This year the New Year’s table will not do without meat, fish and poultry. What is better as a hot on the table to celebrate the New 2018??

You can experiment endlessly, but if you cook meat on the bone, for example, you bake a leg of lamb in the oven, cook an entrecote, a rabbit with vegetables and a duck with oranges, then consider that 50 percent have already appeased the mistress of the year – the Dog. Let’s take a closer look at the recipes for the festive hot dishes for the New Year.

Hot Meat Dishes

In the New Year’s menu in 2018, there must be meat. Do not forget that the dishes should be varied and abundant..
Lamb leg with greens
Hot блюда для праздничного стола на Новый год 2018
Ingredients amount
leg of lamb 1 piece (weight about 2 kg)
garlic 6 cloves
green parsley bundle
rosemary sprig
juice and lemon peel from 1 fetus
wine 200 ml
thyme 3 branches
vegetable oil 150 ml
spice taste
Time for preparing: 145 minutes Calories per 100 grams: 300 Kcal

Step by step method of cooking:

  1. It is necessary to free the bone. To do this, gently along the bone incise the leg of lamb (along its entire length), then cut the flesh around the bone;
  2. Cut the joint 2 bones in the joint and remove them (you can leave one bone in the lower part of the leg, for beauty);
  3. Lemon juice, zest, pepper, oil (olive) combine and rub the meat with this mixture, wrap it in plastic, send it in the fridge for 12 hours for marinating. One hour before cooking, remove the meat from the refrigerator;
  4. Crush garlic cloves with the dull side of a knife, then peel them and chop them. Pour the olive oil into the pan, and fry the minced garlic in it until golden brown, pour the oil together with the garlic into the cup;
  5. Remove the branches from rosemary and thyme, chop the leaves of these plants and parsley. Mix chopped herbs with butter (garlic), season with spices to taste;
  6. Mutton pulp must be decomposed so that the cut was on top. Put in the middle of the mass of herbs and roll the foot in the form of a roll so that the green filler is inside;
  7. Tie the leg with thread or twine (culinary). Well smear it with oil, put on the grill, which is on the baking sheet, in which wine is poured, diluted with water (1: 1);
  8. Put the leg of lamb for cooking in the oven, which must be heated to 250 degrees. After 8 minutes, set the temperature on the timer to 150 and bake in this mode, pouring liquid from the pan for two hours. Remove from the oven, cover for 15 minutes with foil, after this time you can serve.

Christmas anthrocats 2018


It will take:

  • 200 gram beef entrecote – 4 pieces;
  • parsley – 5 sprigs;
  • olive oil – 20 grams;
  • 350 ml of broth;
  • dry red wine (¾ thin glass);
  • butter – 30 grams;
  • Shallot onions – 1 piece;
  • garlic clove;
  • Bay leaf;
  • thyme (fresh) – 3 sprigs;
  • season with salt, pepper – to taste;
  • 7 black peppercorns.

Cooking time – 30 minutes, calorie per serving – 450 kcal.

How to cook:

  1. To prepare the sauce must chop the garlic, onion, thyme. Crush black peppercorns in a mortar or simply put the peas in a plastic bag and roll it out with an ordinary rolling pin;
  2. Pour dry wine into a pan with a thick bottom, add the above ingredients, put another bay leaf. The prepared sauce should boil, then continue cooking, but on low heat for 15-20 minutes;
  3. In the same pot pour broth, continue to cook on low heat. When the liquid is reduced by half (boils away), it should be rubbed through a sieve into another container, again put on low heat, seasoned to taste, add butter and heat up for 5-7 minutes. The main thing is that the sauce does not boil strongly;
  4. Each entrecote grease with olive oil. Fry until ready, which you prefer; For example, for an average degree of “roasting”, 2 minutes is sufficient on both sides. At the end of cooking season with spices;
  5. Put the entrecote on a plate, pour over the sauce, sprinkle with chopped parsley.

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Rabbit stewed with vegetables

You will need products:

  • 1 kg of dense tomatoes;
  • 3 apples;
  • thyme (dried) – 1 handful;
  • rabbit – 3 kg (2 carcasses);
  • pitted black olives (black) – 200 grams;
  • 2 tbsp. spoons – olive oil;
  • to taste – salt;
  • parsley – 7 sprigs;
  • rice – 2 glasses;
  • 2 pods – yellow sweet pepper;
  • shallot onion – 2 heads.

For the preparation of the New Year’s dish 2018, it will take 1 hour, the calorie portion is 480 kcal.

