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BBQ Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

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Prepare your patio, fire up the grill and invite all your family and friends over for a backyard fiesta! This summer is time to get grilling and enjoy awesome BBQs! Good enough, here are over 20 tantalizing BBQ recipes to make the most of this summer!

Awesome summer BBQ recipes


1.Grilled Pomegranate Harissa Chicken {Gluten-Free}

This grilled chicken recipe features 6 simple ingredients- Harissa paste, orange juice, olive oil, pomegranate molasses, a little bit of salt and the chicken- combined to make one full-of-flavor dish – one perfect for summer!

BBQ Chicken Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

2. Juicy Grilled Lager And Lemon Chicken

Heard about cooking with beer? Well, cooking with actually has a lot of benefits to since the drink brings a richness and sweet nutty flavor to the the recipe. In this recipe, Lager-  lighter and typically drier than other types of beer- is used, so the flavors complement the lemony brightness of the marinade.

BBQ Chicken Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

3. Healthy Barbecue Beer Can Chicken with Molasses & Beer BBQ sauce

Another grilled chicken recipe that actually shows you how good beer actually adds flavor to the chicken.

BBQ Chicken Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

4. Chile Lime Chicken

Love marinades and rubs? Then use this recipe to enjoy well-marinated chicken that has been grilled to perfection! The chile-lime marinade used gives it amazing flavor and you control the heat and spice. One for summer, right?

BBQ Chicken Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

5. The Greatest Grilled Chicken Ever

Wonder why this is the greatest grilled chicken ever? The Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute is used! The greatest pre-mixed (salt-free!) “all-purpose-when-I’m-lazy” seasoning that you can buy! Try this!

BBQ Chicken Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

6. Apricot Sesame Chicken Skewers with Grilled Asparagus

Think of a hot summer afternoon and all you can have is some tender, boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into cubes and skewered, grilled to perfection and then drenched in a fabulous sweet and spicy sauce! I want that!

BBQ Chicken Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

7. Cowboy Chicken Patties

Want some chicken burgers too? Then you need to make Cowboy Chicken Patties! Go creative with your grilled chicken recipe and prepare these less greasy and fatty patties that are full of flavor!

BBQ Chicken Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

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1.Grilled Steak Salad with Feta and Clamato Dressing: Weight Watchers Friendly

With this recipe, you can prepare a healthy, yet meaty, filling and delicious BBQ meal for summer which is still light and relatively Weight Watchers friendly.

BBQ Steak Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

2. Black Garlic & Lime Cedar Plank Salmon

Add black garlic and lime to your smoky grilled cedar plank salmon for more flavor. Good enough, the recipe is paleo, gluten-free and takes the shortest time to be cooked.

BBQ Fish Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

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    3. The Perfect grilled Lobster Tail 

    More sea food for summer, right? Then use this recipe to grill the perfect lobster tail that will  make you forget about visiting that seafood restaurant around the corner.

    BBQ Lobster Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

    4. The Slow Cooker baby back Ribs with Memphis rub

    The recipe features Memphis “Dry” ribs- usually pork- covered with a rub consisting of salt, paprika and a variety of other spices, then cooked in the dry rub, rather than in sauce (although you can cook it in the sauce too…) After the preparation, you’ll be enjoying some tender and delicious bark ribs!

    BBQ Lamb Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

    5. Strawberry Jalapeño BBQ Pork Tenderloin

    Think about fresh strawberries, jalapeño pepper, cinnamon, ginger powder, mustard powder, honey, juice and apple cider vinegar in one dish?!! Super amazing! Well, thanks to this recipe, you can make the most tantalizing pork recipe for summer!

    BBQ Pork Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

    6. Grilled Steak with Salsa Verde

    If you seriously love junk food like burgers, then it’s about time you ditch those burgers for some delicious grilled steak with traditional Italian salsa verde!

    BBQ Steak Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

    7. Mexican Poc Chuc – Grilled Pork from the Yucatan

    With this recipe, you can prepare a tasty and easy-to-make grilled pork dish marinated in sour orange juice and served with pickled onions. Now I feel like I want this traditional Mayan dish!

    BBQ Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

    8. Lamb and Zucchini Boat – Whole Food and Paleo Friendly

    If you are looking for a quick and easy dinner for a summer night that can be made Paleo, Whole30, Keto, and dairy-free with whole foods and ingredients ? Then this lamb and zucchini boat recipe has to be your go-to!

