BBQ Grilling Tips & Recipes
We like to BBQ all year round, but when it's hot out, our BBQ is fired up almost daily. We like to mix it up by trying different spices with different proteins. This article contains 5 of my newest summer favourites using the spices found in our Good BBQ. Real Fast. Meal Kit: Montreal Steak, Smokin' BBQ Sauce, Teriyaki Dry Glaze, and Oh Canada Dry Glaze.
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Whether you're new to the meal kit or it's already your summer favourite, check out these 5 delicious recipes to try!
#5: Teriyaki Dragon Boats
Ingredients 2 tbsp Teriyaki Dry Glaze 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp oil 1 lb (450 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1⁄2 tbsp Roasted Garlic Aioli Mix 1⁄2 cup mayonnaise 1 tsp lemon juice 16 romaine or butter lettuce leaves Toppings (optional): Julienned carrots, sliced peppers, shredded red cabbage, edamame
Preheat grill to medium high.
Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine dry glaze with soy sauce and oil. Add chicken; stir to evenly coat.
Grill for 8 min per side, or until chicken is cooked through.
Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir aioli mix with mayonnaise and lemon juice.
Remove chicken from grill; slice into bite-size pieces. Spoon into lettuce leaves (estimate 2 leaves per boat). Top with aioli; add additional toppings, if desired.
Per serving: Calories 310, Fat 18 g (Saturated 3 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 95 mg, Sodium 650 mg, Carbohydrate 8 g (Fiber 1 g, Sugars 5 g), Protein 27 g.
#4: Oh Canada Grilled Tofu Kebabs
Ingredients 1 block (14 oz/400 g) extra-firm tofu 2 - 3 tbspOh Canada Dry Glaze 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp light soy sauce 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 medium green zucchini, cut into 8 rounds 8 cherry tomatoes lightly oiled bamboo skewers, pre-soaked in water to prevent scorching
Cut tofu into 1" blocks. Drain well on paper towels.
Combine first 7 ingredients in a bowl, or large zip lock bag, ensuring that the tofu is well coated, and let marinate for 10 minutes. Thread tofu and vegetables snuggly onto bamboo skewers, alternating with a cherry tomato and a piece of zucchini. Preheat grill to medium, and lightly brush with oil to prevent sticking.
Grill tofu kebabs, over medium-low heat, for about 5 minutes turning once or twice, and brushing with remaining glaze.
Per serving: Calories 160, Fat 8 g (Saturated 0.5 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 125 mg, Carbohydrate 13 g (Fiber 2 g, Sugars 7 g), Protein 10 g.
#3: Teriyaki Flank Steak
Combine oil with Montreal Steak Rub and rub into steak. Pour Teriyaki Grilling Sauce over steak and refrigerate for a minimum of 1 hour, or up to 12 hours.
Preheat grill to medium-high. Place marinated steak on grill and cook 3-5 minutes per side, or until cooked to desired doneness.
Remove from grill and season with Chili Flakes & Garlic Topper. Let rest for 5 min. Thinly slice against the grain and serve.
Per serving: Calories 330, Fat 16 g (Saturated 5 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 60 mg, Sodium 290 mg, Carbohydrate 10 g (Fiber 1 g, Sugars 5 g), Protein 36 g.
#2: Smokin' BBQ Pork Chops
Ingredients 1⁄2 pkg Smokin' BBQ Sauce Mix (Pack of 3), about 1/4 cup 3 tbsp oil, divided 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 4 bone-in, centre-cut pork loin chops, about 1 lb (450 g) 1 red onion 1 red bell pepper Sea Salt (Grinder), to taste Black Pepper (Grinder), to taste Toppings (optional): Smokin’ BBQ Sauce, chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
In a large bowl, combine mix with 2 tbsp oil and vinegar. Add pork chops; evenly coat with sauce. If you have extra time, refrigerate and marinate for 15 min or overnight.
Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
Cut onion into thick rings. Cut pepper into thick, chunky pieces.
Place a Sheet Pan Liner on a Sheet Pan. Add cut veggies; drizzle with remaining 1 tbsp oil and season with salt and pepper. Push to one half of the pan, add chops, and head to the grill.
Add chops, peppers, and onion (remove Sheet Pan Liner) to preheated grill. Sear chops, 2 min per side, then reduce heat to medium. Flip pork and veggies often until pork is cooked through and veggies are lightly charred, about 8–10 min. Remove food when cooked and place on Sheet Pan. Sprinkle with toppings, as desired.
Per serving: Calories 290, Fat 20 g (Saturated 4 g, Trans 0.1 g), Cholesterol 55 mg, Sodium 260 mg, Carbohydrate 9 g (Fiber 1 g, Sugars 5 g), Protein 20 g.
#1: Oh Canada Grilled Chicken
Ingredients 1 cup uncooked white rice 2 cups water or broth 1 1⁄2 lbs (675 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 3 breasts) 1⁄4 cup Oh Canada Dry Glaze 2 tbsp oil Toppings (optional): chopped chives or microgreens
Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
In a Multipurpose Steamer, combine rice and water or broth. Top with tray; microwave uncovered on high for 16–18 min, or until tender.
Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine glaze with oil; add chicken and massage in glaze. If you have extra time, let stand 10 min or cover and refrigerate overnight.
Place chicken on grill; reduce heat to medium. Grill with lid closed, about 7–9 min per side, or until cooked all the way through.
Slice chicken into thick pieces; plate on plates. Sprinkle with topping if desired, and serve with rice.
Per serving: Calories 320, Fat 8 g (Saturated 1 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 85 mg, Sodium 170 mg, Carbohydrate 32 g (Fiber 1 g, Sugars 4 g), Protein 28 g.
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For more BBQ-inspired dishes check out my top 5 uses for each of the spice blends in the Good BBQ. Real Fast. Meal Kit.