7 Barbecue Recipes To Kick-Start National BBQ Week

7 Barbecue Recipes To Kick-Start National BBQ Week

7 Barbecue Recipes To Kick-Start National BBQ Week

7 Barbecue Recipes To Kick-Start National BBQ Week

This Bank Holiday weekend coincides with the start of National BBQ week, starting on the 25th May to the 31st May and with the forecasted sunshine, so we thought we’d put together some delicious looking and tasting BBQ recipes to bring more sizzle to your life during the lockdown.

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Let’s begin.

Chilli-butter corn on the cob - Recipes for the barbecue

Chilli-butter Corn On The Cob

Simple, but a winner. This recipe gives corn on the cob a bit of edge with a Harissa-garlic butter.


  • 100g Butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 tbsp runny honey
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 fat garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp harissa
  • 6 corn cobs

Method: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/chilli-butter-barbecued-corn

Grilled salmon - Recipes for the barbecue

Grilled Salmon

Salmon is an all-time favourite for grilling. You don’t need fancy marinades or mercurial methods, all that’s needed is quality ingredients and a hot grill. Hint: Choose a salmon fillet with the skin on & remember to oil the fish, not the grill.


  • 100-200g Salmon Fillets (Our favourite: Daylesford Smoked Salmon 200g)
  • 2 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon cut into wedges

 Method: https://www.foodiecrush.com/best-grilled-salmon/

Prawn and chorizo skewers

Prawn and chorizo skewers

Simple, easy but packed full of flavour.


  • 12-16 raw shell prawns
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 3-4 chorizo sausages, cut into thick slices
  • Lime wedges

Method: https://www.coastmagazine.co.uk/content/bbq-recipe-prawn-and-chorizo-skewers

ras el hanout and honey bbq chicken thighs - Recipes for the barbecue

Ras el hanout and honey BBQ Chicken Thighs

Giving a twist to a traditional bbq meat dish.


  • 8 whole chicken thighs (Our favourite: The Ethical Butcher Chicken Thighs)
  • 2 tbsp ras el hanout
  • 2 tbsp runny honey
  • 1 tbsp sea salt flakes
  • 1 juiced lemon
  • 3 cloves garlic, bashed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp dried chilli flakes

Method: https://www.olivemagazine.com/recipes/meat-and-poultry/ras-el-hanout-and-honey-bbq-chicken-thighs/ 

bbq stuffed peppers

Stuff BBQ Peppers

Something to impress all your friends.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 50g pine nuts
  • 140g long grain rice
  • 2 garlic gloves, chopped
  • 350g vegetable stock cube
  • 1 bunch spring onions sliced thinly
  • 140g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 150g ball mozzarella, chopped
  • 140g gorgonzola
  • Handful each of parsley and basil, chopped
  • 3 red and 3 yellow peppers

Method: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/stuffed-peppers-barbie

seared beef with orange and chilli - Recipes for the barbecue

Seared beef with orange and chilli

Fancy showing off your outdoor cooking skills? This beef dish is the perfect centrepiece.


  • 1½ kg piece of skirt of beef (We also like: Organic Beef Fillet Steak from Daylesford)
  • Zest 2 oranges
  • 2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 shallots, Finley chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar

Method: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/seared-beef-orange-chilli

Skillet chocolate chip cookie - Recipes for the barbecue

Skillet chocolate chip cookie

You’ve eaten your main meal, but now it’s time to show how versatile your grilling skills are. Get the skillet out and prepare chocolate chip cookies for the adults and children. Tip: Best served with ice cream!


  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1.2 tsp coarse salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips or chopped up a bar of chocolate 

Method: https://anevaystoves.com/blogs/news/recipe-stove-top-skillet-chocolate-chip-cookie

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