Booze-Inspired Dinner Recipes

If you are looking for a great savory booze-inspired recipe, then look no further! In this article, we will be talking you through our favorite recipes. There is a wide variety, from vegan to meat options, and we can confirm that they all taste as good as they look and sound!

Which one will you try first?

Savory Booze-Inspired Dinner Recipes

1. Viking Chicken

This is a delicious recipe that is a classic twist on a typical roast chicken. While the recipe itself doesn’t feature any alcohol, if you add spirit such as whiskey to the fruit surrounding the chicken, this will mix in with the juices to create a fantastic sauce.

2. Lemon Garlic Shrimp Scampi

If you are looking for a seafood recipe containing wine, then look no further. This lemon garlic shrimp scampi spaghetti tastes absolutely fantastic. The balance of flavors is perfect, and the sauce has a lovely, creamy consistency, without being too rich.

3. Vodka Sauce Recipe

If you are looking for a boozy pasta sauce, this vodka sauce is the perfect option to consider. It is not too overwhelming, and it tastes delicious.

4. Savory Irish Cuisine Cakes

If you are looking for a slightly different option to serve your dinner guest, these cakes are fantastic. They feature green beer, potato, and an Irish cheddar frosting, they are so delicious and certainly something different!

5. Jack Daniel’s Bacon Mac And Cheese

When it comes to the best alcohol for savory food, Jack Daniel’s is always a great go-to choice. This bacon and mac and cheese is no exception to this. It tastes fantastic, and it’s a delicious twist on an old American favorite.

6. Sauteed Shiitakes With Perfect Seared Scallops

If you want to impress dinner guests, these sautéed shiitake mushrooms and seared scallops are the perfect options to consider. They are full of flavor and super tasty.

7. Slow Cooker Red Wine Pot Roast Recipe

This red wine roast recipe is absolutely delicious. As it uses a slow cooker, you can chuck all the ingredients in and leave it to do its own thing. When you get home from work, it will be cooked to perfection, and you will have the perfect dinner.

8. Penne Alla Vodka (Vodka Cream Pasta)

This pasta recipe differs slightly from the other one featured and uses vodka as the main ingredient. It is delicious and not too overpowering or boozy.

9. Crispy Beer Batter Fish & Chips

If you are looking for popular British food to try, then look no further than this recipe. It is a classic take on beer batter and chips. Serve this with mushy peas, and you have the perfect dinner to consume!

10. Classic French Onion Soup

This classic French onion soup tastes simple but delicious. The onion is not too overpowering, and it has the perfect texture and levels of creaminess. The alcohol featured is white wine, and it adds a nice kick to the soup.

11. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

This is another recipe that tastes fantastic and is super easy to make. You just need to put all the ingredients into the slow cooker, and the rest is all done for you. The meat is perfectly tender and the dark beer adds to the flavor well.

12. Vodka Pani Puri (Vodka Infused Savory Indian Snack)

Vodka Pani Puri (Vodka Infused Savory Indian Snack)

If you are looking to serve something a bit different these Indian boozy snacks are the perfect choice to consider. They can be created and served in 15 minutes, and they work perfectly as a starter.

13. Beer Can Jerk Chicken

If you love Jamaican food, you need to try this recipe. It is the perfect blend of flavors and spices, and the beer adds to the chicken well. The meat is perfect and tender.

14. Beer-Battered Chicken Sandwich

This recipe is great if you are looking for a tasty snack to eat that is more casual. The beer batter is delicious and works well in the sandwich. This is the perfect option to serve at a BBQ.

15. Drunken One-Pot Italian Chicken

This is another quick and easy recipe to try that tastes fantastic. It is not too complicated, and the chicken is tender and falls right off the bone. The flavors are strong, and the sauce created is incredibly good.

16. Sticky Bourbon Chicken With Rice

This is one of our favorite recipes featured in this article. We love the balance of the sweet and savory flavors and the infusion of the bourbon. It is the perfect combination when served with rice, and this is a dish you will want to eat time and time again. It is also easy to make!

17. Mango Tofu

If you are vegan, this mango tofu is the perfect option for you. It is full of flavor and is the perfect mix of sweet and savory flavors.

18. Crockpot Red Wine Braised Short Ribs

While you may not think to pair red wine and short ribs together, the combination is fantastic. The wine adds to the flavor well, rather than being overpowering. By cooking it in the crockpot over the course of a few hours, the meat is tender, soft, and juicy. We cannot get enough of this recipe.

19. Wine Chicken

It is no secret that wine and chicken work well together, and this recipe emphasizes this. It is super easy to follow and is the perfect mixture of boozy flavors and spices.

20. Beefy Booze-Infused Pies

There is nothing better than a tasty pie, especially on a cold winter’s day. This recipe features steak and Guinness within the pie. Both flavors work extremely well together, and this is a recipe that will impress your guests. It is easy to replicate and will serve a good amount of people.

21. Maple Bacon Beer Burgers

This recipe really is as delicious as it sounds. The burgers melt in the mouth and the maple, bacon, and beer combination is just incredible. These are the perfect option to serve if you are hosting a BBQ or party, and they will certainly impress your guests.

22. Coq au Riesling

This is similar to Coq au Vin which you may be familiar with. However, it is a creamy version of this recipe. It is equally delicious and one we would recommend giving a try.

23. Pineapple And Rum Glazed Ham

Last but not least we have the pineapple and rum glazed ham. This is a great option to serve at a Thanksgiving dinner party. It is boozy, sweet and provides a delicious sticky glaze on the ham. It tastes fantastic and is not too overpowering in its flavor.


We hope you found this article useful. As you can see, there are so many fantastic boozy options to choose from. You really are spoiled for choice!

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