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.
Prepare this simple appetizer in just 15 minutes, then grill a few minutes more. Serve with a variety of fresh fruits.
Saffron and lamb, mainstays of Spanish cooking, go well together. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving this main dish.
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.
Coconut milk tames the chili sauce in the Asian-inspired sauce for this shrimp dish.
Spicy shrimp, tempered by a flame-taming cilantro dip, makes a great grilled dish for summer parties.
For a fitting dipping sauce, serve this light grilled shrimp dish with hummus or baba ganoush.
Fresh bread and wine transform these grilled shrimp appetizer kabobs into a light meal for four.
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.
Prosciutto adds a nice salty touch to garlicky grilled shrimp.
French bread slices are topped with garlic butter and a fresh tomato-basil topper for this grilled appetizer.
For a fast but sophisticated appetizer, spread orange marmalade on Brie and grill. Garnish with nuts, then serve with bread, fruit, or crackers.
Marinate shrimp in oil and Cajun seasoning, then drizzle warm marmalade sauce over the shrimp before serving for a fabulous main dish.
A honey-butter glaze makes these grilled apricots even more delicious. Serve with vanilla ice cream.
For a cohesive dinner, reserve three tablespoons of the pork and plum marinade to act as the dressing for the couscous salad.