Recipe Type: Appetizers

  • Orange Jalapeno Chicken Party Pinwheels Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 1 package 10 inch flour tortillas (6 tortillas) 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon jalapeno chilies, chopped 2 tablespoons orange marmalade 1 tablespoon green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 4 baked or grilled chicken breasts cut in thin strips 2 cups fresh spinach cut in very thin strips 1 avocado, sliced Florida grapefruit salsa (recipe to follow) PREPARATION Mix softened cream cheese with jalapeno chilies, orange marmalade, green onions and parsley. Spread on middle of flour tortillas, making sure to leave at least ½ inch around edge. Top with several thin chicken strips. Top with avocado…

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  • Pickled Citrus Shrimp Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 3 tablespoons orange blossom honey 2 tablespoons capers, drained 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce ½ teaspoon salt 1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined 1 large Hale Groves orange 1 small Hale Groves grapefruit 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced Lettuce leaves or arugula (optional) PREPARATION Combine oil, lemon juice, lime juice, honey, capers, celery seed, horseradish, Tabasco sauce and salt in a large, nonreactive bowl. Whisk thoroughly to combine. Blanch the shrimp…

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  • Barbara’s Breakfast Molds Recipe

    INGREDIENTS 2 ½ cups milk ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup farina 2 tablespoons sugar 2 large eggs, well beaten ½ cup diced Canadian bacon (about 2 ½ ounces) 2 Florida grapefruit, sectioned, drained 3 tablespoons maple syrup PREPARATION In a large saucepan combine milk and salt; bring to a boil. Stir in farina and sugar; boil 1 minute longer or until thickened. Cool slightly. Stir in eggs, and Canadian bacon. Spoon into four 6-ounce buttered custard cups. Cool, cover and refrigerate overnight. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden. In a small saucepan…

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  • Chicken and Pasta with Orange-Basil Sauce Recipe

    INGREDIENTS ¾ cup frozen Florida orange juice concentrate, thawed ½ cup chicken broth 4 teaspoons cornstarch 6 ounces packaged dried gemelli, rotini or corkscrew pasta 1 16-ounce package loose packed frozen Italian blend vegetables (zucchini, carrots, cauliflower, lima beans, and Italian beans) 2 cups cubed cooked chicken or turkey ¼ cup snipped fresh basil PREPARATION For sauce, in a small saucepan combine thawed concentrate, chicken broth, cornstarch, cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 2 minutes more. In a large saucepan cook pasta in boiling, lightly salted water for 5 minutes. Add frozen vegetables; return to boiling.…

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  • Sanibel Sunshine Appetizer Recipe

    INGREDIENTS This is a tasty variation of the traditional shrimp cocktail with a little zip thanks to the avocado, grapefruit and chili sauce. 4 fresh Florida Grapefruit 18 cooked, cleaned shrimp 1 medium avocado, peeled and cut in ½ inch cubes 1 cup bottled chili sauce 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish ¼ cup diced red onion ¼ cup diced green pepper ¼ cup sliced celery Lettuce leaves to line grapefruit shells PREPARATION Cut each grapefruit in half and remove sections, placing them in a large non-metal mixing bowl. Scrape out 6 of the grapefruit halves and set them aside. Cut shrimp…

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