Easy dinner party mains
Take the faff out of entertaining with our simple dinner party recipes. These delicious main course ideas are all easy to assemble and cook. Some can be made ahead, some are quick to prepare on the night, and all of them offer maximum flavour for minimum effort.
Take your pick from classic dinner party recipes like creamy risottos, fishcakes, venison, pork and lamb. Choose from elevated chicken traybakes, comforting fish pie, or homemade gnocchi. You’ll also find plenty of vegetarian and vegan dinner party recipes, which are impressive enough to feed the whole gang.
Need help deciding on a menu? We’ve pulled together pages of menu ideas – from vegetarian to seasonal options.
For those nights when hosting isn’t on the cards…check out our easy midweek dinner recipes.
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Roast duck breast with honey, sesame, orange and celeriac
Thrumming with earthy autumnal sweetness, this dish has serious duck à l’orange undertones. The celeriac – half made into a...
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Summer roast chicken with holiday potatoes and courgette and peach salad
delicious. food producer Pollyanna loves roasting a chicken in the summer: “There’s nothing more universally loved than a simple, home-cooked...
Sticky marmalade chicken with ’nduja haricot beans
This marmalade chicken dish takes sweet and zingy lemon and marmalade and uses them to marinate chicken thighs, which are...
Ginger garlic chicken with broccoli and sesame chilli sauce
“It’s chicken and veg but not as you know it. The flavours here have been taken up a notch, with...
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