10+ Easy Grilling Recipes Anyone Can Master

Sizzle and speed make these easy grilling recipes everyone's smoky favorites.

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Jalapeno Popper Mexican Street Corn Exps Tohas21 200632 E04 14 2b 8
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Jalapeno Popper Mexican Street Corn

One of the best things about summer is fresh sweet corn, and this recipe is a definite standout. We love its creamy dressing, crunchy panko coating and spicy jalapeno kick. If you’re really feeling wild, sprinkle these with a bit of cooked and crumbled bacon! —Crystal Schlueter, Northglenn, Colorado

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Grilled Romaine Salad Exps Tohjj21 39316 E02 05 4b 8
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Grilled Romaine Salad

For a great-tasting salad, try this recipe on the grill! It’s equally good with any dressing of your choice.

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Margarita Chicken Exps Ft20 48807 F 0729 1 2
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Margarita Chicken

Marinated in flavours of garlic and lime, this tangy margarita chicken is ready to go whenever the coals are hot! Serve with roasted corn on the cob and lemonade. —Kelly Bruneman, Cedar Park, Texas

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Dry Rub Grilled Pork Chops Over Cannellini Greens Exps Rc20 250640 B07 14 4b 25
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Dry-Rub Grilled Pork Chops over Cannellini Greens

My family was not a huge fan of pork until I tried this pork chops and green beans recipe. Feel free to incorporate your favourite herbs into the dry rub. You can use the rub on boneless skinless chicken breast or other meats, too. —Michael Cirlincione, Stockton, New Jersey

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Grilled Potatoes Exps Ft20 37941 F 0713 1 2
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Grilled Potatoes

Need a simple sidekick to serve with steaks or chops? Try these grilled potatoes, which are bursting with fresh flavour. I make this recipe for picnics and potlucks. The potatoes turn out tender and well-seasoned. Plus, there’s one less pot to wash! —Jena Coffey, Rock Hill, Missouri

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Baby Back Ribs
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The Best Baby Back Ribs

I first marinate each rack of ribs, then add a zesty rub before grilling them. They always turn out moist and flavourful. —Iola Egle, Bella Vista, Arkansas

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Hawaiian Turkey Burgers Exps Qebz20 18049 B01 24 1b
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Hawaiian Turkey Burgers

My husband and I love to grill, so hamburgers are often on the menu. This recipe uses ground turkey instead of beef. Topped with pineapple slices, the burgers are moist and juicy. —Babette Watterson, Atglen, Pennsylvania

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Grilled Steak Bruschetta Salad For 2 Exps Cf2bz20 46392 B12 06 2b 1
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Grilled Steak Bruschetta Salad for 2

Fire up the grill for this tasty salad. The meat will be done in a snap, leaving you more time to enjoy the summer evening.
—Devon Delaney, Princeton, New Jersey

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Grilled Steak Fajitas Exps Tohpp19 10844 B08 27 5b 1
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Grilled Steak Fajitas

This tasty main dish is as quick and easy to assemble as tacos. Marinating the meat overnight makes it very tender. We like the hearty and flavourful steak slices. I serve the fajitas with Spanish rice, refried beans and a gelatin dessert. —Pamela Pogue, Quitman, Texas

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Peach Glazed Ribs Exps Tohjj19 25901 B03 20 1b 7
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Peach-Glazed Ribs

For a fruity alternative to the usual barbecue sauce for ribs, try this slightly spicy recipe at your next picnic. The peaches add just the right touch of sweetness and a lovely colour to this special sauce. —Sharon Taylor, Columbia, South Carolina

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Grilled Jerk Chicken Exps Chkbz18 24574 B10 19 5b 4
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Grilled Jerk Chicken

Jerk refers to a dry seasoning blend that originated in the Caribbean and that includes spices like allspice, ginger and cinnamon and a blend of peppers. It’ll have your tastebuds feeling warm all over.

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