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Best Appetizer Ideas for a Superb BBQ

Hosting an outdoor party and looking for some easy appetizer ideas for a BBQ? These delicious yet easy to prepare appetizer ideas for a BBQ will prove to be useful.
Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Sep 23, 2018
A party translates into eating, and eating means a lot of eating in the party. People are generally in a jolly mood and tend to eat a bit more than usual. It is a joyous time and you need some delicious, mouth smacking appetizer ideas for a barbeque (bbq).
Many times it is difficult to come up with easy barbeque appetizers recipes that are easy and quick to prepare. Here are some of the easy ones that you can try, to surprise your family members with your culinary prowess.

Easy Barbeque Appetizer Recipes

Bacon-wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

  • Fresh jalapeno peppers (cut into half lengthwise and seeded), 6
  • Packaged cream cheese (8 ounce), 1
  • Bacon, 12 slices
Method of Preparation:
1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.

2. Fill the halved jalapeno with cream cheese spread.

3. Wrap the jalapeno with bacon.

4. Secure the bacon and jalapeno with a toothpick.

5. Place it on the grill, and cook until bacon is crispy. Serve.

Spicy Sweet Chicken Wings

  • Chicken wings, separated at joints with tips discarded, 6 lb.
  • Louisiana-style hot sauce, 1½ cups
  • Butter, ¾ cup
  • Honey, 1 cup
  • Cayenne pepper, 1 tsp.
  • Garlic salt, 1 pinch
  • Ground black pepper, 1 pinch
Method of Preparation:
1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.

2. Lightly oil the grill grate and grill the chicken, 8 to 12 minutes on each side.

3. You can even deep-fry or bake the chicken, but it tastes best when grilled.

4. In a large roasting pan keep the chicken.
5. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix the hot sauce, butter, honey, garlic salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.

6. Simmer about 10 minutes, till it is blended and heated through.

7. Pour the sauce over the grilled chicken wings and stir to coat. Serve.

Smoked Cheese

  • Medium hard cheese (such as cheddar or swiss), 1 block
  • Seasonings if desired
Method of Preparation:
1. In a small smoke proof baking dish, place the cheese and sprinkle any seasonings, like Dijon mustard, chili seasonings, garlic or onion powder.

2. Place the cheese at the edge of the smoker grill and cover it.

3. Leave the cheese for about 1¼ hour until melted though.

4. Serve with a sliced French baguette, crudites or tortillas.

Grilled Peaches With Berry Sauce

  • Frozen raspberries in syrup that is slightly thawed, ½ of 10-ounce package
  • Medium fresh peaches that are peeled and halved, 2
  • Brown sugar, 5 tsp.
  • Lemon juice, 1½ tsp.
  • Butter, 1 tsp.
  • Vanilla extract, ½ tsp.
  • Ground cinnamon, ¼ tsp.
Method of Preparation:
1. In a blender process raspberries and lemon juice until pureed.

2. Stain the purée and discard the seeds.

3. Cover the purée and place in the refrigerator to chill.

4. Keep the peach halves, cut side up, on a large piece of heavy-duty foil that is about 18 inches x 12 inches in size.
5. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle it into the peach centers.

6. Sprinkle with vanilla and dot with butter.

7. Fold foil over peaches and seal.

8. Grill the peaches over medium-hot heat for 15 minutes or until heated through.

9. Spoon the raspberry sauce over peaches and serve.

Barbequed Spicy Nuts

  • Roasted peanuts, 250g
  • Unshelled pumpkin seeds, 250g
  • Whole almonds, 250g
  • hot chili oil, 10mL
  • Worcestershire sauce, 10mL
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, 5mL
  • Salt, 5g
  • Paprika, 5g
  • Cayenne pepper, 3g
Method of Preparation:
1. Over a foil tray, spread out the pumpkin seeds and almonds and grill for about 12 minutes on low heat.

2. Add the roasted peanuts to the tray after removing it from heat.

3. In a bowl, mix the rest of the ingredients and pour over the nuts.

4. Return the tray to the grill and grill for 6 minutes. Once done allow to cool. Serve.
You can treat your guests with a regular supply of appetizers, till your main dish is being slowly and patiently barbequed. These quick and easy barbeque appetizers recipes will help you complete your perfect outdoor party. Prepare to receive unlimited compliments for your appetizer ideas for a barbeque.