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Easy barbecue recipes

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

For more recipes perfect for a hot summer's day, check out our salads for BBQ recipes, vegan summer recipes and budget barbecue recipes.

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  • Chicken souvlaki

    Chicken souvlaki

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.167 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

  • A plate serving charred courgettes, runner beans & ricotta

    Charred courgettes, runner beans & ricotta

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 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

  • Paillard of chicken with lemon & herbs

    Paillard of chicken with lemon & herbs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.40 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.

  • Chargrilled butter cabbage served on a decorative plate

    Chargrilled butter cabbage

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make this delicious chargrilled butter cabbage on the barbecue for an easy veggie side dish. It's full of flavour with lime, chilli and garlic.

  • Sweetcorn with smoked paprika & lime butter

    Sweetcorn with smoked paprika & lime butter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy corn on the cob with a smoked paprika and lime butter for a simple yet delicious summer side. You can make them on the barbecue or hob

  • Tzatziki with chips

    Easy tzatziki

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Enjoy tzatziki both as a dip or a sauce to go alongside barbecued meats. A small shop-bought tub is never enough, and it's so easy to make your own

  • Pulled pork with white bread rolls

    Pulled pork

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.114 ratings

    The easiest pulled pork recipe you'll ever make. No tricky measurements involved, minimal ingredients and a mouth-watering smoky barbecue result

  • 3 grilled sardines served alongside a bowl of chermoula sauce

    BBQ sardines with chermoula sauce

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Three pulled BBQ aubergine & black bean burgers

    Pulled BBQ aubergine & black bean burgers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    Get the kids to help you prep the veg for these family-friendly burgers. These veggie buns have all the comforting textures of meat but are completely vegan

  • Two chicken skewers with broad bean hummus in a bowl and salad in a bowl

    Chicken skewers with broad bean hummus

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    You can swap chickpeas for broad beans to make the hummus, if you prefer. The skewers can also be barbecued if the sun is shining

  • Chicken gyros on plate with pitta, chips and salad

    Chicken gyros

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.13 ratings

    Barbecuing for a crowd? Make chicken gyros served with warm pittas to stuff with fresh tomatoes, onion, tzatziki and chips. Perfect for a summer gathering

  • Chicken tikka skewers

    Chicken tikka skewers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.78 ratings

    This breezy dish is perfect for the grill or barbecue - and it's low-calorie too

  • One miso mushroom & halloumi burger

    Miso mushroom & halloumi burgers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Elevate mushrooms with miso butter to enhance their umami flavour, then stack them with halloumi for a satisfying veggie burger at your next barbecue

  • Ginger beer served in a bottle and a glass

    Homemade ginger beer

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    Enjoy this fiery ginger beer at a family barbecue or pour into a bottle for a picnic. It's made by cooking up a ginger cordial and topping up with soda water

  • Mum’s bbq chicken with corn on the cob

    Mum's BBQ chicken

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Enjoy this fantastic BBQ chicken – the stuff of legends for food writer Judy Joo, who remembers the recipe from her childhood. Serve with doenjang mayonnaise

  • A bowl serving tangy tomato relish

    Tangy tomato relish

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 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

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