SPONSORED: 5 crowd-pleasing snacks that are perfect for Rugby World Cup viewing

By TASTE, 1 September 2023

It doesn’t matter if you love rugby or are feeling patriotic —the snacks served during a match are reason enough to celebrate. Invite a few friends over to cheer on your favourite teams and serve classics like chilli poppers, sticky chicken wings and pizza. We may not be certain about who’s taking home the trophy, but we’re certain these snacks will receive all the cheer.

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1. Sticky Asian chicken wings

When it comes to chicken wings, the messier, the better. You can braai the wings, but if the weather isn't sunny this recipe works well in the oven, too. This marinade can also be used for crispy tofu and cauli-wings – make sure all your guests are fed and satisfied regardless of their dietary needs.Sticky-Asian-chicken-wingsGet the recipe for sticky Asian chicken wings here. 

2. Moroccan sausage rolls with minty salsa

Sausage rolls are a classic snack for hosting. It's not hard to understand why flaky pastry encasing juicy lamb sausage is a timeless favourite – once you pop, you can't stop. The minty salsa compliments the Moroccan spices in the lamb sausage and elevates these mini pies from ordinary to gourmet.Moroccan sausage rolls with minty salsaGet the recipe for Moroccan sausage rolls with minty salsa here. 

3. Boerewors sheet-pan pizza

You can't back the Boks without South African flavours on your menu. We love pizza for when we have a few guests over. It's one dish that can feed a small crowd. The bacon-wrapped boerewors is a departure from classic Italian pizza flavours, but we think it totally belongs on pizza. Baking this in a tray creates more surface area, meaning this feeds more people than a regular round or oblong pizza.Boerewors-sheet-pan-pizzaGet the recipe for boerewors sheet-pan pizza here. 

4. Ultimate guacamole with sweet potato nachos

Not all your dishes have to be meaty. These sweet potato nachos are the ultimate chip 'n dip. If you don't have time to make sweet potato nachos from scratch, use store-bought sweet potato chips or stick to the classic and opt for tortilla chips instead. We also suggest making a few platters of this snack – your guests will clear the plate in no time!ultimate-guacamole-sweet-potato-nachosGet the recipe for the ultimate guacamole with sweet potato nachos here. 

5. Easy, cheesy chilli poppers

Is the match heating up or is that your mouth? These chilli poppers are for anyone who loves a bit of heat. Dip in sweet chilli sauce to add some sweetness and let the melted cheese offset the heat from the chillies.Get the recipe for easy, cheesy chilli poppers here. PowerPlastics Pool Covers are made with style, sustainability and safety in mind. PowerPlastics Pool Covers have provided homeowners and businesses with aesthetically beautiful, quality pool covers for many years. PowerPlastics are passionate about saving water, saving electricity, saving chemicals and saving lives – savings that are all easy to achieve by covering up with any of their pool covers.Learn more about how you can cover your pool here.
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