4th of July Recipes to Complete Your Holiday Barbecue

4th of July Recipes to Complete Your Holiday Barbecue

Milena Kukurekovic

The 4th of July brings the most fantastic time to enjoy the holidays with your friends and family. The people all over the country love to throw parties at this time of the year. The summers make it even more enjoyable by allowing everyone to have endless barbecue parties. 

If you are planning to throw a 4th of July party and looking for some new delicious recipes. We have covered you with fantastic summer-centric BBQ recipes for the 4th of July party. Stick to the end. You'll definitely find the best one according to your taste.

Grilled Salmon on Pineapple Planks 

The people who don't like eating fish. This is the best recipe to enjoy eating the fish and its nutrients. It's a simple recipe to prepare in only 20 minutes. The fish won't take more than 5 minutes to cook. People who don't like the fish or its smell will love this recipe. 

Shorts list of ingredients you'll need: 

  • Pineapple 
  • ½ cup of olive oil
  • ¼ cup of Lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons of Soy sauce 
  • 1 tablescape of brown sugar
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 1 cup of Cilantro 

Making grilled Salmon Pineapple Planks:

Grab a bowl and add all the ingredients mentioned above. Mix the mixture well and marinate the salmon for 60 minutes. Next, cut the pineapple into slices enough to sandwich the salmon slices. Put the salmon between the two pineapple pieces and tie it with a thick thread. 

Finally, cook it on the grill for a few minutes until it changes its texture. Keep it lubricated with the oil, so it doesn't burn. 

Steak Potato Kebabs

This recipe is a perfect combo of vegetables and steak. You won't stop having it on repeat for every party you throw. Also, it's pretty simple and easy to make at home. Just gather all the required ingredients, and you'll be able to turn them into delicious steak potato kebabs in just an hour. 

Ingredients you'll need to make steak potato kebabs:

  • Italian salad dressing
  • Onion powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper 
  • Lime juice
  • Garlic powder 
  • Italian seasonings 
  • Skewers 

How do you make Steak and Potato Kebabs:

Add all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix them well. Marinate the beef for at least 60 minutes. You can use the plastic bag to make the marination easier. Put the meat into a plastic bag with a zipper, and add all the mixture into it. 

If you are using wooden skewers, then make sure to soak them in the water before using them for cooking. Pour a cup of marinating on the tomatoes to give them flavor. Boil the potatoes in the water for 8 to 10 minutes.  

Make sure the potatoes are still firm after boiling them in the water. Next, grab your skewers and start with the beef. First, put the meat in the skewers, secondly, tomatoes and then the potatoes, and repeat until there's no more on the skewers.

Use the stovetop for cooking them for a while. Spray it on the stovetop to make sure it won't be sticky. Cook them for a bit until they get a texture on them, and in the end, garnish them and serve. 

Red, Blue, and White Dessert

It's a 4th of July party, and you must shape a complete menu to serve the guests appropriately. Along with the main course, you'll definitely want to serve the desserts and sweet treats. 

The best last-minute 4ht of July party food idea is red, blue and white dessert. You won't have to be involved in too much hassle to make this. Plus, this sweet treat reflects the flag colors. It's a perfect way to beautify your tablescape according to the day you'll be celebrating. 

Required ingredients:

  • Strawberries
  • Bananas
  • Blueberries

How do you make it:

Cut out all the fruits so they can easily be put on the skewers. Start with putting the strawberries, bananas, and then blueberries to make them look like a flag. Then, use the large plastic trays to put them on display. Your guests will definitely get impressed by the display. 

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Jello Poke Cake

The 4th of July party is a celebration day, and how can you miss the cake while partying? It's a way to celebrate the day and have everyone's taste buds entertained with the sweetness of the cake. It's pretty easy to make at home, and your guests will definitely be impressed by your baking skills. 

Ingredients you'll need to make jello poke cake:

  • White cake mix
  • Egg white 
  • Oil
  • Strawberries
  • Strawberry jello mix

How to make jello poke cake:

Start preparing a white mix as directed by combining a white cake mix in a large bowl with egg whites, oil, and some water. Use an eclectic mixer to mix well until it's smooth and creamy. 

Next, spray a 9 by 13 glass baking dish with a nonsticking cooking spray. Pour in the prepared white cake mixture and bake it for 20 minutes in the oven. At the same time, your cake is baking; clean and slice the strawberries. 

Once the cake has been fully baked and cooled for a minimum of an hour. Use the wooden spoon to poke the holes evenly across the cake. 

Next, mix the two and a half ounces of strawberries jello mix with boiling hot water. Stir it well until it's mixed up in the water, cool it down for a white, then pour it over the cake. Put the cake in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Next, put the cool whip cream on the cake and spread it across. Lastly, when your cake is ready to be served, top it up with the diced strawberries. 


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