Super Bowl Recipes for the Ultimate Game Day

This collection of delicious game-day appetizers is filled with fan-favorite dishes that will keep everyone cheering for more

By: TheSportsmanChannel.com Staff

Let’s be real. The Super Bowl wouldn’t be the same without the snacks that accompany it. If you’re hosting a party or heading to a pot luck, surprise everyone with something other than Buffalo wings or chips and salsa by cooking up one of the below recipes made with wild game or maybe even your catch of the day!

Jalapeño Fish Spread Recipe

Jalapeno Fish Spread Recipe

Dollop this delicious Jalapeño Fish Spread Recipe on tortilla chips or sourdough toast and serve as an appetizer. (Photo courtesy of “The Sporting Chef”)

An easy-to-prepare recipe for jalapeño fish spread that’s perfect for using up leftover cooked fish.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups cooked, flaked fish fillets
  • ⅓ cup softened cream cheese
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 green olives with pimento, chopped
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • ¼ cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons (or more) seeded and minced jalapeño pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced cilantro leaves
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

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Venison Mac and Cheese Balls Recipe

Venison Mac and Cheese Balls Recipe

Venison Mac and Cheese Balls Recipe (Photo courtesy of Shaun Davies)

That’s right … venison AND mac and cheese, all balled up into the ideal, bite-sized party appetizer.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups mac and cheese (favorite recipe; out of the box; leftovers; whatever you choose!)
  • 2 cups grilled and cubed venison tenderloin
  • 1 ½ cups breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Vegetable oil (for frying)

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Buffalo Pheasant Cheese Dip Recipe

Buffalo Pheasant Cheese Dip Recipe

Next time you entertain for a family and friends gathering at home, give this Buffalo pheasant cheese dip recipe a try; your guests won’t be disappointed. (Jenny Nguyen photo)

A pheasant appetizer inspired from Buffalo chicken dip; this recipe is hot, creamy and the spicy kick makes it very addictive.

Ingredients:

  • 8 pheasant thighs and legs, skinned
  • 1 quart of chicken broth
  • 1 package of cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup of ranch dressing
  • ½ cup of Buffalo or red hot sauce or to taste
  • 4 scallions, white and light green parts chopped (optional)
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, plus extra
  • Chopped chives for garnish
  • Your favorite chips or crackers

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Slow Cooker Venison Queso Dip Recipe

Slow Cooker Venison Queso Dip Recipe

This Slow Cooker Venison Queso Dip Recipe is great served with tortilla chips. You can also use it to top off loaded nachos or spice up homemade macaroni and cheese. (Jessyca Sortillon photo)

Enjoy this venison queso dip recipe right out of the slow cooker for warm, cheesy goodness in every bite.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground venison
  • ⅔ cup water
  • ¼ cup taco seasoning
  • 1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 pound pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 pound extra sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 (12-ounce) cans evaporated milk
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch (or 6 tablespoons flour)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2-3 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 large jalapeños, seeded and chopped
  • 1 serrano chili pepper, seeded and chopped
  • Siracha Hot Chili Sauce (or your favorite hot sauce), to taste

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Venison Queso Dip Recipe


Salmon Cheese Ball Recipe

Salmon Cheese Ball Recipe

This tasty salmon recipe is a nice mixture of cream cheese, onions, lemon juice with a kick of hot sauce and other ingredients including chopped walnuts to add that perfect crunch!

This fresh salmon recipe is one of my favorite appetizers. It is requested often and a hit with everyone.

Ingredients:

  • ½ pound salmon (7-8 ounces), cooked and flaked
  • 1 (8-ounce) package softened cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped green onion tops
  • 2 teaspoons grated onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons prepared homemade horseradish
  • ½ teaspoon Liquid Smoke (if salmon is not smoked)
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon homemade hot sauce (or to taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon homemade Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts, pine nuts (or your favorite for garnish)
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley (optional)

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Pork Chili Dip Recipe

Pork Chili Dip Recipe

Serve this Pork Chili Dip Recipe warm with corn chips. (Photo courtesy of “Crush with Lee & Tiffany”)

An easy crowd pleaser, this simple Pork Chili Dip Recipe is a Lee & Tiffany favorite.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1 packet hot chili seasoning

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Spicy Dove on Tomato Recipe

Spicy Dove on Tomato Recipe

(Photo courtesy of “The Sporting Chef”)

This dove recipe makes sure your guests get the perfect bite every time.

Ingredients:

  • 20 dove breast halves, boneless with skin removed
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning or Hi-Mountain Fajita Seasoning
  • 1 (4-ounce) can diced fire roasted chilies (Ortega type)
  • 7 medium-sized firm tomatoes
  • 1 ½ cups shredded jack cheese

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Slow Cooker Bacon-Wrapped Venison Recipe

Slow Cooker Bacon-Wrapped Venison Recipe

This Slow Cooker Bacon-Wrapped Venison recipe is simple to make and so worth the wait. (Hannah Walton photo)

Strips of venison backstrap are wrapped in bacon, topped with garlic and brown sugar and then slow cooked to perfection.

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 pounds venison backstrap, cut into ¾-inch strips
  • 2 packages bacon, pork or venison
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • ⅓ cup light brown sugar
  • Toothpicks or kitchen string

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Bacon-Wrapped Venison Recipe


Prosciutto-Wrapped Duck with Mango and Jalapeño Recipe

Prosciutto-Wrapped Duck with Mango and Jalapeño Recipe

Prosciutto-Wrapped Duck with Mango and Jalapeño Recipe (Photo courtesy of “The Sporting Chef”)

Need a simple, crowd-pleasing appetizer recipe? Make these tasty prosciutto-wrapped duck breast fillets with mango and jalapeños at your next get-together.

Marinade Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • Dash of Tabasco
  • ⅓ cup olive oil

Ingredients:

  • 24 strips of skinless duck breast fillets, about ½-inch thick by 2-inches long
  • 6 jalapeño peppers
  • 24 thin-sliced strips prosciutto
  • 24 slices of just-ripe mango, about ½-inch thick by 2-inches long
  • 24 toothpicks or small wooden skewers

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Spicy Crab Dip Recipe

Spicy Crab Dip Recipe

Warm up your palate with this spicy crab dip.

Indulgent and spicy with the rich taste of crab, this dip will be a hit.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, separated
  • Juice and zest of one large lemon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons (your favorite) hot sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 pound claw crab meat
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced

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Venison Sausage Rolls Recipe

Venison Sausage Rolls Recipe

Pigs-in-a-blanket are a tailgate staple, but you can do so much better than cocktail wienies wrapped in a doughy crescent roll.

To amp up you game day goods, and add some wild game to the mix, check out this recipe for venison sausage rolls.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ pounds ground venison
  • ½ pounds ground pork
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg, beaten with 1 teaspoon water, for egg wash

Get the Recipe: Venison Sausage Rolls Recipe

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