Summery Grilled Seafood Delights: A Refreshing Addition to Your 4th of July Cookout
Food & Dining | June 29, 2023
This recipe collection brings you three delightful seafood dishes that are perfect for your 4th of July celebration.

When it comes to summer cookouts, why not dive into the fresh and vibrant flavors of grilled seafood? This recipe collection brings you three delightful seafood dishes that are perfect for your 4th of July celebration. From succulent grilled shrimp skewers to zesty lemon herb salmon foil packets, these dishes will transport you to a seaside paradise. Get your grill ready and prepare to impress your guests with these summery grilled seafood delights.

 

1. Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Zesty Lemon Marinade:

 

Ingredients:

 

Instructions:

1. In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, lemon zest, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper.

2. Thread the shrimp onto the skewers.

3. Brush the shrimp with the lemon marinade, coating them evenly.

4. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.

5. Grill the shrimp skewers for 2-3 minutes per side until they turn pink and opaque.

6. Serve the grilled shrimp skewers hot with additional lemon wedges for squeezing.

 

2. Lemon Herb Salmon Foil Packets:

 

Ingredients:

 

Instructions:

1. Preheat the grill to medium heat.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, lemon zest, fresh dill, salt, and black pepper.

3. Place each salmon fillet on a separate piece of aluminum foil.

4. Brush the salmon fillets with the lemon herb marinade, coating them thoroughly.

5. Fold the sides of the foil to create a packet, sealing it tightly.

6. Place the foil packets on the grill and cook for 12-15 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.

7. Carefully open the foil packets, garnish with lemon slices and fresh dill sprigs, and serve.

 

Elevate your 4th of July cookout with these summery grilled seafood delights. Whether you choose the succulent grilled shrimp skewers or the zesty lemon herb salmon foil packets, these dishes will bring a burst of freshness and flavor to your outdoor gathering. Impress your guests with the vibrant colors, tantalizing aromas, and exquisite taste of these grilled seafood masterpieces. Embrace the essence of summer and enjoy a memorable culinary experience with these refreshing seafood delights straight from the grill.

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