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Beach Party Food
If you are planning on having a beach party, then you will need party food. In this article we are going to discuss some ideas for party food for a beach.
Rimlee Bhuyan
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2017
Having a party on the beach is a wonderful way to enjoy a summer evening. When the heat and humidity of the summer becomes unbearable, a beach party is a perfect way to cool down and relax. A very important aspect of a beach party or any party for that matter is the food. Unlike a formal dinner party, you do not need to serve expensive gourmet food at a beach party. Beach party food should be simple but delicious with a menu that features sandwiches, paninis, salads, grilled meat and fish and lots of summer coolers and fruit juices. Make sure that you have plenty of ice as well as cold beverages like lemonade and iced tea.
Food Ideas for a Beach Party
The best way to have a beach party that is loads of fun is to prepare as much food beforehand as possible. You and your guests will not be able to enjoy the beach party, if you are constantly stressed about the food. Before you leave your home, make sure that you are transporting the food in plastic containers and hot casseroles so that the food does not spoil. Keep the menu simple and uncomplicated but make sure that you have enough food for everyone. A selection of both cold and hot party food works quite well. 3 to 4 appetizers with 2 to 3 main course and a good selection of desserts and beverages will make your beach party a hit.
  • Potato salad
  • Grilled marinated shrimp
  • Vegetable tempura
  • Grilled sausages with wasabi sauce
  • Grilled fish with pickled peppers
  • Tacos with fresh tomato salsa
  • Chips with smoked salmon dip
Main Course
  • Scallops grilled in lemon butter
  • Stuffed and roasted mackerel
  • Honey glazed spare ribs
  • Barbecued chicken legs
  • Hotdogs
  • Maple grilled salmon
  • Barbecued burger with coleslaw
  • Grilled peaches with caramel sauce
  • Chocolate brownies
  • Watermelon ice cream
  • Chilled beer
  • Punch
  • Lemonade
  • Strawberry daiquiri
  • White sangria
Beach Party Food Ideas for Kids
If you have kids coming for the beach party, then you will need some kid friendly food for the party. Prepare fun party food that you are sure that kids are going to like. Prepare beverages that have fruits and juices and also ensure that any grilled meat and sea food are not to spicy. Some kids do not eat certain items like shrimp and scallops, so you should have plenty of other food items like sausages, chicken wings and burgers that you are sure that they will eat. Desserts for kids need not be that elaborate and you should opt for easy to make desserts. Lastly there should be a lot of variety in the food for them to choose from.
  • Watermelon and feta salad
  • Grilled chicken breast
  • Vegetable kebobs
  • Grilled sausages with ketchup
  • Pasta salad
  • Chips with green tomato salsa
Main Course
  • Roast chicken sandwiches
  • Hamburgers
  • Sliders with shallot relish
  • Grilled corn with lime butter
  • Grilled Mahi Mahi
  • Sausage rolls
  • Lemon sorbet
  • Chocolate banana muffins
  • Candied apples
  • Lime and lemon ice cream
  • Peach and lemon granita
  • Kiwi colada
  • Tropical fruit punch
  • Pomegranate mocktail
  • Raspberry soda
These were some party food ideas that you can use for your next beach party. This beach party menu can be modified my adding your favorite dishes. Party food is all about having fun and eating delicious food, so don't stress too much about having appropriate cutlery and linen.