50 Best Grilling Recipes for Your Next BBQ

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I’m always collecting the best grilling recipes I can find so that when the weather starts to cooperate I’ll be ready with BBQ recipes in one hand and a summer cocktail in the other. In my opinion, it doesn’t get better than grilled salmon (or grilled pork chops if you’re feeling patient) and a veggie grill complete or some simple grilled asparagus.

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These awesome grilling recipes include everything from BBQ chicken to grilled pineapple dessert ideas. So fire up your Foreman’s (or your pits if you’re using these as camping recipes) and let’s get cooking!

Best Grilling Recipes for Your Next BBQ

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1. Sesame Garlic Shishito Peppers

Girls Can Grill

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This is not your typical veggie grill mix. These spicy little treats are an easy grilling recipe for heat lovers.

2. Spicy Grilled Watermelon with Creme Fraiche

Floating Kitchen

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Didn’t think watermelon was going to fit in the grilling recipes category? I get it. I wasn’t sure at first either, but these pieces of grilled fruit might as well be slices of heaven. Trust me, you’re going to want to try this decadent, easy grilled watermelon recipe.

3. Grilled Peaches & Burrata with Balsamic Reduction

Bourbon & Brown Sugar

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I look forward to peach season all year long so that I can throw them on the grill and get those deep grill marks that are nothing short of perfection. Toss a little homemade burrata and french bread in the mix and you have one of the best appetizer recipes you can make on a grill.

4. Cayenne & Lemon Grilled Okra

A Hot Southern Mess

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Is there anything more reminiscent of a Southern summer day than fried okra? This healthy recipe gives the southern classic a run for its money.

5. Stuffed Jalapenos Smoked on the Grill

i, Food Blogger

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Ovens, step aside! Stuffed jalapenos are now joining forces with other classic grilling recipes.

6. Rosemary & Garlic Grilled Potato Wedges with Sea Salt

Food & Style

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When you think of grilled vegetables, potatoes may not come to mind. This potato wedge recipe will change your mind (and maybe even your world).

7. Grilled Shrimp & Peaches on Crostini

Running to the Kitchen

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These grilled shrimp are perfectly delicious on their own, but mounted atop crusty bread and grilled peaches they are culinary masterpieces.

8. Grilled Peas in the Pod

Coley Cooks

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I had never had grilled peas before this summer, but once I tried them they quickly became one of my favorite grilled veggies. This healthy recipe is an easy side dish you can throw together in minutes.

9. Grilled Grits Patties

Platter Talk

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If you’re looking for a unique side dish recipe or something to soak up all that grilled goodness that isn’t your typical slice of bread, this grilling recipe is the one for you.

10. Grilled Romaine & Corn Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

Food 52

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Grilled romaine is easily one of my favorite salad bases ever. Add grilled corn in the mix, and there you have the picture of contentment on a plate.

11. Grilled Asparagus with Wasabi Dipping Sauce

Spicy Southern Kitchen

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Grilled asparagus is not only an easy grilling recipe, but it is a crowd pleaser as well.

12. Spiced Grilled Rack of Lamb

Vodka & Biscuits

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When you think of grilling meat, lamb may not come right to mind but it’s a wonderful and easy grilling recipe all the same.

13. Grilled Chicken with Harissa Dijon Marinade

Superman Cooks

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This grilled chicken is best served on the bone keeping the meat melt-in-your-mouth tender.

14. Thai Coconut Grilled Skirt Steak

Healthy Seasonal Recipes

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Add an air of the Orient to your grilling recipes with this Thai inspired grilled skirt steak.

15. Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Pasadena Daisy

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Grilled chicken kabobs are the perfect solution for BBQ recipes you can serve to a large crowd. It’s easy to eat as well as easy to make, making it one of my top grilling recipes for parties.

16. Bourbon & Peach Grilled Baby Back Ribs

Simply Sated

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In true Kentucky form, I believe bourbon makes everything better. That includes this superb ribs recipe. Add in a little peach (because…why not?) and it bumps the grilled meat game up a whole other notch.

17. Homemade Pizza on the Grill

Lauren Kelp

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I’m going to be honest…grilled pizza was not even on my radar and seemed kind of gimmicky, but I was pleasantly surprised by the flavor and crunch the grill gives this traditional dish. Also it’s an awesome recipe for kids who are picky and only want to eat what the immediately recognize.

18. Grilled Flank Steaks with Corn & Radish Salad

Feasting at Home

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This grilled steak is perfectly paired with this crunchy salad of grilled corn and radishes.

19. Grilled Clams with Charred Jalapeno Basil Butter

Half Baked Harvest

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I don’t like to play favorites, but of all the proteins, grilled seafood holds a special place in my heart (or…stomach). These grilled clams pack unbelievable New England flavor in their shells. Pair with some crunchy french bread to soak up all the brothy goodness.

20. Grilled Strip Steak with Onion Sauce

Mantitlement

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Grilled meat meets perfection with this grilled steak recipe complete with caramelized onion sauce.

21. Grilled Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings

New Kid on the Wok

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This is an awesome DIY party food recipe because grilled chicken wings make perfect finger food.

22. Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa

Le Creme De La Crumb

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I mentioned I was a fan of grilled seafood, but I am an equal grilled fish fanatic. And for me, this grilled salmon & mango salsa recipe is the mecca of the grilled fish world. Yes, it’s that good.

23. Ginger, Bourbon & Garlic Glazed Steak

Something New for Dinner

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This grilled steak is Asian inspired and is best served as a noodle dish along with sliced mangoes.

24. Tequila Lime Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Gimme Some Oven

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If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it many times…kabob recipes are among the first of my first go-to party food ideas. This easy grilled chicken kabob recipe is best served to adults as there’s a punch of tequila on them.

