Super Easy 20-Minute Grill Recipes That Are Worth The Try

When hosting a barbecue, it’s ideal to choose recipes that won’t take too much of your time stuck with the grill. Go for quick-cooking food that will please all your guests. Try these super easy 20-minute grill recipes – great dishes for half the time!

Spiced Tropical Grilled Steak

What you need:

  • 1/2 kilogram flank steak, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro stems
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup vertically sliced onion
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon sliced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, divided
  • 4 wedges lime for garnish

Place cilantro stems, lime juice, half the olive oil and half the red pepper in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. Pour mixture in a dish and place steak on top of it. Coat meat with the mixture and let stand for at least 15 minutes. Remove steak from marinade (discard excess) and cook on a pre-heated grill over high heat for 4 minutes per side or until cooked through. Slice thinly and place on a serving dish. Top with cilantro leaves, onion, garlic and remaining red pepper. Drizzle with remaining oil and serve with lime wedges.Honey-Lemon Grilled Chicken

What you need:

  • 8 boneless and skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced shallots
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Season chicken with salt and pepper then cook on a pre-heated grill over medium-high heat until cooked through. Remove from heat and set aside. Cook shallots over medium heat in a pan until softened, about 2 minutes. Add water, honey and lemon to the pan and cook for 1 minute. Pour mixture on a dish and place chicken over sauce, turning to coat. Sprinkle oregano over chicken and serve.Miso and Mayonnaise Grilled Eggplant

What you need:

  • 2 eggplants, sliced lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick slices
  • 1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon soybean paste (white miso)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray

In a medium bowl, stir together mayonnaise, soybean paste, water, rice vinegar and black pepper. Brush each eggplant slice with 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise mixture then cook on a pre-heated grill over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until cooked through. Place grilled eggplant on a serving dish and drizzle with remaining mayonnaise mixture. Top with cilantro before serving.These 20-minute grill recipes save time but satisfy your appetite!

Adrian T. Cheng is a food blogger and a BBQ expert. Through years of grill experience, reviewing various grilling accessories 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 website where he has other interesting posts.