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Father’s Day BBQ Recipes & Grilling Ideas for a Family Fest

No one can ignore or neglect the presence of a father in one’s life as he is the person who works tirelessly to fulfill all the needs and demands of his family. This day is celebrated to honor the importance that a Father plays in the family as a protector. The best thing you can do on Father’s Day is to give your Father a break from his grilling duties and surprise him with BBQ family fest.

So if you are planning to surprise your Father with some mouth-watering and smokey goodness of barbecue then this article is for you. Let’s have a look at some scrumptious barbecue recipes.

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Father’s Day 2024 Dinner Ideas 

1. Grilled Potato Salad 

As fathers are health conscious, this Grilled potato salad will leave your father surprised. Warm potato flavoured with Dijon mustard and sherry vinegar is all you need. Find the recipe below-


2 Kg baby potatoes, halved

2 tablespoons olive oil

salt and black pepper

1/2 cup toasted peanuts

3 tablespoons sherry vinegar

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon celery seeds

Advertisement1 teaspoon sugar

Direction–  Prepare a grill using the indirect heat method. Add potatoes with 2 tablespoons of oil and toss by adding salt and black pepper. Lay out 2 sheets of aluminum foil and place potatoes in the foil. To seal the foil, add water to the corners. Now cook the potatoes for at least 30 minutes by placing them on the grill. Open the foil and cook the potatoes until they absorb some smoke and dry out. Meanwhile, take a bowl, add peanuts with oil, vinegar, cilantro, dijon mustard, celery seeds, sugar, and also add some salt and pepper in the mixture. Remove the potatoes from the grill, add that paste in potatoes and now your barbeque potato salad is ready to serve.

2. Grilled white pizza 

This Italian Grilled White Pizza will spark your family feast with its delicious taste and delectable flavour. Find the recipe below-

Ingredients for pizza dough-

4 1/2 cups bread flour

1 1/2 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon salt

2 teaspoons dry yeast

3 tablespoons olive oil

Cheese Mixture- 

2 cups whole-milk cheese

1 cup fresh mozzarella, in small pieces

1/2 cup freshly grated pecorino

2 tablespoons finely sliced fresh basil

2 tablespoons finely sliced fresh chives

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley

r salt and black pepper


6 spears asparagus

1/2 small and peeled red onion,

1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan

 olive oil, for drizzling

Direction–   Prepare an indirect heat grill with a medium-sized cast-iron skillet which acts as an oven for your outdoor grill. Put flour, honey, salt and yeast in a bowl and mix them together for pizza dough. Now add olive oil, pulse and ¾  lukewarm water. Knead the dough for a few minutes until a smooth elastic ball forms. Before grilling, allow the dough to rest for at least 1 at room temperature.

For cheese- In the meantime, mix whole milk cheese, mozzarella, pecorino, and herbs together along with salt and pepper.

For making pizza- Dust the baking sheet with flour. Put one dough on a baking sheet and spread the cheese mixture all over the surface. Put some asparagus, onions and parmesan over the surface and drizzle with olive oil.  Cover the grill and bake for 10-15 minutes until it becomes golden brown. Remove the pizza from the grill and slide it into a cutting board. To make it look beautiful, sprinkle some grated parmesan on top which will work as a cherry on the top.

3. Grilled Prawns 

This seafood looks simple and quite easy to prepare as well. The ingredients this dish requires are quick and probably have on hand. Beyond the shrimp, you need a few more ingredients only. Find the recipe below-


Olive oil for grill and brushing

2 ½ shell-on shrimp


Lemon for serving

Direction  Preheat the grill and brush some oil on the grates. Devein the shrimp- Cut through the shell with a sharp knife and remove the vein, leaving the shell intact. Brush the shrimp with oil and grill for 2-3 minutes until the shells are pink. Remove the shrimp and sprinkle sea salt. Serve with lemon and enjoy your quick grilled prawns.

4. Skirt Steak 

Skirt Steak is another mouth-watering grill dish. By using a few pantry staples, you can turn skirt steak into a flavoursome dinner. Find the recipe below-


¼ cup brown sugar

1 pound skirt steak, cut and trimmed

1 red large onion

Olive oil

1 Lime, for serving

Direction  Preheat a grill at high heat. Whisk the brown sugar, 2 tablespoons salt, and 1 tablespoon pepper. Spread or rub it into the steak and leave the steaks for 10-15 minutes. Drizzle some olive oil and put on some salt also. Grilled on both sides until its colour turned brownish. Now it’s time to grill the steak on high heat till steaks turns crispy. Leave it for 5 minutes to cook. Put some lime juice over it and serve hot with onions.

5. Grilled Chicken Cheese Parmesan 

The chicken comes in different varieties starting from appetizers to main courses and it is a comfort food for everyone. Here we are sharing a quick recipe with you which you can make in just half an hour and serve it hot off the grill. Find the recipe below-


4 boneless, chicken breast halves

Olive oil

1 teaspoon salt

¼ garlic powder


½ black pepper

1 cup marinara sauce

4 slices fresh cheese

4 tablespoon grated parmesan


Direction Start it by preheating the outdoor grill at medium-high heat. Set chicken breast between 2 plastic wraps. On a work surface, using a heavy pan pound the chicken evenly till it’s ¼ inch thick. Remove the plastic wrap and transfer it to the baking sheet. Redo the steps with leftover meat. Now spread some oil on both sides of the breast. Mix salt, pepper, and garlic powder in a bowl and sprinkle it evenly over the chicken cutlet. Place the chicken cutlet on the grill and cover it. Roll out a few tablespoons of marinara sauce along with some mozzarella cheese, and nicely cut parmesan over each cutlet. Cover the grill and cook for at least 5-6 minutes until the chicken is properly cooked and cheese is melted. Now set a platter and serve it hot.

However, there is no other better way to impress your father than throwing a BBQ dinner. With these delicious and quick recipes, you can make his special day extra special.

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