Outdoor Grilling Recipes

Fire up the charcoal. SAVEUR magazine brings you 18 recipes for outdoor grilling, including shrimp, chicken, and lamb skewers, beef fajitas, grilled artichokes, prosciutto-wrapped asparagus and more.

Grilled Chicken with Moroccan Spices
Grilled Chicken with Moroccan Spices
Rubbing the chicken with an aromatic paste before grilling adds a wonderful flavor to this dish.Christopher Hirsheimer
Grilled Eggplant with Basil Vinaigrette
Grilled Eggplant with Basil Vinaigrette
Sliced, grilled vegetables served in a simple marinade or vinaigrette are a fixture at many Tuscan meals. Get the recipe for Grilled Eggplant with Basil Vinaigrette »Maxime Iattoni
Lamb Burgers with Mint Sauce
Lamb Burgers with Mint Sauce
During a visit to the Iowa State Fair we sampled this juicy burger—the Iowa Sheep Industry Association's alternative to the classic hamburger.Christopher Hirsheimer
Chicken Skewers
Chicken Skewers (Kotopoulo Souvlaki)
Souvláki (the name comes from soúvla, the Greek word for skewer) is a favorite dish served during Greek feasts and family gatherings. Lamb can also be substituted if you like. See the recipe for Chicken Skewers »Melanie Acevedo
Grilled Yogurt-Marinated Lamb Chops
Grilled Yogurt-Marinated Lamb Chops
These lamb shoulder chops tenderize in a yogurt marinade flavored with cumin and cardamom before grilling.André Baranowski
Grilled Ginger-Marinated Flank Steak
Grilled Ginger-Marinated Flank Steak
Honey adds a contrasting sweetness to charred tender beef suffused with ginger, lime, and garlic. The steak can be cooked on either a cast-iron skillet or a small grill.Ingalls Photography
Grilled Rib Eye with Sweet-Hot Pepper Sauce
Grilled Rib Eye with Sweet-Hot Pepper Sauce
This dry-aged rib eye is made extra luxurious by basting it in rendered beef fat.Todd Coleman
Fennel Chile Rubbed Steak, Grilling
Giant Fennel-Chile-Rubbed Steak
This T-bone steak is grilled with a simple rub of ground fennel seeds, black peppercorns, and red chile flakes.Michael Turek
Grilled Whole Fish with Tamarind
Grilled Whole Fish with Tamarind
This recipe, for a whole fish basted in a tart tamarind sauce, calls for a grilling basket, which allows you to turn the fish without damaging. See the recipe for Grilled Whole Fish with Tamarind »James Fisher
Grilled Corn with Pesto
Grilled Corn with Pesto
Grilled ears of corn take on a smokiness that pairs well with a garlicky pesto.Todd Coleman
Clam Risotto with Grilled Shrimp
Clam Risotto with Grilled Shrimp
Bottled clam juice is just the thing to amplify the clam flavor in this creamy rice dish, while steamed Manila clams and grilled shrimp strewn across the top drive the point home.Ingalls Photography
Grilled Polenta
Grilled Polenta
Polenta is a popular dish in Venice and is often served grilled as a side, though you can also eat it without grilling it if you like.Maxime Iattoni
White Cheddar Grits with Grilled Ramps
White Cheddar Grits with Grilled Ramps
Ramps, a wild leek found in upland Southern cooking, lend a light onion flavor and a bright dash of green to creamy white cheddar grits.Anna Stockwell
Grilled Swordfish with Mango Salsa
Grilled Swordfish with Mango Salsa
A bright salsa made from ripe mangoes, cilantro, red onion, and lime is the perfect foil for thick swordfish steaks.Farideh Sadeghin
Garlic and Herb Sausage
Garlic and Herb Sausage
"Lovage has a mysterious quality," says chef Russell Moore (Camino; Oakland, California) of the underused herb, which "tastes like celery mixed with Middle Eastern spices." It's an unusual, delectable addition to this classic sausage mix.Joseph De Leo
Thai Grilled Chicken with Sweet Chile Sauce
Gai Yahng (Thai Grilled Chicken with Sweet Chile Sauce)
This smoky, sweet-spicy grilled chicken comes together in just 30 minutes. Marinate overnight for best results.Saveur
Grilled Octopus with Green Lentils and Romesco
Grilled Octopus with Green Lentils and Romesco
This was one of the first dishes I shot for the magazine, and the shoot was so much fun. I love the tentacle creeping off the plate in this shot.Matt Taylor-Gross
The "Grill Everything but the Burger" Brisket Burger
The "Grill Everything but the Burger" Brisket Burger
The all-brisket patty for this burger—from San Francisco's Wes Rowe, a pop-up burger slinger—is grilled, but in a cast-iron pan over the flame.Michael Turek