Top 5 Bar Snacks Ideas
When we go to a bar and get peanuts serves along with our drinks, we are happy. But having peanuts all the time can make things uninteresting. A few people have the tendency to serve peanuts at home all the time when they are having a drink.
Let’s shake up the bar menu a bit and prepare so really easy and delicious bar snacks which will be loved by all. Peanuts are wonderful but sometimes they become a bore even when they are roasted and topped with some salt.
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Here are top 5 easy recipes which you can make at home and serve your guests with drinks:
Olives and drinks go hand in hand. To make this sack, you will require:
- 1 Tablespoon fennel seeds
- 5 Garlic
- 1 Tablespoon Red Pepper
- 1 orange zest strips
- 1 Cup extra virgin olive oil
Roast fennel seeds for 2 minutes and set them aside. Transfer olives in a large bowl and pour in crushed garlic, roasted fennel seeds, red pepper and orange zest strips and cover it with olive oil. Let the whole thing stand for 4-5 hours then serve.
Mini Burgers and Onion Rings
Everybody loves burgers. But with drinks having big burgers can be a hassle. Imagine serving mini burgers on the plates instead! They cause an uproar!
- Meat of your choice
- Mini buns
Season the minced meat with salt and pepper and char grill them. Break them in 6 or more pieces, depending on the number of burgers you want to make and sit them snugly in between hot buns. Top with pickles and ketchup. Serve onion rings on the side.
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Potato Crisps and Dip
It is not your regular potato chips which you purchase in the market. These crisps are homemade and are very delicious and easy to make. To make them, you will require:
- Herbs of your choice
- Pepper and Salt
- Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese
- ½ cup low fat sour cream
- Olive Oil
- Thick peels of potato slices
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a saucepan, heat some oil and fry the potato peels in batches until they are brown and crispy. Remove them from the heat on napkins and immediately sprinkle some salt on them. Transfer them to a baking tray layered with a baking sheet and sprinkle some cheese on them. Bake them for 3-4 minutes until the chesses is melted and sticking to the potato. Blend sour cream, herbs, salt and pepper in a blender until properly mixed. Transfer it in a bowl and serve along potato crisps.
Fried Pickles and Spicy Dip
Salty, spicy and tangy pickles along with a cool glass of beer! Life cannot get any better than that!
- ½ cup flour
- Vegetable oil
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- Dill pickles
- 1 cup bread crumbs
- Salt and pepper
- 2 eggs lightly beaten
- 1 garlic clove, minced
Mix the mayo and the garlic with some red pepper and season with pepper and salt. Heat a little oil in a saucepan. Transfer bread crumbs, eggs and flour in 3 separate bowls. Take a pickle and dip it in the flour the dust off the excess. Dip it in the egg then in the bread crumbs. Finally place them in the sauce pan and cook for medium brown in colour. Serve with the dip.
Maple Glazed Peanuts: Peanuts, improvised
- Maple syrup
- Unsalted peanuts
- Thyme leaves
- Shredded bacon
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cook the shredded bacon in a saucepan till they are crispy. Transfer in a napkin and drain the oil. Mix salt, thyme, salt and red pepper in a bowl then add peanuts and maple syrup. Place them in a baking sheet and roast them for 30 minutes. The maple syrup will be thick by then. Break them into clumps and mix the bacon with them and serve.
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