any ideas for appetizers for a tiki themed NYE party?
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How about some shrimp and pineapple skewers (http://www.marthastewart...)
The iconic appetizer is Crab Rangoon (properly made with Dungeness crab -- and 'tis the season).
Sweet & Sour Ribs
Got a hibachi? Flaming Hibachi Beef Skewers.
Sam is a trusted home cook.
These are amazing:
pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.
This is definitely "Tiki" http://www.food52.com/recipes... After several testings I decided it's better to use hard shell tacos when serving a crowd.
Emily is a trusted source on General Cooking.
what about jezebel sauce? pineapple preserves + powdered mustard + apple jelly + horseradish, over cream cheese...
Pat is a trusted home cook.
Spam and pineapple kabobs...very Hawaiian!!!
Mai-tai's ! ! !Dig deep and find some sugar cane sticks - ebay or amazon if you have to .Dollar store little umbrellas to put in a piece of fresh ( NOT canned) pineapple to garnish.In a pinch, serve dim sum as appetizers.Buy some fresh tuna and chop into "poke", google to find a nice recipe but basically some cubed raw tuna with soy and ginger and onion and... Whatever Wear a grass skirt! Of course.Get dollar store grass hats for guests.Download a bunch of Don Hoe music.Gee - I wish I would be there !
Note that Tiki fare originated with San Franciscan Chinese, quite different from Hawaiian, either native or modern. Poke (POH-kay for you Facebookers and programmers) evolved completely separately from the Tiki craze. Spring rolls, dim sum, shrimp (especially the coconut variety) = Tiki; I don't recall ever seeing Spam on a Trader Vic's menu (no offense to Pierino's inspired concept).
I did a tiki party with
Coconut shrimp (#1 hit)
Grilled Chicken with an inspired sweet/sour sauce (#2 hit, everyone put the sauce on everything)
Honey/Soy grilled baby back ribs
Pineapple rice salad
You will have to let me know if you want any of the recipes and tell me for how many people, so I can scale it. The book is at my mom's house but I will be over there soon. Everything was surprisingly easy to make and it was a good menu. From a book called Parties for Less.
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