These BBQ recipes are ideal for your next backyard barbecue! It’s time to fire up the grill and start cooking. Who doesn’t enjoy the charred flavor of the grill combined with the smokiness of the meat?
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While a couple of these recipes can be made in the kitchen, the majority of them require the use of a grill. Everything from Texas pulled pork to honey BBQ chicken kabobs will leave you wanting more.
Don’t bother slaving away in the kitchen. Simply gather your family and friends in the backyard and begin cooking! It’s time to enjoy the weather and eat these delectable recipes.
SIMPLE BBQ IDEAS
When it comes to grilling, the best recipes are often the most traditional. We can all agree that chicken can become monotonous, but this delectable recipe changes things up. While almost any cut of chicken will suffice, I recommend drumsticks.
These BBQ burgers have a perfectly caramelized interior and a crunchy exterior. While this recipe does necessitate a few extra ingredients, it is well worth it. You’ll be surprised to learn that the secret ingredient in this recipe is instant oatmeal.
Looking for pork ribs that drip with juice with every bite? Then this is the recipe for you! These bad boys are brimming with flavor and take barbecuing to a whole new level. The marinade is everything when it comes to creating a delectable dish. The longer the pork is marinated, the more flavor it can absorb.
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These tender kabobs are drenched in sauce and will leave you wanting more. This dish is both sweet and tangy, and it contains everything you could want. Who knew combining honey and barbecue sauce could completely transform chicken?
This BBQ pork recipe may be my favorite of all the recipes on the list. This is due to the fact that it can be made all year round and is extremely simple to prepare. This BBQ pork is based on a traditional Chinese recipe that has been passed down through generations.
This tasty BBQ chicken sandwich takes only 30 minutes to prepare and is surprisingly inexpensive. This dish is a match made in heaven when paired with a rich and creamy coleslaw.
BBQ MEAT IDEAS
A classic steak is the best dish to grill, and we can all agree on that. Why over complicate things when the best things in life are often the simplest? Cooking steak will be a breeze once you’ve perfected your signature spice blend. Check out this recipe to learn how to cook like a pro.
Pulled pork is an excellent recipe for feeding a large group at a summer barbecue. Ours come in soft buns with crunchy coleslaw, and we’ve included instructions for making this recipe in a slow cooker.
Try cola marinated pork ribs if you’re looking for one of the best new bbq food ideas. We know it sounds strange, but trust us when we say that this flavor will raise quite a few eyebrows (in a good way).
Grilled pork chops are a crowd pleaser. However, if you add some sweet and tangy bbq rub, you may find yourself in a situation where your chops start disappearing off the platter! That is correct. Everyone loves tender, juicy pork chops hot off the grill.
There are steak kabob recipes, and then there is the ultimate steak kabob recipe, which is about a million floors above them. When you bite into the tender, flavorful, juicy chunks of meat accompanied by generously seasoned grilled veggies like cherry tomatoes, you’ll swear these kabobs descended from heaven.
These lemongrass beef skewers are tender, juicy, and flavorful. Sugar, lemongrass, ginger, soy sauce, fish sauce, chili garlic sauce, and salt are used to make the marinade. It’s a simple recipe, but the flavors are incredible!
BBQ DINNER IDEAS FOR FAMILY
It’s time to astound your family and friends with this unusual beer can chicken recipe. You can make a meal out of a simple spice rub and a full can of beer. Just don’t forget about the chicken. This recipe is a crowd-pleaser because it feeds a large number of people.
Make your own version of the takeout classic and serve it with a variety of toppings and condiments. Even those who aren’t fans of doner kebabs will enjoy this.
Grilled steak tacos are one of the best bbq dinner ideas if you want to try something new with steak. In addition to steaks, you have a lot of great options for things to put inside your tortillas, such as fresh avocado, fresh cilantro, fresh basil, lime juice, Mexican blended cheese, fresh tomato salsa, and much more!
Can’t make it to Hawaii this year? Why not bring Hawaii to you with this delicious tropical recipe? Although there are only a few ingredients in grilled pineapple barbecue chicken, the results speak for themselves! This dish is best served with a cold pasta salad and a baked potato.
