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16 BBQ Recipes Guaranteed to Impress Your Party Guests

These moreish BBQ recipes will take your next afternoon gathering to the next level!

As the weather warms up, there's nothing better than spending a sunny afternoon barbecuing with family and friends. Unsure of what to cook? To help, we've whittled down some of the best BBQ recipes that go beyond just throwing some prawns or snags on the barbie. From marinated seafood and convenient kebabs, to moreish side dishes and vego-friendly eats, these recipes will take your humble arvo BBQ to the next level. Don't worry, you can thank us later.

BBQ Recipes: Meat

Chimichurri Skirt Steak

Full of flavour and an easy way to get your ready meat intake for the week, this dressed-up skirt steak is best enjoyed when paired with a glass of malbec and lots of fresh salad.

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Grilled Greek Chicken Kebab

Sweet and succulent, these juicy chicken kebabs will be flying off the grill at your next party. Marinated in a blend of balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper, be sure to make extra to avoid dissappointment. 

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Char Siu Pork

This Chinese BBQ pork recipe is very versatile. Not only will it suit your upcoming BBQ paired with rice and greens, but you can up the ante by adding bao buns, spring onions and hoisin sauce. Delish!

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Grilled Lamb Chops

Who doesn't love a lamb chop? Especially one that has been lovingly drizzled with beautiful ingredients like mint, coriander, parsley, lemon, paprika, cumin, honey, sesame oil, salt and pepper. Sublime.

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Grilled Boneless Chicken Thighs

Simple yet delicious, these marinated chicken thighs pair perfectly with fresh summer salads. Ditch the tomato sauce, and drizzle your chicken with lemon and tzatziki for maximum cool flavour.

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Rosemary Garlic Steak Kebabs

Absolute herby deliciousness, this rosemary and garlic kebab recipe is a Greek food lover's dream. The grilled tomatoes on each skewer add a punch of sweetness that pairs perfectly with the steak.

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BBQ Recipes: Seafood

Honey Mustard Salmon

These little parcels of salmon will come off the grill bursting with flavour. The classic combo of honey and mustard gives the humble fish a new lease on life.

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Scallops

This simple recipe ensures the natural goodness of the scallop doesn't go missing. All you need to pair with these scallops is a generous glass of pinot grigio.

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Margarita Grilled Prawns

Perfect as a starter or the main course, this mouth-watering prawn recipe will have you wanting to dine on prawns every weekend. 

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BBQ Recipes: Vegetarian Mains

Grilled Halloumi & Vegetable Skewers With Pistachio Pesto

For your vego friends, a simple grilled halloumi and veggie skewer will ensure they don't go hungry at your carnivorous BBQ. The pistachio pesto is sooo good, that you'll want to put it on your pasta as well.

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Grilled Garlic Butter Mushroom Kebabs

With only five ingredients, this is a simple recipe that is guaranteed to be a crowd favourite. Loved by carnivores and herbivores alike,  these buttery mushrooms are the perfect meat substitute at a BBQ.

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Grilled Barbecue Tofu Skewers

The perfect vessel for flavour, tofu efficiently soaks up any flavour you marinade it in. In this instance, tofu takes on a smoky vibe with this barbecue marinade recipe your herbivore friends will love.

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BBQ Recipes: Side Dishes

Grilled Peach Salad with Curry Pecans & Honey Vinaigrette 

A sweet salad with a smokey bite, this delicious grilled salad will add another flavour dimension to your humble BBQ.

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Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Coriander Dressing

This wholesome summer side dish pairs perfectly with any BBQ meats you cook. And if you aren't a fan of coriander, why not try a sweet and sticky balsamic reduction to further caramelise the potatoes. Delish!

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Grilled Chilli Lime Butter Corn on the Cob

Who doesn't love corn on the cob? Our family dinner fave gets a tangy upgrade with chilli and lime-infused butter. Now that is something we can definitely get on board with!

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Grilled & Glazed Carrots

Sweet and salty, these moreish carrots are slightly addictive. If you have a sweet tooth swap the honey for maple can thank us later!

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Loved our BBQ recipes and looking for more cooking inspo? Look no further than our Entertaining section. From delicious bread and salad recipes, to easy summer cocktails and cookie recipes, you'll be a masterchef in no time.

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