Oscar night is a perfect time to fire up the grill and prepare some great meals and appetizers for the big party. These recipes are the perfect kinds of finger food, loaded with flavor that will leave your guests wanting more and begging for you to host again next year.
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This is a Caprese lovers treat. Marinated with basil and lemon, the chicken is taken to the grill, then topped with fresh mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, and a balsamic reduction. A healthy and delicious meal for any day of the week.
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One thing that really makes this Satay recipe stand out is the peanut butter. The nutty flavor mixed with the mild smokiness of the soy sauce and the sweet brown sugar combines well to form delicious morsels perfect for get-togethers.
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This Chinese-style rib recipe utilizes the deep flavors of hoisin and five spice powder, coupled with the saltiness of soy sauce and a light, sweet flavor of honey. Baby back ribs are perfect, since they are smaller, packed with meat and provide a better presentation. So, consider giving these delicious ribs a try next time you cook out.
04 of 08This is a great way to prepare bacon wrapped asparagus on the grill. Quick and easy, with few ingredients. What more can you ask for?Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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Topped with melted fontina cheese and a delicious Italian inspired tomato-basil garnish, these versatile polenta cakes can be served as an appetizer or side dish.
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If you enjoy shrimp scampi, then this is the grilled shrimp recipe for you. You can serve this dish as part of a main course or serve them as appetizers at your next cookout.
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If you love gyros, you will love these succulent lamb sliders. Not only are they easy to prepare, but packed full of flavor.
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Enlivened by the open flame, these grilled avocados are creamy and delicious. A perfect starter to any meal, they can also fill the role of side dish. Make sure to keep a close eye while on the grill. You want light charring and nothing more.