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Crispy Pork, Garlic and Coriander Spring Rolls

Canapes

Ingredients100 g cellophane noodles (vermicelli)1 large shallot3 garlic cloves1/2 c coriander1 egg white400 g pork mince1/2 c baby spinach, finely chopped3 carrots, grated12 rice paper sheets (22cm)DIPPING SAUCE2 limes, juice of 2 zest of 11/2 c brown sugar3 tbsp soy sauce2 tbsp fish sauce1 red chilli, finely sliced1 tsp sesame seeds (optional)Combine all the dipping sauce ingredients in a bowl. Check season to taste, add more sugar if you like it sweeter etc. Keep in the fridge.Pour boiling water over the noodles and allow to stand for 10 minutes. Strain, rinse and strain again. Set aside.In a blender blitz together...

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Chilli Pork and Coriander Wontons

Canapes Savoury

Ingredients500 g free range pork mince1/2 btw sweet chilli sauce1 tbsp kecap manis1 egg white2 tsp sesame oil1/2 c coriander, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1 red chilli, finely chopped1 tbsp sesame seedsWonton wrappers, if frozen defrostedRice bran oilDIPPING SAUCE2 limes, juice of 2 zest of 11/2 c brown sugar3 tbsp soy sauce2 tbsp fish sauce1 red chilli, finely sliced1 tsp sesame seeds (optional)Combine all the dipping sauce ingredients in a bowl. Check season to taste, add more sugar if you like it sweeter etc. Keep in the fridge.Bring a large pot of water to the boil and reduce to a simmer.Heat...

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Bourbon and Coke Beef Brisket

Canapes Savoury

This juicy sweet and savoury pulled beef is perfect with pretty much everything. The hardest part is waiting for it to be ready but trust me its totally worth it! Serve with BBQ sauce.Ingredients2 kg beef brisket, not trimmed1 lt coke250 ml bourbon500 ml fresh beef stock1/2 btl sweet chilli sauce10 black peppercorns1 large brown onion1 large leek2 red chilli’s2 bay leaves1 c coriander1 tbsp cumin seeds1 cinnamon stickWhisk together coke, bourbon, beef stock and chilli sauce. Add remaining ingredients.Pour half into a large pot or casserole dish. Place the beef on top and pour in remaining ingredients. You want...

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Roast Chicken and Herbed Mayo Sandwiches

Afternoon Tea / Baked Goods Canapes

Summer is coming and these little sandwiches are perfect for afternoon cocktail parties or high tea lunch. You can make them ahead. Cover with a lightly damp paper towel and keep in the fridge.Ingredients1 roast chicken, cooked and meat pulled1 cup Mamas Pantry Mayonnaise1/2 c Italian parsley1/4 c fresh thyme1/4 c sage1 loaf fresh white bread, thicky sliced1 lemonSea saltFreshly ground pepperRoughly chop all the herbs together.Combine chicken, mayo and herbs in a large bowl. Season to taste with lemon, salt and pepper.Arrange bread on a large board, spread with a little softened butter.Place a spoonful on mixture onto half the...

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Herbed Chicken Tenders

Canapes Kids

Stuck for ideas for party food this season? Chicken tenders are so easy to make and the options are practically endless for flavour combinations.I actually make these as a weeknight meal for my son. Served with rice and vegetables is a great way to feed growing boys.Serve with Dill Mayo. Recipe here.Ingredients500 g chicken tenders1 large free range egg¾ c panko crumbs1 tbsp italian parsley, finely chopped½ tbsp thyme, finely choppedSea salt and ground pepperLightly whisk egg and season.In a small bowl combine panko, herbs, salt and pepper.Dip the tenders in egg, then in the crumb. Set aside on baking...

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