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Must-Try Recipes For The Grill This Summer

Summertime is the perfect time to fire up the grill and cook delicious food! If you’re looking for new recipes to try out this year, you’re in for a treat! This blog post will share some must-try recipes for the grill. From salmon and chicken to steak and veggies, there’s something for everyone here. So get your grill ready and start cooking!

Grilled Chicken With Rosemary And Lemon

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Nothing says summer like a delicious grilled chicken recipe. The chicken is marinated in a rosemary lemon infusion and then grilled to perfection. The result is a juicy, flavorful chicken that is perfect for any summer gathering. This recipe for grilled chicken with rosemary and lemon is sure to please.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. chicken cutlets
  • 2 large lemons, zested and juiced
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper

Directions

In a mixing dish, combine the chicken, lemon juice and zest, rosemary, garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Use tongs to coat the chicken evenly with the marinade. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.

Once the chicken has marinated, preheat the grill to medium temperature (about 500 degrees F) and spray it with cooking spray. Add the chicken, close the lid, and cook for 5-6 minutes in a single layer on the grill. Turn the chicken over, cover, and cook for another 5-6 minutes.

Remove the chicken from the grill and cover it, letting it rest for 5 minutes before serving. Serve with your favorite sides, and enjoy!

Grilled Salmon With Lemon And Dill

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Looking for a healthy and delicious grilled salmon recipe? This grilled salmon with lemon and dill is perfect for your next summer barbecue or a quick dinner!

Ingredients

  • 2 large salmon fillets
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

Directions

Start by preheating the grill to medium heat. Next, combine the lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl. Brush the mixture generously onto the salmon. Then, make a rub with the salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Sprinkle the rub on the salmon and top it with the chopped dill.

Place the salmon on the grill. Allow it to cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Then, use a spatula to free the salmon from the grill grates. Once the salmon is free, turn it over and cover, allowing it to cook for 8-10 minutes. The internal temperature should reach 145 F to 150 F.

Remove the salmon from the grill and garnish with lemon slices and additional chopped dill. Serve with your favorite sides, such as rice and grilled vegetables. Enjoy!

Grilled Corn On The Cob With Herb Butter

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This recipe is a summertime classic. The corn is grilled to perfection and then smothered in herb butter. The result is a juicy ear of corn full of flavor, perfect for any summer barbecue.

Ingredients

  • Corn on the cob, husks removed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Mix all of the herb butter ingredients in a medium-size bowl until well combined. Set aside to work on the corn. Preheat the grill over medium-high heat. Grill the corn for 15-20 minutes, turning every few minutes, until cooked through and slightly charred on the outside. Remove from the grill and brush with herb butter. Serve immediately.

Grilled Pork Chops With Peach Salsa

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This recipe is a summertime favorite. The pork chops are grilled to perfection and topped with a juicy, tangy peach salsa. The result is a juicy pork chop full of flavor, perfect for any summer dinner.

Ingredients

Peach Salsa

  • 1/2 of a red onion, diced
  • 2 peaches, diced
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Pork Chops

  • 5 pork chops
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. pepper

Directions

To make the salsa, add all the ingredients to a bowl and mix well. Set aside to work on the pork chops.

Preheat the grill over medium-high heat. Brush the pork chops with olive oil and generously season them on both sides with salt and pepper. Next, transfer them to the grill and cook on each side for 5-6 minutes.

Once they finish cooking, set them on a plate to rest for 5 minutes. Then gather them on your serving plate and top with the peach salsa. Serve with your favorite sides, and enjoy!

Grilled Steak With Chimichurri

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This recipe is sure to please the steak lovers in your life. The steak is grilled to perfection and topped with a flavorful chimichurri sauce.

Ingredients

Chimichurri

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 1/2 white onion, diced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tbsp. garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning

Steak

  • 1 pound flank steak
  • 1/4 cup neutral oil of your choice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 lime, juiced

Directions

In a medium-size bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients. In a large ziplock bag, combine the steak and the marinade. Seal and chill for 30 minutes or up to overnight. In a blender or food processor, combine all the chimichurri ingredients and pulse until smooth.

Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Sear the steak for 6-8 minutes on each side until slightly charred but still pink in the middle. Let the steak rest for about 5 minutes after removing it from the grill. Thinly slice the steak across the grain and serve with chimichurri sauce.

Serve the finished steak with your favorite sides, and enjoy! This one is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Which Of These Recipes Will You Add To Your Grill This Summer?

Get creative in the kitchen and try something new this summer! No matter what you are in the mood for, there is sure to be a grill recipe that will satisfy your taste buds. Fire up the grill and get cooking for a summer party or a weeknight dinner for the family.