Grilled Appetizers

Fire up the coals for grilled appetizers. From grilled shrimp to tender chicken and marinated vegetables, guests will be clamoring for more of these sizzling grilled appetizer recipes.

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Grilled Mediterranean Quesadillas

Betty Crocker

Party time? Start with tasty apps from the grill. They're easy to prep and ready in minutes.

Total: 30 mins

Baked Brie with Fruit

Midwest Living

Prepare this simple appetizer in just 15 minutes, then grill a few minutes more. Serve with a variety of fresh fruits.

Grilled Bruschetta

Pepperidge Farm
Total: 22 mins

Feta Shrimp Kabobs

Ladies' Home Journal

For an easy meal, serve these Greek-inspired shrimp skewers over couscous tossed with bell peppers, tomatoes, and chopped parsley.

Total: 55 mins

Moorish Lamb Kabobs

Better Homes and Gardens

Saffron and lamb, mainstays of Spanish cooking, go well together. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving this main dish.

Greek Herbed Shrimp with Feta and Black Olives


For a fitting dipping sauce, serve this light grilled shrimp dish with hummus or baba ganoush.

Grilled Asparagus Bruschetta with Chevre and Tapenade

Vegetarian Times

30 MINUTES OR LESS. This makes a hearty hors d'oeuvre or a rustic first course.

Tequila Grilled Shrimp and Mango Skewers

The Food Channel

The tropical flavors of mango and ginger paired with the Latin heat of jalapenos and tequila turn shrimp into a sweet and glossy appetizer or main dish.

Fig-and-Prosciutto Flatbreads

Food & Wine

A staple at Todd English's Olives restaurants is his much-lauded house-made flatbread, topped with sticky-sweet fig jam, pungent Gorgonzola cheese and salty prosciutto. Use store-bought pizza dough instead of homemade.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

California Kabobs

Better Homes and Gardens

Fresh bread and wine transform these grilled shrimp appetizer kabobs into a light meal for four.

Southeast Asian Coconut Shrimp


Coconut milk tames the chili sauce in the Asian-inspired sauce for this shrimp dish.

Fiesta Shrimp Skewers

Better Homes and Gardens

Spicy shrimp, tempered by a flame-taming cilantro dip, makes a great grilled dish for summer parties.

Jamie Purviance's Asparagus and Tomato Salad with Feta

Better Homes and Gardens

Bright cherry tomatoes and nutrient-rich asparagus are beautifully dressed in a tangy Dijon and champagne vinaigrette, then tossed with crumbled feta cheese in this brilliant fresh salad. When buying asparagus, look for firm, bright green stalks with tight tips. If stems are tough, simply remove the outer layer with a vegetable peeler.

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sliders with a Berry Sauce and Blue Cheese Butter


You can't just eat one! Great for game time or a great party appetizer.

Prosciutto and Spinach Wrapped Shrimp


Prosciutto adds a nice salty touch to garlicky grilled shrimp.

Pork Skewers with Fruit Glaze

Diabetic Living

Fruit juice and preserves sweeten up these luau-ready pork kebabs. If an outdoor grill isn't handy, use an indoor grill pan or roast in the oven.

Bruschetta with Tomato-Basil Topping

Midwest Living

French bread slices are topped with garlic butter and a fresh tomato-basil topper for this grilled appetizer.

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