Prepare your New Year’s Eve feast with this recipe roundup

December 31, 2023 (Last Updated: December 30, 2023)
New Year's Eve

As the clock ticks down to bid farewell to another year, there’s no better way to welcome the possibilities of the future than with a sumptuous New Year’s Eve feast. Whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering with close friends or celebrating with a lively crowd, the right culinary choices can elevate the evening to a memorable and delicious experience.

Prepare your New Year’s Eve feast with this recipe roundup:

1. Bacon-wrapped mielies with garlic and jalapeño butter

Nothing says New Year’s Eve like a lekker braai! The recipe makes for a perfect braai snack marinated in garlic and butter. This combination of flavours allows for the recollection of the much-loved chilli popper.

Bacon-wrapped mealies with garlic and jalapeño butter

2. Cajun Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

This recipe takes delicious to another level with its Cajun flavour paired with pineapple salsa catching the eye of everyone at the next New Year’s Eve feast table.

Cajun chicken with Pineapple salsa

3. Hake goujons with sriracha mayonnaise

This recipe transforms succulent hake fillets into golden, crispy delights, perfect for a delightful meal or a crowd-pleasing appetiser!

Hake goujons with sriracha mayonnaise

4. Deep-fried tuna rolls and tempura baby marrow chips

Immerse yourself in a culinary experience that seamlessly blends the delicate essence of fresh tuna with the crispy allure of golden tempura.

Deep-fried tuna rolls and tempura baby marrow chips

5. Beef and mushroom burger

Feeling lazy? Try these beef and mushroom burgers! A guaranteed crowd pleaser that will have your guests asking for more.

Beef and mushroom burger

6. Pulled beef short rib tacos with tomato salsa

These are always a family favourite. Easy, fun, full of delicious flavours and a great New Year’s Eve appetiser!

Pulled beef short rib tacos with tomato salsa

7. Barbecue chicken with cheesy pull-apart garlic bread

Enjoy the perfect union of barbecue chicken and cheesy pull-apart garlic bread. Juicy, smoky flavours meld with gooey cheese and aromatic garlic, delivering a mouthwatering experience. Yum!

Barbecue chicken with cheesy pull-apart garlic bread

8. Coriander and lime chicken empanadas

These savoury hand pies are packed with zesty, aromatic ingredients, making them a perfect fusion of Latin American and Asian-inspired cuisine. A go-to delicious and light pastry packed with flavour!

Coriander and lime chicken empanadas

9. Turkish-style kofta kebabs

Turkish-style kofta kebabs are a favourite! This tender meat is deliciously seasoned, which makes a huge difference. Flavourful, easy, and sure to be a hit!

Turkish-style kofta kebabs

10. Crunchy fried cauliflower pops with sticky sesame dipping sauce

If you need to entertain some vegan guests, try these crunchy fried cauliflower pops with sticky sesame dipping sauce.

Crunchy fried cauliflower pops with sticky sesame dipping sauce

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