The Best BBQ Recipes That Take 30 Minutes or Less

We’ve been counting down the days until BBQ season since Labor Day of last year. And now finally, it’s time to clean off the grill and get cooking. Here are 16 delicious recipes that take only 30 minutes to make.

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Grilled Coconut Lime Shrimp And Vegetables (30 Minutes)

News flash: You should be grilling in foil packets.

Grilled Watermelon-feta Skewers (30 Minutes)

Sweet watermelon and tangy feta cheese is the new tomato and mozzarella.

Crispy Grilled Chicken (30 Minutes)

A healthier take on fried chicken. 

Steak Fajita Skewers With Cilantro Pesto (30 Minutes)

We're always down for kebabs. 

Grilled Peach And Halloumi Salad With Lemon-pesto Dressing (30 Minutes)

Guaranteed to wow everyone at your cookout. 

Grilled Mahi Mahi Tacos (15 Minutes)

We're having a taco party and everyone's invited.

Grilled Vegetable Salad With Charred Croutons (30 Minutes)

The most colorful plate we ever did see.

Indonesia Grilled Sambal Chicken (30 Minutes)

All of the flavors.

Grilled Flatbread With Peaches And Arugula Pesto (20 Minutes)

Once you start grilling your flatbreads, you'll never look back.

Grilled Lamb Burgers With Whipped Feta And Cucumber (30 Minutes)

We call this a Mediterranean diet.


Grilled Wedge Salad With Creamy Lemon Dressing (15 Minutes)

Caesar salad 2.0.

Grilled Chicken Shawarma (30 Minutes)

This Middle Eastern feast is made from start to finish in just half an hour.

Grilled Tilapia Bowls With Avocado Crema (30 Minutes)

Dinner tastes better in a bowl.

Grilled Corn With Spicy Aioli Recipe (30 Minutes)

An easy—and absolutely delicious—upgrade.

Grilled Flank Steak With Chimichurri Sauce (15 Minutes)

But sometimes you do need the real stuff.

Seared Salmon Skewers With Dijon And Lemon (28 Minutes)

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From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.