Barbecue Menu Ideas

BBQ Pork and Pineapple Stir-Fry

There's nothing more delicious than a barbecued meal. Here, we highlight a phenomenal barbecue shrimp bagna cauda with crudités, a special potato salad, chicken drumsticks with barbecue sauce, and more.

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Potato Salad with Bacon and Barbecue Sauce

Potato salad
© John Kernick

The mayonnaise dressing for this potato salad gets pungency from mustard oil (store-bought spicy mustard works fine, too) and a hit of smoky-sweet flavor from bacon and bottled barbecue sauce.

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Barbecue Shrimp Bagna Cauda with Crudités

Barbecue Shrimp Bagna Cauda with Crudités

New Orleans-style "barbecue" shrimp is made with Creole seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, beer and butter, but David Kinch switches out those flavors here for a garlicky Italian anchovy sauce known as bagna cauda. No actual barbecuing is involved in either version.

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Pork Ribs Vindaloo

Pork Ribs Vindaloo
© Marcus Nilsson

These juicy, saucy ribs were chef Floyd Cardoz's ode to his mother's pork vindaloo. "There's nothing more American than ribs," said Cardoz. "I wanted to make something comfortable for our diners in New York, but that still honored the dish I grew up eating." Serve these ribs with crusty bread to mop up every bit of the spiced, tangy sauce.

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Chicken Drumsticks with Sweet Chile Barbecue Sauce

Chicken Drumsticks with Asian Barbecue Sauce

Instead of making a traditional American barbecue sauce, Grace Parisi prepares a sweet, sticky, slightly fiery version using ingredients, like chile sauce, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar and ginger.

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Easy Barbecue Chicken Enchiladas

Easy BBQ Chicken Enchiladas

These enchiladas take only 10 minutes to prepare and are surprisingly craveable. They'll be a huge hit with both kids and adults.

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Barbecue Pork and Pineapple Stir-Fry

BBQ Pork and Pineapple Stir-Fry

Sweet pineapple and tangy barbecue Chinese-style pork make for a delicious version of a sweet and sour stir-fry.

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