Yummy Summer Recipes to Make on the Grill

It’s grilling season! Hit the patio and fire up the grill with these delicious summer recipes. Don’t have the outdoor space for a traditional grill? Try a tabletop grill or this popular smokeless grill for all the flavour and fun of a summer barbecue.


Blackened Salmon with Mango Salsa and Cilantro Lime Rice
This deliciously fresh salmon dish is a must-try in the summertime. The sweet mango salsa combined with the crispy blackened salmon is absolute perfection. 

For this recipe you will need:

  • Salmon
  • Rice
  • Mango
  • Avocado
  • Tomato
  • Corn
  • Limes
  • Cilantro
  • Blackening seasoning or chili powder, paprika, cumin, and cayenne
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive Oil

Lightly drizzle your salmon in olive oil and coat with blackening seasoning. If you are making your own, mix equal parts of each chili powder, paprika, and cumin with a dash of cayenne for heat and salt and pepper to taste. Cook thoroughly on the grill (or even in the oven or air fryer) until the internal temperature has reached 145 degrees F/63 degrees C. 

While your salmon is cooking prepare your rice as directed. Once finished mix in lime juice and freshly chopped cilantro to taste. Next chop up your mango, avocado, tomato, corn, and cilantro and mix in a bowl with lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Serve and enjoy!


Meat and Veggie Skewers 
Nothing shouts summertime like a juicy shish-kabob of meat and veggies. Mix and match your skewer toppings to create unique combinations for the whole family to enjoy. If you want a veggie option just skip the meat!

For this recipe you will need:

  • Meat (chicken, steak, shrimp, and even sausages work perfectly)
  • Veggies (bell pepper, pineapple, mushrooms, onion, cherry tomatoes, garlic, and zucchini are all great options)
  • Olive Oil
  • Seasonings of your choice
  • Skewer sticks

Cut your meat and veggies into pieces about 1 inch by 1 inch. Season meat to your preferences. Slide meat and veggie chunks onto your skewer sticks in an alternating fashion. Mix and match your flavours for more fun. 

Once your skewers are assembled, drizzle with olive oil to avoid sticking and place them on the grill. Turn frequently to keep them from burning and make sure your meat cooks to the proper temperature.

Uncategorized Apr 28, 2021

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Terra Rosas

Terra is freelance writer, content creator and illustrator. She dabbles in art using a variety of mediums including watercolour and embroidery. In her free time you can find Terra trying new recipes or curled up with a good book and cat. Check out her work on Instagram @terrarosasdesigns.

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