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Appetizer Menu

Appetizer Menu

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Artichoke and Crab Bruschetta: Spicy Crab and Artichoke dip
Wonton Cups Filled Mango Crab Salad: Crispy cups filled with a spicy blend of mangos and crab
Shrimp in Wonton Cups: Crispy Cups, filled with shrimp salad and splashed with chili sauce
Hot Crab Dip: Hot crab dip with cream cheese and mayo, lump crab, green onions, parsley, horseradish, almonds and Tabasco
Mini Crab Cakes with Spicy Apricot Sauce: Lump Crab, capers and bell pepper cakes with a sweet and spicy mustard apricot sauce, cakes served warm and sauce on the side
Wasabi Stuffed Shrimp: Large Prawns stuffed with a very hot and spicy wasabi cream
Crispy Wonton Cups filled with Mango Crab Salad: Baked Wontons make a perfect little cup for this fresh and tasty Mango, broccoli slaw lump crab salad. Splashed with a Thai Chili Sauce for a sweet and pungent treat
Salmon with Lime Ginger Dressing: Salmon filet set on greens with a bright ginger lime dressing, topped with green onions and Mangos
Smoked Salmon and Chives Cheesecake: A beautiful additional to any buffet table. Wonderful flecks of diced red peppers and chives. It’s a rich flavor with a pleasant touch of smoky salmon. Slice into wedged and serve with crackers.
Chilled Shrimp with Basil Ponzu Sauce: Ponzu Sauce, Japanese dipping sauce. Soy Sauce and Citrus juice. Sweet, sour, and slightly spicy a perfect marriage.
Salmon Satay Chipolte- Coriander Marinade: Sweet Zesty smoky marinade for these strip of salmon on skewers, Grilled to perfection

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Balsamic Chicken Drumettes: Balsamic marinated chicken wings served hot or room temp
Rosemary Chicken Skewers with Berry Sauce: Chicken served with warm wine and berry sauce
Glazed Baby Back Ribs, Spicy or Mild: Fall off the bone ribs, glazed with wine sauce
Sweet & Sour Meatballs: Classic ‘60’s flavor, pineapple, carrots and green pepper garnish
Filet Mignon with Horseradish Cream Sauce: Slice of bread, arugula, filet and horseradish
Grilled Pepper Poppers: Cream Cheese, Jack and Cheddar Cheese stuffed Jalapenos can have some bite, spiced up and topped with bacon strip and baked to melty perfection Cooled off with Sour Cream, or Onion dip or Ranch Dressing
Glazed Baby Back Ribs with Sticky Brown Sugar Glaze: Baked Pork Baby Back ribs cut to pick-up size and glazed with a sweet and pungent cider vinegar, beer, brown sugar mustard sauce and topped with red pepper flakes
Retro Tangy Sweet and Sour Meatballs: A 60’s Classic, Beef or Turkey meatballs, pineapples and bell peppers make a colorful blend slow cooked in a thick sauce of soy sauce, vinegar and brown sugar. Served in a warm chafer and easy to pick up with toothpicks
Pepper Crusted Filet Mignon with Horseradish Cream on Grilled Garlic Crostini: Thin Sliced Filet, cooked to a medium rare with crushed black pepper served cold on a Grilled Garlic Crostini and slathered with Horseradish Cream for a tasty bite size treat
Plum Glazed Stuffed Shiitake Mushrooms: Beautiful Shiitake mushrooms baked and stuffed with pork seasoned with Chinese Plum Sauce Sesame Oil, and topped with chives, scrumptious treats
Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt Dipping Sauce: Ground Lamb Greek spiced to remind you of the Greek Islands, Served in a warm chafer, and alongside a cold yogurt, mint, lemon and cilantro dip.

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Brie & Walnut Tartlets: Pastry cups, brie, walnuts and sweet mustard sauce
Caponata: Eggplant relish Served with sliced baguettes
Crudités: Vegetable platter, zesty lemon Pesto Goat Cheese Dip
Fig & Goat Cheese Bruschetta: Chopped Mission Figs, and orange marmalade fresh rosemary and black pepper make up a savory jam topped with soft crumbled goat cheese and a walnut half. Served on a sliced baguette
Grilled Antipasto Platter: Medley of grilled vegetables with fresh herbs
Artichoke and Crab Dip: Served with Baguettes
Sun -Dried Tomato Tapenade: Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Olives dip, served with Crackers
Artichoke & Herb Tarts: A creamy combo of artichoke, cheese and herbs wrapped in Puff Pastry
Warmed Cranberry & Pecan Brie: Round of Brie baked, served with crackers and breads
Warmed Brie: With Sundried Tomatoes and Roasted Garlic
Grilled Pepper Poppers: Cream Cheese, Jack and Cheddar Cheese stuffed Jalapenos can have some bite, spiced up and topped with bacon strip and baked to melty perfection
Crudities with Lemon Pesto Goat Cheese Dip: A rich Eggplant Stew, Capers, peppers, tomatoes, served warm or at room temperature the savory and pungent flavors pop in your month, served on pita, baguette’s or lettuce cups
Classic Caponata: Cream Cheese, Jack and Cheddar Cheese stuffed Jalapenos can have some bite, spiced up and topped with bacon strip and baked to melty perfection
Fire Seared Antipasto Platter : Fire-roasted eggplant, tomato, bell peppers halves, zucchini, onion. Served with mozzarella, and fresh basil, capers and green olives. Savory delights, served warm or at room temperature with crackers
Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce: Sweet and Pungent Hoi-sin Sauce spiced up with red chili flakes, Tofu, scallions, cilantro ginger and soy sauce crunchy cucumbers and matchstick carrots fill up these cups of butter lettuce for a cool treat
California Fresh Salsa served with Assorted Chips: Fresh tomatoes, sweet onions and bell peppers of all colors diced splashed with lime juice and salt. Hot sauce served on the side for brave guests and served chilled with chips along side

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps:Filled with ground chicken, mushrooms and crunchy water chestnuts and carrots these lettuce wraps are splashed with gingerroot, rice wine vinegar and teriyaki sauce for a cold summer Asian treat
Chicken Skewers with Warm Wine Berry Sauce: Chicken Tenders skewered on rosemary sticks and served with a warm Cabernet and Berry Sauce
Thai Chicken Wings: Baked Chicken wings spiced up with Thai Fish sauce, crushed garlic, chopped jalapeno and paprika
Bent on Cooking’s Layered Chicken Nachos: A Southern California Treat of layered chips, chicken breast pieces, tomatoes, black beans, olives, and green onions, topped with cheddar jack, served melty hot and topped with sour cream. Served alongside a variety of salsa from mild to hot
Sweet and Tangy Barbeque Wings: Perfect glazed chicken wings for a bite-size treat of ketchup, Worcestershire Sauce, brown sugar, and vinegar, garlic and salt and pepper. Perfect by themselves at room temperature or served with Homemade Ranch Dressing or BBQ sauce
Tequila Meatballs: Lean Ground Turkey, Parmesan Cheese and jalapeno pepper meatballs, slow-cooked with a Mexican Beer, Chili Sauce, pickle relish and tequila blend. Served hot in a chafer and perfect for a toothpick delight.
Turkey Bacon Roll-ups: Flour Tortilla wrap with sliced turkey bacon, layered with spinach leaves, cream cheese, cheddar cheese and sour cream make the perfect cold pick up snack

Appetizer Menu May 30, 2016

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