We are having a bbq

Discussion in 'Outdoor Cooking and BBQs' started by Lullabelle, Jul 1, 2018.

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  1. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Midlands, England

    Location:
    Leicester UK
    The bbq has been lit

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  2. buckytom

    buckytom Senior Member

    Will you be adding more charcoal?:bbq:
     
  3. Shermie

    Shermie Über Member

    Location:
    Brighton, MA.
    Whatcha cooking? :wink:
     
  4. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Midlands, England

    Location:
    Leicester UK

    We started off with prawns in a sweet chilli marinade served on a bed of salad

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    Followed by bbq lamb leg, no bone, and veggie kebabs all washed down with a jolly tasty cava

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    With garlic mayo obviously :wink:
     
  5. detroitdad

    detroitdad Senior Member

    Location:
    Ypsilanti, MI.
    charcoal chimney speeds up getting the coals hot.

    Prawns look delicious
     
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  6. Shermie

    Shermie Über Member

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    Brighton, MA.

    Looks DELISH!!! Nice day for it!! :wink:
     
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  7. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Midlands, England

    Location:
    Leicester UK
    We waited for the temperature to drop because our garden is a sun trap and today was another boiler of a day.
     
  8. Nope, we cooked the butterflied lamb leg with the lid on, so we didn't need a huge fire, it was enough to cook the starter, and the veg and spud kebabs whilst the lamb rested.
     
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  9. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Midlands, England

    Location:
    Leicester UK
    I would like to point out my husband did all of the food, I just sat back and enjoyed.
     
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  10. The prawns are very easy, raw king prawns marinated in shop bought sweet chilli sauce. The sauce caramelises slightly in the short time the prawns take to cook through. The dressing is a mixture of sweet chilli sauce, fish sauce, rice vinegar and a pinch of sugar.
     
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  11. buckytom

    buckytom Senior Member

    Well done. I've run out of hot coals enough times to make sure there's too much.

    The shrimp look deliciously easy, and nice job with the lamb.
     
  12. Frizz1974

    Frizz1974 Senior Member

    OMG. How exciting!

    SNAP!!!


    We just bought a kettle BBQ & I took it for a test drive the weekend before last. First time with the heat beads. Aren’t they fun? Not. Thankfully I had a roaring wood fire going in the fire pit so I transferred coals across to give it a boost.

    Cooked chicken wings, big fat jacket potatoes, corn cobs & a big chunk of beef rump.

    First though I roasted red capsicums to bottle for pizza/sandwich/salads & a big fat eggplant for the best babaganoush ever.


    How fun to find this thread. Your efforts look amazing. A lot more elegant than my own.

    I’m going to do Korean this weekend I think. Not sure yet but I’ve loads of chicken & pork in the freezer already in marinade
     
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