The Ultimate 4th of July BBQ Recipe Round-Up

4th of July Recipe Roundup

For Americans, the 4th of July can mean many things. It’s a day to celebrate our independence, a day to break out every red, white and blue article of clothing we own, and a day to take off from work and spend the weekend at the beach. At least, that’s what I’ll be doing. 

It’s also a day to remember all of the brave men and women who have protected this country since the declaration of independence was signed all those years ago.

My fiancé, Andrew (aka Dishing Delish’s resident food photographer), has been especially enjoying the upcoming holiday weekend, taking a lot of fantastic shots of the fireworks and weekend food truck events. Here’s one of my favorites so far. I just love the colors in it!

Photo by Andrew Davis

Photo by Andrew Davis

Fireworks and festivals aside, we all know what we’re really looking forward to this 4th of July weekend…

BBQ. And lots of it!

In preparation for your holiday weekend, I’ve rounded up the best of the best for all of your weekend BBQ recipe needs.

So, without further adieu, the Ultimate 4th of July BBQ Recipe Round-Up!




Photo by Michael Allen Smith

BBQ Sauces, Marinades and Rubs

Homemade BBQ Sauce

Pork Souvlaki Marinade

Sweet & Spicy BBQ Sauce

Cherry Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Maple Bourbon BBQ Sauce Recipe

Memphis BBQ Dry Rub

Basic BBQ Rub

Watermelon BBQ Sauce



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Salads, Side Dishes & Veggies

Marinated & Sliced Grilled Potatoes

Mom’s Red Potato Salad

Raw Veggie Chopped Salad

Red White & Blueberry Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Charred Corn Salad with Roasted Poblano Peppers

Yukon Gold and Green Onion Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Honey Bacon Baked Beans

Tex Mex Corn on the Cob

Roasted Chili Mango Guacamole

Grilled Corn & Avocado Salad

Grilled Veggie Fajitas with Creamy Jalapeño Sauce

Mediterranean Bean Salad

Avocado Corn Salsa



Photo by Daremoshiranai

Photo by Daremoshiranai


Loaded Italian Sausage Burger

Gruyere Turkey Burger

Best Burger Recipe

Ultimate Umami Burger

Easy Veggie Burger

Aloo Tikki Burger

Fake Shack Burger

All American Classic Bacon Cheeseburger



Photo by Chun Kit To

Photo by Chun Kit To

Beef & Pork

Oven BBQ Ribs

Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Smokey Ribs with Spicy Rum BBQ Sauce

Perfect Pulled Pork

Marinated Flank Steak

Grilled Lemon Herb Steak Foil Packet

Bacon Explosion BBQ Sausage Recipe

Grilled Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Smoked Beef Short Ribs

Spicy Pork Satay



Photo by Markus Spiering

Photo by Markus Spiering

Grilled Seafood

Lemon and Dill BBQ Salmon Kabobs

BBQ Salmon

Grilled Swordfish with Garlic Soy Marinade

Chipotle Lime Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

Grilled Fish with Citrus Herb Crust

Grilled Whole Fish on Banana Leaf

Grilled Lemon Tilapia in a Foil Packet



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Ginger Sesame Marinated Chicken Skewers

Sweet and Spicy Beer BBQ Chicken

Coconut Encrusted Pineapple & Fish Kebabs with Mango Salsa

Tony Roma’s Inspired BBQ Chicken

Boneless Stuffed Turkey on the Rotisserie

Simple Perfect Roast Chicken

Grilled Mediterranean Chicken Kebabs

Perfect Grilled Chicken

Tequila Fired Grilled Chicken

How to Grill A Whole Chicken over Charcoal

Photo by Theryn Fleming

Photo by Theryn Fleming

Grilled Fruit & Other Desserts

Grilled Nectarines

Patriotic Popsicle

Grilled Caramel Apples

Grilled Pineapple

Flag Cheesecake

Patriotic Sugar Cookies

Patriotic Stained Glass Jello

4th of July Meringue cookies

4th of July Sugar Cookie Bars


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