Cooking method:

  1. Wash the meat, blot with a paper towel and chop into pieces; meat нарезать
  2. Onions chop into rings, chop the sweet pepper into strips. Tomatoes cut into four parts, peeled apples cut into large slices; carrot нарезать
  3. Heat oil in a deep skillet, fry onion in it, season with thyme, pepper;
  4. In the same pan, add alternately portioned pieces of meat, fry from all sides and remove while in another dish; fry мясо
  5. After that, put strips of sweet pepper in the pan, cook for 3 minutes. Apples are spread out along the perimeter of the griddle, and half of the tomatoes are put in the center;
  6. On the vegetables spread the fried pieces of meat, on top of the rest of the tomatoes and olives; stew овощи
  7. Set the minimum temperature on the stove, cover the pan with the lid, simmer for 60 minutes, then part of the juice that was formed during the quenching pour into a bowl, and mix the meat pieces with vegetables. Still cook for 20 minutes without a lid, so that excess liquid boils away; stew мясо
  8. Cook rice in the juice that was formed during the stewing (the one that was poured into the bowl);
  9. Put the finished rabbit pieces and vegetables into a dish, sprinkle with chopped parsley. In a separate bowl, put on the table rice and sauce, which remained in the pan. rabbit готов

Fish for the New Year 2018

In New Year’s recipes, it is better to use salmon. The festive version of its preparation is to bake in the oven. And if you try, in the very center of the table you can put a dish with stuffed pike.

Salmon with fennel baked in parchment

Necessary set of products:

  • pitted olives – 100 grams;
  • salmon (fillet) – 800-900 grams;
  • carrots – 3 medium sized fruits;
  • fennel – 1 piece;
  • lemon (zest, juice) – half of the fruit;
  • garlic cloves – 3 pieces;
  • butter – 4 tsp;
  • potatoes (if young, with skin) – 5 small tubers;
  • thyme (leaves) – a handful;
  • olive oil (unrefined) – 3 tbsp. spoons;
  • season with salt to taste.

You can cook salmon in 30 minutes, one portion will not exceed 400 kcal.

How to cook:

  1. 800 gram piece of salmon divided into 4 parts, season with salt, pepper;
  2. Cut the fennel along (the slices should be thin), chop the potatoes and carrots into slices;
  3. Prepared vegetables should be dipped in boiling salted water for 2 minutes (each vegetable separately). Pull out of water and spread out on paper towel to remove moisture;
  4. Chop the garlic into small pieces and mix it with oil (olive), pour over the potatoes, shake well;
  5. In another bowl combine olives, fennel, carrot, zest, add salt, pepper;
  6. Prepare the parchment, cut it into 4 parts (approximate size 35×45 cm), put the potatoes in the center of each, a piece of salmon on it, there will be vegetables at the top. Sprinkle all this beauty with lemon juice, add butter to the cube and wrap the sheet very tightly, and twist the ends (looks like candy);
  7. Bake the salmon on a heated baking sheet in a hot (200 degrees) oven. Cooking time – 15 minutes. On the New Year’s table in 2018 serve immediately.

Stuffed pike

stuffed щука

Ingredients Required:

  • pike (fresh catch) – from 1.5 to 2 kg;
  • white loaf;
  • 5 garlic cloves;
  • a bunch of (average) parsley;
  • milk – 300 ml;
  • egg – 2 pieces;
  • 200 grams of olives (pitted);
  • 6 sprigs of dill;
  • a small bunch – green onions;
  • vegetable oil;
  • season to taste with salt, pepper.

To cook a pike, it will take 2 hours and 25 minutes, you will get from 10 to 12 servings of 379 kcal each.

The recipe is step by step described below..

Step 1

The most crucial moment is to remove the skin from the fish. It is not so difficult. Pike skin is very durable, so that it does not tear. First clean the fish, then wash, remove the gills. Next, incise the skin of the fish from two sides (along the gill slit). Attention, there should be a whole part of the skin that connects the back of the pike with the head.

Step 2

With a pike head, turn back a little and, with the help of a knife (it is possible without it), remove the skin as a stocking. Cut off the cleaned meat, not reaching the tail section of 3 cm. After all the manipulations, the skin of the pike should remain, with the tail and head on it.

Step 3

Remove internal contents and bones from the pike (ridge, ribs). Cut fish fillets into pieces, removing small bones along the way (tweezers can be used). From the loaf cut the crusts, cut and soak in warm milk. Make minced fish, scroll through the fillet, bread through the meat grinder, then add 1 egg.

Step 4

Chop the garlic cloves, finely chop the greens, chop the olives, add to the mince, season with spices, mix.

Step 5

Stuff with stuffing pike skin stockings. You can use a pastry bag, but it’s not difficult to do it with your hands..

Step 6

Grease a baking sheet, put fish belly down on it. Bend the pike in the form of a crescent. Brush it with egg (beaten), bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes in a preheated (up to 180 degrees) oven.

Step 7

Remove the pike from the oven, let it stand on the table for 15 minutes, then carefully cut it into portions using a sharp knife. Such a dish can be served on the table either warm or cold..

Poultry dishes

Cooking New Year’s 2018 meat rolls from turkey, duck in oranges, gherkin chickens takes a lot of time. But the final result is worth the effort and hours.

