June 26, 2020

Ten Savory Recipes Ideal for the Backyard Grill

Ten Savory Recipes Ideal for the Backyard Grill

This summer, more and more families are relishing in the outdoor environment for entertainment, community, and of course, utilizing the backyard grill. Chef John, an acclaimed grill master shares over a dozen delicious grill-ready recipes as a part of an AllReceipes.com series. The recipes included in this series are ideal for a family and friends grilling event.

Grilled Five Spice Chicken

Chef John’s take on a popular Southeast Asian grilled chicken dish is composed of a marinade with five-spice seasoning, lime juice, ginger, garlic, chile sauce, fish sauce, rice vinegar, and soy sauce. One look at the simple, yet brightly colored sauce will have you salivating at this classic, flavorful chicken.

Grilled Swordfish Bruschetta

Two simple, yet essential keys to this receipt are revealed by Chef John to unlock this dish’s optimal flavor. “First, add enough oil and vinegar to your tomatoes to make a good amount of ‘sauce’ with which to douse the grilled fish and bread. Second, grill the bread very well over the coals. It should be golden brown with distinctive charred grill marks. The bitter hit from these stripes of charred bread actually makes the tomatoes even sweeter and more delicious.” This swordfish is perfect for mixing things up when cooking on your backyard grill. 

Grilled Mongolian Pork Chops

These mongolian pork chops are made possible with a flavorful marinade that combines sweet, spicy, and sour ingredients, including three types of vinegar, hot sauce, and sugar. This marinade is ideal for thicker pork chops.

Grilled Korean-Style Beef Short Ribs

Great Korean short ribs really rely on thinly-sliced beef. These cuts will only be on the grill for a few hot minutes preside, and the key to succulent beef short ribs is the Asian pear marinade with rice vinegar, sherry wine, poison sauce, samba hot sauce, and sesame oil.

Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp

For this backyard grill recipe’s best flavor, it’s recommended that you obtain extra-large shrimp, so that, as Chef john says, “they can grill longer and get maximum caramelization.” This recipe includes a quickly-prepared, fresh herb sauce to drizzle over your grilled shrimp.

Grilled Game Hens

This receives simple marinade is made with jalapeño and habanero peppers, which bring real heat to this summer treat. If unable to find Cornish Hens, chicken drumsticks are substitute-friendly.

Grilled Lamb with Mint Orange Sauce

These story lamb chops are flavored with Mediterranean herbs and spices, inviting you to finish them off with orange marmalade, chili flakes, rice vinegar, and fresh mint for impeccable taste.  Perfect for the backyard grill and your family will think you are a 5 star chef. 

Grilled Greek Chicken

Simple grilled chicken isn’t bland, if prepared the right way, by maximizing flavor when incorporating a very powerful marinade and roasting the chicken over semi-indirect heat from the grill.

Laotian Grilled Chicken (Ping Gai)

This asian-inspired recipe for chicken marinade is composed of cilantro, soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, and pepper to produce a sweet, garlicky dipping sauce for unforgettable, flavorful backyard grilled chicken.

Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Spicy Mango Sauce

Top off this grilled mahi-mahi with a summer favorite, mango with with spicy has-inspired mango sauce. This sauce is quick to prepare and is perfectly spicy, brightly flavored, and versatile, as it’s just as delicious when paired with swordfish, salmon, tuna, or other fish and grilled meat.

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