Spice up your July 4th cookout with 8 delicious, coffee grilling recipes!
Coffee is easily one of the most versatile items in the world. While there are literally hundreds of ways to brew coffee in beverage form, there are still hundreds more on how to cook with coffee. As July 4th is quickly approaching, we wanted to share our favorite recipes that you can bust out at your grill out and wow your family and friends. We break down our favorite recipes into the 4 major meat categories so no matter what is on your grill; you're ready.
Coffee Barbeque Chicken - This mouth-watering recipe takes chicken to a whole new level. Shared from ABC's "The Chew" show, this recipe calls for vinegar, brown sugar, coffee and other ingredients to create an explosion of flavor in your chicken rub. Fantastic for preparing in the morning and marinating your chicken until you grill.
Fried Chicken with Coffee Molasses - Ok, so we know this isn't a grilling recipe. But, when we came across this recipe we just had to share. Here is all you need to know. COFFEE MOLASSES. We're sold. From FoodRepublic.com.
Dry-Rubbed Salmon Tacos with Tomatillo-Avocado Slaw - FoodandWine.com takes two things that do not sound like they make sense (fish and coffee) and makes them a perfect pair. In this recipe the goal is for the coffee to add an "earthy" flavor to the salmon; not overwhelm it. Enjoy!
Coffee Crusted Red Snapper - There truly is nothing tastier than a great fish covered in a crispy, delicious crust. This recipe from KitchenBelleicious.com incorporates chili powder, garlic powder, ground coffee and more. Perfect for a tasty seafood treat.
Coffee-rubbed cheeseburgers with Texas BBQ sauce - It wouldn't be a July 4th recipe guide without hamburgers. This fantastic recipe from Epicurious.com breaks down how to use ground coffee as a delicious rub. Add in some Texas BBQ sauce and you've got a plate perfect for any carnivores at your cookout.
New York Strip Steak with spicy coffee rub - Add some flare to your July 4th steaks with a spicy coffee rub. This recipe calls for the perfect amount of heat paired with your favorite delicious coffee. You can thank the FoodNetwork.com for this intriguing combo.
Pork Chops with Dry Coffee Rub - BBQ dry rub lovers rejoice! This delicious recipe from Kingsford.com calls for a dry rub to be added to your pork chops that enhances the natural pork taste without overwhelming the senses. Perfect for adding a little zest to your favorite pork items.
Coffee-Rubbed Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Watermelon Rind Relish - At first glance this recipe can seem like a bit much. Coffee, pork tenderloin and watermelon? But, believe us. This recipe is no joke. The good people over at finecooking.com have done a great job breaking down the ingredients for this delicious dish. Most of the ingredients you already have for your July 4th cook out. If you're wanting to do something completely different that will blow your guests away look no further!
We hope everyone has a safe and delicious July 4th! As always feel free to share your creations with us online!