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
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.

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.

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.

California Kabobs

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

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.

Grilled Red Pepper Dip with Shrimp

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

Coconut-Mango Salsa

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

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.

Grilled Avocados

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

Lemony Scampi Kabobs

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

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.

Chicken and Sausage Kabobs

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

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.

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.

Cajun Fish Soup

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

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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