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11 of the Quickest And Easiest Summer BBQ Recipes For Your Grill 0

Quick And Easy Summer Barbeque Recipes For The Grill

by Jacqueline Samaroo

It’s summertime and the grilling should be as easy as the living. You shouldn’t be spending your day cooking over a hot grill, especially if it’s at a long awaited gathering of family and friends. You need to enjoy some great food in the good company of everyone present. These summertime barbecue recipes for the grill are all quick, easy and mouthwateringly delicious. Everyone will love them!
We’ll start off with tastes from around the world – first up is Latin America.

Grilled Salmon Soft Tacos

1. Grilled Salmon Soft Tacos

“These were excellent!” kirstin

Each of the flavors in this dish is perfect for summertime. Coat the salmon in spice rub made of chili powder, lime juice, salt and pepper. Grill it for afew minutes, slice it and remove the skin. Warm up the tortillas and fill them with the fish, cabbage slaw, salsa and cilantro crema. You might find yourself doing a few steps of the salsa at the grill while you make this dish.

Total time: 20 minutes

2. Korean Grilled Beef (Bulgogi)

“Fantastic!” theresa b.

Summer in the Orient is super sweet with this bulgogi. Firm up the beef in the freezer and then cut it into thin slices. Toast some sesame seeds and add them to the sugar, soy sauce and seasonings to make a marinade which you then pour over the beef. Set it aside while you cook up the vegetables. Quickly grill the beef, add the vegetables, give it a stir and sprinkle sesame seeds on top. So sweet!

Prep time: 35 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes

Caribbean BBQ Chicken

3. Caribbean BBQ Chicken

“5 Stars without a doubt!” Mia in Germany

It’s the flavors of the Indies – West Indies, that is! Get your grill heating up to medium high while you trim and season the chicken. Grill the chicken skin, side up and covered, turning and basting after 15 minutes. Grill, turn and baste it some more until it’s just right. Summer has never been better!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

4. Indian-Spiced Chicken Pitas

“Fantastic. I loved this recipe!” klewis7884

Let’s move into the spicy flavors of the East Indies with this chicken pita dish. Oil the grill rack and set it to preheat. Season the chicken with garam masala and salt then grill it until cooked. Set it aside while you season the thinly sliced cucumbers and prepare them with yogurt, lemon juice, cilantro and more garam masala. Serve the warmed pitas filled with the chicken, cucumbers, lettuce, tomato and onion. Mmm, Spicy!

Total time: 30 minutes


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5. Grilled Shrimp Scampi

“These were tasty.” BajaValle

Grilled shrimp is a great way to mix up the summertime barbecue offerings. Marinate the seasoned shrimp in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Set them on skewers while the grill preheats to high, then grill them 2-3 minutes on each side on the lightly oiled grate. You spend just 6 minutes over the grill then you’re back to reveling with the rest of the crowd!

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 6 minutes
Total time: 36 minutes

Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken

6. Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken

“Mmmmm. This is SO good!” LYNNIEKRAVITZ

The sauce is the perfect accompaniment to this tender and moist chicken. While the grill is heating up, make your honey mustard sauce with the help of some mayonnaise and steak sauce. Save some for basting and use the rest to coat the chicken which you then placed on a lightly oiled grill. Occasionally baste and turn the chicken until it’s done just the way you like it. Looks like summer is here, guys!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

7. Honey Chicken Skewers With Grilled-Corn Salad

“I loved it and so did my kids!” KeriFred

Ketchup-loving kids (and adults) will flip for this dish. Heat the grill to medium high while the skewers soak in water. Mix up your Worcestershire, ketchup and honey sauce and set it aside. Slice the chicken into strips, skewer them and season them with salt and pepper. Cook them on the grill, making sure to baste them with the sauce when they are near done. Quickly grill the corn (about 4 minutes) then toss the kernels with salt, pepper, butter and scallions. Serve with the chicken strips for a delightful treat.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes


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8. Perfectly Grilled Steak

“The steak came out perfect!!” Eileen F.

