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Grilling Ideas For Dinner - 14 Easy Weeknight Grilling Recipes

Looking for some new recipes to spice up your grilling life? Stuck on what to make for a casual weeknight dinner? Want something easy, quick, and stupendously delicious? Not to...

Grilling Ideas For Dinner

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Looking for some new recipes to spice up your grilling life? Stuck on what to make for a casual weeknight dinner? Want something easy, quick, and stupendously delicious? Not to worry - we’ve got you covered.

This batch of grilling recipes is going to help you add something extra special to your week.


1. Five Ingredient Meyer Lemon Grilled Chicken

    This easy weeknight recipe by Susan Williams (from That Susan Williams) is delicious, easy to make, and flavored with zest. It takes about two hours to make and goes perfectly with an arugula salad and some rice or potatoes.



    2. Shrimp Boil Kebabs

      These shrimp boil kebabs are easy to prep in advance and even easier to throw on the grill. They provide a hearty and flavorful addition to any meal. The recipe itself is quite simple but still very impressive. It’s perfect for a night in with the family or for a casual dinner party with friends.



      3. Chicken Pineapple Skewers

        This simple skewer recipe is jam-packed with flavor and perfect for those who like some sweetness in their palette. Like the Shrimp Boil Kebabs, they can easily be prepped, stored, and assembled in advance. The combination of grilled chicken with pineapple is dynamic!



        4. Simple Grilled Steak Fajitas

          Fajitas are one of the easiest dishes to make on the grill (or a cast-iron skillet, for that matter) on weeknights. This is one of the easiest and sweetest recipes out there. Topped with lime and cilantro, these fajitas come highly rated and recommended by users around the globe. Check it out!



          5. Weeknight BBQ Pork Tenderloin

          Weeknight BBQ Pork Tenderloin

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            For those more interested in going down the Pork Tenderloin route, this simple weeknight recipe can be whipped and ready to serve in just 30 minutes. It’s designed to bring out the best flavors of the meat while simultaneously being time-conscious and easy to make.



            6. Grilled White Pizza With Clams and Bacon

              Who knew that making a pizza on your grill could be so straightforward? This Grilled White Pizza with Clams and Bacon recipe comes highly recommended and features all the right ingredients to get your friends and family talking. There’s a great combination of spices and cheeses here and it only takes a total of 45 minutes to prep and cook… what else could you ask for? 



              7. Grilled Scallop Scampi Kebabs with Arugula and Herb Salad

                Here’s another kebab recipe for you: this grilled scallop scampi served with an arugula and herb salad is designed to give you loads of flavor with relative ease. This recipe combines garlic, olive oil, and reduced white wine (both as a basting liquid and salad dressing) to make it pop on your palette. 



                8: Grilled Shrimp Caesar Salad

                Looking for something a little more health-conscious? If salads are your thing, you’ll love this easy-to-make Grilled Shrimp Caesar. It’ll only take about 20 minutes to make, start to finish. The recipe makes about four servings and is perfectly put together to enhance the flavors of every ingredient. 



                9. Grilled Sausages, Peppers and Potatoes

                  Next up, we’ve got this amazing grilled sausage platter that’s ideal for a BBQ or potluck. It’s imbued with flavor, super impressive, and — get this — not that difficult to make! This recipe walks you through the steps of cooking all of the different ingredients so that they enhance and each other on the plate. It’s bound to be a huge party hit but can also be made for more intimate meals. 



                  10. Grilled Garlic Herb Zucchini

                    This next recipe teaches you how to grill the perfect garlic herb zucchini to get that perfect crispy texture. All you need is a few simple ingredients and you’re off to the races! So many grillers make the rookie mistake of forgetting that grills are not only for meat but can be used to fry up a host of delicious vegetables. This is one of those recipes I highly recommend. 



                    11. Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken With Green Beans

                    Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken With Green Beans

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                      This recipe is one of the simplest out there for weeknight dinners. All you’ll need is some chicken, honey, mustard, green beans, and salt and pepper to taste. This one takes a little longer to prep than the rest with a recommended 4-hour prep time plus 15 minutes to cook but you better believe it’s worth the wait. 



                      12. Chicken Caprese

                        This Chicken Caprese recipe is the perfect blend of healthy and delicious. It takes 30 minutes or less to prepare and cook then it’s ready to serve. Your whole family is destined to love this simple recipe. This is another one that comes highly rated and reviewed. To take it up a notch, marinate the chicken breasts in some high-quality herbs and spices prior to grilling. 



                        13. Hurley’s Grilled Mussels with Red Wine and Chorizo

                          We think that the name of this dish speaks for itself. Red wine and chorizo: the perfect flavors to complement this delicious mussel dish. While it may look impressive (and daunting, for beginner cooks), this recipe isn’t actually that complicated. With the right mix of ingredients, you could turn this into a weeknight special.



                          14. Fiery Fish Tacos with Crunchy Corn Salsa

                            Last but not least we’ve got this super recipe for spicy grilled fish tacos. We recommend prepping your tacos alongside a vegetable salsa with fresh corn. Believe it or not, this splendid dish only takes 40 minutes to make from beginning to end.


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