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

Quick barbecue recipes

54 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.

2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Slice fennel and chargrill it as the base to a salad dressed with Kalamata olives, parsley, basil and garlic

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
41 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This meaty main course from James Martin makes a delicious dinner party dish - barbecue or griddle for a smoky outer crust and a meltingly tender middle

17 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy, summery salad perfect for barbeques and picnic

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
32 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Flavour barbecued corn on the cob Brazilian-style with coriander, lime, garlic mayonnaise and Parmesan cheese

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
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