23 Delicious Grill Recipes for Sunny Days

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Whether you're cooking a simple family dinner or prepping for a block party, grilling is a great option for a delicious dish! Get some extra time out in the sunshine with these tasty recipes in your apron pocket. From easy grilled proteins to delicious grilled kebobs and salads, mastering a fun recipe on the grill will bring smiles to everyone around the table. Enjoy a backyard barbeque or front-yard picnic this weekend with one of these 23 Delicious Grill Recipes!

Fire Up the Grill and Try One of These Recipes:

1. Grilled Ribeye Steak

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It’s hard to beat a perfectly grilled steak! With just a few simple steps, you can make Grilled Ribeye Steak and bring the steakhouse to your own home. This steak is juicy, savory, hearty, and has little to envy from fancy, expensive restaurant steaks, especially when topped with melted rosemary butter. Serve Grilled Ribeye Steak with a side of mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, or any of your favorite sides for a meal that balances homemade charm and steakhouse indulgence!

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2. Grilled Lamb Chops

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This recipe for Grilled Lamb Chops is lamb chops made easy! This recipe is simple and perfect for anyone who enjoys grilling. The homemade marinade made of orange juice, soy sauce, honey, garlic, and ginger makes these chops juicy and flavorful! Grilled Lamb Chops are simpler to make than you think, and they are so delicious. Pair them with any side and enjoy their yummy tenderness.

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3. Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

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Teriyaki sauce is essentially the Japanese equivalent of barbeque sauce, so why not add it to your cookout menu? Grilled Teriyaki Chicken boasts juicy poultry coated in a sticky, sweet, and savory sauce with delightful notes of soy and garlic. People will be clamoring for this chicken more than for the burgers! Grilled Teriyaki Chicken is wonderful served atop buns or on fresh garden salads, or just eaten on its own!

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4. Grilled Spuds

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You have not grilled if you haven't experienced the thrill of this superb side dish! Grilled Spuds are where it's at when it comes to an outstanding addition to your grilled meal menu. Earthly russet potatoes are seasoned and dripping with an outstanding garlic oil. The beloved spuds are then grilled until they're beautifully golden-brown and full of robust garlic flavor. Mercy, any meat will be happy to share the plate with Grilled Spuds and your grill will be delighted, too! Don't let the grilling season go by without trying these exceptional spuds. They deserve all the love!

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5. Hubby's Favorite Chicken Burger

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Everyone in the family has a favorite food and it's a treat when you get to surprise them with their food of choice. He's had a hard day, so let's surprise him with Hubby's Favorite Chicken Burger. Ground chicken is seasoned well, grilled, and then loaded onto a toasted bun with a spectacular mayo and Dijon mustard sauce and all the toppings he enjoys. Comfort him with Hubby's Favorite Chicken Burger and put that smile back on his face. He's going to love it!

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6. Dad's Bacon Cheeseburgers

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Here are some burgers Dad would be proud to serve up at a barbecue! Dad's Bacon Cheeseburgers infuse each meaty patty with even deeper savory flavors with Worcestershire sauce and steak sauce, as well as notes of sweetness and tang. Grilled to juicy perfection, each patty is topped with a slice of melty sharp cheddar cheese and crispy, fatty bacon: the three amigos of the classic sandwich! Dad's Bacon Cheeseburgers are easy to make and are hot and ready in just 30 minutes, so you don't have to sweat over the grill for hours on end. Instead, you can serve yourself one of these burgers with your favorite toppings. It's not a true cookout until you get to enjoy the fruits of your labors!

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7. Grilled Orange Chicken Skewers

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Barbecue chicken is as crucial a part of summer outings as burgers and hot dogs; try firing up the grill without putting on some chicken, and you'll feel you're missing something. And few chicken dishes will turn your cookouts into culinary marvels like Grilled Orange Chicken Skewers. A sweet, sticky, sunny orange glaze that feels like it came straight from your local Asian takeout and grilling it with the savory chicken ensures it becomes a golden caramelized coat you'll want to eat with a spoon. With Grilled Orange Chicken Skewers in hand, your cookout will feel just that more like summer at its finest... and that your grill is performing its job to the fullest!

