If there’s one thing Mexican’s love, it’s a party! So here is a page dedicated to Mexican party food. We’ve got a variety of tips and recipes to get you planning and prepping all of those perfect Mexican party food nibbles. The idea is to have some seriously tasty and moreish treats that your guests will be talking about way after the big event!

Mexican Party Food

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Mexican
Party Food

Mexican party food tends to be plates of bite-sized recipes that are guaranteed to have everyone reaching over for more. Great for drinks parties, or watching that big game, we’ve created Mexican finger food that will satisfy your guests without the need for a sit down dinner. As seen below, our most popular easy Mexican dishes for a crowd is empanadas, taquitos and nachos!

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Everything you need to make Mexican party food at home

With Gran Luchito, it’s easy to make delicious Mexican fiesta recipes to serve your guests!

First of all you will need some Chipotle Paste for those empanadas. You can also use this signature product of ours to marinate meat used in quesadillas, loaded nachos and veg such as BBQ Corn!

A party wouldn’t be complete without some of our Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips. These can be served alone, with just a side of homemade guacamole, or as nachos! 

Mexican black beans in the form of our Cantina Beans are another great staple as they can be sprinkled over nachos, added to chilli which will go inside your empanadas and can also go inside quesadillas.

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Exciting & Delicious

Mexican
Party Food

Finally! Some exciting party food at your fingertips. Check out these Mexican party food ideas that your guests will absolutely love. After all, it’s always fun when you go to a party and the finger food is exciting! Everything from classic loaded nachos, to scrummy deep fried chilli con carne balls, here’s the inspiration you needed to get that party started!

Guacamole

Homemade Guacamole

A super fresh and easy to make at home guacamole recipe made with mild tomatillos, jalapeños and creamy avocados that tastes delicious - you should try it!... See full recipe

Frijoles

Frijoles Recipe

Our recipe for authentic refried black beans with chipotle, perfect as a Mexican side, a delicious layer in a burrito, wrapped up in warm tortillas or as a dip.... See full recipe

Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla recipe uses Chipotle Mayo and is unbelievably moreish. Shredded roast chicken, melted cheese, Soft Taco Wraps with fresh Pico de Gallo and guacamole.... See full recipe

Loaded Nachos

Loaded Nachos

Our perfect Loaded Nachos contain chipotle beef mince, fresh pico de gallo and our special homemade chipotle nacho cheese sauce which make this recipe taste amazing.... See full recipe

Tetelas

Tetelas

Potatoes filled with onion and flavoured with Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste fill our Tetelas! Serve these tasty Mexican snacks with creme fraiche and our Gran Luchito Tomatillo Salsa.... See full recipe

Coconut Prawns

Coconut Prawns

Warm and freshly made coconut prawns served with hot mango salsa are just what you need over the warm summer months, and perfect for entertaining friends and family.... See full recipe

Tamales, Mexican street food

Tamales

Here is our special hot tamales recipe where we use our Chipotle Paste to cook the beef and make it into delicious and succulent meat, ready to go into the traditional tamales.... See full recipe

Sopes

Sopes

Sopes are thick masa shaped discs, pinched on the edges to form a vessel. They’re lightly fried and typically topped with refried beans, fresh cheese and salsa.... See full recipe

Tuna Tostadas

Tuna Tostadas

A crispy corn tostada is topped with smoky Chipotle Mayo, then a delicious fresh tuna ceviche marinated in lime and soy and topped with crispy leeks - an epic starter!... See full recipe

BBQ Corn

BBQ Corn

A popular way of eating corn on the cob in Mexico is barbecued! Our BBQ Corn recipe is served with Chipotle Butter, a squeeze of lime juice, and freshly chopped coriander.... See full recipe

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Cheese Empanadas

These Cheese 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.... See full recipe