These steaks are so simple and amazingly juicy. Bring the steaks to room temperature by leaving them covered on the counter for a while. Fire up the grill to high and season the steaks with salt and pepper. Place them on the grill and cook to desired doneness. Let them rest a bit (you might have to hold off the drooling masses) before slicing them up to serve.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

Pork Souvlaki

9. Pork Souvlaki

“This was delicious.” Mikeythev

Think “summertime in the Mediterranean” as you grill up this scrumptious Greek dish. Set the pork to marinate in some salt, pepper, lemon juice and little oil. Make the sauce using yogurt, lemon juice, tahini and water then set it aside as well. Skewer the pork and grill until cooked. Serve up the pork souvlaki with the sauce and lemon wedges. We’ll understand if you want to smash a plate or two in celebration of how great these taste!

Total time: 20 minutes

10. Pork Chop-Apple-Bean Packets

“This is one of our favorites!” Stephanie

Most people seem to think the apples and beans in this dish are the real stars of the show! Combine the apple, onion, sauce and drained beans then set aside. Place each pork chop in the center of a piece of foil, sprinkle it with salt and add the apple-bean mixture. Close the foil packets and set them on a grill that’s been heated to medium high. Cover and cook. Serve them up and enjoy the looks of satisfaction.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

11. Spicy Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Blackberry Sauce

“This is hands down one of the BEST recipes I've ever tried.” Sunbuny1

This last recipe takes a step back to the Caribbean with a good dose of Jamaican Jerk seasoning. Preheat the grill and trim the fat from the pork. Season them up and grill them covered for about 10 minutes on either side. Once done set them aside while you whip up the blackberry sauce. Thinly slice the pork, drizzle with the warm sauce and serve. Yeah, mon!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes



9 of the Best Lemon Dinner Servings using Quick, Fast and Easy Recipes 0

9 of the Best Quick & Easy Lemon Dinner Recipes

You may be seeing lots of lemons in your local market at the moment and you might also be asking yourself how you can use these delicious, zesty fruits. Well, fortunately we have compiled some of the best and easiest recipes around that use lemon as their main ingredient. These recipes are wonderfully simple and should offer no trouble even for beginners.

Lemon garlic shrimp

1. Lemon Garlic Shrimp

I can’t believe how easy you make preparing this lemon garlic shrimp. I always think it’s so hard. Thanks for the confidence boost.” - Laura


Garlic and lemon flavors balance each other while delivering a refreshing taste. Add this to shrimp and you've got a healthy seafood recipe that utilizes fresh lemons to perfection.

Preparation is simple allowing you to whip this one out quickly if you are short on time.

Prepare the shrimp, add some seasoning and ready the skillet by sautéing butter and garlic together. Add the shrimp to the pan and finally add pepper and lemon.

Preparing Time: 15 minutes & Cooking Time: 5 minutes

2. Easy Lemon Lentil Soup

All of a sudden it turned chilly out again so this soup would be perfect. Plus I always love easy!” - Pamela

Need something hearty and healthy? Try out this soup that combines lentils and lemon for a perfect blend of refreshing zest with creamy taste. Each spoon you take is filled to the brim with flavor! Preparation is simple and will only take 5 minutes, then it's the easy job of simmering it for a further 45 minutes.

Ready the pan by heating up onion, garlic and hot pepper flakes for a couple of minutes. Once it’s ready sprinkle the remaining ingredients (except the lemon) and wait for it to boil. The final part is adding the lemon juice and spinach.

Preparing Time: 5 minutes & Cooking Time: 45 minutes

Easy Lemon Chicken

3. Easy Lemon Chicken

Another success! Tried this one tonight along with your bacon-baked potatoes. Everything was excellent! Keep up the good work.” – Bill Lewis
The combination of chicken and lemon has been a tried and tested pairing for many years and here you can introduce this perfect couple to your family’s dinner table.

