Summer barbecues are typically incredibly meat-heavy. On these hot summer days, dinner regularly consists of steaks, ribs, sausages, burgers, and chicken, simply cooked on the grill, which have an incredible taste, having absorbed all those wonderful smoky flavors. There’s no doubt that all this meat makes for the most mouth-watering of meals, however, this year, try expanding your barbecue repertoire by allowing the grill to impart its charred flavor on to your favorite seafood. Shrimps, salmon, squid, and sea bass all make delicious, refreshing, and easy to prepare warm-weather dishes.
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Allow your seafood barbecue to incorporate just a little bit of meat — everything is always improved by being wrapped in bacon. These fresh scallops go perfectly with the salty bacon that surrounds them.
Begin your next dinner party in the most decadent way by serving these gilled oysters on the half shell as a fancy appetizer. Topped with habanero vinegar, jalapeños, and grated parmesan, these oysters are so delicious, and so impressive.
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Seafood barbecues can be the most extravagant meals and this flavorful lobster dish is proof of that. Set aside some time, and pull out your finest chef skills to make this fancy dish. We promise the result is worth all the effort.
Top your simple filet of grilled salmon with your favorite Greek salad ingredients to create a refreshing, satisfying dinner. This salmon dish takes less than 10 minutes to prepare, so it is ideal for weeknight dining.
Just because you’ve swapped the meat for seafood doesn’t mean you have to miss out on that well-loved, tangy barbecue sauce. Coat the shrimp in the sauce and grill until sticky, cooked through, and almost caramelized.
Grilling really can be healthy: These marinated fish skewers are proof. The fish absorbs the flavor of the spices and herbs for 30 minutes before being quickly grilled and enjoyed along fresh summer salads.
These rich swordfish and bacon kebabs are covered in an Asian-inspired, lemongrass-infused gremolata, which lightens the meaty flavors of these grilled skewers.
Serving a whole grilled fish at a party is one of the most impressive dishes you can. As an added bonus, this stunning centerpiece is incredibly simple to prepare.