The Best BBQ Recipes – My All-Time Favorites

the best bbq recipes

There is nothing wrong with putting a pork sausage on the grill or a good ole’ quality steak. But sometimes it is great to get a bit fancy and put a bit more effort in preparing the meat, fish or vegetables.

In this post, you’ll find our favorite all-time best BBQ recipes, and the list will be ongoing as I will continue searching the internet for more inspiration.

What makes a successful grill evening? Good food, good wine, and great company. It is the best way of using the warm summer evenings and golden autumn days.

But who says that barbecuing is only for the warmer season? It is equally special in the colder months.

I do hope; you’ll get inspired for your next BBQ party and maybe try something new.

1.Best Home Made BBQ Sauce

home made bbq sauce

What is a BBQ without a sauce? Of course, there are plenty of options you can buy at your local store. But why not give it a go and make your own?

Here is a fool proof recipe, that will keep you licking your fingers. Most of the ingredients will be in your pantry. It is easy to be prepared and should keep in the fridge for at least a week.

It is also gluten free which is perfect for the health conscious.

Check out Chef In Training for the printable recipe.

2. Hamburgers, Anyone?


This Hamburger recipe is not your ordinary one; it is my very own recipe which originates from Germany. It makes the softest, tastiest Hamburger patties ever.

Everyone loves Hamburgers because each guest can make their own according to their taste and preferences. Just put all the condiments on the table. Our top choices are

Our top choices: red onions, pickled gherkins, beetroot, cheddar cheese, lettuce, caramelized onions, mayonnaise, bbq sauce, ketchup, grilled bacon.

Here Is The Recipe


1 lbs beef and pork mince (each)
2 slices white bread
2 tbsp grain mustard
1/4 cup milk
1 egg
1 finely chopped onion
salt, pepper, paprika

Put the bread and milk into a large mixing bowl and let the bread soak in the milk. Drain off any excess milk. Add the egg, mustard, onion, meat, and spices and mix it with your hands. Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed.

It is best to let the mixture sit for a while so the flavors can develop.

Wet your hands and shape burger patties. It should make around ten patties (depending on the size).

Put the patties on the grill and cook to your liking.


3. Grilled Kansas City Pork Chops

grilled pork chops

Yes, pork is so juicy and tender when cooked properly.

The grilled  Kansas City pork chops are a class of its own. The ingredients of the dry rub are pantry staples, so no extra trip to the supermarket is required.

I do love recipes that are easy, straight forward to make and don’t cost much. The result will leave your guests and family wanting more.

Get the printable recipe over at

4. Fall Of The Bone Ribs

fall of the bone ribs

Yummy, I love spare ribs. Marinated in BBQ sauce, slow cooked over charcoal, nicely caramelized. Yep, that is what I am talking about.

The recipe I have found tells you to cook the ribs in the oven first. If you have a Kamado grill, there is no need for it. You cook it all the way in these amazing grills.

[Read more about The Best Kamado Grill – My Top Picks here.]

Please be sure to get this fabulous recipe for Fall of The Bone Ribs here.

5. The Perfect Steak

a beautiful steak

Do you get nervous when you put a nice cut of beef on your grill? Not too sure, how long it takes to cook it to medium or medium rare?

Do not fear; I found these six steps you should follow to grill a perfect steak anytime.


The biggest tip is to get the barbecue hot to around 450ºF.

6. Grilled Chicken Skewers

grilled chicken skewers

My kids just love grilled chicken skewers. It grills fast, has a beautiful flavor and is easy to eat.

The recipe for Greek chicken skewers is just divine, especially dipped in the Greek specialty Tzatziki. If you don’t know what it is; it is Greek yogurt mixed with grated cucumber and lots of fresh garlic.

Tzatziki is also fantastic with baked potatoes and a fresh side salad for a simple lazy Summers day lunch or dinner.

But back to our recipe. I’d recommend making heaps of these tasty chicken skewers because I am sure the crowd will love it.

Read the recipe on

7. Grilled Jerk Shrimp And Pineapple Skewers

shrimps and pineapple

Shrimps are one of our favorites in my family even with the kids. It is a bit unfortunate because it gets quite pricey to feed a family of five. 🙂 We are literally fighting over every single shrimp.

Anyhow, these skewers with pineapple and marinated shrimps are delicious. Be prepared to make a few, so there are no fights happening. 🙂

Click here for the recipe.

8. Grilled Sweet Potatoes

grilled sweet poatao

Here is a recipe that is great for vegetarians but also the perfect companion for your steak or fish meal. Sweet potatoes are ideal for grilling because there cook much faster than the ‘normal’ potato.

You can add your favorite spices and have a delicious dip ready to dunk all the goodness in.

Other vegetables that are fantastic for the grill are eggplants, zucchini, Champignons and of course, the classic: sweet corn.

Be sure to check out the recipe for roasted sweet potatoes over at

Wrapping It Up

Are you hungry? Did you get inspired for your next BBQ? Please let me know what your favorite recipe is and don’t be shy to share your own in the comments below.

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