Throw a Tiki Bash

Easy party ideas and recipes for your next island-inspired fête.

Patio Daddy-O’s Planter’s Punch

Photo: Howard L. Puckett

Patio Daddy-O’s Planter’s Punch

To serve a crowd, multiply this recipe, and offer it in a pitcher. Let your guests garnish their drinks with skewers of pineapple wedges, maraschino cherries, and orange and lime slices.

Kapalua Sunrise

Photo: Jean Allsopp

Kapalua Sunrise

Try this juice mixture with sparkling wine for a refreshing take on the mimosa.

Pink Bikini

Photo: Becky Lugart-Stayner

Pink Bikini

Just three ingredients produce 10 cups of this tasty tropical favorite.

Tropical Champagne Punch

Photo: Jennifer Davick

Tropical Champagne Punch

A touch of sparkling wine makes this punch crisp and refreshing, perfect for a party or morning brunch.

Coconut Shrimp with Maui Mustard Sauce

Photo: Howard L. Puckett

Coconut Shrimp with Maui Mustard Sauce

Make it easy on your guests by serving these melt-in-your-mouth shrimp on individual spoons with a touch of the sweet-and-spicy sauce on top.

Shrimp Ceviche

Photo: Jennifer Davick

Shrimp Ceviche

Make this dish a few hours ahead, and chill in the refrigerator to allow the flavors to mix. For ease of serving, offer it in individual martini glasses.

Bite-size Wasabi Crab Cakes

Photo: Howard L. Puckett

Bite-size Wasabi Crab Cakes

The crab cake mixture can be made several hours ahead. After they’re cooked, keep them warm in a 200° oven for up to one hour.

Coconut Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa

Photo: Con Paulos

Coconut Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa

This delicious shrimp is almost upstaged by the stellar Pineapple Salsa. Try serving it with blue corn chips, grilled fish, or chicken.

Grilled Banana S'mores

Photo: Fran Gealer

Grilled Banana S'mores

Substitute grilled bananas for marshmallows for an island twist on this classic treat.

Grilled Glazed Pineapple with Coconut Sorbet

Photo: Con Paulos

Grilled Glazed Pineapple with Coconut Sorbet

Toss the pineapple in the marinade just before grilling to preserve the yummy caramelized surface. Serve with store-bought coconut sorbet and chopped fresh mint.

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