Charred courgettes, runner beans & ricotta with blue and yellow flowers

Easy barbecue recipes

47 Recipes

For fuss-free al fresco dining this summer, try our easy barbecue recipes with delicious chargrilled meats, vegetables, salads and side dishes.

Charred courgettes, runner beans & ricotta

5

(2 ratings)

This vegetarian side dish of charred courgettes and runner beans sings summer and also has a small bite of hot chilli. It goes down well at barbecues
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken gyros

4.80769

(13 ratings)

Marinate the chicken for these Greek-style spiced kebabs as long as possible to soak up all the flavour and make it really tender. Serve with warm bread, salad and tzatziki
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Paillard of chicken with lemon & herbs

4.615385

(13 ratings)

Pounding meat until thin and flat is a great technique for barbecued chicken breast, as it ensures it won’t dry out. Try this version with lemon and herbs.
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pulled pork

5

(3 ratings)

The easiest pulled pork recipe you'll ever use. No tricky measurements involved, minimal ingredients and a mouth-watering smoky barbecue result...
  • 8 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

BBQ sardines with chermoula sauce

5

(1 rating)

Serve sardines with a delicious lemon, chilli and herb chermoula sauce for the ultimate taste of summer. Perfect for a lazy afternoon barbecue
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Chicken tikka skewers

4.77193

(57 ratings)

This breezy dish is perfect for the grill or barbecue - and it's low-calorie too
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Tangy tomato relish

0

(0 ratings)

Add freshness to a barbecue or Indian meal with a relish that is packed with tomatoes, onion and coriander – and it can be made a few days ahead...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Herby potato salad

0

(0 ratings)

Try this potato salad at a barbecue for a different take on a classic summer salad. This delicious recipe instead features basil, parsley and garlic
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mint chutney, barbecued lamb & potato salad

3.75

(2 ratings)

This beautiful barbecued lamb with a fresh minty chutney makes a great sharing dish for friends. Serve with our new potato and spring onion salad
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

BBQ rum & caramel bananas

4.5

(4 ratings)

Make the foil parcels for these BBQ rum bananas in advance, then place them in the dying coals while eating your main – the perfect end to a summer barbecue...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Elderflower gin

3.75

(1 rating)

Add a touch of summer to a classic tipple with this delicious elderflower-infused gin. Great for a summer gathering, served with tonic water and lots of ice
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Indian spiced barbecued lamb

4.666665

(9 ratings)

Yogurt-based marinades create a delicious thin crust when they char, so are ideal for barbecues
  • 5 hours
  • Easy

Texas BBQ Sauce

0

(0 ratings)

An easy recipe for an essential smoky barbecue sauce to jazz up your burgers and sides
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Beef & red pepper burgers

3.75

(4 ratings)

Pack your patties with extra vegetables - carrot and roasted pepper - to boost flavour and up your veggie intake
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Watermelon & strawberry slushie

5

(1 rating)

What's more refreshing than eating a slice of cool watermelon on a hot summer's day? Drinking our iced fruit slushie!...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Barbecued surf & turf

5

(2 ratings)

Light the coals and cook up a feast of lobster served with seaweed butter and barbecued T-bone steak. Does anything say summer better than surf & turf?
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Barbecued chicken fajita skewers

5

(3 ratings)

Get the kids in the kitchen to prepare this easy BBQ chicken recipe, then assemble together with creamy guacamole on tortilla wraps
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Barbecued mussels

4

(1 rating)

Serve this rustic take on moules marinière in its foil package fresh from the barbecue. Partner the mussels with crusty bread to mop up the creamy sauce
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Barbecued fajita steak

4.27778

(9 ratings)

If you have time the day before, marinate the meat overnight, then, when you're ready, light the barbie and get cooking...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy

Chilli-butter barbecued corn

4.375

(2 ratings)

Give corn-on-the-cob the edge with a harissa-garlic butter - barbecue your sweetcorn then brush on your spicy garnish
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Burnt aubergine raita

5

(2 ratings)

Make this aubergine raita as a side dish for a summer barbecue. With yogurt, spring onions and mint, it's a refreshing accompaniment to meat dishes...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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