Summer time usually means hanging out for barbecues, swimming by the pool, and overall enjoying time together. This summer looks a little different due to the pandemic but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy grilling some amazing meals! You can grill just about anything from meat to fruit to desserts. You can even make a special seasoning or homemade barbecue sauce to add that perfect touch of spices to your meal.
Try one of these tasty dishes to fit your summertime fancy:
Dijon balsamic grilled pork tenderloin – This pork tenderloin is covered in a delicious Dijon balsamic marinade made of honey, Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar, garlic, and olive oil. Just let it marinade for up to 24 hours and brush the grilled pork with the remaining marinade in the bag to make it nice and crispy.
Homemade Alabama White Sauce – This is a spin on classic barbecue sauce, using mayo as the base. Worcestershire, hot sauce, seasonings, brown sugar, horseradish, and lemon juice make up this delicious white sauce. Perfect for dipping chicken or other meats in.
Grilled Halibut – This grilled halibut is made from lemon juice, honey, seasoning, and soy sauce. This seasoning will have the grilled fish seared perfectly. Perfect for a stay in date night or a simple Friday night meal.
Grilled Skirt Steak Skewers – This recipe takes skirt steak and seasons it with honey, red chili pepper flakes, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and other seasonings. This marinade adds a great caramelized flavor to these juicy steak skewers. Perfect for dinner.
Grilled Sticky Chicken Kabobs – These kabobs have a delicious marinade made from red pepper flakes, soy sauce, brown sugar, ketchup, and a varying seasonings. Grilling the chicken turns the marinade into a delicious glaze that’s full of flavor.
Balsamic grilled beets – Just use one beet (can also make this out of golden beets) per person, using oil, balsamic vinegar, and a variety of spices such as marjoram. This simple recipe coupled with grilling makes these beets a delicious side dish for your meal.
Grilled Peaches in sauce – These peaches are drenched in a delicious cinnamon and honey sauce. This simple dessert is sure to be a hit, put it with your favorite ice cream or eat it as is.
Summer is a time of enjoying outside, grilling, and spending time with family. While this summer does look a bit different, don’t be afraid to try out these delicious recipes. You can even drop a meal or two off at a friends door step to promote social distancing. Think of it as a care package made with love and a hope for spending time together next summer.
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