Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Tacos, Guacamole and More

PHOTO: 'Wangs N Heat' kick up the spice as one of GMA's Spicy food recipes, seen here.
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These festive foods are sure to be the hit of your Cinco de Mayo party. Create your own menu with a variety of appetizers, entrees and side dishes.

From guacamole to tostadas, these recipes are perfect for your own homemade fiesta.

PHOTO: 'Wangs N Heat' kick up the spice as one of GMA's Spicy food recipes, seen here.
Donna Svennevik/ABC | Food Styling/Karen Pickus

These spicy carnitas are a party food favorite. Serve them with fresh tortillas and a cool, refreshing drink.

PHOTO: Rachael Ray's crabby guacamole is shown here.
Donna Svennevik/ABC; Food Styling/Karen Pickus

Crab, celery and chili put an irresistible spin on this old favorite. Garnish the guac with extra crab and a dash of hot sauce.

PHOTO: Eva Longoria's Mexican Rice
Courtesy Random House

This delicious, traditional rice is full of flavor with onions, garlic and cumin. To achieve the best texture, do not stir the rice until after you add the chicken broth and tomato sauce.

PHOTO: Seared Blackened Ahi Tuna Soft Shell Tacos
ABC News

These tacos are filled with ahi tuna, mint and vegetables. For a lighter version, skip the avocado creme.

PHOTO: Sunny Anderson's Mexican Street Corn
Courtesy The Food Network

Spread a spicy mayonnaise mixture on top of the corn after removing it from the grill. Serve with lime wedges.

PHOTO: Rick Bayless' bacon and tomato guacamole.
Paul Elledge

It doesn't get much better than this. Crispy bacon is folded into a spicy avocado base in this delicious guacamole. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

PHOTO: Emeril's Turkey and Pinto Bean Tostadas
ABC News

These tostadas make the perfect appetizer for your Cinco de Mayo celebration or easy dinner any other night of the week. A mixture of beans, cilantro and spices makes the turkey filling extra delicious.

PHOTO: Grilled chicken with manga salsa
Courtesy David Barnes

This chicken dish is healthy and simple. The chicken is grilled and the salsa is lightly seasoned with lime and cilantro for extra flavor without the fat.

PHOTO: Chicken Casserole
Kimberly Finkel Davis

This Mexican chicken casserole is layered with crunchy tortilla chips. Made with 5 ingredients, this is an easy way to celebrate the holiday without a ton of work.

PHOTO: Rick Bayless' spicy ficama, cucumber and fruit skewers.
Paul Elledge

These fruit skewers are Mexican street food at its finest. If you can't find jicama, substitute it with quince or cantaloupe.

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