25. Grilled Ribeye with Bleu Cheese Butter

Eatin’ On the Cheap

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Grilled ribeye is considered the creme de la creme of beef recipes, so it’s no surprise that this is one of my husband’s favorites.

26. Grilled Beer Can Chicken

Olives-n-Okra

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If you haven’t learned how to make beer can chicken yet, this grilling recipe is a great introduction and tutorial! Plus grilled chicken always tastes best off the bone…mmmmmm.

27. Asian Infused Grilled Salmon Kebabs

Damn Delicious

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Grilled salmon kabobs…need I say more? Yes, I do actually because grilled pineapple and grilled zucchini joined the party. YUM.

28. Perfect Grilled Beef Tenderloin

Go Go Go Gourmet

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Grilled beef recipes don’t come much simpler and more decadent than this. Check out this easy grilling recipe the next time you want to impress someone with homemade gourmet food without a lot of fuss.

29. Grilled Turkey Burger with Ginger Avocado Pineapple Salsa

A Zesty Bite

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This turkey burger recipe makes you forget that classic burgers are made with beef. You’ll never look back at beef patties once you try this healthy burger recipe!

30. Grilled Mexican Street Corn

Boulder Locavore

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To me, no BBQ is complete without grilled corn…more specifically this Mexican street corn recipe.

31. Lemon Garlic Chicken Kebabs on the Grill

Little Broken

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Grilled chicken recipes do not get easier than this. With a light, citrusy flavor profile, this chicken kabob recipe is one of the best recipes for picky eaters.

32. Cilantro Lime Grilled Swordfish Steaks

The Stay at Home Chef

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For grilled fish newbies, this swordfish recipe is a perfect way to ease into grilling this protein. Plus, it’s pretty darn delicious.

33. Apricot & Orange Grilled Pork Skewers

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Sweet citrus pairs perfectly with these grilled pork skewers. A great kabob recipe for when you’re not feeling grilled chicken.

34. Jalapeno Cheddar Burgers on the Grill

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This stuffed burger recipe intimidated me at first, but it’s actually an easy recipe once you get the hang of it.

35. Lime Beer Grilled Chicken Legs

Eat a Great Deal

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Ok, grilling recipes just don’t get easier than this. This grilled chicken marinade does most of the work for you. All you have to worry about is not burning it!

36. Grilled BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwiches with Homemade Coleslaw

Jessica Gavin

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This BBQ chicken sandwich gives me nostalgia as I memories of childhood church picnics wash over me with every bite. Top with the included homemade coleslaw recipe for a real treat.

37. Pesto Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Closet Cooking

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Grilled shrimp can only be made better with this homemade pesto recipe. Italian grilled seafood is one of my favorite preparations of these crustaceans.

38. Easy Grilled Potatoes in Foil

Damn Delicious

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Foil packet grilling recipes also make fabulous camping recipes and these herb grilled potatoes are no exception to that.

39. Pineapple Plank Grilled Fish Fillets

Make the Best of Everything

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This grilled fish recipe takes creative liberties with pineapples and repurposes them as planks to hold your fish together while giving them grilled pineapple flavored goodness. Yummy.

40. Grilled Brown Sugar Chili Pork Tenderloin

Katie’s Cucina

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This grilled pork tenderloin is a family favorite grilling recipe because of its crunchy sugary crust and pull apart tender center.

41. Grilled Sweet Potato Taco Filling Foil Packet

What’s on My Menu

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This vegetarian recipe is easy as pie and just as delicious. Again, because it’s served in a foil packet, it also makes a great camping recipe.

42. Tex Mex White Bean Grilled Chicken Packets

The Kitchen Magpie

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When I make this, I totally picture cowboys gathered round making this campfire recipe as horses whinny and the sun sets in golden hues in the background. The tastiness of this easy foil packet grilling recipe is anything but imaginary with it’s Mexican flavors and ingredients.

43. Grilled Maple Dijon Pork Chops

First Home Love Life

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This easy pork chop recipe is one of my favorite grilling recipes to make after a long summer day. Throw these pork chops on the grill, make whatever side dish recipes you prefer while they cook, craft a summer cocktail and let the worries of the day melt away.

44. Salmon & Summer Veggies in Foil

Cooking Classy

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Grilled salmon takes a different form in this foil packet recipe as it mixes in with likes of squash and summer mixed vegetables.

45. Apple Pie Pizza on the Grill

Simple Hacks Living

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So when you think of grilling recipes, homemade apple pie pizza probably isn’t really on your radar. But this easy dessert recipe is the perfect way to end a meal.

46. Grilled Chocolate Banana S’Mores

Tablespoon

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This easy dessert recipe is a great recipe for kids to make. It’s also a great camping dessert recipe. Plus, it’s just dang delicious and who doesn’t love s’mores?

47. Grilled Pineapple with Raspberry Dipping Sauce

April Go Lightly

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These grilled pineapple skewers are a refreshing fruit dessert recipe for those who want to end a meal on a lighter note. And this raspberry dipping sauce is perfection.

48. Bloomin’ Grilled Apples

The Gunny Sack

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Grilled apples are a delicious and unique take on a classic dessert recipe.

49. Grilled Caramel Bacon S’Mores

Sweet Peas & Saffron

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You think you know how to make s’mores the right way, but you’ve probably never made this classic dessert recipe with caramel and bacon. It’s a game changer.

50. Grilled Pineapple with Coconut Milk

Torview Toronto

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Grilled pineapple is a treat on its own, but this fluffy coconut milk ice cream is a perfect compliment to this fruit dessert.

What are your favorite grilling recipes? Got any cooking hacks for the grill? Share your insights by writing in the comments section below!

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