grilled appetizers

What Are The Best Grilled Appetizers For A Holiday BBQ?

Are you throwing a party or organizing a gathering for your friends etc.? well then, its ideal to serve some grilled starters to the party and have a good time chatting with each other. These are some of the best-grilled appetizers for an ideal holiday BBQ

Chicken Potato Skins: Grilled Appetizers

No one can say no to a delicious BBQ creamy potato skin. The chicken however adds an extra layer of flavor and textural profile. You need:

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Chicken potato skins: Grilled appetizers
  • 1 chicken breast cooked shredded
  • 2 tbsp onion sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped pineapple
  • 8 potatoes
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup and half a cup of cheddar cheese
  • Green onion to garnish


  1. Heat and prep the oven and a baking tray
  2. Bake the potatoes for an hour and then set aside to cool
  3. In a bowl combine the chicken, pineapple, onions, sauce, and also cheese properly
  4. Cut in half each potato and scoop out the insides so that only 1/3 of it is left
  5. Oil a pot and warm the oven to 400 degrees
  6. Stuff the potatoes and bake for 10 minutes before taking out
  7. Serve them on a platter with green onions on top!

Grilled Brie:

When it comes to holidays BBQ, this one is a must-have. The radish garnish and moreover the cracker combination set its taste and essence apart from the rest.

  • 1 8-12 oz brie wheel
  • 1 12-oz pack fresh cranberries
  • 5 green onions
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • 2 whole jalapenos cut into slices
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 tbsp of lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp salt


  1. Start by placing the brie wheel in a skillet pan and likewise getting rid of the brie’s upper rind of the brie
  2. Warm the oven to 400 degrees and chop all the ingredients before adding them to a food processor
  3. Blend till there are small chunks are left before adding the contents in a pan
  4. Cook over low to medium heat for 12 minutes before placing the container in the oven to bake for further 10 minutes
  5. Take the brie and top it off with the cranberry relish and serve with crackers

Pork Shooters: Grilled Appetizers

Shot out some yummy pork appetizers to boost the appetite and mood. They are easy to make and have great taste. You require:

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Pork shooters: Grilled appetizers
  • 1-pound kielbasa or andouille
  • 8 slices bacon cut up
  • 8 ounces cream cheese cut into cubes
  • 2 cups of cheddar cheese
  • 4 scallions sliced
  • ½ pound shrimp peeled and chopped
  • 2 tsp of Old Bay Seasoning


  1. Start by cutting the kielbasa into rounds before rolling it in bacon
  2. Pinch the rolls with a toothpick each and set aside
  3. Take shot glasses, add the cube of cheese, cream cheese, shrimp, and scallions. Add old bay on top till it’s filled
  4. Heat your grill to 400 degrees and place the shots on to the grate properly and cook for 15-20 minutes
  5. After the bacon, take it out and cool for 5-6 minutes before serving with onions on top

Simple and basic appetizers with a touch of BBQ in them are the best to entertain your guests. Make these and be surprised!

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