Unconventional Food Recipes for Christmas Party

Even the best party rentals in Miami planners know entertaining at Christmas can be a headache, particularly if you will feed hungry guests. Everyone loves a gathering, especially Christmas parties. It’s an occasion that celebrates family and friendship and brings many good morals like giving to the less fortunate. But what about your food?

Traditional Christmas dinners highlight turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and vegetables, for example, carrots, turnips, and much more. However, many people use different poultry, roast beef, or ham. The main dessert is pumpkin or apple pie, Christmas pudding, or fruit cake. I will not lie, some of those foods are delicious, but the same recipes seem a little boring right?

Allow our Party Rentals in Miami, Florida, planners to show you four delicious recipes to add to your Christmas dinner to transform your traditional party into a more memorable one.

Party rentals in Miami food prawns recipe

party prawn-shrimp

These delicious, juicy prawns will be a treat at a dinner party.


5-7 rashers streaky bacon

150 grams pack of raw king prawns

25 grams (1oz) butter

1 tbsp. Chopped fresh chives


Cut every bacon rasher in half, then in half widthways. Wrap a bacon strip around the middle of every raw prawn.

Warm butter in a huge frying pan. Add the prawns and cook for 5 minutes until the prawns turn pink and the bacon is cooked.

Spice well with ground black pepper and sprinkle over chives. Serve quickly with cocktail sticks. Do you want one more prawn recipe?

Mini Jacket Potatoes Recipe

mini potatoes

Use your preferred miniature potato fillings to make these bite-size delights.


20 fresh baby potatoes

1 tbsp. oil

100g (3½oz) Creme Fraiche

Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon

1 tbsp. Freshly chopped dill, plus extra to garnish

100 grams (3½oz) smoked salmon strips

Lumpfish caviar to garnish


Preheat stove to 350°C. Put the potatoes in a roasting tin and throw them in the oil with a lot of seasoning. Broil for 35-40min until golden and soft. Place aside to cool off.

Mix Creme Fraiche, lemon zest, juice, dill, and seasoning in a little bowl.

Chop the length of a potato, then pull the sides apart to open. Do the same to the other potatoes. Top with a touch of the Creme Fraiche mix, a curl of salmon, a couple of caviar eggs, and a dill frond, then serve. Do you want one more Mini Jacket Potatoes recipe?

Christmas cake, Wensleydale cheese, and honeycomb skewers

Christmas cake with frosting

Mixing white cheese, for example, Wensleydale, with fruit cake is a classic Christmas tradition in Yorkshire. Lancashire cheddar likewise works well.


25 grams (1oz) of salted butter

200 grams (7oz) Christmas cake, cut into 20-25 bite-size cubes

200 grams (7oz) raw-cut honeycomb, cut into 20-25 bite-size cubes

200 grams (7oz) Wensleydale cheese, cut into 20-25 bite-size cubes

Pinch of flaked sea salt to serve.


Warm the butter in a huge frying pan over medium heat. When it foams, add the cubes of Christmas cake and cook for about five minutes, frequently turning.

Remove from the heat and thread a cube of honeycomb onto a little skewer, trailed by a cube of Wensleydale and, lastly, a cube of Christmas cake.

Move to a large platter, sprinkle with sea salt, and serve.

Bloody Mary prawn shots

Bloody Mary cocktail

Sweet, delicious prawns are ideal for the spicy Bloody Mary shot. The best party if you already have the prawns from the above recipe


500 ml good-quality tomato juice, chilled

150 ml (¼ pint)) vodka

Zest and juice 1 unwaxed lemon, plus a little extra for the glasses

2-3 tsp Worcestershire sauce

1 tsp. tabasco

To serve

1 tsp. Celery salt and ground black pepper

2 tsp. crushed sea salt

1 lemon, sliced and cut into 16 small pieces

16 caper berries or green olives

16 large cooked tail-on prawns


Measure tomato juice, vodka, lemon zest, and juice into an enormous non-metallic container. Include Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, and some salt. Mix well and add more to taste. Cover and chill for about 1hr or until ready to serve your guests.

By |2023-02-22T21:39:42+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Christmas Party Tips, Dinner Parties, Events, Food and Catering, Holidays, table and chair rentals|0 Comments

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