    BBQ Lamb Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

    9. Tri-Tip With Pomegranate BBQ Sauce And Caramelized Onions

    Tri-Tip? Do you want to try meat from grass-fed cows that boasts of its health benefits, cooks 35% faster than corn raised beef and it great for grilling and has superior flavor? Then here is a recipe for you! The dish has so much flavor and is just what you would need for a BBQ party!

    BBQ Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

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    To sauce or not to sauce? Honestly, I find that BBQ meat is never complete without a delicious BBQ sauce! As long as you remember not to burn your BBQ sauce and season it properly, all is well!

    1. Paleo BBQ Sauce – Smokey Balsamic Apple

    This BBQ sauce is made using apples and apple juice which make it sweet enough that you don’t need any added sweetener- and it used up a bunch of canned tomatoes too.

    BBQ Sauce Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

    2. Mango Tequila BBQ Sauce

    This Mango Tequila BBQ Sauce is a fresh, sweet, and spicy sauce that would be fantastic on chicken, pork, fish, beef and just anything!

    BBQ Sauce Recipes You Must Try Out This Summer

    Well, did you love the recipes? We would love to know what recipes you would love to try out this summer?

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    Disclaimer: This is a collaborative post featuring all the food bloggers who shared their BBQ recipes.




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    1. LiveLoveAndAdventure says

      Thanks for all of these suggestions! I love barbecuing chicken but have never tried beer can chicken before. this looks like it could be something easy and fun to do for summer and I can’t wait to try it.


      Loving the selection of recipe ideas which are making me super hungry as I haven’t had lunch yet. I need to try some of the chicken ones out on the children, they’d love them.

    3. John says

      My mouth is watering at these. They look amazing! Bookmarked for future that’s for sure. When the weather heats up!

    4. Chad says

      You killed me with all these amazing bbq recipes. I can’t stop drooling. I love BBQs. I am bookmarking this for sure. Thank you.

    5. Kristine Nicole Alessandra says

      Grilled salmon is always a winner and I love your recipe for it in this post. I am also a big fan of grilled pork ribs, pork tenderloin, etc. My favorite season is grill season! Saving all your recipes for awesome weekend BBQs with my famliy!

    6. Karen Monica says

      You made me feeling hungry now…lol. My family love having barbecues during the weekends, I must try these recipes out and surprise them. Thank you Darlene 🙂

    7. Anatoliy Simeonov says

      I felt hungry while reading the article. Wonderful recipes! I love pork very much and surprised me with the combination of strawberries and йalapeño in “Strawberry Jalapeño BBQ Pork Tenderloin”. I will definitely try it out.

    8. Arun says

      Omg, this is such a huge collection. I am saving this post. Haha, you have covered my whole summer ideas for new recipes. And they look delish.

    9. Heidi says

      I have never heard of Harissa paste or pomegranate molasses, but I might just have to find them. That first recipe looks amazing, and I love that it’s gluten free.

    10. Anagha says

      What a wonderful list ! It already makes me craving.. I love chicken BBQ all time favorite <3

    11. pooja Malkani says

      Wow! these are great recipes to try out this summer. I would love to try my hand on Chile lime chicken and some great wine with it would do wonders. Just shared it with my husband, he loves to cook and I love to eat 😉

    12. Alexandra Cook says

      This is a perfectly example of how BBQ chicken she look! I am absolutely craving one of these!

    13. Alexandra Cook says

      I’m not sure I should have read this post while my husband is cooking dinner – now I want to send him back to the supermarket and get the ingredients for this!

    14. Becca Wilson says

      Warmer weather is definitely here. I can not wait to break out these recipes!

    15. Natalie says

      I am so excited for bbq season! I’ve been really enjoying grilling veggies and tofu in the last few years. Have to give asparagus on the grill a try!

    16. Msddah says

      I just saved this. I will definitely be trying these recipes as they are so easy to make. Thanks for sharing. Xo

    17. David Elliott says

      All of those recipes look really great. I have heard great things about beer can chicken and I am going to have to try it out for myself someday. And if I can learn to make a few of my own BBQ sauce recipes that I like as well, it would be great too.



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