While this one looks a bit trickier than our usuals it is actually an extremely simple recipe to make. Simply prepare the chicken, ready the sauce and cook the chicken until golden brown.

Preparing Time: 15 minutes & Cooking Time: 30 minutes

4. Five Ingredient Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

What an absolutely beautiful chicken recipe, I am going to double up on the asparagus and serve this recipe to my dieting group on Tuesday night. I love this recipe, it is so clean.” - Cookingforkids

Try out this delicious and filling recipe that combines fantastic tasting lemon chicken with a healthy helping of crunchy asparagus.

This is another easy yet delicious recipe. You can also choose to either caramelize the lemon (which will leave it with a rather bitter taste) or use it as fresh garnishing. It’s up to your taste buds, but one thing is guaranteed, this will be a sure fire hit at the dinner table.

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Easy lemon pepper chicken skewers

5. Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken Skewers

I have made shiskabobs soooo many times, but this is the best! I really enjoyed the lemon pepper flavor! Thanks for a great recipe!” – Denise Cofer

Need something simple and easy to give your guests at a barbeque? This lemon pepper and chicken skewer recipe will be the perfect light and healthy dish to serve.

Preparation does involve marinating the chicken in advance but once that's done it's just a question of skewering the meat with the rest of the ingredients and drizzling olive oil over it, then you’re ready to grill this tasty outdoor favorite.

Preparing Time: 10 minutes & Cooking Time: 20 minutes


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6. Braised Lemon Chicken with Dill and Turmeric

So easy and delicious. Thank you. We love dill and lemon too.” – Susan Kantrowitz

This is a delicious and flavorful dish to serve the family. The combination of chicken, dill and turmeric alongside the zesty hit delivered by lemon pings all the right tastebuds.

Cooking is pretty simple with a little sauté here and a little bit of simmering there. You really don’t need to be a master chef in order to perfectly prepare this lovely dish.

Total Time: 45 minutes

Simple Roasted Lemon Chicken with Potatoes and Rosemary

7. Roasted Lemon Chicken with Potatoes and Rosemary

Made this recipe last night. It was delicious and will be a favorite in our house.” - CGirl

This is a little recipe that you can alter here and there to your liking. It can be cooked one way today and a completely different way tomorrow and it can also be used as a great go-to recipe when it's been a tough day and simplicity in the kitchen is a priority.

Arrange your chicken, potatoes, sliced onion and lemon neatly in a pan. Then mix together the rest of the ingredients in a bowl, pour them over the top and pop the pan in the oven for an hour. There you have it, a delicious and filling meal for the whole family that you can change and experiment with as you want.

Preparing Time: 10 minutes & Cooking Time: 60 minutes

8. Lemon Ginger Chicken Thighs

Made with boneless, skinless chicken tenders instead of thighs and it was delish. Rubbed ginger/lemon zest mix on one side and let rest for about 20 minutes, then cooked with that side up, turned and finished per directions.” – Mary Stanton

Here we have a delicious combination of chicken, ginger and lemon. The ginger and lemon really brings out an extra layer of flavor to the chicken creating a taste familiar to those of you who have enjoyed traditional Asian cuisines.

Preparation is all about preparing the lemon sauce, coating the chicken thighs with it, then cooking until nicely browned. Place the chicken on top of the serving plate, drizzle some of the left over sauce on the pan and garnish with lemon wedges and anything green and leafy.

Total Time: 35 minutes

9. Easy Lemon Pasta with Chicken

To boost the flavor I added the left of one lemon to the pasta and pasta water as needed ... Quick and easy.” – Karyn Heller

This is a quick and easy dish that can be served at short notice yet still treat your family to something a little bit special for dinner.

Preparation involves cooking the pasta and chicken with a little pepper and salt. Once that’s done move on to preparing the sauce. Once the sauce is mixed and cooked you can then add the pasta and mix it all together. Afterwards it’s all about topping and garnishing with parsley and some lemon slices for added zesty taste.

Preparing Time: 10 minutes & Cooking Time: 25 minutes