Great Appetizer Recipes for New Years Eve
Spicy Sriracha Lime Chicken Wings
2 quarts peanut oil
5 pounds of wings
1 cup of Sriracha
1 stick of melted butter
1/4 cup of lime juice
2 lime halved
Preheat Oven to 375 degrees. Heat oil in deep fryer.
Rinse wings well.
Spray cookie sheet. Add wings to sheet and bake for 15 min
Mix Sriracha, melted butter and lime juice in a large covered container
Remove wings from oven add to deep fryer and fry until crispy
Remove from fryer and put directly in container with sauce while hot. Cover and shake until wings are coated
Add to serving tray squeeze limes over wings and serve with ranch or blue cheese dip, celery and carrots
Bacon Wrapped Smoked Jalapeno Poppers
3 lbs Whole Fresh Jalapeno's
2 lbs of Thick Cut Bacon
1 package of tooth picks
2 blocks of cream cheese room temperature
2 packages of Hillshire Farm Lit'l Smokies
Make a slit in jalapeno's from tip to stem, just enough to be able to de-seed it, not in half, take seeds out.
Put cream cheese inside the jalapeno then a smokie in each one
Wrap in bacon, pierce with toothpick to keep everything in place
Smoke on 225 for about an hour until bacon is done then turn up to crips bacon. We prefer red oak to smoke with
Bacon Oyster Stuffed Mushrooms
3 strips of bacon
6 large mushrooms
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 onion, diced
1 clove garlic, sliced
3 ounces of cream cheese
1/3 cup of bread crumbs
1 can of smoked oysters
3 slices of smoked gouda cheese
Cook bacon in skillet until crispy, drain let cool and chop
Remove stems from mushrooms
Add butter to skillet with bacon grease. Add onion and garlic to caramelize.
Add bacon, onion, garlic, cream cheese, oysters and bread crumbs in bowl and mix by hand until blended.
Stuff mixture into mushroom and bake until golden brown (10 min.). Remove top with Gouda and put back in until cheese is melted.