Skewered barbecue sardines on a board by a plate of chermoula sauce

Quick barbecue recipes

38 Recipes

Serve up a barbecue feast in a flash. These recipes only need 20 minutes or less with everything from chargrilled meats and fish to speedy salads and sides.

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

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

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

Tzatziki

0

(0 ratings)

This fresh and simple Greek dip is perfect served with toasted pitta bread for a party platter or served with slow roast lamb
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cabbage koshimbir

0

(0 ratings)

Try a healthy accompaniment to tandoori dishes or barbecued meats. Koshimbir is an Indian slaw or crunchy cabbage salad where the chilli is optional
  • 12 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sesame grilled asparagus rafts

4.8

(5 ratings)

Griddling or barbecuing asparagus individually can be fiddly, but it’s much easier cooking them like this – plus it looks impressive
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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

Marshmallow & strawberry kebabs

5

(1 rating)

Have some residual heat left over on your campfire or barbecue? Toast up these sweet skewers with salted caramel drizzle
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Egg & new potato salad

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Great for a summer lunch, picnic or barbeque - takes no time at all.
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Prawn bruschetta skewers

5

(2 ratings)

Enjoy a lazy lunch in the garden with these low-fat, prepare-ahead skewers - perfect for sharing
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Cheeseburgers

4.375

(2 ratings)

These diner-style sliders have gooey melted cheese and all the fixings - the ultimate American beef burgers for a barbecue feast
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Peppered pinto beans

0

(0 ratings)

This Southern side is simple to make and uses everyday store cupboard ingredients to make a low fat peppery addition to any barbecue
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Paprika chicken ciabattas

4.88889

(9 ratings)

Turn an open sandwich into a filling and easy meal, with this fast and flavoursome recipe
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Green Gem salad

0

(0 ratings)

This fresh salad is very low in fat, a perfect accompaniment to heavy BBQ food
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Courgette & halloumi skewers

3.535715

(7 ratings)

Marinade cheese with mint, lemon and olive oil, thread onto kebab skewers with veg and chargrill
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Falafel burgers

3.854165

(12 ratings)

Whizz up chickpeas with garlic, spices and herbs to make delicious vegetarian patties for lunch or dinner
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Quinoa, pea & avocado salad

3.75

(1 rating)

This super-healthy, herby side dish is a lovely light accompaniment to grilled chicken, fish or a BBQ spread
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Speedy Tex-Mex rice

3.8

(5 ratings)

Ditch the boring burger buns and try this easy side dish with burgers or chicken at your next barbecue
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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