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

Quick barbecue recipes

56 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

4.666665

(3 ratings)

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

4.333335

(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

Foil-wrapped baby potatoes

4.5

(2 ratings)

These tender miniature new potatoes with a charred barbecue flavour make a deliciously simple side dish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Halloumi burgers

4.833335

(12 ratings)

These veggie halloumi burgers in brioche buns are perfect for the whole family. Serve as a quick and easy lunch - they're also great on camping holidays...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Epic summer salad

4.916665

(12 ratings)

Perfect for BBQs and buffets, this is an assembly job of gorgeous ingredients – no cooking required. Serve it with lamb kebabs for an impressive summer feast...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cheeseburgers

4.333335

(3 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

Dairy-free slaw

5

(1 rating)

Make this simple dairy-free veggie slaw that's perfect for barbecues and summer picnics. Put it together in minutes and shake with our mustardy dressing...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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

Cabbage koshimbir

5

(1 rating)

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

Texas BBQ Sauce

4.857145

(7 ratings)

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

Mojito pitcher

5

(1 rating)

Make a jug of refreshing mojitos to share, so you can spend more time with your guests. Try our three twists on this classic cocktail, too
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

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

4.833335

(24 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

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

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

4.90909

(11 ratings)

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

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