Labor Day Grilling Recipes for a Kick Ass Cookout

Labor Day Weekend is upon us, what are you going to cook on your day off? Ahh, decisions, decisions. Let me inspire you with some of my favorite recipes to feed a crowd and impress your friends. (All titles below link to original recipe and directions).

West Indies Wings 

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This is my favorite wing recipe right now. You will end up making this recipe all the time! The perfect mix of heat, coconut milk and a little curry.

New Mexican Torta Burgers

A Mexican twist on the burger- a "stuffed" burger with bacon wrapped cream cheese stuffed peppers, grilled tomatoes, avocado, cilatnro all wrapped in a flour tortilla.

A Mexican twist on the burger- a “stuffed” burger with bacon wrapped cream cheese stuffed peppers, grilled tomatoes, avocado & cilantro all wrapped in a flour tortilla.

Grilled Cocktail: Smokey Greyhound

Grill a cocktail and look like a rockstar. It is super easy but everyone will think you are a culinary genius!

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By grilling the grapefruit in this greyhound, you add a subtle smokiness to your cocktail. Pair it with vodka and ginger infused honey for an instant hit at your next happy hour!

Smoked Fish Dip

This has been, for almost 3 years now, the number one hit on my blog. This dip is like crack. If you can’t find smoked fish, you can make your own.

smoked fish dip

This stuff is like crack. You can’t have just one bite- includes great flavors of old bay, lime juice and jalapenos.

BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ Sauce Lovers Grilled BBQ Chicken Pizza

If you love BBQ Chicken and Pizza on the grill, this pizza is for you!

Hawaiian Aloha Chicken Burgers

Chicken Burgers with pineapple and sriracha mayo- one of the most pinned blog posts from GrillGrrrl.com!

Hawaiian Aloha Chicken Burger with Pineapple Sriracha Mayo Sauce.

Hawaiian Aloha Chicken Burger with Pineapple Sriracha Mayo Sauce.

Coconut Lime Butter Grilled Corn

Grilled Mexian Street Fare Corn

Coconut lime butter slathered on grilled corn, and then finished with pepperjack cheese. YUM!

Cave-man style Steaks

grilled porterhouse steak

Grill your steaks directly on the coals – “cave-man style” for great flavor and nice outside char.

Chili Lime Skirt Steak Fajitas

Who says Labor Day is all about burgers? Fajitas with a chipotle lime marinade- delish.

With fajitas this good at home, you won't be going out to dinner for them anymore!

With fajitas this good at home, you won’t be going out to dinner for them anymore!

Red, White and Blue Cobbler

This patriotic cobbler recipe that pairs strawberries, blueberries and coconut cooked in an iron skillet will have you going back for seconds and thirds. Pair it with coconut gelato for dessert ecstasy!

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Ripe strawberries, blue berries and coconut make for the perfect patriotic dessert this Labor Day!

Embrace your inner grilling God/Goddess this Labor Day weekend. I look forward to hearing how your grilling adventures turn out! Leave me a comment and let me know what you end up cooking!


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