What’s the spirit of every party besides cocktails? Finger Food.
If your glass of martini and crispy beer is Batman, then finger food is Robin. They just go perfectly together. And if you are able to impress your guests with some unique and delicious finger food. I can guarantee that they will always remember your party. And some may even come back to you for recipes. Either way is good for you. As you’ll be associated with amazing parties.
Now, you don’t want to serve your guests with the same old Mozzarella sticks or finger rolls. Feed their taste buds to a new recipe. And fortunately, you don’t have to go far.
So, here I have 5 finger food recipes for you that will definitely make your party a success.
If you feed me samosas, I can go on eating until someone stops me. They are some of the best creations and go perfectly with drinks. They are fried or baked pastries that are filled with a delicious stuffing of potatoes, peas and various spices. Their original shape and size are convenient enough. But, why not turn them into mini samosas so you can easily pop one whole in your mouth. And the best part is that you can easily make them at your home.
Begin with making dough and stuffing. You can make classic stuffing of potatoes or be creative with other ingredients like chickpeas, cheese and even chicken. Season the stuffing as per your taste. Fold this stuffing into your pastry sheet and deep fry or bake them. Serve them hot with some fresh green chutney.
Twisted Puff Pastries
This snack will take you no more than 30 minutes to make. And it is delicious.
All you need is some pre-made puff pastry. If you want to start from scratch, follow a recipe and make your own. Next, you need saucy filling. It can be anything you like. Pesto, cheese or even chocolate. Spread a thin layer of your filling onto one pastry sheet and cover it with another. Cut them into thin strips and twist them from each end. Brush each twisty with egg wash and sprinkle with some cheese and seasoning. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
Sweet Corn and Cheese Fritters
You will not be able to get enough of these small cheesy balls. Begin by using a food processor to make cooked corn, milk and egg into a smooth mixture. Take them out in a bowl and add cilantro and scallions. In another bowl mix flour, baking powder, salt, black pepper and any other seasoning that you like. Shape this mixture into small balls and put them in hot oil until golden brown. Serve them hot with a sauce of your choice.
Sausage and Bacon Rolls
When a recipe combines sausage and bacon. Nothing can go wrong. And with these tiny rolls, your guests will keep licking their fingers. Get to the supermarket and buy some smoked mini sausages, bacon strips and toothpicks. The quantity can vary as per the number of your guests.
Cut the bacon into small strips, roll them around the bacon and secure it with the toothpick. Place them on a wire rack and drizzle with some maple syrup or brown sugar. Place the rack in the oven and let these mini rolls bake for 30 to 45 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Take them out on a tray and accompany them with a sauce of your liking.
Mini Corn Dogs
Americans love their sausage on a stick. So why miss out on this classic? Just introduce their mini versions at your party. You don’t need much time to prepare this finger food. First, mix your dry ingredients ( cornmeal, flour, sugar, salt, baking soda and pepper) with egg and milk. Now cut your sausages into bite-size pieces and stick a toothpick into each. Cover the sausages with your prepared mixture and fry until brown and crispy.
These recipes are not only delicious but also very quick and easy to prepare. So next time you are caught thinking about what to include in your party’s food menu. Don’t worry. This list will help you out.