Nacho Cheese Sauce, homemade Mexican sauces

Nacho Cheese Sauce

At last a recipe for nacho cheese sauce prepared with good ingredients! One that's easy to prepare and can be poured over nachos or just as dip with chips!... See full recipe

Chilli Cheese Fries

Chilli Cheese Fries

Like the mighty smoky chilli dog, this indulgent delight is a classic from over the pond. We recommend guacamole and sour cream for dipping your meaty and saucy fries into.... See full recipe

Chicken Taquitos

Chicken Taquitos

A sure fire way to get the party started is to whip up a batch of our easy chipotle Chicken Taquitos! These can be made as a starter, party snack or tasty dinner!... See full recipe

Smoky Chicken Tostadas

Smoky Chicken Tostadas

Loading up our large quarter cut tortilla chips with cheese, smoky chicken and Chipotle Salsa makes an irresistible snack in this Smoky Chicken Tostadas recipe. ... See full recipe

Michelada

Michelada

Part beer, part cocktail, this "beertail" is full of flavour and fun. Like a Bloody Mary, Micheladas are perfect for hangovers, and very refreshing on a hot summer's day.... See full recipe

Chipotle Margarita

Chipotle Margarita

The margarita is a guaranteed party starter. With a touch of smoky Chipotle Paste, tequila, and balanced with zesty lime and orange liqueur, it's got a zing to get you going.... See full recipe

Smoky Chilli Dogs

Chilli Dogs

Chilli dogs are a classic American dish that we knew would work really well with our delicious and smoky Easy Chilli Con Carne - perfect for leftovers!... See full recipe

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How To Serve Fajitas

How to serve fajitas for a crowd? Look no further, as this is one of the best Mexican food buffet ideas. Put on a big fajita platter for your guests to share!

There are a few ways that you can make your fajitas. You can use our signature product, Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste, to marinate your meat in prior to cooking. Or you can sprinkle your veggies and meat with Gran Luchito Smoky Chipotle Fajita & Taco Mix inside your hot pan. If you like a nice sauce for fajitas, then Gran Luchito Red Fajita Simmer Sauce is the winner.

Once you have cooked your fajitas, present them on a large platter. Heat up your Gran Luchito Soft Taco Wraps and present them on a smaller separate plate and cover with a tea towel to keep warm.

Next prepare your toppings. Gran Luchito Jalapeno & Pineapple or our Fire Roasted Serranos come in handy here. Others include our recipes for Homemade Guacamole, Avocado Crema, and Chipotle Crema. Finally add some freshness with a jar of Gran Luchito authentic salsa such as smoky Chipotle Salsa or zingy Tomatillo Salsa. Oh and don’t forget the limes to squeeze and fresh coriander!

Gran Luchito Mexican

Party Food
FAQs

We get lots of questions about our products and recipes, so please take a look at our frequently asked questions on Mexican party food. Feel free to leave your question in the comments section under the recipes. If you would like to learn more about Mexican cooking check out the Gran Luchito Youtube Channel.

What are Mexican snacks?

Mexican snacks are popular finger food such as empanadas, tamales, taquitos, quesadillas, molletes, tostadas, and dips with corn tortilla chips.

What to serve at a Mexican fiesta?

All of the snacks above would be great to serve at a Mexican fiesta, as well as a big taco or fajita spread, so that your guests can help themselves and everyone can share.

What makes a Mexican party?

The food of course! But no seriously, the food is a very important part. Alongside food you will need a pitcher of margaritas, a good crowd, Latino music, a solid bold colour scheme, and you can always add some sombreros, Mexican flag toothpicks, a cactus centrepiece and a piñata!

What goes with tacos for a party?

Check out our Mexican Snacks page, this will give you loads of ideas on what to serve with tacos. In a nutshell, lots of Mexican finger food! For inspiration on what to serve inside tacos, check out our Tacos page.

What to bring to a Mexican party?

Why not make one of our Mexican party food recipes and take that along. It would go down a storm! A very thoughtful touch too.