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8. Steak Fajita Foil Dinner

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Cooking in foil packets helps food retain its moisture and protects it from burning, so meats and veggies remain tender and juicy even as they're grilled quickly over high heat. The Steak Fajita Foil Dinner takes advantage of this trick to make a complete fajita dinner in 30 minutes or less! The steak is savory, the vegetables are bright, and everything is coated in a beautiful combination of Mexican-style spices — exactly what you dream of piled on top of tortillas! Topped with your favorite flavors, the Steak Fajita Foil Dinner is an easy and delicious new weeknight meal that you'll be excited to add to your rotation!

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9. Grilled Short Ribs

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Make fall-off-the-bone short ribs every single time! Grilled Short Ribs blow burgers away with their intense beefy flavor and juicy tender texture — these will win any barbecue taste test. Seasoned to perfection, Grilled Short Ribs are a messy and marvelous treat with the smoky sweetness of barbecue sauce. You’ll amaze even yourself with these. Everyone will want you to host the cookouts from now on!

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10. Citrus Marinated Ribeye

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A sunny day and a sunny season needs a sunny kind of steak! Citrus-Marinated Ribeye is soaked in bright fruit flavors with a touch of sweetness and zest to bring out even more of the savory taste! Grilled to juicy perfection, Citrus-Marinated Ribeye sparkles with flavors, making it perfect for pairing with a glass of wine on the patio!

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11. Killer Turkey Burger

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Once the weather warms up (or even if it doesn't), it means one thing... time to grill! Killer Turkey Burger is definitely one of the best additions to your grilling season. No matter the weather, when start by adding the flavorfully seasoned turkey burgers to the grill with a little melty cheese and end with a buttery brioche bun and all the fixings you love, you're sure to have a delicious dinner in no time! Killer Turkey Burger truly kills it when it comes to a perfect meal, and fast too!

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12. Grilled BBQ Chicken Thighs

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Grilled BBQ Chicken Thighs reward patience and care with the juiciest, tenderest chicken you could ever dream of! Slow grilled and slathered in barbecue sauce, this chicken is bursting with smoky, sweet, and savory flavors. This dish practically screams summertime cookout and will win the taste test against other grilled chickens every time. Grilled BBQ Chicken Thighs are guaranteed to be a crowd favorite — even if you’re just cooking for one or two!

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13. Grilled Pork Tenderloin

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin offers a new twist on the usual barbecue fare, and it's a change everyone will appreciate! Slathered with barbecue sauce and rubbed with garlic seasoning, this pork is jumping with flavor! Grilled to true juicy perfection, Grilled Pork Tenderloin balances sweet and savory flavors, and it's excellent on its own or on a soft roll. Make sure you have mac and cheese to serve alongside it!

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14. Grilled Tilapia Piccata

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A dinner cooked up in the orange blush of a summer evening should have a little taste of the sun in every bite. Grilled Tilapia Piccata lets you enjoy the gorgeous summer outdoors as you cook up the sweet and mild fish, positively dripping with bright citrus flavor. It tastes like the light sparkling on the waves! Best of all, Grilled Tilapia Piccata can be made without fuss and in less than half an hour, so you can enjoy the day without breaking a sweat. You'll be beaming as you eat these fantastic fish filets!

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15. Grilled Steak Tacos

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The sight of a soft taco piled high with all the favorite fillings is enough to get anyone excited. And the sight of Grilled Steak Tacos, filled with a charred, savory, juicy steak, is enough to get people cheering! The steak is marinated in a tropical, aromatic, and herbaceous blend, making it the perfect pairing for creamy avocados, bright tomatoes, and spicy onions. Grilled Steak Tacos take a little time to bring together, but they're such an incredible take on tacos you'll know they're worth the effort after just one bite!

