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Quick barbecue recipes

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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.

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  • 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

  • Barbecued fajita steak

    Barbecued fajita steak

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • Foil-wrapped baby potatoes

    Foil-wrapped baby potatoes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    These tender miniature new potatoes with a charred barbecue flavour make a deliciously simple side dish

  • Halloumi burgers served on a wooden serving board

    Halloumi burgers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.30 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

  • Epic summer salad served in a large bowl

    Epic summer salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.78 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

  • Three cheeseburgers on a chopping board outdoors

    Best cheeseburgers

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    These diner-style cheeseburgers have gooey melted cheese and all the fixings - the ultimate American beef burgers for a barbecue feast

  • slaw in bowl with napkin

    Easy vegan slaw

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make this simple dairy-free vegan slaw that's perfect for barbecues and summer picnics. Put it together in minutes and shake with our mustardy dressing

  • A bowl of barbecued mussels garnished with herbs

    Barbecued mussels

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 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

  • A bowl serving cabbage koshimbir

    Cabbage koshimbir

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 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

  • Texas BBQ Sauce

    Texas BBQ Sauce

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.20 ratings

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

  • Mojito pitcher

    Mojito pitcher

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • Sesame grilled asparagus rafts

    Sesame grilled asparagus rafts

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Paillard of chicken with lemon & herbs

    Paillard of chicken with lemon & herbs

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.37 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.

  • Marshmallow & strawberry kebabs

    Marshmallow & strawberry kebabs

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Egg & new potato salad

    Egg & new potato salad

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • BBQ lamb with peas, mint & feta

    BBQ lamb with peas, mint & feta

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    This is great in summer on the barbie but a griddle on the hob still does it justice - luckily!

  • Prawn bruschetta skewers

    Prawn bruschetta skewers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Garlic pizza with tomato & mozzarella

    Garlic pizza with tomato & mozzarella

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Try cooking your pizza on the barbecue for an authentic crispy Italian-style base. Top with a new take on margherita

  • Peppered pinto beans

    Peppered pinto beans

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Paprika chicken ciabattas

    Paprika chicken ciabattas

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

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

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