As you are getting ready for grilling season, you may be searching for new recipes. Here are few recipes that will delight the guests at your next barbecue!

Smokey Salmon

Feel like serving a lighter grilled dish instead of the usual beef and chicken? Surprise your guests with a taste of the sea this season!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of salmon
  • Cooking spray of your choice
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of Creole seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon of butter (cut into small pieces)

Directions:

  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Lightly oil the grate
  3. Spray cooking spray on one sheet of aluminum foil.
  4. Place the salmon in the middle of the foil.
  5. Next, whisk the maple syrup, salt and pepper (for taste), and Creole seasoning together in a bowl.
  6. Brush the mixture onto the salmon.
  7. Sprinkle the salmon with the butter pieces.
  8. Fold aluminum foil around the fish, sealing all edges.
  9. Cool the salmon on the grill for about 15-20 minutes (until it flakes easily with a fork).

Enjoy!

Grilled Asparagus

The perfect side dish for your Smokey Salmon is a beautiful green vegetable!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of fresh asparagus
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat grill to high heat.
  2. Trim the end of asparagus spears.
  3. Coat (lightly) the asparagus with the olive oil.
  4. Add salt and pepper, for taste.
  5. Grill asparagus for 2 to 3 minutes.

Enjoy!

Grilled Pineapple

For the perfect touch of sweetness, why not offer your guests a dessert of grilled pineapple?

Ingredients:

  • 1 fresh pineapple (peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch rings)
  • ¼ teaspoon of honey
  • A dash of hot pepper sauce
  • Salt
  • 3 tablespoons of melted butter

Instructions:

  1. Place the pineapple into a large Ziploc bag.
  2. Add the honey, butter, hot pepper sauce, and salt.
  3. Seal the bag, and shake it.
  4. Marinate the pineapple for at least 30 minutes. (The longer the better! Marinating overnight will really bring out the flavors!)
  5. Grill the pineapple for 2 to 3 minutes, until grill marks appear.

Enjoy!