USA Rice Serves Up Cinco de Mayo

2023 Happy Cinco de Mayo graphic with cups of seven-layer rice dip garnished with chips, green onions, cheddar cheese, and tomatoes
Fiesta like there's no mañana
May 05, 2023
ARLINGTON, VA – Happy Cinco de Mayo from USA Rice!
Today marks the annual celebration commemorating the anniversary of Mexico's unexpected victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.  It is a day filled with family, fun, music, parades, storytelling, and, of course, wonderful food!  Get your fiesta started with this roundup of rice recipes from traditional dishes to more modern concepts.

Brown Rice Chorizo Breakfast Burritos
Start your morning with these easy to make breakfast burritos topped with fresh salsa and hot sauce for added zing.

Mexican Street Corn and Rice Bowl
Versatile, tasty, and perfect for a light meal or side dish, this recipe, inspired by elotes, the classic Mexican street food of corn on the cob, takes only 30 minutes to create.

Chipotle Chicken and Rice Quesadillas

Who doesn’t love a good quesadilla?  Combine juicy, shredded chipotle chicken, black beans, corn, and rice for a delicious, nutrient-dense meal.

Two Cheese Mexican Rice
This cheesy rice dish is bursting with flavor, freezable, and comes together in less than 30 minutes.

Mexican Breaded Rice Patties

These savory rice handhelds feature patties made with U.S.-grown long grain, topped with cotija cheese and chopped cilantro, and served with a special Salsa Borracha.

Seven Layer Rice and Bean Dip
The ultimate party appetizer loaded with layers of fresh and creamy Tex-Mex ingredients, including Mexican Rice.  Make it memorable by serving with your favorite rice chips.

Black Rice Horchata
Enjoy this modern take on a classic Mexican and Spanish rice drink.  It’s refreshing, sweet, and gorgeous!