No backyard barbecue is complete without winning BBQ recipes! Your grill takes center stage and the spotlight is on your BBQ. While there are lots of barbecue marinades and sauces available on the market, nothing beats a homemade recipe. Help yourself to these delectable recipes you can make your own!
BBQ Recipes So Good You'll Be Firing Up The Grill ASAP!
1. Homemade Spicy Pumpkin BBQ Sauce
Ready your senses for this sweet and spicy sauce you can make with only a few ingredients–and an interesting one: pumpkin! Don't knock it til you've tried it!
2. Paleo Blueberry Barbecue Sauce
Cut down on sugar with this naturally sweet barbecue sauce. Fresh blueberries are the secret to this healthy BBQ sauce.
3. Alabama White BBQ Sauce
This is the perfect BBQ sauce for those who like classic BBQ flavor in their sandwiches. It adds extra oomph and creaminess with each bite.
4. Magic BBQ Rub
The secret to some of the best-tasting BBQ out there is in the rub. Mix the ingredients, then rub and massage it all over the meat before smoking or throwing on the grill.
5. Citrus and Goat Cheese Smoked-Chicken Summer Salad
This is mix of wonderful flavors from the smoky chicken BBQ, zesty lemon, crisp veggies, and nutty pistachios complement your grilled meat. Enjoy your summer salad!
6. Yummy Grilled Zucchini
Healthy and yummy, this BBQ flavored side dish recipe will complement any meal. This makes one of the best BBQ sides for a crowd.
7. Rainbow Rice Salad
Colorful, fresh and simply delicious. This healthy rainbow rice salad recipe is worth a spot in your recipe book.
8. Apple Mustard Slaw
Vegans are welcome and sure to eat well at your barbecue with summer side dishes. Be prepared and make this easy vegan salad recipe.
9. Slow Cooker Sweet & Spicy BBQ Sausage
Serve this bite-size goodness at your next barbecue. This is also great for your kids' party!
10. Broccoli Stalk Slaw
Don't throw out those broccoli stalks. Here's a great way you can turn it into an awesome BBQ side.
11. Avocado Potato Salad
A barbecue isn't complete without a side dish to complement. And nothing is more perfect than a creamy and healthy avocado potato salad.
12. Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers
Grilled jalapeno poppers are simple yet so satisfying. Follow this recipe and make yourself some.
13. Grilled Foil-Pack Cheesy Fries
Cheese fries at a barbecue? Why not! Grab your foil packs and start grilling these chips!
14. Grilled Mushrooms
Bring out the flavorful goodness of mushrooms. Marinate and grill them on skewers for a healthy BBQ dish.
15. Mexican Style Corn on the Cob
Never forget corn cobs for your barbecue. Try this recipe and you'll love grilled corn even more.
16. Smoked Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings
Do you agree that everything is better with bacon? Turn onion rings into something amazing.
17. Loaded Sweet Potato Skins
Crispy sweet potato loaded with cheese and bacon makes a good side for a BBQ. See the recipe here and get cooking.
18. Korean BBQ Burger
19. Beer-Marinated Lamb Skewers with Chimichurri Sauce
You'll surely love the beer marinade on this lamb skewer. The kicker in this recipe, though, is the delicious chimichurri sauce!
20. Crockpot Classic Baked Beans
What's a barbecue without beans? Make a classic side with your crockpot by following this recipe.
21. The Best BBQ Chicken Kebabs
Craving for some chicken kebabs? Make your own with this easy-to-follow recipe.
22. Crockpot BBQ Boneless Style Ribs
Only 15 minutes of prep time in the morning and you'll have boneless ribs in time for an afternoon barbecue. What you'll have is a mouth-watering delight–the stuff of barbecue legend!
23. Juicy Grilled Chicken Breast
Marinate your chicken breast with only three ingredients. You'll be surprised how awesome this chicken BBQ is.
24. BBQ Chicken Pizza
Why call for pizza when you can make your own? Try this BBQ chicken pizza and you won't order pizza out for some time.
25. Slow Cooked Korean BBQ Chicken Tacos
Add a little Korean flavor to your tacos with one of the easiest BBQ recipes. There are a dozen ingredients but it all comes together really quickly.
