Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Kikkoman-Style!
Did you know that Cinco de Mayo (the Fifth of May) is actually observed more widely in the United States than in Mexico, as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride? Picnics, parades and of course, feasting on Mexican specialties, are all a part of the festivities. And even if you’re not Mexican, you can enjoy a South-of-the-Border fiesta, complete with delicious Latin dishes, thanks to Kikkoman!
- Kick off the festivities with Shrimp Fajitas using Kikkoman Lime Ponzu or try Pescado Ensalada del Norte, a zesty fish salad with Kikkoman Less Sodium Soy Sauce.
- Continue the Latin theme with Broiled Chicken with Avocado Salsa, and finish on a sweet note, with grilled pineapple basted with Kikkoman Teriyaki Baste and Glaze.
- Decorate the table for Cinco de Mayo with brightly colored tissue paper flowers or cut-paper banners in the Mexican colors—green, white and red. Break out your sombrero and don’t forget to hang a piñata for the kids.
- You already know that Kikkoman Ponzu Sauces are a great addition to your Asian pantry, but you’ll want to keep a bottle of lemon or lime ponzu on hand for Latin dishes, too. It’s got the perfect blend of soy sauce and citrus to spark any cuisine, whether you use it as an all-in-one marinade for poultry, meat or shellfish, as a table seasoning or as a light and lively salad dressing. For more recipes with a ponzu twist, download our Hispanic brochure here.
- Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, Kikkoman Lime Ponzu is featured on Hallmark’s “The Martha Stewart Show.” Check out the segment from Martha Stewart or click here to see how Martha uses Kikkoman as the main ingredient in Ponzu-Braised Chicken with Tomatoes, Lime and Hominy.