets ( we got ours from Whole Foods Market). If you can’t find Quail eggs do not despair this recipe works equally well with regular hens eggs. This recipe consists of a delicious soft-boiled egg encased in Gran Luchito infused sausage meat and tortilla chip breadcrumbs.


10.BBQ Corn

Turn on the grill, mix up some Chipotle Butter and make this Mexican corn recipe. If you’re serving the corn as finger food at your party you can cut the cobs into halves or thirds to make them easier to eat.

Have you made any of these Party Food Ideas? If so please do let us know how you got on!

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