Grilled Appetizers

Grilled appetizers are perfect for any cookout. Whether you want shrimp, wings, pork, chicken, or fish, you'll find a recipe here to suit your taste.


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Caramelized Onion Pizza
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Caramelized Onion Pizza

    These fuss-free pizzas take on a smoky flavor when cooked on the grill; pita bread makes a simple base, while your favorite veggies customize each pie.

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Plum-Sauced Wings

    This chicken wing recipe with a plum-and-orange sauce makes the perfect quick, easy, and flavorful appetizer for your next party.

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Curried Pork Bites

    Pop-in-your-mouth cubes of robustly flavored curried pork -- tempered by a quick dip in the cool yogurt sauce -- go great with cold beverages such as beer or ginger ale. Use this recipe for beef, lamb, or turkey, too. Serve a double portion as a main dish.

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California Kabobs

    Think of these as a handheld pasta dish -- tortellini, onions, artichoke hearts, and shrimp make a great starter for any meal.

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Vegetable Pizzas

    Visit your local farmers' market before you make these. Loaded with a gardenful of produce, these veggie-topped wedges are a fresh way to start a summer dinner on the patio.

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Grilled Red Pepper Dip with Shrimp

    While this Grilled Red Pepper Dip goes brilliantly with shrimp, it also complements grilled fish or chicken splendidly.

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Coconut-Mango Salsa

    Serve with crackers, grilled chicken, ham, or fish.

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Pork and Chicken BBQ Sticks

    Chipotle peppers lend a smoky, spicy flavor to the honey-sweetened barbecue sauce. Keep this sauce in mind anytime you grill chicken or pork chops.

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Grilled Avocados

    This quick-to-fix side dish features avocados stuffed with a spicy Monterey Jack cheese mixture.

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Lemony Scampi Kabobs

    Choose colorful kabobs of shrimp, red pepper, and zucchini brushed with lemon butter sauce for your next barbecue.

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Fiery Southwestern Seafood Skewers

    Large juicy shrimp and succulent scallops keep company with tender onion and zucchini in these spicy-hot grilled kabobs. A brushing sauce of mashed chipotle peppers and cumin provide plenty of fire.

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Chicken and Sausage Kabobs

    The sour cream-based dipping sauce is a refreshing serve-along for these double-meat kabobs.

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Butternut Squash Kabobs

    This vegetable-on-a-stick lets you enjoy the mild flavor of summer squash even on the go. A dash of curry powder adds a welcome note of spice.

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Indonesian Sate

    Grilled skewers of marinated beef, lamb, turkey, and green onions served with a peanut sauce are an Indonesian favorite as appetizers or a main dish.

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Cajun Fish Soup

    Cool mango complements the spicy grilled Cajun fish and lime-flavored broth in this light soup -- perfect for hot weather.

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Greek Lamb Salad with Yogurt Dressing

    The elemental Greek trio of lamb, yogurt, and cucumber, with help from a newcomer -- dried tart cherries -- make this Greek Lamb Salad with Yogurt Dressing a treat.

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