As America prepares to fire up its grills for summer, most are reaching for classic barbecue fare – hot dogs, hamburgers, and perhaps some barbecued chicken or ribs. But if you’re looking to buck tradition and switch things up with an impressive, gourmet spread, then why not try lamb burgers, grilled scallops, or even rabbit leg? Easy and still uniquely decadent, these gourmet grilling recipes will be sure to cater a barbecue you’ll not soon forget.
–Honey-Mustard Glazed Grilled Pork and Pineapple Kebabs (The Olive Press)
–Bourbon-Cured Trout (Tips on Life and Love)
–15 Gourmet Recipes for the Grill (Delish)
–Grilled Shrimp and Sausage Skewers (Handle the Heat)
–Grilled Rabbit with Basil Oil (Indirect Heat)
–Mushroom Swiss Burger with Balsamic BBQ Sauce (The Gourmet Wino)
–Maple Planked Whiting with White Truffle Balsamic Glaze (Outdoor Gourmet)
–Grilled Veal Chops with Raw Sauce (Grilled Recipes)
–Grilled Bass with Green Tomato and Watermelon Salsa (Epicurious)
–Grilled Eggplant, Halloumi, and Pesto Burgers (Veggie Belly)
There’s also nothing wrong with keeping it homestyle with this All-American Stuffed Burger recipe. Just make sure you follow these 10 tips for grilling the perfect burger.
And for the ultimate gourmet grilling indulgence, check out the Bacon Explosion from Aaron Chronister and Jason Day, authors of BBQ Makes Everything Better.