It’s difficult to beat mouthwatering marinated grilled salmon as a heart-healthy alternative to beef and pork! The best part about this recipe is how simple it is to prepare. Salmon, unlike other fish, is extremely simple to cook due to the skin on the bottom and the thickness of the fish meat.
BBQ IDEAS SIDE
Bid farewell to boiling corn and hello to grilling it on your grill. While a traditional butter and salt rub can be used to finish the dish, I recommend going the extra mile and getting creative. This recipe includes some fantastic seasoning suggestions that you must try!
Rather than throwing out those rotting peppers, grill them up! These tasty grilled peppers go well on top of a sandwich, in fajitas, or as a side dish. While you can grill any vegetable, peppers have a unique sweetness that cannot be matched.
When we think of the best baked bean recipes, we often think of slow cookers that can take several hours to cook. But what if you don’t have that much time and your barbecue is a last-minute affair?
Loaded baked potatoes, while a simple dish, are one of the BBQ side dishes that can easily stand on their own by simply adding your favorite cut-up BBQ meat, such as pulled pork.
This dish is popular among Brits, and it’s easy to see why. Sausage rolls are buttery, puffy, crispy pastries filled with delicious pork sausage meat. These rolls are far superior to any pigs in a blanket recipe you’ve tried; one bite will convert you. Serve it with your pasta salad.
Okay, cornbread is another dish you might not expect to find at a BBQ, but trust us when we say you won’t want to live without it once you’ve had it with your favorite BBQ entrée!
Are you looking for a new way to spice up your grill? Serve grilled corn salad with jalapeno poppers. To make this dish, combine freshly grilled summer corn with sour cream, cream cheese, jalapenos, and bacon, to name a few ingredients.
EASY BBQ IDEAS FOR A CROWD
Following that is another delectable chicken dish. While these may not sound like the most exciting dishes to serve, they are a sure crowd pleaser and simple to prepare in large quantities. When it comes to chicken, we recommend cooking it in the oven first to ensure that it is thoroughly cooked – after all, no one wants to give their guests food poisoning!
Again, super simple to prepare for large groups, but they look great and will be a hit with those who prefer to avoid meat. These smaller skewers from Sous Chef are ideal for serving as canapes or as a side dish to a larger dish.
All you’ll need for this one are a few rib-eye steaks and some accompanying tortillas, as well as any other tasty fillings you’d like to serve your guests. Seal the steaks in a pan with your preferred marinade before grilling them to your liking for an unmistakable charcoal flavor.
Returning to a tasty fish dish that may not immediately come to mind when thinking of BBQ food but is nonetheless delicious. We guarantee that seafood lovers will gravitate toward this dish first, as it is deliciously tender and flavorful.
We needed to finish on a high note, and baby back pork ribs were the only viable option. A rack of ribs for your guests to dig into will fit the bill perfectly if you want to deliver a real show stopper.
BBQ IDEAS FOR PARTY
Grilled Portobello Mushroom Steaks are ideal for both indoor and outdoor grilling. It’s a simple recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to complete. Simply marinate, grill, and serve!
A quick and easy ribeye roast recipe that you can make any day of the week. This smoked ribeye roast is perfectly seasoned, with a juicy and tender interior and a smoky caramelized crust on the outside.
This smoked bacon wrapped BBQ fatty recipe will be the highlight of your weekend grilling. Crispy bacon, ground pork, homemade mac and cheese, BBQ sauce…this recipe is simple to make and delicious to eat!
These Ground Beef Kebabs are incredibly simple to make, whether you’re grilling them for a summer barbecue or baking them in the oven all year. They’re made with a few inexpensive ingredients that you probably already have on hand, but they’ll be the hit of your next potluck or dinner party!
All of the peppers, onions, Mexican spices, and creamy guacamole you love in fajitas packed into one gloriously, delectably satisfying burger recipe! And, because this is THK, you know we have make-ahead tips, so dinner will be a breeze!
SUMMER BBQ IDEAS
These sausages and Grilled Shrimp Kabobs are flavorful and quick to make! They are the ideal way to make dinner on the grill when you are short on time, but they are also elegant enough to serve at your next barbecue!
