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

Quick barbecue 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.

1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Thread a mixture of prawns, white fish, salmon and pineapple onto wooden skewers and barbecue to perfection

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

This fresh salad is very low in fat, a perfect accompaniment to heavy BBQ food

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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16 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Marinade cheese with mint, lemon and olive oil, thread onto kebab skewers with veg and chargrill

18 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
32 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Whizz up chickpeas with garlic, spices and herbs to make delicious vegetarian patties for lunch or dinner

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Ditch the boring burger buns and try this easy side dish with burgers or chicken at your next barbecue

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
42 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy midweek meal ready in under 20 minutes

17 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this refreshing twist on a traditional sangria and use white wine instead of red with elderflower to complement the fruit. Perfect for summer parties

5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Ready in a flash, these sesame and soy beef skewers are perfect for barbecues or the grill

16 mins
Easy
49 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A fresh and colourful salad to brighten up any barbecue or buffet - no matter what the weather

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up shop-bought hummus with harissa, herbs and lemon for a quick and easy party dip. Serve with toasted flatbreads and raw vegetables

5 mins
Easy
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This vivid vegetarian accompaniment can be thrown together quickly- the fresh corn works perfectly with the jalapeño, coriander, lime and feta

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 1.0 out of 5 star rating

A pretty pink punch to keep your guests happy. Make it up in minutes and serve chilled

5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Based on the Brazilian dish churrasco, steak is flavoured with tangy Worcestershire sauce, spices, citrus and garlic

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Flavour basic grains with sundried tomatoes, aubergines, red peppers and olives for a versatile side dish

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Pop these healthy kebabs on a griddle or the BBQ - they're packed with Creole spices and are a lean treat

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up a shop-bought lamb burger with garlic mayo, gherkins and chilli for a hot and spicy twist. Perfect for lazy summer weekends

20 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Transform BBQ sides with this flavour-packed butter. With a zesty, salty and spicy punch, it's perfect melted over hot corn on the cob or boiled new potatoes

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
35 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Pack four of your 5-a-day into these tasty veggie burgers with barbecued halloumi. Wrap in lettuce cups instead of buns for a healthy, low-calorie option

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Leave the lamb to marinate for a few hours if you have time, to give these kebabs even more flavour. You can also use goat meat if you can get hold of it

10 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make corn on the cobs extra special with a slathering of butter mixed with comté cheese, herbs and chilli, cooked on the barbecue. A lovely summer side dish

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
117 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make a fresh and colourful Greek salad in no time. It's great with grilled meats at a barbecue, or on its own as a veggie main

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A simple, refreshing drink that's perfect for a summery gathering. For an extra-special twist, swap the sparkling water for champagne

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
692 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone after a satisfying bite low in calories.

16 mins
Easy
Vegan
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