As more and more people can start having backyard BBQ its time to make some great easy backyard appetizers that can wow you friends and family. These chicken satay with homemade peanut sauce is the perfect way to add that wow factor. The chicken comes out perfectly marinaded in a curry coconut mix the grilled to perfection on the grill. The the sauce brings everything up to the next level. The recipe takes little time to prepare, less than 15-20 minutes of work total.
New Orleans-Style Barbecue Shrimp is far from what you think it would be. The dish is shrimp cooked tender in a spice and worcestershire sauce spiked butter sauce with butter with fresh lemon juice. The shrimp is typically cooked in the sauce, but I like to grill them to add a bit of smoky flavor before I toss them in the sauce. The shrimp come out tasting rich and wonderful and are incredibly simple to prepare. The shrimp are great over salads, rice or any other starch.
When you are busy and looking for a great tasting easy dinner that takes no time at all to get together. These Quick and Easy BBQ Chicken Quesadillas are packed with tender chicken pieces, creamy colby jack cheese, crispy bacon, and fresh green onions all on top of a tortilla covered in your favorite BBQ Sauce. Then pan fried and come out crispy golden brown that gives a great crunch when bitten into They’re simply incredible. The best part is that this recipe can be adapted to fit your desires, you can add more cheese if you're a cheese lover, the chicken can be replaced with black beans for a vegetarian option and kids love help making these to fit their picky appetites.
As the spring comes around and lent is in full force for many people, these easy mini crab cakes are a great appetizer for any gathering and is a true crowd pleaser. The mini crab cakes are full of lump crab meat, which is a necessity for any crab cake and is full of citrus flavor. The recipe also uses a cream cheese base in place of the mayo that helps the crab cakes firm up when they are baking. Baking the crab cakes make all edges nice and crispy with no effort and wont need to spend time frying them each.
There is two different kinds of chicken wings out there. Ones that get the flavor from a sauce during or after cooking and ones that get its flavor from a rub. These are the type that gets its flavor from a rub. These chili lime chicken wings have a great sweet and sour flavor that is baked into the skin of the chicken. The skin gets a golden brown color while the meat inside is very tender, moist and full of flavor. They have a very flavorful with a mild heat that could be jazzed up by a hit of hot sauce in the chili lime marinade before baking if desired.
One of the most common sides is that the french fry. They are typically fried in oil and aren't that healthy, that's when oven baked fries come in handy with as a healthier option. These crispy oven potato fries, the preparation takes less time then the time for your oven to heat up and there is no need to par boil or soaking before baking. The oven baked fries are soft and tender pillows inside and crunchy on the outside with a delicious flavor from being tossed in thyme and ground coriander. They make a great side dish, appetizer or any time snack.
Hushpuppies are a small corn meal based savory balls that are fried and are typical served as a side dish or appetizer. They are more popular in the southern half of the US. In these crab hushpuppies recipe, the preparation is simple and quick with the use of ready-to-use cornbread mix. Using the cornbread mix cuts out a lot of extra ingredients to measure out. The batter can be made in about the same time the oil takes to heat up over a medium heat. Even if you are unsure of making hushpuppies, this recipe gives a great tasty result packed with corn and crab flavors, goes especially well with the Dijon honey sauce below.
Chicken tenders are one of the most popular foods you find out in restaurants. Most of the time they come with rock hard crust or dry chicken inside. Making them at home is nothing different. One of the hardest part of making homemade chicken tenders is the chicken is overcooked before the batter browns. With the addition of some honey, the chicken greats a great brown color and the chicken comes out perfectly moist inside. The crust is crisp but still soft so the chicken breaks apart with ease.
If you are looking for a quick and easy appetizer, you have to try this recipe. This crab and cheese bread loaf is packed with a cheesy crab filling that sticks to the toasted bread loaf. The crab and cheese bread loaf can be made from start to finish in under 30 minutes and is a crowd pleaser for your next family gathering or game day. Check out the recipe below in post.
A great appetizer for a holiday party or a game day party is the classic chicken wings. These baked garlic parmesan wings are baked instead of fried but they still as crispy and delicious as ever and loaded with a mouthwatering butter garlic parmesan sauce. The key is to broil the chicken right after they are baked to get the skin super crispy and browned then toss them in the sauce right before serving them. They will be the hit at your next gathering. Check out the recipe below in this post.
Hey everyone, I am Dan and Live in Minnesota. I am here to show you the wonderful world of cooking and baking. As being a young boy in the kitchen to being a chef for over 10 years, I will show you the great recipes I have used over the years and what I do next. Please stick around and Enjoy!!