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Best Grill Recipes to Surprise Your Dad on Father’s Day

Which dad does not enjoy a good barbeque or grill? So, this Father’s Day, make some recipes using the same old grill to surprise your old man. These recipe ideas are perfect for an outdoor or indoor Father’s Day celebration. Easy to make and delicious, these grill recipes will become your dad’s favorite in no time. From sweet to savory, you will surely find something that will suit your father’s tastebuds.

1. Grilled T-Bone Steak

If not done right, steak can turn out chewy. However, with this recipe, you don’t have to worry about it, as your steaks will be flavorful, all thanks to the spice rub, and perfectly cooked. Smoked paprika, light brown sugar, onion powder, black pepper, garlic powder, and a few other ingredients make the spice mix, which is then rubbed on both sides of the steak for the ultimate flavor bomb.

2. Grilled Okra

If your dad is a vegetarian, this grilled okra recipe will make them happy on Father’s Day. They are a great last-minute recipe idea, as they will be ready in a few minutes. Add lemon pepper seasoning at the end for that extra zing.

3. Grilled Pork Tenderloin Tacos with Pineapple Cucumber Salsa

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The name itself sounds tempting. So, treat your dad to this delectable grill recipe on Father’s Day. You can replace the pineapple in the salsa with other fruits like peaches, nectarines, or apricots. Once everything is prepared, all you need to do is assemble them in the taco and pour sour cream on top to elevate the flavors.

4. Smoked Spatchcock Chicken

Surprise your father on his special day with this recipe. Remove the chicken’s backbone so it can lie flat to cook it quickly while keeping it perfectly juicy. You can also prepare this spatchcock chicken in your oven. Add the no-sugar rub with olive oil, onion, garlic powder, smoked paprika, dried thyme, cumin powder, and salt and pepper for flavor.

5. Grilled Stone Fruit with Blue Cheese and Honey

End your Father’s Day celebration on a sweet note with this grill recipe. You can use any stone fruit your dad loves, like plums, apricots, cherries, peaches,  lychees, and mangoes. Grill them, and top them with honey and cheese for a perfectly balanced sweet and savory dessert. This grill recipe is excellent for those dads who don’t enjoy sweets or are on a diet for health reasons, as it mostly has healthy fats and natural sweeteners.

6. Grilled Pineapple with Candied Cashews

Another fruit that grills well is pineapple. It caramelizes and sears without falling apart. The pineapple juices also turn sweeter upon grilling. So, pair them with ice cream for that perfect dessert after a meal.

You can also try other less time-consuming grill recipes, such as Barbecue Sweet Potato Wedges, Grilled Potato Salad, Grilled Corn with Chili Honey Butter, BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches, Grilled Flank Steak, and BBQ Hot Dogs with Cilantro Slaw.

Depending on your time and your dad’s liking, pick a grill recipe, get the ingredients, and treat them like a king on Father’s Day. Also, don’t forget to mention which recipe you chose for your dad on the special day.

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