It’s summer, and that means one thing and one thing only: sunburns. Oh, and also BBQ dinners with your best friends. But a barbecue can be a harsh appliance. There are many things people do wrong on the ‘cue and many things that could be done if only they possessed the knowledge.
That’s why we’re here toss out these BBQ life hacks. With our help, you’ll both impress your friends and maybe even yourself with some delicious grillable treats.
First off, fish. Nobody likes to grill fish, but it’s not because of the cost--it’s because half the filet gets lost on the grill every time you try and cook a salmon. Luckily, this hack will keep your salmon moist and unstuck, and it even adds a bit of flavor.
First, grab a big lemon and cut it so you have enough slices to cover your salmon filet. Next, layer the slices on top of the grille, then place your salmon on top. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes (depending on the size of your filet) and presto! Your fish not only has a delightful hint of citrus, it also comes easily off the grill.
Keep in mind that you do need to clean your grill afterward, otherwise, the lemon juice will rust it.
Next up is this idea for a perfect blooming onion. You’ll need an onion (duh), eggs, breadcrumbs, and an apple slicer--the kind that you press down on and get perfect slices while also removing the core. Chop the onion in the slicer, but only most of the way. You still want the onion slices all to be attached, but be easily detachable once you’re done cooking.
Now whip up some eggs in one bowl and your breadcrumbs in another. Coat the onion in egg, then cover it in breadcrumbs. Wait a minute for things to dry, then do it again, first in egg and then in onion. Then take your finished product and grill it for 15 minutes. When you’re done you’ll have a perfectly grilled blooming onion. Serve with BBQ dipping sauce.
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Finally, this hack is for easy sliders. Sliders can be tricky since they’re easy to overcook due to their diminutive size. To keep your sliders juicy, slice an onion and take out the largest rings. Those will form molds for you to mash your slider patty into. Then cook on the grill for a few minutes. The rings keep your sliders from drying out while also providing a cooked onion when you’re done.
For more BBQ hacks, check out this video.
Grill your way through summer with these 8 awesome grilling hacks!
Grill your way through summer with these 8 awesome grilling hacks!Posted by Blossom on Sunday, July 1, 2018