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Summer BBQ Essentials

Tue, 30 May 2023

Summer BBQ Essentials
INGREDIENTS
 
For the Marinade:
•     100ml olive oil
•     60g favourite BBQ sauce
•     60ml vinegar
•     1 tablespoon minced garlic
•     1 teaspoon onion powder
•     1 teaspoon paprika
•     1/2 teaspoon salt
•     1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
 
For the Skewers:
•     Red Onion
•     Bell Pepper
•     Courgette
•     Chicken
•     Tofu
 
For the Cous Cous Mixed Salad:
•     200g cous cous
•     3 tbsp olive oil
•     Fresh coriander
•     Salt, Pepper
•     Bell Pepper, diced
•     Sultanas
•     Spring onions
 
For the Homemade Coleslaw:
•     100g Red cabbage
•     100g carrot, grated
•     50g onion
•     4 tbsp light mayonnaise
•     1 tsp mustard
•     1 tbsp vinegar
•     1 tsp sugar
 
For the Toppings:
•     Baby Potatoes
•     Garlic Granules
•     Mixed salad leaves
•     Burger buns
•     Cheese
 
METHOD
 
For the Marinade:
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and store in the fridge until needed. When needed, toss the chicken (or other meat or veg) in the marinade and let sit in for the fridge (covered) for as long as you can.
 
For the Skewers:
1. Chop your ingredients into bite sized chunks - use any veg you like and any meat or meat alternatives.
2. Carefully skewer the ingredients onto the sticks all the way up until their filled.
3. Dress the skewer in the homemade marinade and then either BBQ, Grill or Roast them until the meat is cooked and veg browned.
 
For the Coleslaw:
1. Finely shred the cabbage and carrot until strips and mix in a bowl with some shredded onion too.
2. Add the Mayo, vinegar, mustard and sugar to the bowl and mix. Season with salt and pepper.
 
For the Baby Potatoes:
Dress the baby potatoes with oil, salt , pepper and garlic granules. Add to the BBQ, or roast in the oven for 30 min until golden and crispy. Dress in some Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs when plating up.
 
For the Chicken Burger:
1. You can toss a chicken breast in the marinade and grill for a chicken burger, dressing it up with cheese, lettuce, coleslaw and plenty of sauce!

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