Grilled Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

I’ve tried several recipes that involved foil packets cooked on the grill.  I like them!  They’re SO easy and they don’t heat up the kitchen! So here’s the latest and it’s super easy. Ingredients & Directions: In a big piece of foil, tightly wrap 1 small chicken breast cut into cubes, 1 chopped sweet potato, sliced scallions, a dash of sriracha, a palmful of sesame seeds (optional) … [Read more...]

Simply Grilled Salmon

This is another great salmon recipe that I’ll definitely be making again.  The marinade can also be used for chicken, other types of fish, shrimp, lamb or pork.  I’ve only tried it with the salmon but I imagine it would be good for other cuts of meat. Ingredients: 1 lb. salmon (1) 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon salt ¼ cup extra … [Read more...]

Balsamic Chicken Breasts

You can’t have too many good chicken marinades and I’m definitely adding this one to my collection. Ingredients: 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/4 pounds total) ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ¼ cup olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper Directions: Place each chicken breast half between … [Read more...]

How to Grill Onions on the “Stove”

I grilled onions for the first time only a few years ago.  I’m not sure why I hadn’t done it before – I guess I didn’t think of it or didn’t know how.  We were at a party and the host served grilled onions and I was hooked.  Now every time we grill burgers, I sauté onions.  Yum. If you’ve never done it before, it’s not hard.  Here’s one way to do it: Slice an onion.  I use Vidalia’s when … [Read more...]

Grilled Lemon Chicken

I’m always looking for good marinades and this one was definitely a winner.  It was easy to make and really good! Ingredients: ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon lemon juice 6 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 3 tablespoons grated lemon peel 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic ¾ teaspoon salt ¾ teaspoon dried thyme ¾ teaspoon dried marjoram ¾ teaspoon pepper 6 … [Read more...]

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

This is the best chicken marinade I have ever tasted.  And that’s all I’m going to say.  Try it – you’ll be extremely glad you did. 4 chicken breasts 2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice 1-1/2 cups teriyaki sauce (I just use the 10 oz. bottle) 4 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon rosemary leaves, crushed 4 cloves garlic, minced (I used 4 tsp. minced garlic from the jar) Prepare … [Read more...]