Turkey Rolls with Vegetables

rolls из индейки

It will take:

  • turkey (fillet) – 1 kg;
  • zucchini (zucchini) – 3 pieces;
  • eggplant – 2 fruits;
  • sweet pepper – 3 pods;
  • thyme – 3 sprigs;
  • garlic – 4 slices;
  • 40 g of butter and olive;
  • spices – to taste.

It will take 2, 5 hours to prepare the dish, the output will be 10 servings of 400 calories each.

How to cook:

  1. Meat (fillet) cut into chops (across meat fibers), the thickness of each piece is about 2 cm. Slightly beat the fillets so that the pieces become thinner;
  2. Cook the marinade. To do this, chop the garlic cloves, add salt, thyme, mix everything thoroughly. Dilute these ingredients with olive oil, season with salt and pepper. All marinade ready;
  3. Grease the marinade abundantly from all sides, put in the refrigerator for one hour;
  4. Squash, eggplants shred strips (thickness 6 mm), fry in oil on each side, almost to the ready state;
  5. Bulgarian (sweet) pepper cut into 4 parts, remove the seeds. Each part is coated with butter, baked on the grill. When black tusks appear on the pepper, you can get it. It should be cool slightly and remove the skin;
  6. Put the meat plates on the desktop, put one vegetable on one layer (for example, zucchini, and eggplants on the other, peppers on the third, etc.);
  7. Fold rolls, fasten with toothpicks or tie up with threads. Each roll is richly greased and baked until cooked in the oven. It will take 20 minutes;
  8. Ready-made rolls can be held on the table under the foil for about 10 minutes, served hot on the festive table in 2018, but cold rolls are also good.

Chickens Baked With Potatoes

chickens с картофелем

Food Package:

  • chicken gherkin – 4 pieces;
  • potatoes – 8 small tubers;
  • tomato – 1 large fruit;
  • half a lemon;
  • mustard beans – 1 tbsp. spoon;
  • oil (olive) – 80 grams;
  • Lemon pepper – 2 pinches;
  • to taste – salt.

The dish can be cooked for 1 hour, one serving contains 400 kcal.

How to cook chickens for the festive night of 2018:

  1. To wash each carcass, blot with a paper towel. In a small cup, mix the juice (lemon), oil, mustard, lemon pepper. To coat this mixture (marinade) with chickens. Leave on the table for 10 minutes;
  2. Chop the potatoes in large pieces, boil a little (until half cooked), remove from the pan. Cut the tomato into slices (0.5 cm);
  3. Put on a baking sheet in a circle a layer of potatoes and tomato circles, and in the middle of the pickled chickens. Bake 35-45 minutes, the recommended temperature is 200 degrees.

Duck in oranges

duck с апельсинами

Need to prepare:

  • 1 duck (2 kg);
  • 3 oranges;
  • 3 celery stalks;
  • lemon – 1 fruit;
  • 30 grams of olive oil;
  • wine – 2 tablespoons;
  • 30 grams of honey;
  • season with salt and pepper to taste.

Preparation will take 1 hour and 15 minutes, calorie will be 400 kcal.

Cooking method:

  1. Prepare a duck carcass: wash, trim the upper part of the wings, remove if there is excess fat;
  2. In a large bowl, mix lemon juice and orange juice until smooth, add oil (olive), spices, salt;
  3. Put the duck in the mixture (marinade) and refrigerate. Marinating time from 1 to 6 hours;
  4. Wash orange and cut into 4 parts;
  5. Get pickled duck, stuffed with oranges and celery (petioles). Put in the prepared form;
  6. Heat the oven (190 degrees), put a duck in it. Cooking time 2 hours, every half hour, water the carcass juice, which is formed during cooking;
  7. Prepare the glaze – combine orange juice, wine and honey. Pour this mixture into the pan, bring to a boil, and cook until the mixture is thick;
  8. Remove the finished bird from the oven, remove celery and oranges from it. Pour the dish with cooked icing. Garnish with orange slices, can be served with rice.

Tips for decorating New Year’s table

As we all know, the year 2018 is the year of the Yellow Earth Dog, therefore for the decoration of a festive feast it is necessary to use dog figurines and yellow, orange, gold, mustard, brown.

It is not necessary to cover the table with a yellow tablecloth or look for orange glasses! Different accessories will do: napkins, cloth napkin rings, tinsel, beads, rain, and hot snack stands..

Beige is also the color of the Dog, if there is a beige tablecloth in the house, it means that you have already cheered the hostess of 2018. Do not forget about the miniature figures depicting the symbol of the year – be sure to buy a dog figurine and place it on the festive table, and at the most central place.

Main rules:

  1. One of the basic rules of the New Year’s serving suggests that the decor details, textiles, and utensils should be in the same color. The shade of the tablecloth, napkins, dishes and other components should overlap with each other, then the serving will be complete;
  2. Given the colors of 2018, you can note the combination of orange and brown colors. Such a union looks profitable and elegant. Let the white tablecloth with a brown napkin pattern, white plates with a brown border, the appropriate shade of candles be placed on the orange tablecloth.

We wish you a cozy and happy New Year 2018!