Grilling is the best way to cook food like vegetables, paneer, seafood, and chicken and meat products. So you can use all types of food for grilling which can be done quickly and easily at home to get that restaurant like taste. Some of the quick recipes can be used for dinner are:
You can use different types of veggies on grill such as sweet potatoes, onions, mushrooms, spinach leaves, capsicum and corn. High temperatures and quick preparation preserve their nutrition and taste too.
Skewers are mainly used for small whole fish like sardines and seafood like prawns. The best part is that you can easily skewers many fish at a time. Insert the skewer into fish at a time so that they are firmly placed. Brush them with little of olive oil and turn them in between so that they don’t get burnt.
Barbecue side dishes
Normally pasta and potato salads are loaded with calories and carbs, hence there are much tasty substitutes for them. Such as instead of baked potato with toppings, eat grilled sweet potatoes. Instead of eating cooked vegetables with lot of dressing and flavouring, eat sliced tomatoes and avocado with olive oil and vinegar. Similarly, instead of pasta salad, eat whole grains salads with beans and quinoa.
Salmon is one of the best fish to grill as it is soft and its own juices helps to cook easily when it is kept on low grill. And it contains good amount of oil which keep them moist and avoid it sticking. You need to cook fish fillets on medium heat for almost 4mins on each side. Other fish options which you can use are tuna, trout and swordfish which can be cooked with their skin on.
Kebabs for Kids
Kids love the idea of food on stick which can be anything like fish, vegetables, fruits etc. Thus including kebabs in food make them happy and eat full. To make them easy grill meat, fish and vegetables and fruits separately on different skewers.
Grill your own Pizza
Grill heat is almost produces the same effect and heat like restaurant like pizza oven. Try to use different toppings every time you make your pizza at home to make it more interesting and fun, especially for kids. Lightly brush the crust with oil and grill. Cook for 3-4 minutes and every time rotate it 90 degrees to prevent burning. Try to opt for whole wheat crust as they are healthy options.
Grill fruit for Delicious Desserts
As grilling intensifies the sweetness of many fruits such as strawberries, peaches, pineapples, bananas, and pears, these fruits pieces can be used in many desserts like with ice-creams, cakes, puddings, jellies etc. But you need to remember, fruits will get burned fast so you need to cook them for only few minutes on low flame until they are slightly golden.
These are simple but delicious grill options which could be easily included in your dinner as they are light and easy to digest.