Deck out your spring rolls, pretty-up the pot stickers and accessorize the empanadas! With a few simple ingredients, you can dress up these ready-to-bake holiday appetizers in seasonal finery. Each one provides a quick path to an upscale start, from prep to party-perfect in minutes. A single appetizer does double duty on the party platter for twice the choices at this season’s festive feasts. Gather a few new ideas for holiday appetizer or add the toppings to one of your menu favorites such as Molly’s Kitchen™ mini empanadas. Tis the season to mix and match and let the party begin!
crispy Spring ROLLS & Chicken EGG Rolls
Crispy Spring Rolls with Shitake Risotto — Serve spring rolls over a creamy shitake risotto and drizzle with a cilantro peanut sauce.
Crispy Spring Rolls and Curried Shrimp — Serve spring rolls in a green Thai curry sauce, swimming with baby shrimp and diced tomatoes.
Chicken Egg Rolls with Apple Bacon Chutney — Pair the chicken eggs rolls with a savory cinnamon apple and bacon chutney.
Pork Pot Stickers
Pork Pot Stickers with Plantain Stuffing — Steam the pork pot stickers and serve with a holiday stuffing made of plantains, celery and peanuts. Serve with a cilantro peanut sauce.
Pork Pot Stickers with Chili Asparagus Purée — Steam and sear the pork pot stickers. Serve in a bowl of asparagus purée with hints of chili powder and sprinkled bacon bits.
Lobster Ravioli and Fennel Slaw — Top the lobster ravioli with a crispy fennel slaw and drizzle with a caper chimichurri.
Wine and Mushroom Ravioli and Walnut Arugula Pesto — Pair the wine and mushroom ravioli with grape tomatoes and toss in a walnut arugula pesto.
Taquitos and Nut Cherry Salad — Spread the taquitos the nut cherry salad made with a bed of arugula, pistachios, cherries and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy Vidalia onion vinaigrette.
Taquitos & Warm Margarita Salsa — Sauté the red and green peppers with corn and onion until soft, finish with tequila and spread over taquitos with a chipotle lime cream sauce and avocado.