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Super Bowl recipes and party tips

Diana De Cicco is a food editor and writer based in New York City. She has a master's degree from New York University in Food Studies. Her passions are eating, traveling, and eating while traveling.

Super Bowl food & drink

No matter who wins the Super Bowl this year, make sure you throw a winning party with a few simple snacks, games and decorations. You don't have to have seats on the sidelines to enjoy rooting for your favorite team. With a few friends or family, you can enjoy the biggest game of the year from you own comfy couch. Here are some Super Bowl recipes and party tips.

Beer Battered Chicken Fingers

Serves 12

 

Ingredients:
6 cups oil for frying
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup cold beer
1 cup all-purpose flour
3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves sliced into 1-inch pieces

 

Directions:
1. Heat oil in a deep fryer or deep skillet until it is 375 degrees F. In a wide shallow bowl, combine 2 cups of flour with baking soda. Mix in eggs and beer. Place the remaining 1 cup of flour in a separate bowl.

 

2. Dredge chicken strips in flour then dip in beer mixture. Place in hot oil and cook until golden brown, flipping as needed, about 6 to 8 minutes. Continue with all chicken until finished. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Serve with spicy mustard or blue cheese dipping sauce.

 

More Super Bowl finger foods:
Sesame Chicken Wings
Crab Salad Sandwiches
Terrific tapas

 

Cheeseburger Dip

Serves 10

 

Ingredients:
1 pound extra sharp cheddar cheese, cut up
1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
1 cup shredded low-moisture part-skim mozzarella cheese
8 ounces ground beef, cooked, drained
1/2 cup sliced green onions (white and green parts)

 

Directions:
Combine all ingredients except green onions in a large microwavable bowl. Cook on high for 3 minutes, stir, and continue to cook for 2 minutes or until cheeses are fully melted. Remove from microwave and top with onions. Serve with chips, crackers, or toasted hamburger buns.

 

Or try these Super Bowl dips:
Super Bowl Salsa Bean Dip and more
Dynamite Dips: Spinach Artichoke Dip and Baba Ganoush
Cheese Ball recipes

 

Raspberry Beer Cocktail

Serves 12

 

Ingredients:
1-1/2 cups raspberries, fresh or frozen, thawed
7 (12-ounce) bottles of chilled beer
2 (12-ounce) containers frozen raspberry lemonade concentrate, thawed
1 cup vodka

 

Directions:
Mash raspberries in a bowl and place in a large pitcher. Add beer, concentrate and vodka and stir until combined. Pour into beer steins over ice and garnish with extra raspberries.

 

Sip on these Super Bowl cocktails, too:
Cherry Pepper Martini and other spicy cocktails
Cocktails using bitters

Ultimate Craft Brew Margarita

 

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