13 Delicious Grilling Recipes for Celebrating National BBQ Month

Warmer weather means it's time to dig your grill out of storage and put that baby to use. And if a little bit of sunshine isn't reason enough for you, how about this: It's National Barbecue Month! So to help you get working on those grill marks, we've found the most mouthwatering grilling recipes out there, from veggies to burgers to fruit, just in time for Memorial Day. So get your tongs and apron ready. It's grill time.

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Grilled Salmon Kebabs

Mingled with the taste of charred citrus, these salmon kebabs from Crepes of Wrath are a tasty and easy way to execute grilled fish.

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Mexican Grilled Corn (Elote)

Confections of a Foodie Bride nails quite possibly the most delicious way to eat corn with this Mexican elote recipe.

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Grilled Chicken thighs with Apricot Miso Glaze

Everybody knows chicken thighs are where it’s at when it comes to grilling poultry, and The Kitchn’s apricot miso-glazed version sounds like all kinds of delicious.

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BBQ Portabello Sliders

Just ‘cause you’re vegetarian doesn’t mean you have to eat some defrosted veggie burger. Go for a tasty portobello slider instead, courtesy of Love and Lemons.

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Authentic Korean BBQ shortribs

Check out these Korean BBQ short ribs, called “kalbi,” from Savory Sweet Life. The flavor will blow you away.

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Grilled Smashed Potatoes

These grilled smashed potatoes by Love U Madly are the perfect accompaniment to anything else you feel like throwing on the grill.

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Red Wine Burgers with Mushrooms and Goat Cheese

What’s a month dedicated to BBQ without burgers? Sad, is what. Go for a delicious red wine, mushroom, and goat cheese-laced version by Adventures in Cooking.

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Grilled Leeks with Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

The grill isn’t just for meat — veggies benefit from a nice char as well. Go the way of Climbing Grier Mountain and try your hand at grilled leeks topped with tomato and fresh basil. Yum.

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Grilled Steak Salad with Blue Cheese and Grilled Grapes

This succulent grilled steak salad by Simply Scratch gets a tasty upgrade with blue cheese and grilled grapes.

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Grilled Shrimp & Corn With Creamy Lime Vinaigrette

Delicate shrimp gain a delicious smokey flavor from grilling. Add some grilled corn and tangy lime vinaigrette like A Spicy Perspective and you’re set!

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Grilled Watermelon Salad

Grilled watermelon? You bet your ass. Mixed with savory red onion and a sprinkle of cheese, this salad from Domestic Fits has everything you need.

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Chipotle Lime Grilled Chicken Skewers with Avacado Ranch

Smoky chipotle and tart lime mingle together perfectly in this delicious grilled chicken skewer recipe from How Sweet It Is

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Grilled Nectarines

Forget dinner — get your BBQ on for dessert with this sweet and smoky grilled nectarine recipe from A Cozy Kitchen.

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