Discover our collection of effortless Mexican recipes, perfect for spontaneous dinners or quick snacks! When time is short but flavour is paramount, our quick and easy Mexican recipes come to the rescue. With just two to three steps of cooking and a handful of ingredients, we’ve perfected the art of delivering bold, authentic flavours without the fuss. Whether you’re rushed or craving simplicity in the kitchen, let’s make cooking a breeze without compromising on taste!

Chicken Tinga Tacos

Gran Luchito's

Quick & Easy
Mexican Recipes

While many Mexican dishes are slow cooked, made with care, and require lots of time and attention, it is also possible to make delicious Mexican dishes without putting in loads of time and effort! These quick and easy Mexican recipes are ready in minutes using pantry staples, leftovers and a rummage in the fridge. Think toasty quesadillas, delicious tacos, sizzling fajitas and lots of inventive recipes.

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Gran Luchito's Three-Step Easy Starters

Stuck in a time crunch? Planning a get-together and dreading the thought of spending hours on starters? We’ve got your back! Ditch the stress with this collection of incredibly easy Mexican appetisers. From the warm, comforting embrace of Mexican molletes to the vibrant fiesta of Street Corn Nachos and the satisfying crunch of Chicken Nachos, these recipes deliver authentic Mexican flavours in just two or four steps. This way you can impress your loved ones without breaking a sweat!

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Gran Luchito's Three-Step Easy Mains

Nacho average weeknight? We think you can spice it up with our note-worthy, two-three-step Mexican main dishes. We’re talking sizzling carne asada tacos, flavour-packed chicken fajitas, and melty cheese quesadillas – all bursting with authentic taste and ready in a flash.

These recipes are your ticket to a fun and stress-free Mexican adventure, right at home! Enjoy them individually for a quick and satisfying meal, or create a build-your-own taco bar or fajita station for a fun, interactive get-together. Don’t forget to add a vegetarian quesadilla to the mix for a crowd-pleasing spread that caters to all appetites.

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Everything you need to make easy Mexican dishes at home!

Having a few time-saving pantry staples on hand is key for making easy Mexican recipes at home! Here’s our recommendation on what Gran Luchito to stock up on.

Soft Taco Wraps and Burrito Wraps are the perfect carriers for quick and easy fillings and can even be eaten on the go.

Gran Luchito Refried Beans and Cantina Beans are restaurant-style beans that can be microwaved in a couple of minutes. They are great to add to quick Fajita and Quesadilla dishes and make delicious black bean burritos and refried bean burritos.

Our Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce with a mild Jalapeño flavour tastes like you have made a sauce from scratch and helps you to make easily make delicious, family-friendly chicken enchiladas.

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Gran Luchito's

Mexican Recipes

Are you in the mood for a taste of Mexico without the fuss? Look no further! This collection is your answer to delicious and authentic Mexican flavours in under 30 minutes. We’ve got options for every taste, from vegetarian to hearty and meaty, all designed to be quick and easy weeknight wins.

Mexican food and How to make tacos

Carne Asada Tacos

A warm tortilla wrap filled with thinly sliced grilled steak, onions, guacamole, and our Chipotle Salsa. There is so much to love about this Carne Asada Tacos recipe. ... See full recipe

Chicken Tacos finished dish

Chicken Tacos

With flavourful grilled chicken, not only is this a healthy taco, but the authentic pico de gallo and homemade guacamole toppings make it taste super fresh. ... See full recipe

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Crispy Chicken Tacos

Crispy chicken tacos are a delicious and satisfying dish that combines the crunch of a crispy shell with the savory flavor of seasoned chicken. They are a popular choice at many Mexican restaurants and are often enjoyed with toppings such as lettuce, cheese, and salsa.... See full recipe

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Crunchy Beef Tacos

These tacos, made with seasoned minced beef and crispy taco shells, will satisfy your cravings. Try them today and experience an explosion of flavour with every bite.... See full recipe

Mexican Steak, Recipes with Chipotle Paste

Mexican Steak

Make your Mexican Steak taste even better by marinating it with a dollop of our Chipotle Paste for a smoky depth of flavour that is truly irresistible.... See full recipe

Beef Tacos, Taco Recipes

Beef Tacos

Beef Tacos are a great introduction to making tacos at home. They're easy to make, a crowd pleaser, and a perfect way to use the packet of mince on your weekly shop! ... See full recipe

Refried Bean Burrito, recipes with refried beans

Refried Bean Burrito

With our Smoky Chipotle Mexican Refried Beans, the humble bean burrito is taken up a notch and packed full of flavour! Add some Serranos with it for a pop of heat!... See full recipe

Mexican food with Vegetarian Quesadilla

Vegetarian Quesadilla

Our Vegetarian Quesadilla recipe is not only meat-free but with Cantina Beans, veggies and Serrano Green Chillies it is delicious and satisfying as well.... See full recipe

Cheese Quesadilla finished dish

Cheese Quesadilla

Quesadillas are super easy to make and in this recipe, the humble Cheese Quesadilla gets taken up an authentic notch with the addition of Sliced Mexican Green Cactus.... See full recipe

Fish Finger Tacos

Fish Finger Tacos

Who doesn't love crispy fish fingers and warm Soft Tacos? This winning combo is guaranteed to make your life easier and your kids very happy. Also, grown ups like them too! ... See full recipe

Baked Salmon

Baked Salmon

The simple combination of Chipotle Paste, butter, lemon zest, and parsley are mixed together to create a delicious smoky butter. The butter is then spread over the salmon and cooked!... See full recipe

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Gran Luchito Mexican

Quick & Easy

Do you have question about making Easy Mexican recipes at home? Below are some of the frequently asked questions we hear. Be sure to visit the Gran Luchito Youtube Channel for more recipe inspiration.

What's the easiest Mexican dish to make at home?

A Refried Bean Burrito with Gran Luchito Refried Beans is pretty hard to beat for being satisfying and easy. Warm the beans and your Burrito Wrap, layer beans on wrap, top with grated cheese and salsa - foolproof for even the most novice cook!

What dishes can I make in 10 minutes or less

Quesadillas can be ready in a matter of a few minutes and require only a few ingredients so are one of our go to's when short on time.

What's a foolprooof Mexican recipe?

Tacos with leftover meat from a Sunday roast couldn't be simpler. Place in a Soft Taco Wrap and top with some lettuce, cheese and your Gran Luchito salsa of choice - Tomatillo Salsa is perfect for a mild and fresh flavour, Chipotle Salsa for some medium smoky heat or Habañero & Mango Salsa for a bit more fruity spice.