The Best 20-Minute Grilled Dish Recipes for Every Beginner

The Best 20-Minute Grilled Dish Recipes for Every Beginner

The good news is that there are mouth-watering grilled dish recipes that only take less than half an hour to prepare – this means that you can enjoy using your grill every day without having to worry about time! Now you can make a fulfilling grilled dinner for your family that’s easy to make and fit for every grilling beginner.

Here are some of the best easy-to-follow grilled dish recipes that only take 20 minutes or less to prepare:

Classic Grilled Tuna Sandwich

1. Classic Grilled Tuna Sandwich

What you need:

  • 5 0.15 kg tuna steaks (3/4 inch thick)
  • 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 1 tbsp. ground chile pepper
  • 1 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. grated lime rind
  • 1/4 tsp. ground chipotle pepper
  • 6 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 5 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 slices sweet onion
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and quartered
  • 4 red lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 4 sandwich buns

Preparation:

In a small bowl, mix together cilantro, chile pepper, chipotle, lime rind, lime juice and mayonnaise. Set aside. On a grill pan, brush bell pepper and sweet onion slices with 3 tsp. olive oil and sprinkle with 1/4 tsp. salt. Cook on a pre-heated grill (medium-high heat) for 3 minutes per side. Set aside and keep warm. Coat tuna steaks with remaining olive oil and salt with black pepper and cumin. Grill over medium-high heat for 3 1/2 minutes per side or longer for desired doneness. Cut each bun in half. Spread bottom bun with mayonnaise mixture before topping with 1 bell pepper, 1 lettuce, 1 onion, 1 tuna steak and top bun.

Grilled Vegetable Salad

2. Grilled Vegetable Salad

What you need:

For the salad:

  • 1/2 cup trimmed green beans
  • 1/2 cup trimmed sugar snap peas
  • 1/2 cup cut carrots (1/2-inch thick pieces)
  • 1 cup red onion (1/2-inch thick slices)
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced radish
  • 5 cups torn Romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic salt
  • Cooking spray

For the dressing:

  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. salt

Preparation:

Combine all dressing ingredients in a medium bowl then whisk until well-blended. Cover and chill. Bring green beans, sugar snap peas and carrots to a boil for 3 minutes in a medium pan. When ready, place in a medium bowl then add onion. Lightly coat with cooking spray, sprinkle with black pepper and garlic salt and gently toss to coat. Cook vegetables on a pre-heated grill (medium-high) for 6-8 minutes per side or until browned. Divide grilled vegetables, lettuce leaves, radishes and dressing among 4 equal servings.

Grilled Chicken and Cheese Snack

3. Grilled Chicken and Cheese Snack

What you need:

  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken meat
  • 12 cheese slices
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup toasted almonds
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 12 slices whole wheat bread.

Preparation:

In a medium bowl, combine chicken, raisins, almonds, celery and mayonnaise. Place a cheese slice on 6 of the bread slices before topping with chicken mixture and another bread slice. Spread half of the butter on one side of each sandwich. Grill sandwiches, buttered side down, on a pre-heated grill (medium heat) until lightly brown. Spread remaining butter on other side of each sandwich and repeat grilling process.

Even if you’re a grilling beginner, you’ll surely seem like a pro with these quick and easy grilled dish recipes!

Adrian T. Cheng is a food blogger and a BBQ expert. Through years of grilling experience, reviewing various¬†grill gadgets¬†and trying delicious and unique recipes, he is sharing his knowledge with everyone through his blog. For more grilling secrets, tips, recipes and more, head over to Adrian’s page [http://www.kuisiware.com/category/kuisiware-blog].

 

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