Monday, May 18, 2009

Food & Drink Ideas for a Beach-Themed Wedding

You're planning a beach-themed wedding, most things are under control. Your thoughts turn to food....what are you going to feed your guests? Are you planning a sit-down meal, food stations, appetizers...should you go more formal or informal. All good questions before you plan the menu. Perhaps, you are going to have the event catered...that's great, you can choose from their menus. If you aren't having your event catered but relying on others to prepare the food for you may want to plan what foods are offered.

I've put together a list of possibilities...no, they aren't my personal recipes. I have tried some of these and found them to be very good. I am providing the links to the recipes and it is up to you to decide which ones tempt your tastebuds.

Salmon With Pineapple Salsa

Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Talapia With Mango Salsa

Grilled Chicken With Fresh Mango Salsa

Dave's Low Country Boil (We love Low Country Boils)

Sole - Mustard and Caper Sauce

Pork Tenderloin - Citrus Rub

Catahoula's Savory Crabmeat

Barbecued Skewers of Fish

Jambalaya

Cajun Gumbo

Clam Chowder

Clam Chowder

Angel Hair Pasta with Lemon Shrimp

Shrimp Mangoes and Papayas on Skewers with Mango Salsa

Seafood Salad Supreme

Crab Avocado Salad With Fruit Salsa

Seafood Salad

Layered Seafood Salad Appetizer

California Seafood Dip

Five Layer Seafood Dip

Cheesy Jalapeno Crab Dip

Arlene's Shrimp Dip

Crab Spinach Dip

Festive Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes

Remoulade Sauce ala New Orleans

Bite-Sized Crab Quiches

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Quick Bearnaise Sauce

Bacon Wrapped Scallop and Salmon Skewers

Crab and Cheese Spread

Salmon Spread

Creamy Tuna Spread

Creamy Crab Canapes

Hawaiian Ham Spread

Crab and Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms

Flounder Rollups

Salmon and Cucumber Rolls

Shrimp Won Ton

Fresh Salsa

Crab Appetizer Napoleons

New England Clambake

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Crawfish Crab and Shrimp Ceviche

Watermelon Fruit Bowl

Watermelon Salsa

Mango Jicama Salsa

Spicy Orange Salsa

Pineapple Tomato Salsa

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Fruit Dip

Passion Fruit Sangria

Margarita Jello Shots

Non-Alcoholic - Although I'm sure you could add your favorite alcoholic beverage to many of these.

Banana Pineapple Colada

Hawaiian Jungle Juice

Mango Tango Cooler

Fruit Slush

Pineapple Slush

Strawberry Lemon Spritzer

Summer Sangria

Hope some of these recipes will help you with your menu selections. There are many other recipes available on these sites and others. You may search for ideas using google and searching for seafood appetizers, seafood recipes, beach themed foods, ocean themed foods, etc.

4 comments:

Liz said...

mmmmmmmmmmmm these recipes are yummy!

The Muse said...

Oh here we go!...Now...all I need to do is hire some cooks..LOL...
INTERESTED?

(seriously~Thank you, thank you!)

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peterpascoe25 said...

Try going to Naplesweddingcatering.com