This stuff is insanely delicious! You can make the Fireball Whiskey Glaze ahead of time and reheat it briefly before adding it to the chicken.
This Thai chicken satay recipe marinated chopped chicken for maximum flavor before threading it onto grill skewers and slathering it with spicy Thai peanut sauce.
With tender chunks of spice-rubbed chicken breast, smoky bacon, and crisp red onion, these Barbecued Chicken Skewers are out of this world. They’re grilled to perfection before being charred with a simple Bourbon Barbecue Sauce.
These Cajun Prawns are the ideal summer grilling dish. I like to serve these with lots of salads as a delicious, protein-rich addition to a summer feast. They’re great for the whole family and can be completely customized with your favorite spice blend or even a homemade one.
Look no further if you’re looking for a good vegan grilling recipe! Grilled Barbecue Tofu Skewers with 2 Ingredients are ideal for summer cookouts. It’s so simple to make, ready in 20 minutes, and so delicious!Print
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the most popular BBQ food?
Watermelon is the most popular BBQ food in the United States, according to our research. The refreshing treat is too sweet to pass up, and it’s a simple addition to any barbecue menu. Meanwhile, ribs come in second, followed by hamburgers. Fifth place is shared by grilled chicken, pulled pork, and kebabs.
What do you need for a BBQ party?
Checklist of BBQ Essentials:
Foil made of aluminum
BBQ Grilling Cooking Gloves – for temperatures up to 932°F.
Bottle Opener Made of Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel.
Charcoal + environmentally friendly starter + matches
Set of BBQ Grilling Tools. Spatula, locking tongs, and fork made of stainless steel.
What can I grill besides burgers?
8 Yummy Grilling Recipes That Aren’t Burgers:
Guacamole on the grill.
Salad with Grilled Watermelon
Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Lime Grilling.
Kebabs of grilled strawberry shortcake.
Pears grilled with a cinnamon drizzle
Bites of grilled polenta
Salad with grilled romaine and corn.
Tuna Skewers with Salsa Verde Grilled.
What are two dishes that are traditionally Bbqed?
Lamb kebabs, also known as shish kebabs, are the most common, but chicken kebabs, veggie kebabs, and steak kebabs are also popular.
How do you BBQ on a budget?
6 Summer BBQ Money-Saving Tips:
Don’t splurge on expensive meats.
To supplement the food, use less expensive vegetables and sides.
Make your own sides, while you’re at it.
Solicit contributions from your guests.
When the food is done, turn off the grill.
What is the best meat for a BBQ?
Best Beef Steaks for Grilling:
Chuck Eye Steak (Delmonico) A less expensive alternative to Rib Eye Steak.
Steak with Ranch Dressing Affordably priced, slim, and adaptable.
Steak with a flat iron. Excellent for grilling because it is extremely tender, well-marbled, and flavorful.
Tenderloin Tenderloin Tenderloin Tenderloin (Filet Mignon)
Steak with T-Bone.
What do you cook first on a BBQ?
Putting on meat when the grill is hot will result in scorched outsides and raw insides. Aside from steaks or quick-cooking chops, everything else (such as sausages and chicken drumsticks) is best grilled after the flames have died down and the embers have turned white.
What do you serve at a backyard BBQ?
Salad with potatoes
Salad with pasta.
Cobs of corn
Summer Fruits: Watermelon, Berries, and Others
Prepared Vegetables for Dipping
Tortilla chips or potato chips
Tortillas, Pitas, or Dinner Rolls
What is typical BBQ food?
Burgers (and don’t limit yourself to beef; chicken, lamb, and veggie options are all delicious) Hot dog rolls and burger buns (try brioche buns for a street-food feel) Meat / Fish Skewers: make them with prawns, chicken, or chorizo chunks.
What is the easiest meat to grill?
Grilled beef is delicious. Ground beef can be formed into hamburger patties, which are quick and simple to cook on the grill. Any type of beef steak can be cooked on the grill. The classic grilling steaks are rib eyes and T-bones, but almost any beef cut with the word “steak” can be grilled.