Fire up the barbie! Enjoy these top grilling recipes for both tried-and-true and more exotic fare.
Writer Virginia Switzer
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Grilled Shrimp with Sangrita
Sangrita is a tangy tomato-based mixture that is normally used as a cocktail mixer. However, in this assortment of flavors it pairs perfectly with sweet grilled shrimp for a stunning presentation and satisfying starter.
Grill Tip: Using wooden skewers when grilling will infuse an earthy, smoky flavor in shrimp. Make sure to soak the skewers at least 30 minutes before beginning.
If you’re any type of seafood lover then you must know oysters are jewels of the water. Each shell unique and once you pry your way into one a sweet, tantalizing mussel is waiting to be devoured. Serve this recipe with Spicy Grilled Corn and a crisp side salad for a quick summer evening fare for many. Watch how-to shuck an oyster.
Grill Tip: Grilling oysters is a very quick process so have your sauces and platters ready to go before you start. As soon as the juices bubble they’re finished.
There’s just something about simple ingredients during the summer that sets a relaxed tone at any outdoor gathering. Colorful, fresh produce and creamy goat cheese come together in an impressive side dish.
Grill Tip: When turning an onion on the grill, hold the layers closest to the center with tongs.