8 Mexican Inspired Recipes For A Weeknight Fiesta In Your Kitchen

Ceviche-Stuffed Avocados

Rather than serving mock shrimp ceviche with chips or tortillas, use fresh avocado "bowls" to cut carbs and present a fun, healthy dish.

Chicken with Quick Mole Sauce

This quick version of the rich, dark mole sauce uses chili powder, nut butter, and chocolate chips. Serve with rice and sautéed zucchini, pepper, and onion for a delicious meal.

Quick Shrimp Enchilada Bake

Our version of shrimp enchiladas cuts calories and fat by using precooked peeled shrimp and adding refried beans for extra fiber. It's a vibrant and quick weeknight dinner option.

Fish Tacos with Avocado-Lime Crema

For a kid-friendly and healthy dinner, use frozen fish sticks in fish tacos. Serve with your favorite salsa and black beans on the side for a complete meal.

Guacamole-Stuffed Poblano Peppers

These roasted poblano peppers are filled with guacamole and shredded lettuce, making a light lunch or a side dish for tacos or enchiladas.

Coctel de Camarones

This classic Mexican shrimp cocktail is a quick, refreshing main dish that can be served immediately or chilled. Pair it with warm corn tortillas or cheese quesadillas.

Tortilla Soup

A super-easy version of chicken tortilla soup that can be made quicker with crumbled baked tortilla chips. Serve with vinegary coleslaw, lime wedges, and hot sauce.

Nina's Mexican Rice

Achieve nutty and flavorful Mexican rice by cooking the rice first in oil until it is golden, enhancing its texture and taste.