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Holiday Grilling Recipes

Holiday grilling & entertaining is going to be even more special this year. At GrillGrate, we have curated the following recipes from our friends and a few from us. We hope to inspire you to head to the grill for the merriest of holidays.
Grilled Pork Tenderloin Lollipops

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Lollipops

The ultimate grab-and-go appetizer, these pork tenderloin medallions are skewered with a lollipop stick before being grilled and served with soy-ginger dipping sauce.
Guinness Flat Iron Steak

Guinness Flat Iron Steak

Flat Iron steak is my go to cut for a quick and inexpensive dinner. These steaks typically run about 5.99/lb at the grocery store so for around $12 you’ll have a steak that can feed 3-4 people easily. The flat iron is cut from the chuck area of the steer and has a similar texture to sirloin. It’s best cooked on the rare to mid-rare side, and as always, slice it across the grain for tender pieces.
Chicken Spiedini

Chicken Spiedini

Winner, winner chicken dinner just got extra delicious! Chicken Spiedini is a breaded chicken dish cooked on the grill that will fill your bellies and your hearts. Served over pasta, rice or all alone, it doesn’t really matter
Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Medalions

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Medalions

Chef Tom cooks up bacon wrapped pork medallions that get to the essence of a great grilled meal. A few ingredients and a minimum of steps yields a meal that your family will thank you for, and you’ll thank us for saving you some precious time
Montreal Beef Tenderloin with Big Hoss’ Mushroom Cognac Cream Sauce

Montreal Beef Tenderloin with Big Hoss’ Mushroom Cognac Cream Sauce

The flavorful blend of spices called Montreal steak seasoning is hugely popular today on steaks and chops that are cooked over direct flames. Though made popular in Canada, the blend was originally created in Eastern Europe for use as a pickling spice for smoked meats. Although the makeup of this blend changes from brand to brand, most all of them include black peppercorns, garlic, coriander, red pepper flakes, and salt.
Close Proximity Smoked Chilean Sea Bass

Close Proximity Smoked Chilean Sea Bass

This fish is the most delicious fish in the seas. Bonus, it is outstanding on the grill...especially with a little smoke! Chilean sea bass is a good fish for demonstrating Close Proximity Smoking, a technique created as a means of ensuring delicate fish such as this aren't completely overpowered by harsh wood smoke on the grill.
Pumpkin Galette with Whiskey Whip Cream

Pumpkin Galette with Whiskey Whip Cream

Here is a riff on a traditional pumpkin dessert. It is quick and easy. You can't grill pumpkin pie but you can grill this! We guarantee your guests will be thankful.
Stuffed & Dressed Grilled Turkey Breast

Stuffed & Dressed Grilled Turkey Breast

Turkey Breasts are an economical approach this holiday season. Their size allows you to buy the amount that your family needs. Tina’s play on the stuffed turkey gives you all the warm feelings of the holiday without the preparation stress.
Ham Steaks with Pepper Bacon Apple Jam

Ham Steaks with Pepper Bacon Apple Jam

Ham steaks are perfect for the holidays as they let you adjust to how many people you are serving. This quick-cook will save you time and energy this holiday season. The Pepper Bacon Apple Jam is the perfect addition to elevate this dish and is absolutely incredible. We promise you will want to double or triple that recipe and save some for later!
Grilled Boneless Leg Of Lamb Roast – Reverse Sear Technique

Grilled Boneless Leg Of Lamb Roast – Reverse Sear Technique

The boneless leg of lamb has always been a supermarket curiosity to us. The meat is removed from the bone and usually rolled up and put into a net to hold it all together. A lamb leg is made up of various muscles...
Beef Tenderloin Roulade with a Portabella & Red Wine Sauce

Beef Tenderloin Roulade with a Portabella & Red Wine Sauce

Every once in awhile you need to splurge and the holidays are the perfect time. Supermarkets always seem to have sales on whole cuts of meat so the timing is right. Cooking a whole beef tenderloin can be stressful for two reasons...
Better Than Bobby Flay Grilled Potatoes

Better Than Bobby Flay Grilled Potatoes

Here’s another recipe that just grills better with GrillGrates! Bobby Flay calls for boiling the potatoes for 15 minutes, then let them cool, then cut into thick slices and onto the grill. Pre-cooking is time consuming...
Grilled London Broil with Chimichurri Sauce

Grilled London Broil with Chimichurri Sauce

A simple yet delicious summertime recipe that only takes minutes to prepare. The addition of chimichurri to beautifully cooked red meat is match made in heaven. Be sure to make extra chimichurri and use it on vegetables...
Rack of Lamb, Precision Seared on Any Grill

Rack of Lamb, Precision Seared on Any Grill

Rack of lamb is a nice treat and when cooked properly it can become one of the most succulent and flavorful things you will ever eat. This simple recipe uses the reverse sear technique and very basic seasonings and preparation...
GrillGrate Beef Wellington

GrillGrate Beef Wellington

On the quest for a new holiday inspired recipe for 2017 Beef Wellington pretty much fell in our laps. Not the easiest recipe to prepare but if you have the time and patience this one will simply knock the socks off your guests this year.
Grilled Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Vinegar

Grilled Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Vinegar

Grilling Brussels sprouts is a wonderful way to bring out their natural flavors. The addition of balsamic vinegar adds a nice little zing of flavor.
Meathead’s Sous Vide Grilled Turkey

Meathead’s Sous Vide Grilled Turkey

Our newest turkey recipe comes from none other than Meathead. He along with the folks from Chef Steps took the deconstructed method to another level by using the new Joule Sous Vide cooker. This process followed...
Grilled Spatchcock Duck

Grilled Spatchcock Duck

Spatchcocking has become one of our favorite ways to prepare poultry for grilling. The flattening out of the bird expedites the cooking process and makes it a natural for grilling. Due to the increased surface area...
Grilled Prime Rib Using The Reverse Sear Technique

Grilled Prime Rib Using The Reverse Sear Technique

Prime Rib is the grandfather of all roasts and often comes out for the holidays. Not many other large cuts of meat can rival the grandeur of a beautifully cooked Prime Rib in the center of your table. It is the perfect choice for...