Hooray! It’s officially grilling season here in the Northwest and I couldn’t be more excited! Here are my top 20 Ethnic-Inspired Grilling Recipes from around the world!
Many of these recipes are made with chicken or salmon, however, many are vegan or vegetarian adaptable! Be sure to go the post directly to see how to adapt them! These “adaptable” recipes are perfect for mixed households with meat-eaters and vegans living under the same roof. One meal, two ways!
Pick out a few grilling recipes to try out this week and let me know your favorites in the comments below.
Grilled Peruvian Chicken (or Portobellos) with Peruvian Green Sauce and Avocado Tomato Salad – a simple delicious dinner that is bursting with amazing South American flavor. Vegan Adaptable and GF!
Grilled Japanese “Farm-Style” Teriyaki – this can be made with grilled chicken or grilled portobellos (or both for mixed households) with shiitake mushrooms, avocado, sweet brown rice, and a refreshing cucumber ribbon salad. Vegan adaptable!
Grilled Eggplant Salad with Freekeh, fresh herbs, and a tangy yogurt dressing. A delicious grilled Middle Eastern salad that can be made ahead. Freekeh has a wonderful smoky quality that is worth seeking out.
Simple and healthy Grilled Salmon Tzatziki Bowls– a fast and easy weeknight dinner loaded up with yummy grilled veggies, quinoa, tzatziki and grilled salmon! This one is a keeper! Vegans can leave the salmon off and double up on Eggplant!
Grilled Romaine Salad with Corn, Fava Beans and Avocado – a light and refreshing meal. Keep it vegan or add grilled shrimp for added protein. Either way, it’s sure to be your new favorite salad. Don’t have access to fresh Fava beans? No worries, sub edamame!
Smoky, spicy and delicious, this Mexican Grilled Chipotle Chicken is bathed in the most flavorful marinade. Grill the chipotle chicken ahead and reheat on busy weeknights, or store it in the flavorful chipotle marinade, then fire up the grill after work. Use in healthy bowls, salads, tacos, or pasta. So EASY and oh so tasty!
Grilled Lamb Kebabs with a tangy Herb Salad and Dilled Yogurt Sauce– a delicious, paleo friendly recipe bursting with amazing Middle Eastern flavors. You can also make these with ground turkey! Seriously good.
Chipotle Grilled Chicken Salad with Grilled Corn, Peppers and Arugula, over a bed of optional quinoa with grilled scallions, avocado and a simple Chipotle Lime Dressing. Sub MEXICAN TOFU for the Chicken for a vegan version!
Grilled Halloumi, Eggplant and Tomato Salad with Mint Dressing – a delicious side or main course salad! If you’ve never tried grilling greek-style halloumi cheese- here’s the perfect opportunity! It stays incredibly firm on the grill. I promise. 🙂 So easy!
Grilled Chilean Beef Skewers with Smoky Chimichurri Sauce and Cilantro Rice. An easy flavorful weeknight meal. Substitute cremini mushrooms and veggies for the beef and for a delicious vegan alternative. Paleo, GF and vegan adaptable!
Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers is full of delicious umami flavor! It’s lathered with Asian-style Guacamole, topped with a cool cucumber ribbon salad and crunchy carrot slaw. Healthy, delicious and really satisfying. AND totally vegan!
Grilled Zucchini with Zaatar, garlic, lemon, summer tomatoes and labneh – a delicious grillable side dish to go with many Mediterranean style mains.
BURGER in a BOWL!– served over a bed of healthy greens and veggies – a fast, low carb way to serve up our favorite summertime meal! Make this with veggie burgers, beef, lamb, turkey or chicken! Paleo, low carb, vegan adaptable! Had to throw an “American” recipe in here!
French-Style Grilled Nicoise Salad w/ grilled salmon, tuna or white fish, baby potatoes, olives, marinated white beans and peppers, french beans & a delicious Nicoise Salad Dressing. Gluten free and Healthy!
Grilled Pizza! – In this recipe, thin pizza crust is grilled for extra flavor – either directly on a grill or on a grill-pan on the stove. It’s surprisingly easy and quick! Once both sides are grilled, the crust is topped with cheese- gorgonzola and mozzarella, fresh figs, caramelized balsamic onions and either placed back on the grill (on a pan) to finish.
Grilled Lamb Kofta Wraps are light and delicious, and BURSTING with Middle Eastern Flavor! Served with Tzatziki, these are paleo, low carb and high in protein.
Grilled Mexican Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Cucumber Salsa served over greens with a tangy Cilantro Lime Dressing …can be made in 20 minutes. A delicious, healthy low-carb meal.
Grillable Sprouted Lentil Burgers– these flavorful guys will not only totally hold their shape on the grill…they are full of amazing flavor and nutrients! Vegan! GF.
Grilled Balsamic Pork Loin with strawberries and rosemary is bursting with summertime flavor. It’s a snap to make, light and delicious…. and an easy way to cook strawberries in a savory dish!
Grilled Flank Steak with Grilled Corn & Radish Salad comes together quickly and easily. Fresh sweet corn, lightly grilled, then cut off the cob, drizzled with lime juice and tossed with radishes, red onion and parsley compliments the flavors of the grilled beef, which is rubbed with smoked paprika, cumin and salt.
Grilled Indian Naan Bread stuffed with flavorful Garlic Scape Chutney and Melty Cheese. Utterly decadent and divine! Perfect for spring!
Italian Style Grilled Lamb “Lollipops”with Salsa Verde. These grilled lamb chops are topped with the most flavorful Italian Herb Caper Sauce, called Salsa Verde. Serve them as a light meal with a salad, or as a quick, easy appetizer. Fast, flavorful and oh so delicious!
Grilled Artichokes with flavorful herb dressing and Basil Aioli – a delicious way to serve artichokes!
Grilled Steak Tacos with Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce – a delicious, epic meal bursting with flavor. One of the most popular recipes on the blog to date! Vegan adaptable!
Grilled Chipotle Fish Tacos with Fresh Peach Salsa – spicy, smoky, light and healthy !
Grilled Salmon with Pickled Huckleberry Relish- Hands down one of my favorite salmon recipes ever. The first time I made this Grilled Huckleberry Salmon, Brian wittily called it –a bear’s dream. Wild salmon is grilled until the skin becomes crispy. Then it’s served with a flavorful & quick, Pickled Huckleberry -Shallot Relish. A feast for a bear. 😉
Indonesian Style Grilled Sambal Chicken- Here is a delicious recipe for Indonesian Style, Grilled Sambal Chicken- full of great flavor with a little bit of heat, sooooo juicy and tender, fast and simple to make, it comes together in less than 30 minutes!
Quick and EASY Grilled Fish Tacos with Cilantro Lime Cabbage Slaw. Fast and delicious! Healthy too! Vegan adaptable ( make with grilled, spice-rubbed tofu) and GF!
Grilled Caribbean Shrimp Tacos with Fresh Mango Cabbage Slaw and Cuban Black beans. A winner.
Grilled Greek Souvlaki Bowl with Cauliflower Rice- Make this with grilled chicken or keep it vegan with portobellos, served up with low carb cauliflower rice and flavorful Tzatziki! Tasty, healthy, easy! Vegan Adaptable and GF!
And… I saved the BEST for last! Here is a video of my all time favorite Grilling Recipe for Baba Ganoush!
Have a lovely weekend friends. Enjoy it!!!
Ethnic-Inspired Grilling Recipes from around the Globe!
Ethnic-Inspired Grilling Recipes from around the world! Featuring grilled chicken recipes, grilled salmon recipes and grilled vegan recipes all bursting with amazing flavor!