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Outdoor Party Appetizer Recipes

Make outdoor party appetizer recipes that are perfect for your parties and picnics. Looking for a great grilling appetizer or something you can quickly make? These are the best outdoor party appetizer recipes for your barbeque that you can make in under 15 minutes. Simple recipes for outdoor grilling appetizers that everyone is sure to love.

Outdoor Party Appetizer Recipes

These delicious outdoor party appetizer recipes are perfect for your next barbeque. Basted with the herb mixture it is truly amazing. Put these on the grill and be prepared to enjoy the pleasure on every guests face.

These make the perfect appetizer to serve before a wonderful meal of grilled steaks. These are also wonderful over a bed of wild rice as an easy main course meal.

Serve a loaf of crunchy French bread slathered with roasted garlic butter. A marvelous and healthy appetizer for all to enjoy. These outdoor party appetizers are loaded with vitamin C, fiber, and protein. Continue reading

Recipe for Grilled Peaches Appetizer with Prosciutto

These juicy appetizers combine saltiness, juicy sweetness and creaminess, as well as an herbaceous aroma, so it might surprise you to discover you only need four ingredients for this simple dish. You can use any type of peaches you want but make sure they are optimally fresh. This means not too hard but, on the other hand, not too soft either.

Fresh peaches feature in a lot of dessert recipes and they also feature in various Middle Eastern style entrees. However, what about making appetizers with peaches? As the following recipe demonstrates, there is definitely a place for peaches in appetizer-making, as long as you choose savory ingredients to combine them with.

These delicious grill-marked hot peach wedges are wrapped in salty prosciutto and served with a little goat cheese. The sprig of rosemary adds color and smells good too. If you do not have fresh rosemary, you can use arugula as a garnish instead and people will them be able to eat the whole appetizer. Continue reading

Grilled Shrimp Kabobs with Garlic

This easy recipe is perfect for warm spring or summer afternoons, when you want to cook outside. You can use this combination of seasonings with other kinds of seafood too, like clams or jumbo sea scallops. You might like to add red bell pepper squares to the shrimp, alternating a square of red bell pepper with every shrimp. Smoked bacon pieces are also great with the shrimp.

Peeling and deveining the shrimp is easy. Split the shell apart, between the legs, and put it away. You can remove the grey vein (this is the digestive tract of the shrimp) by slitting into the shrimp with a sharp knife and pulling it out with your fingers.

You should begin with fresh shrimp. A lot of seafood suppliers freeze their shrimp at sea and thaw it just before selling it. If your shrimp has been frozen and thawed, you might want to refresh it. Put four cups of water and half a teaspoon of salt in a bowl and soak the peeled, de-veined shrimp in there for ten minutes. Pat them dry with paper towels and continue with the recipe. Continue reading

Grilled Shrimp Kabobs with Lime

A grilled shrimp recipe is always a winner because this dish has such a special flavor and you can combine the shrimp will any flavors you like. Also, if you want to know how many calories are in grilled shrimp the answer is not many. Seafood is a great source of protein and it is low in fat and calories. If you are a fan of gourmet grilled shrimp recipes you will love the exotic touch the lime and garlic give to the shrimp. Grilled shrimp lime kabobs are perfect for guests if you are having a cookout or you can just make them for a nice change from the usual weekly recipes whenever you fancy them.

Large grilled shrimp cook within minutes, like small ones, but they are extra succulent and juicy and look better than very small shrimp. Once shrimp turn pink they are cooked. Make sure you never overcook your easy grilled shrimp recipe because the seafood might go tough and rubbery and that will ruin the dish.

The chili in the following recipe gives the kabobs some spice, the honey adds a touch of sweetness, and the lime juice adds a real zing. You do not need to marinate the shrimp for more than an hour. That is plenty of time to give them flavor. Also, citrus juice starts “cooking” the fish if you leave it in there for too long. Serve this easy recipe with rice or simply a few tortilla chips. Continue reading

Grilled Tomato-Flavored Chicken Shashlik with Herby Potatoes

These wonderful kabobs are packed with flavor and the juicy chicken is so tasty with the tomato-based marinade. The Worcestershire sauce adds a real meatiness to the flavor as well. Why not add a few drops of Tabasco sauce for even more intensity? This recipe makes a complete meal because it features marinated chicken, potatoes and vegetables but you could serve some white rice on the side too if you want, to make it more filling, or some pita bread. For such an easy recipe the results are spectacular and if you enjoy nutritious chicken recipes this might make it on to your shortlist of favorites.

The whole family will like this grilled chicken kabobs recipe because it is so tasty and you will love serving it to them because it is so healthy. Chicken breast is economical and it’s always worth buying extra if it’s on sale because you can thaw it out overnight in the refrigerator (on the bottom shelf and don’t let it drip on anything!) and then use it the following day.

Tips for moist chicken breast include not overcooking it because it will dry out and using a marinade to add extra moisture to the meat before you begin cooking. Chicken is not hard to cook and you can feel when it is done because it will be spongy. If you are not used to cooking chicken cut into one of the biggest pieces. If it is white inside with no trace of pink then it is ready. It is dangerous to eat chicken which is pink inside because it can harbor bacteria which is only killed by cooking it properly and that means white on the inside not pink. Continue reading