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Bringing Flavour to National Barbecue Week

Comfort’s Summer Barbecue Recipes

Fire up the grill, it’s National Barbecue Week! To celebrate we’ve put together a delicious assemble of dishes for you to try this week.

BBQ Ribs

A staple to any barbecue, our first recipe to kick off National Barbecue Week is our flavoursome, sweet BBQ ribs.

Ingredients

2 racks of pork back ribs

1 cup of BBQ sauce

¼ cup of brown sugar

1 tbsp of paprika

1 tbsp of garlic powder

1 tbsp of onion powder

Salt and pepper

 

Method

  1. Preheat your barbecue on medium heat.
  2. Mix brown sugar, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper into a bowl.
  3. Rub the ribs in this mixture until they are well coated.
  4. Cover the ribs in foil and cook over the grill on medium heat for roughly an hour.
  5. Unwrap the ribs and brush with BBQ sauce, cook for 10 minutes making sure to turn the ribs regularly.

 

BBQ Grilled Chicken

Juicy, tender and packed full of smoky flavour, satisfy your barbecue cravings with our delicious BBQ chicken! This next recipe is a barbecue classic with a spicy jerk kick. Our tender tasty chicken wings are a barbecue favourite that are bound to be popular with your guests!

Ingredients

10 Chicken Wings

1 cup of BBQ sauce

2 tbsp of olive oil

2 minced cloves of garlic

2 tsp of smoked paprika

4 tbsp all-purpose seasoning

4 tbsp jerk seasoning

Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Preheat your barbecue on medium heat.
  2. Mix BBQ sauce, olive oil, minced garlic, 1 tsp smoked paprika, 2 tbsp all-purpose seasoning, 2 tbsp jerk seasoning, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  3. Season chicken wings with 1 tsp of smoke paprika, 2 tbsp all-purpose seasoning, 2 tbsp jerk chicken, salt, and pepper.
  4. Cook chicken on barbecue for around 10-12 minutes on each side. (Or until it’s thoroughly cooked.)
  5. During the last few minutes of cooking coat the chicken with the BBQ sauce mixture.

 

Grilled Veggie Kebabs 

No meat? No problem! This next recipe is for our veggie lovers, it’s the flavour rich, it’s the grilled veggie Kebab!

Ingredients

Bell peppers, tomatoes, red onion, courgette, mushrooms, corn (or any vegetables of your choice)

2 tbsp of olive oil

2 minced cloves of garlic

1 tbsp of dried thyme

1 tbsp of dried oregano

1 tbsp dried basil

Salt and pepper

Methods

  1. Prepare your wooden skewers by soaking in cold water for 30 minutes before grilling to prevent burning.
  2. Preheat your barbecue to medium heat.
  3. Cut vegetables into small chunks.
  4. Mix olive oil, minced garlic, thyme, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  5. Thread your vegetables onto the skewers, alternating the vegetables in different sizes and shapes.
  6. Brush the vegetables with the olive oil mixture
  7. Place the skewers on the grill to cook for 10 minutes, making sure you rotate the skewers occasionally, until the vegetables are slightly charred and tender.

 

BBQ Halloumi Burgers

Cheese the day with our Comfort Halloumi Burger! Another delicious meat free option, halloumi burgers are quick and easy to make and taste great!

Ingredients

Halloumi Slices

Burger Buns

Red onion

Tomato

Lettuce

Cucumber

Your sauce of choice

Olive Oil

Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Preheat your barbecue to medium heat.
  2. Mix olive oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Brush both sides of the halloumi slices with the mixture.
  4. Cook the halloumi slices on the barbecue for around 2-3 minutes on each side.
  5. Place the burger buns on the grill until they are golden and crispy.
  6. Chop up lettuce, cucumber, red onion, and tomato.
  7. Assemble burgers and add your sauce of choice.

 

Red Apple Burgers

Apples in burgers? Adventure not just with your motorhome but with your tastebuds with our tasty and unique red apple burgers.

Ingredients

1 ½ pounds of ground beef

Egg

Red Apple

Dried Basil

Dried Thyme

Garlic powder

Onion

BBQ Sauce

Red onion

Lettuce

Cucumber

Burger buns

Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Preheat your barbecue on medium heat.
  2. Grate the red apple.
  3. Finely chop the onion.
  4. Mix basil, thyme, garlic powder, salt, pepper, chopped onions, grated apple, egg and ground beef into a bowl until it is combined well.
  5. Divide your mixture into 4 to 6 portions (depending on your desired size of burgers)
  6. Make sure your patties are slightly larger than the size of your burger buns as they will shrink during cooking.
  7. Before cooking make sure burgers are chilled, this will firm up the burgers and keep it intact when cooking.
  8. Place the burgers on the grill and cook for 5 minutes on each side.
  9. Place burger buns on the grill until they are golden and crispy.
  10. Chop up lettuce, cucumber, red onion and tomato.
  11. Assemble burgers and add BBQ sauce.

 

Honey Glazed Grilled Pineapple

Don’t forget dessert! Pineapple and honey pair to create the perfect punch of flavour in this next recipe. Give these tasty sweet golden rings a try at your next barbeque!

Ingredients

1 fresh pineapple

¼ cup of honey

¼ cup of brown sugar

3 tbsp unsalted melted butter

Ground cinnamon

Ice cream (optional)

Method

  1. Preheat your barbecue on medium heat.
  2. Prepare the pineapple by cutting off the top and bottom, use a sharp knife to remove all the skin. Core the pineapple and cut it into rings.
  3. Mix the honey, melted butter, brown sugar, and ground cinnamon into a bowl.
  4. Coat the rings of pineapple in the honey glaze mixture.
  5. Cook the pineapple rings on the barbecue for around 2-3 minutes each side (or until the pineapple starts to caramelise and you start to see grill marks.)
  6. Let pineapple rings cool and serve with ice cream.

We hope these recipes have added some flavourful variety to your National Barbecue week celebrations. If you try any of these recipes we would love to see some photos; send in your dishes via our social media or email them into us at info@comfort-insurance.co.uk. We look forward to seeing our motorhome chefs at work!

For more delicious recipes check out our Comfort Camping Cookbook!

(https://www.comfort-insurance.co.uk/comfort-camping-cookbook)

 

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Comfort Insurance

We’re a family run business with over 30 years' experience in the provision of specialist motorhome and campervan insurance. With a wealth of awards under our belt, we pride ourselves on providing a friendly and professional service, offering you the most comprehensive cover money can buy -  starting from just £200!