20 Summer Grilling Ideas for a Drool-Worthy Barbecue Season
In this article, I am going to share 20 summer grilling recipes for a drool-worthy barbecue season. There are so many ideas that not every idea could be on this list. So, I have tried to compile 20 of my favorites and I hope you enjoy it.
1) Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Jerk is a style of cooking native to Jamaica in which meat is dry rubbed or wet marinated with a mixture of hot spices called Jamaican Jerk Spice. Once completely marinated, the meat is then smoked over long sticks of pimento wood. But if you are having a hard time finding pimento wood, you could simple grill it. It is a great recipe for you to try out with your friends and family
2) Greek Chicken Kebabs with Tzatziki
Greek food is amazing. I could potentially eat Greek food all day. And do not even get me started with tzatziki sauce. I could even eat it on my morning oatmeal. It is a great option for your BBQ day.
3) Lemon Garlic Shrimp Kabobs
If you are a shrimp lover then you are going to love these shrimp kabobs. The only difficult task is to peel the shrimp. Once that is done, all you need to do is thread them onto a skewer with some fresh lemon slices. You can then pop them right onto the grill and enjoy them delicious Shrimp Kabobs.
4) Filipino Barbecue Chicken
Filipino Barbecue Chicken is something you will find widely on the streets of the Philippines. The best thing about this BBQ chicken is that the skin stays on the chicken so that the meat gets nice and juicy, even though the outside is basically double-charred-crispy.
5) Grilled Pizza
Now, who does not like pizza? The mouthwatering flavor of grilled pizza and the deliciously crisp crust make it fun for parties and are perfect for individual pizzas.
6) Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken
Well, lime is the predominant flavor in this chicken recipe paired with cilantro. You could also try it with minced ginger, garlic or even mint. I bet you are going to love this one.
7) Grilled Honey Chipotle BBQ Chicken Skewers
Perfectly charred with smoky, sweet and spicy barbecue sauce, these Grilled Honey Chipotle BBQ chicken skewers are just perfect to share with your friends and family.
8) Grilled Salmon Skewers with Garlic and Dijon
Grilled Salmon Skewers is one of the most popular salmon recipes in the world. It takes less than 30 minutes to make and you end up with juicy, flaky and flavorful salmon. It is a must try on this list.
9) Spiced Up Turkey Burgers
Take ground turkey and add some smoked paprika, Middle Eastern spices and a touch of applesauce. Instead of using bread crumbs, which can dry out the meat, use bread soaked in olive oil, which would give the burgers moisture and flavor.
10) Grilled Skirt Steak Skewers
Skirt steak is a great cut of meat. The way that fat is marbleized throughout the meat results in a cut that is ever so flavorful and tender. Grilled Skirt Steak Skewers is definitely a great idea for a drool-worthy BBQ season.
11) California Grilled Chicken
The West Coast-inspired chicken takes a dip in savory balsamic marinade before hitting on the grill. It is then topped with melty mozzarella, creamy avocado and fresh tomatoes. It is definitely a recipe that you should try for your BBQ season.
12) Honey Soy Grilled Pork Chops
Honey Soy Grilled Pork Chops are incredibly juicy pork chops marinated in honey soy sauce mixture and are grilled to tender perfection. These sticky honey soy pork chops are an easy dinner and it all comes together in just minutes.
13) Jalapeño Popper Burgers
This is a fantastic recipe that takes the essential components of a popper and encases them in a juicy patty for a burst flavor in every bite. It is definitely one recipe that will get you drooling over.
14) Grilled Salsa Verde Chicken
Hot summer weather begs for easy, fast meals on the grill. Grilled Salsa Verde Chicken is exactly that. This is a recipe that will get you saying, “Ole”. With homemade or store-bought salsa verde, they require zero effort but offer big flavor.
15) Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs
Everything that comes from Hawaii is just out of this word. These kabobs are tender, sweet and delicious. You only require just a few ingredients and hence are very easy to make. You can definitely have them for a small party with your friends and family.
16) Caprese Steak
Marinated sirloin steaks topped with a light fresh flavor of mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and basil pesto is great for dinner parties. Caprese Steak is inspired by the classic flavors of insalata caprese.
17) The Hot Shot Grilled Salmon
The hot shot grilled salmon recipe is a very easy recipe that involves making marinade and marinating the salmon for at least 3 hours. After marinating, pop it on the grill and have fun with your friends and family.
18) Grilled Chili Lime Chicken
Grilled Chili Lime Chicken is made with tender and juicy grilled chicken with the best chili lime marinade. This is surely something that your family and friends won’t get enough of.
19) Italian Chicken Skewers
Marinate the chicken in a quick savory mixture of tomato paste, lots of garlic, olive and fresh parsley for the perfect accompaniment to grilled bread. Italian Chicken Skewers is something that is definitely worth trying.
20) Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Arugula Salad and Plums
Pork pairs are extremely well with sticky-sweet grilled plums and peppery arugula in this amazing dish. This is a must try on this list.