These Party Food Are Perfect for Your Get-Togethers

December 6, 2018

What party food items are perfect for your get-togethers?

  1. Fish risotto
  2. White bean and tuna salad
  3. Spicy Thai Seafood Soup

Get-togethers are the perfect time to go all out with your food. After all, you only get to see those special friends a few times a year. Why not make it more fantastic by bringing some awesome seafood dishes for your friends to enjoy? Surprise them by cooking delicious meals with canned seafood and upgrade the most simple Spanish sardine recipes and more.

Here are some ideas for you to try out:

Fish Risotto

Fish Risotto

No one will be able to resist some flavorful sardines with delicious creamy rice. Here’s how you make it:


  • 225g Mega Creations Spanish Sardines in Olive Oil
  • 2 cups short-grain rice
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 bouillon cube, chicken flavored
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 whole carrot, diced
  • Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil


  • First, start with making the chicken stock. Boil the bouillon cube in a saucepan until all of the particles are dissolved. Set it aside.
  • Fry the crushed garlic, diced onion, salt, and pepper on a skillet with olive oil under low heat for 3 minutes. Afterwards, pour the short-grain rice and stir the rice, garlic, and onion together for 1 more minute under medium heat.
  • Pour the wine into the skillet and wait until it evaporates before pouring in the chicken stock. Let the rice simmer for 15 minutes or until most of the grains have absorbed the liquid.
  • Once the rice has a creamy texture, place the sardines on top of the rice and top everything with dried basil.

White Bean and Tuna Salad

canned tuna recipe, originating from Italy, is a dish that is not only easy to make. This is a great appetizer for your get-togethers. To give it a Filipino twist, you can use calamansi instead of red wine vinegar or lemon in the recipe.


  • 180g Mega Tuna Flakes in Oil
  • 2 cups white beans
  • 1 cup onion, cut into rings
  • 2 ½ tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped into small cubes
  • 1 tbsp. calamansi juice


  • Start this recipe by making the salad dressing. Pour olive oil, dried oregano, dried basil, salt, pepper, and calamansi juice into a small bowl and stir everything together. Set aside the dressing sauce.
  • Prepare the salad. First, drain as much oil as you can from the tuna flakes. Now, place the flakes in a bowl with the onion rings and white beans. Top the bowl with the salad dressing from earlier. Mix everything and serve.
Spicy Thai Seafood Soup
Source: The Real Food Dietitians

Spicy Thai Seafood Soup

A Spanish sardine recipe with Thai flavors is bound to make your friends and family return for a second serving in your next get-together.


  • 155g Mega Sardines in Spanish Style
  • 1 bouillon cube, shrimp flavored
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 7 shrimps, peeled
  • 1 cup squid rings
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 cups of coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp. bottled Tom Yum paste
  • Chilis, crushed


  • Boil the shrimp cube and diced onion in water until they are dissolved in a saucepan.
  • Add the Tom Yum paste. Once it has completely dissolved, pour in the sardines, shrimps, and squid. Let everything boil for 5 minutes. Afterwards, pour in the coconut milk and let it cook for 2 minutes before serving.

Potato, Bacon, and Tuna Bake

This canned tuna recipe is the ultimate comfort food. It has simple yet appetizing flavors that will make everyone’s mouth water!


  • 155g Mega Tuna Flakes in Oil
  • Potatoes, cut into thin circular slices
  • 1 ½ cup chopped bacon pieces
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 cups grated cheese
  • ½ cup flour
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper


  • Before preparing the food, grease a medium sized baking dish with 1 tbsp of the butter and preheat oven to 200 C degrees.
  • In a small saucepan, heat the remaining butter until it melts. Once it has melted, pour the flour and stir it with butter for 2 minutes. Now, slowly add the milk into hot flour mixture while you are stirring at the same time. After the milk is completely poured, add the grated cheese and stir until it is melted.
  • Place the ingredients on the baking dish. Start by placing the potato slices on the bottom and then season them with salt and pepper. Pour the cheese sauce over the potatoes. Finish the dish by topping it with the tuna and bacon pieces.
  • Leave the baking dish to cook in the oven for 15 minutes before serving.

Key Takeaway

Get-togethers are the perfect event to spend some time in the kitchen and make great food for the friends you haven’t seen in a long time. Surprise them by making varied and delicious meals with affordable canned seafood. No matter what you choose to make, your buddies are sure to shower you with praise!

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