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Hot-Off-The-Griddle Hors d'Oeuvres

In addition to preparing your favorite meals, use the Oster® DuraCeramic™ Infusion Series 10.5" x 18.5" Electric Griddle to put together a delicious hors d'oeuvres menu for your next holiday party. 

When entertaining, be sure to have your Electric Griddle ready for easy and delicious bites that guests can enjoy with cocktails. It's countertop convenience beats using multiple pots and pans on the stove and in the oven. Plus, with innovative, all natural DuraCeramic™ coating infused with extra virgin olive oil, you never have to add oil during cooking, saving you time, money and calories. The surface of the griddle heats up quickly and evenly to cook everything to perfection plus is super durable, scratch-resistant and long-lasting for years of use. 

Cook these impressive hors d'oeuvres with your Oster® DuraCeramic™ Infusion Series Electric Griddle:

Sun-Dried Tomato Shrimp and Chorizo Skewers
Keep the party fare light and fresh with this delicious hors d'oeuvre, which pairs garlicky grilled shrimp with spicy chorizo and sweet sun-dried tomatoes. It's a flavor sensation on a skewer that guests will love - the bites will be scooped up in no time! And since shrimp cooks in just a few minutes on the Electric Griddle, these fancy skewers only look like they require a lot of time and effort to prepare!

Ingredients:

  • 1 clove garlic, pressed 
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt 
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, finely chopped 
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 ounces pre-cooked chorizo, sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces

Directions
Whisk together the pressed garlic, olive oil, sea salt, pepper, white wine vinegar, lemon juice and thyme in a large bowl. Add the shrimp to the bowl and toss to coat. Cook the shrimp on the Oster® DuraCeramic™ Infusion Series Electric Griddle until done, usually about 5-6 minutes. In the last minute, add the chorizo to warm through. Remove the shrimp and chorizo from heat and then assemble shrimp, chorizo and sun-dried tomato on a skewer and serve. 

party Create a delicious array of hors d'oeuvres for your holiday party.

Honey and Goat Cheese Grilled Figs 
Figs are a standout fruit for their natural sweetness and rustic flavor, and become even more party-ready when complemented by creamy goat cheese and an indulgent drizzle of honey. Sophisticated and chic, this party hors d'oeuvre adds a delicious dose of elegance to any occasion - but only requires three ingredients! Sometimes simplicity is the best way to make a statement. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound fresh figs, halved 
  • 6 ounces goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Directions
Cook fig halves on the Oster® DuraCeramic™ Infusion Series Electric Griddle for 2-3 minutes so that they brown slightly. Remove from heat then arrange a spoonful of goat cheese in the center of each halve. Drizzle with honey and serve. 

Italian Grilled Bread 
Anyone who takes a bite of this grilled bread hors d'oeuvre will be instantly transported to the land of warm Mediterranean breezes, beautiful seaside villas and long dinners savored al fresco. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 large tomatoes, diced 
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts, sliced into small pieces 
  • 1/2 cup black olives, chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, finely chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, finely chopped 
  • 1 clove garlic, minced 
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt 
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 10 thick slices of ciabatta bread 
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 

Directions
In a large bowl, toss together the tomato, artichoke, olives, basil, oregano, garlic, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Grill the ciabatta slices on the Oster® DuraCeramic™ Infusion Series Electric Griddle until lightly browned, about 2 minutes per side. Once toasted, remove from heat and top each slices with 2-3 spoonfuls of the tomato mixture. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and serve. 

Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Mushrooms
Stuffed mushrooms are already a classic party pleaser, but wrapping them in bacon adds a whole other level of deliciousness. You can effortlessly create this indulgent appetizer on your Oster® DuraCeramic™ Infusion Series Electric Griddle. With their perfect mix of savory flavors and creamy cheese, they'll fly off the trays!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound bacon 
  • 1 pound large mushrooms, with stalks removed and inside of the caps scooped out
  • 8 ounces goat cheese 
  • 2 tablespoons dried rosemary
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed 
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Cook the bacon and the mushrooms at the same time on the Oster® DuraCeramic™ Infusion Series Electric Griddle by placing each on one half of the cooking surface. Once bacon is fully cooked and mushrooms have become tender, remove from heat. In a medium bow, mix together the goat cheese with the rosemary, garlic and pepper. Place a spoonful of the mixture in each mushroom cap, wrap the mushroom with bacon, then secure with a toothpick and serve. 

 
 
 

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