A sensational Australian Christmas menu


Celebrate in style with oysters, prawns and smoked salmon served with your own Romesco seafood sauce, prosciutto, breadcrumbs and mango and chili salsa.

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2. Mini lamb fillet with spices on pita chips

Mini lamb fillet with spices on pita chips

Bring a Moroccan touch to your barbecue backstrap by serving it on flat bread topped with eggplant, yogurt sauce and pomegranate arils.

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3. Bloody Mary king prawn cocktails

Bloody Mary king prawn cocktails

A retro starter meets a classic cocktail in this dish. Make the sauce like the drink – Worcestershire and all – then drizzle with juicy prawns and crispy bacon stacked on top of cos lettuce with a celery and avocado salad.

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4. Roasted pork loin stuffed with roasted onions

Roasted pork loin stuffed with roasted onions

With a cranberry-filled stuffing, this roast pork is perfect for traditionalists who enjoy a hot Christmas lunch or dinner. Remember to be on your guard against crackling thieves.

5. Lamb shoulder simmered with beetroot and feta cream

Lamb

This boneless lamb is well worth the wait! Rub the herb oil on the sides, then roast it long and slow with red onion wedges. PS the feta cream is divine.

6. Moroccan chicken with dates and couscous with grilled almonds

Moroccan chicken with dates and couscous with grilled almonds

Top your roast with a spicy garnish and a lemon stuffing, then serve it on a bed of couscous with a tangy vinaigrette and savor the exotic flavor.

7. Caribbean style jerk ham with grilled pineapple, mint and rum salsa

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Glazed with spices and served with a tangy salsa, this tropical jerk ham is a Caribbean taste that feels right at home Down Under.

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Sides

8. Baked cauliflower with haloumi, dukkah and honey

Baked cauliflower with haloumi, dukkah and honey

Give the cauliflower cheese a makeover to bring a taste of North Africa to your table! Roast it with sumac and fennel, then serve with a mixture of spices and nuts.

9. Grilled Kipler and Sweet Potato with Green Goddess Dressing

Grilled Kipler and Sweet Potato with Green Goddess Dressing

Meet the potato salad’s most glamorous friend, with grilled potatoes and a creamy tangy herb dressing.

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10. Sweet potato, leek and maple pancake

Sweet potato, leek and maple pancake

Pies are hearty, but not fancy for the Christmas table, so go for a galette – free-form French pastry – for your festive menu. It is drizzled with a delicious ginger-lime cream!

11. Colorful Christmas coleslaw

Colorful Christmas Coleslaw

Loaded with crunchy veggies, this salad doesn’t rely on dressing for taste but just a little garlic, oil, mustard and lemon, plus mint and cilantro for freshness.

After more salad recipes for Christmas?

Desserts

12. Christmas pudding filled with Grand Marnier

Christmas pudding filled with grand marnier

Bake a scoop of ganache – made with chocolate and cream – in your Guinness pud for a rich, gooey, and to die for dessert. Garnished with candied orange slices, sprinkled with icing sugar and served with double cream, this pudding is a spectacle!

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13. Rosé jelly with strawberries and gingerbread trifle

Pink strawberry jelly and gingerbread trifle

Loosen up the layers for a luscious looking trifle. Wine jelly goes first, then spoonfuls of nougat cream and gingerbread cake. Garnish with more cream, strawberries and mint.

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