Mardi Gras Menu & Decor

With Mardi Gras coming up on tuesday I wanted to do a Mardi Gras blog post. For inspiration I looked back at my old blog and found a Mardi Gras blog post and took that menu and turned into bites.

Decor-

Mardi Gras

Drink-

Sandra Lee’s Mardi Gras Cocktail

Hurricanes

Bites – Savory 

New Orleans Chicken & Creole Seafood Bites

Shrimp Creole &  New Orleans Style Chicken Bites- Makes 16 Bites

I made an abbreviated version of these recipes for my bites

Shrimp Creole – Makes 8 bites

Ingredients:

1 Can crescent rolls

1/2 Cup Trader Joe’s frozen roasted peppers and frozen corn

8 Mini frozen shrimp

1 Tablespoon hot sauce

1 Tablespoon of black beans

Recipe: 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. spray mini muffin tin with canola oil
  3. Open crescent rolls & separate into triangles.
  4. Cut each triangle in 1/2
  5. Press crescent roll triangle into separate muffin cups.  You should have 16 crescent roll mini muffins, use  8 for shrimp creole and 8 for new orleans chicken
  6. Bake for 12 minutes
  7. Take out from oven and let cool
  8. Use utensil handle and create crater into each crescent roll cup
  9. Marinate frozen shrimp with hot sauce and let sit for 30 minutes or overnight
  10. Heat coconut oil
  11. Heat frozen roasted peppers and corn until heated through  and add frozen shrimp and cook for another 3-4 minutes until shrimp is pink
  12. Take off heat and add black beans
  13. Put tablespoon of shrimp filling into crescent roll cup and serve

New Orleans Style Chicken – Makes 8 bites

Ingredients:

1 Can crescent rolls

1/2 Cup Trader Joe’s frozen roasted peppers and frozen corn

1  shredded cooked chicken tender

1 Tablespoon of black beans

Recipe:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray mini muffin tin with canola oil
  3. Open crescent rolls & separate into triangles
  4. Cut each triangle in 1/2
  5. Press crescent roll triangle into separate muffin cups.  You should have 16 crescent roll mini muffins, use  8 for shrimp creole and 8 for new orleans chickenBake for 12 minutes
  6. Take out from oven and let cool
  7. Use utensil handle and create crater into each crescent roll cup
  8. Heat frozen roasted peppers and corn until heated through and add cooked shredded chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes until hot and tablespoon of hot sauce.
  9. Take off heat,  add tablespoon of chicken filling to crescent roll cups & serve hot

Bites – Sweet

Kings Cake – Makes 20 cups

Kings Cake

Ingredients:

1 can Trader Joe’s jumbo cinnamon rolls

purple, green and yellow sprinkles

Recipe: 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. spray mini muffin tin with canola oil
  3. Open cinnamon roll container and separate
  4. Press cinnamon roll dough into mini muffin tin cup and bake for 18 minutes
  5. Take out of oven and let cool
  6. Use utensil handle and create crater into each cinnamon roll cup
  7. Add vanilla frosting from cinnamon roll container to center of cinnamon roll cup and sprinkles
  8. Serve warm

 

 

 

 

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I'm 28 year olds and live in NYC. Through this blog I hope to share delicious recipes that are easy and inexpensive to make.

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