26. Chinese Barbecue Pork
You'll think twice before ordering Char Siu from your favorite Chinese restaurant again when you learn to make it at home.
27. Cheddar Bacon BBQ Grilled Potatoes
Make a special cheesy BBQ side dish with potatoes and bacon. You will need only 5 ingredients, and clean up is a breeze, too.
28. BBQ Jalapeno Chicken Flatbread
Top flatbread with BBQ sauce, jalapeno, and chicken. It is almost like pizza, only with a healthier crust.
29. Sweet and Smoky BBQ Chicken Chili
This is a sweet and smoky chili recipe you'll want to make all year round Give it a try and you'll know why.
30. Chinese BBQ Pork Buns
Ever tried Chinese chicken barbecue in delectable buns? You'll be surprised how delicious and filling they are.
31. BBQ Chicken Quesadillas
Make this delicious quesadilla with only four ingredients. It doesn't get easier than that, but the taste won't disappoint.
32. Honey Balsamic BBQ Meatballs
You've never tasted anything like this balsamic vinegar and BBQ flavor. Meatballs smothered in this mix will have you popping more than your fair share into your mouth.
33. BBQ Chicken Pepper Jack Stuffed Mushrooms
You can easily get addicted to these delicious BBQ appetizers. No worries, though. It's super healthy, with mushrooms as the main ingredient.
34. BBQ Beef Pizza
This sweet and spicy flavored pizza is something pizza-lovers will approve of. It easy to prepare with instant pizza dough. A little BBQ seasoning will take care of the rest.
35. BBQ Asian Salmon Salad
Wouldn't it be nice if we can cook Chinese restaurant-style takeouts? Now you can try, and this Asian BBQ salmon salad is only the start.
36. Melt-in-Your-Mouth Pork Ribs
If ‘melt-in-your-mouth' didn't get you, I'm not sure what will. Imagine biting into this succulent meat falling off the bone–there's nothing like it.
37. Crockpot BBQ Chicken Quinoa
If you want something delicious and healthy make this super easy crockpot BBQ chicken recipe. The texture of quinoa might surprise you a bit, but the flavors of chicken barbecue will take you right back home.
38. Slow Cooker Apricot BBQ Chicken Wings
Make a kid-friendly, easy BBQ chicken recipe for your next party. I'm sure they'll love this finger-licking barbecue goodness.
39. Barbecue Pasta Bolognese
Have you ever tried BBQ pasta? Here's your chance to make it and enjoy it!
40. Smoked Beef Brisket
Make the perfect BBQ beef brisket with this smoked recipe rendition. Savor a flavorful BBQ with a crisp exterior but soft and juicy inside.
41. BBQ Chicken Cornbread Bake
Make yourself some cornbread with barbecue chicken. It's a filling and super delicious BBQ recipe you can bake. It's also a complete meal in one dish for lazy weeknight dinner.
42. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Render some pork meat moist and tender in the slow cooker. Season with a good BBQ sauce and serve it a bun. What you have is this mouth-watering BBQ pulled pork sandwich to go!
43. New Orleans BBQ Shrimp
Have 15 minutes? Then you can make this easy BBQ shrimp recipe. Fresh or frozen is fine, because you're guaranteed succulent seafood goodness!
44. Slow Cooker BBQ Meatloaf
- A BBQ meatloaf recipe to make dinner easy and stress-free deserves a spot here. Not a fan of meatloaf? You will be with this smokey BBQ sauce smothering the loaf.
45. Sriracha BBQ Chicken Skewers
BBQ is an all American classic recipe but it won't hurt to give it an Asian twist. For chicken barbecue, the sweet and spicy Sriracha seasoning couldn't be any more perfect.
Give this Jamie Oliver BBQ sauce recipe a try and find out how to in this video:
There you go, DIY foodies! Delicious restaurant-quality BBQ recipes you can whip up on your own. Now you have a whole lineup of BBQ recipes to choose from. Try each and every one of these BBQ recipes and find out which ones will be your menu mainstay!
Which of these BBQ recipes will make it to your menu for this summer's BBQ? We would be delighted to find out about it from your comments below!
Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in April 2017 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.