American Menu Dinner Party

This America dinner party menu is packed with tradition American dishes and meal ideas including fried chicken and American cheesecake

American 

Starter

Leek & blue cheese tartlet with roasted tomatoes

American

Main 


Southern fried chicken with slaw & chipotle cream

American

Dessert

Blueberry & white chocolate cheesecake




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About this Menu

This menu is packed full of traditional American cuisine and ingredients. The main course recipe is chicken goujons coated in a southern bread mix and served with a chipotle cream and coleslaw. The dessert recipe is a delicious American style biscuit based cheesecake flavoured with a blueberry syrup. The starter recipe is more about the Americans love of blue cheese with a simple blue cheese and leek tart. served with balsamic cherry tomatoes

When to use this recipe

This menu is perfect for a summer dinner party, and would be ideal for a casual dinner with friends or a family meal if your guests include children you might want to substitute the blue cheese for a milder cheese 

Difficulty level

This menu is simple to cook and easy to prepare leaving plenty of time to spend with your guests.

Cooking Order

Day before                         
  • make the blueberry cheesecake
  • marinade the chicken
  • make the pastry for the tart rest in fridge
  • make the pastry cases cover with cling film and refrigerate
Morning of party               
  • coat the chicken goujons in the bread mix rest in the fridge till ready to cook
  • make the chipotle cream place in fridge
Two hours before   
  •  Make the coleslaw
20 minutes before           
  • cook the tarts and  tomatoes
Before you eat starters 
  • place the chicken in the oven

Top Tips

  • Make sure you rest your pastry for the tart before rolling out into the pastry cases.
  • Don’t make the coleslaw too early

Keep an eye on

Your chicken while your eating your starter