You can add barbecue food to the list of traditional Canadian passions like hockey, maple syrup and wilderness scenery. There’s something truly memorable about firing up the grill and enjoying the best barbecue recipes around.
For many Canadians, it starts with that rich, smoky-sweet aroma coming off your grill in the backyard on a summer day. Is your mouth watering? Now just picture tasting the tangy goodness of barbecue chicken, homemade burgers, steak recipes or a new pulled pork recipe. If you enjoy vegetarian cooking, there are plenty of great barbecue ideas for you as well.
Barbecue food is a way of life
Barbecue food hits the spot in so many settings. Your next barbecue feast could be at a family reunion in a Vancouver park, a tailgate party outside a Calgary stadium or a Canada Day gathering with friends on a Toronto beach. Or you could enjoy some indoor grilling, using the broiler in your oven or a stovetop grill pan, at any time of year.
Whatever the scenario, it’s always fun to try out new barbecue ideas, from barbecue burger recipes to barbecue skewers recipes. Dial up the flavour with great BBQ sauces, French’s Ketchup® or a wide variety of spices and seasonings, and the recipes below.
Barbecue chicken recipes
For fans of barbecue chicken, these Korean barbecue chicken wings are can’t-miss finger food. An amazingly zesty marinade – with everything from Liquid Honey and Ground Ginger to Organic Sesame Seed and Korean pepper paste – kickstarts the flavour festival. Garnish with Asian pear and green onions to really elevate chicken wings into exciting new territory.
The key to this easy chicken recipe is Smoked Maple Flavoured Wet Rub. From chicken wings to drumsticks to chicken breasts, it delivers craveable, smoky-sweet flavour. With it, barbecue chicken never tasted so good!
From homemade burgers to steak recipes
Sometimes you’ve just got to have a big, fresh burger grilled at home. This tasty recipe for homemade burgers is the answer. The recipe blends French’s Ketchup with French’s Worcestershire Sauce and seasonings like Garlic Powder, Onion Powder and Ground Black Pepper for bold, savoury flavour in every bite.
Whether your favourite steak recipes usually feature Porterhouse, sirloin or ribeye cuts, you can’t go wrong when you’re grilling with Montreal Steak Spice Seasoning. With notes of mustard, red pepper and garlic, it takes your meaty main course to a whole new level.
Find the best pulled pork recipe and much more
Looking for a great pulled pork slow cooker recipe? You’ve come to the right place. With our Slow Cookers BBQ Pulled Pork seasoning mix, it’s easy to make mouthwatering, tender shredded pork that satisfies the whole family. Pile shredded pork on top of fluffy sandwich rolls, add a little sauce or your signature garnish, and enjoy!
From a big office party to a long-awaited family reunion, these skewers are a crowd-pleaser. Their unforgettable flavour profile is driven by Smouldering Smoked Applewood Seasoning and honey, complimented by tart, Red Delicious apples, yellow peppers, and onions.