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16. Grilled Bulgogi Beef

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Grilled Bulgogi Beef, pronounced "buul-GOH-ghee," originated in Korea a very long time ago, but luckily you still get to enjoy this delicious discovery today! The fatty, juicy rib-eye is soaked in a sweet and savory sauce that also brings a little bit of spice. The marinated meat is grilled until it's nice and crispy and then served on a bed of fluffy rice and loaded with sour kimchi, sweet red cabbage, crisp cucumbers, fresh bean sprouts, and a little more spice thanks to a drizzle of sriracha sauce. Grilled Bulgogi Beef is a blast from the past that brings an explosion of flavor!

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17. Grilled Honey Dijon Turkey Breast

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Thanksgiving dinner just got twisted in the tastiest way! Grilled Honey Dijon Turkey Breast is juicy, tender, and packed with savory flavor, made all the more so thanks to the grilling process. But each turkey breast is slathered in a tangy and sweet glaze that elevates the savoriness and will have you scraping the plate. Grilled Honey Dijon Turkey Breast is more flavorful than your average turkey dish, so it's sure to put you in a festive mood!

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18. Summer Veggie Burger

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Summer cookouts should be for everyone, not just meat-lovers! For all the vegetarians celebrating alongside you in the gorgeous sunshine, you need a burger that will not only feed them but satisfy their craving for great grilled food! The Summer Veggie Burger is exactly that and then some! It's extra savory and even beefy in flavor thanks to all the mushrooms packed into each patty. Piled high with fresh veggies and creamy avocado and accented with Thousand Island dressing, Summer Veggie Burger really builds up that warm-weather joy!

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19. Sweet Summer Skewers

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Sweet Summer Skewers really bring that summer fun to your cookout! The skewers themselves are succulent, juicy, and coated in a sweet, tangy, and citrus-bright marinade, grilled to perfection until extra savory. They're served with sweet potatoes, coated in the same marinade, and steamed until tender on the grill... because isn't summer all about finding new ways to cook on the grill? Find the sweetness in the season with these Sweet Summer Skewers!

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20. Grilled Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet potatoes aren't just for fancy holiday dinners! No sir-ee! These Grilled Sweet Potatoes prove that they can dress things down and join you at your next casual picnic or fun-filled pool party! Sweet, savory, and soft, these special spuds are grilled to perfection and taste quite delicious alongside a juicy burger, some fried chicken, or even a rosy steak (if you want to keep things feelin' at least a little bougie). So, grab your flip flops, put away the fancy china, and get ready to relax. Grilled Sweet Potatoes are ready for some tasty, informal enjoyment!

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21. Grilled-to-Perfection Salad

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When the weather is warm and the grill is available, we'll take any excuse we can get to fire it up! From burgers to salads, we'll take it all. And yes, we said salads! This Grilled-to-Perfection Salad is our summer go-to. We love to pile our bowls full of our favorite mixed greens and juicy tomatoes. Then, this is where the grill comes in... we mix all of that together with some perfectly charred peaches for the most delicious, flavorful experience. Drizzle it with a little olive oil and lemon juice and you'll soon understand why we call this the Grilled-to-Perfection Salad!

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22. Grilled Watermelon & Pineapple Skewers

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Skewers and kabobs aren't just for meat! Grilled Watermelon & Pineapple Skewers are charred and caramelized for an extra sweetness that makes them truly delightful and refreshing. Bright, coated in honey, and served with sharp feta cheese for delicious contrast, Grilled Watermelon & Pineapple Skewers are perfect for serving alongside burgers and grilled chicken. They beat out traditional fruit salad any day!

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23. Kentucky Grilled Chicken

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Kentucky Grilled Chicken... hmm, the name sounds so familiar, for some reason. Maybe it's the juicy, unforgettable, grilled-to-perfection chicken breast that's ringing a bell? Or possibly, the salty, savory, spicy sauce it's smothered in that's triggering a memory? Whatever it is, while eating Kentucky Grilled Chicken you'll feel very inclined, almost forced, to lick the delicious seasoning and juices off your fingers!

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