06
Jun

BBQ Turkey

Written by CI admin. Posted in Main Courses, Recipes

12 lb. turkey

Beer basting sauce:
1 can beer
12 oz. water
1 stick butter
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
½ tsp. garlic flakes
1 tsp. parsley

Thaw the bird completely. Wash inside out. Securely tie the legs and wings. Light rotis burner. Turn to high. Combine all the ingredients for basting sauce in a shallow pan. Place it under the turkey 15 to 20 minutes. Cook for approximately 3 hours. The basting sauce combined with turkey drippings makes delicious gravy.

06
Jun

BBQ Salmon

Written by CI admin. Posted in Main Courses, Recipes

2 large salmon steaks
2 tbs. oil
Salt & pepper
2 oz. thin bacon slices
2 tbs. butter
1 tbs. lemon juice
Spring of parsley
Lemon wedges

Preheat the BBQ.

Brush the steaks with oil and season with salt and pepper. Place on BBQ grill and cook for 10 minutes, turning steaks over halfway cooking time.

Meanwhile fry the bacon in a pan on the side burner. Drain on paper towels. Melt the butter in a small saucepan taking care not to discolor it. Arrange the fish and bacon on serving plates. Pour the butter over and sprinkle with lemon juice. Garnish with parsley springs and lemon wedges. Serve with boiled potatoes tossed in butter and sprinkled with chopped parsley and a crisp lettuce salad.

Note: Substitute catfish, halibut or cod for salmon.

06
Jun

BBQ Pork Chops

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4 Pork chops

Marinade:
1 large onion
2 tbs. lemon juice or vinegar
2 tbs. oil
½ tsp. powdered mustard
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp. sugar
½ tsp. paprika
1 clove garlic

Peel, grate onion, and add rest of the ingredients except the pork chops. Mix well. Pour over chops and marinate one hour in a cool place. Turn the BBQ grill on full. Heat 10 minutes. BBQ the chops brushing with the marinade occasionally. Serve with mixed salad, dressed with vinaigrette flavored with fresh dill.

06
Jun

BBQ London Broil

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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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.

06
Jun

Chicken Tandori Style

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8 large chicken thighs or drumsticks
1 c. plain nonfat yogurt
½ c. lemon juice
2 tsp. salt
½ tsp. cayenne
½ tsp. black pepper
½ tsp. crushed garlic
½ tsp. grated ginger
1 tbs. corn oil

Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and marinate the chicken for 8 hours in the refrigerator. Drain the chicken and spread on the spit running the rod on the fleshier side of the bone.

Rotis using the rotis burner. Cook on medium high heat for 40 minutes basting occasionally with the remainder of the marinade mixture. Serve with sliced onions and lemon wedges.