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06
Jun

BBQ London Broil

Written by CI admin. Posted in Main Courses, Recipes

4 to 6 servings
¾ c. Italian dressing
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. dries mustard
¼ tsp. thyme, crushed
1 medium onion, sliced
1 pound flank steak, scored
2 tbs. butter, melted

Combine first 4 ingredients, add onion and marinade flank steak with it. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight. Remove steak and grill on your preheated BBQ grill. Grill 5 to 7 minutes on each side basting frequently with the marinade. In the meantime sauté onions from the marinade in butter in a skillet on your side burner for 3 minutes. To serve, slice steak diagonally into thin slices, sprinkle onions over top. Garnish with vegetable kabobs.

06
Jun

BBQ Chili Corn

Written by CI admin. Posted in Recipes, Side Dishes

6 medium ears corn, husked
3 tbs. butter or margarine, melted
Dash ground cumin
Dash ground coriander

About ½ hour before cooking, turn the butter on for grill. Place each corn on a heavy-duty foil. In a bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Mix well. Brush 1-1/2 tsp. Butter mixture over each ear. Close foil and fold up ends to seal. Place on grill. Cook, turning packets occasionally 10 to 12 minutes or until cooked through.

06
Jun

BBQ Potatoes and Cheese

Written by CI admin. Posted in Recipes, Side Dishes

1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 can (10-3/4 oz.) condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/3 cup milk
2 tbs. barbecue sauce
¼ tsp. oregano
¼ tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
4 cups thinly sliced potatoes (4 medium-sized potatoes)

Preheat grill. Combine cheese, condensed soup, milk, BBQ sauce, oregano, salt and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Stir in potatoes until well coated. Turn into well buttered 1-1/2 quart rectangular baking dish. Cover dish with aluminum foil. Bake covered 25 minutes on medium with the lid of your BBQ grill closed. Remove foil and continue baking 15 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

06
Jun

Veggie Kabobs

Written by CI admin. Posted in Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes

3 medium-sized zucchini
12 cherry tomatoes
12 fresh mushrooms
Grated Parmesan cheese

Parboil whole zucchini 5 minutes on your side burner or until just tender. Drain and cut into ½ inch slices. Thread zucchini, tomatoes and mushrooms alternately on each of six skewers. Brush with marinade made of Italian dressing, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and thyme. Grill 5 to 7 minutes turning and basting occasionally. Sprinkle liberally with Parmesan cheese.

06
Jun

Tangy Seafood Kabobs

Written by CI admin. Posted in Appetizers, Main Courses, Recipes

1 lb. large shrimp, shelled & defined
¾ lbs. sea scallops
2/3 c. chili sauce
¼ c. cider vinegar
3 tbs. chopped parsley
1 tbs. vegetable oil
1 tbs. Worcestershire sauce
½ tsp. prepared horseradish
1 cove garlic, minced
1 20 oz. canned pineapple chunks in juice, drained

In medium bowl, combine shrimp and scallops. In small bowl combine chili sauce and next six ingredients. Pour over seafood. Toss to coat. Cover, refrigerate 2 hours.

Half-hour before cooking, turn the burner to the grill on full. Drain seafood-reserving marinade. On each of twelve 10” skewers, thread 2 shrimps and 2 scallops, alternating with pineapple chunks. Place skewers on grill. Cook 7-10 minutes, often basting and turning.

06
Jun

Fajitas

Written by CI admin. Posted in Main Courses, Recipes

1-1/2 lb. flank steak or boned chicken breasts
2 tbs. oil
½ cup limejuice
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. celery salt
¼ tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. pepper
¼ tsp. oregano
¼ tsp. cumin
Flour tortillas
Lemon

Pound flank steak to ¼ inch thickness or flatten chicken breasts. Mix oil, lime juice and seasonings in a zip lock bag. Add meat and shake bag to coat the meat. Refrigerate overnight or at least 6 to 8 hours. Wrap tortillas in foil. Remove meat from marinade. Cook on a pre-heated gas grill for 5 to 8 minutes on each side. While meat is cooking, heat tortillas on grill. Slice meat across grain in thin slices. Place on hot platter. Squeeze lemon juice over. Wrap meat and any of the following toppings in tortillas: chopped tomatoes, guacamole, sour cream, and taco sauce.

06
Jun

Beef Lamb Kabobs

Written by CI admin. Posted in Main Courses, Recipes

½ lb. boneless sirloin or beef cut into 1” cubes
½ lb. boneless loin of lamb cut into 1” cubes
2/3 c. water, divided
¼ c. chopped onion
2 tbs. soy sauce
¼ c. vegetable oil, divided
1 tbs. dark brown sugar
1 tbs. fresh lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ tsp. ground cumin
¼ tsp. ground coriander
¼ tsp. ground turmeric
1/8 tsp. ground red pepper
1/8 tsp. ground ginger
1 red pepper cut into chunks
1 large banana, cut into chunks
8 small mushrooms
1/3 c. smooth peanut butter

In blender, process 1/3 c. water, onion, soy sauce, 2 tsp. oil and the next 8 ingredients until smooth. Pour over meat cubes and marinate about 4 hours, turning occasionally. Drain and reserve marinade. Onto to four 12” skewers alternately thread meat, pepper, banana and mushrooms. Preheat grill. Brush the kabobs with oil. Grill 7-8 minutes each side.

Bring marinade to boil on the side burner in a saucepan. Add remaining 1/3 c. water and peanut butter. Stir to blend. Heat through. If sauce gets too thick, add 1 tbs. water. Serve sauce with kabobs.

06
Jun

Eggplant Caviar

Written by CI admin. Posted in Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes

1 large eggplant
2 tbs. olive oil
2 tbs. wine vinegar
2 tbs. finely chopped onion
½ clove garlic, minced
1 medium tomato, chopped salt and pepper

Roast eggplant on gas grill over medium flame, turning occasionally until thoroughly cooked. This may take 30 minutes. Remove from grill and cool for handling. Strip off the skin and chop eggplant finely. Add all the seasonings. Chill thoroughly and serve on toast.

06
Jun

Spare Ribs

Written by CI admin. Posted in Main Courses, Recipes

Marinade:
1 c. soy sauce
½ c. honey
½ c. vinegar
½ c. dry sherry
2 tsp. chopped garlic
2 tsp. sugar
1 c. water
1 chicken bouillon cube
1 can beer for basting sauce

Marinade ribs for 3 hours. Use marinade for basting by adding beer to it. Place pan under the ribs and baste frequently. To cook ribs select lean, meaty ribs and accordion pleat them with your spit. Slide four prong meat hook down the length of spit and tighten. At the beginning of the rack and to its center, penetrate the second rib with the pointed end of the spit and push it between the meat. Skip a couple and continue the process until the entire rack is accordion pleated. Fasten the second meat hook into the rack. Turn your rotis burner on high. Rotis for 50 minutes or until done.

06
Jun

Pork Roast

Written by CI admin. Posted in Main Courses, Recipes

Apple cider vinegar basting sauce:
1 c. apple cider vinegar
6 oz. water
½ stick butter
Salt, pepper, parsley and garlic seasoning
2 oz. lemon juice
10 lbs. pork roast

Time: 1-1/2 hours to 2 hours

Bring pork to room temperature before placing it on the spit rod. Place on the rod and test for balance. Light rotis burner. Turn control knob to high. Use the above basting sauce for rotissing.