4th of July is the perfect time to get outside and celebrate with loved ones and great food. Burgers and hot dogs are popular foods that are sure to please a crowd, but there are so many amazing things you can make on a grill, so why not try something new? Here are 22 delicious recipes that you can make for July 4th, or any other outdoor summer party.
Grilled chicken is a healthier but no less delicious protein, and this recipe from Plain Chicken is a great way to make it a great treat for the outdoors.
You probably need some vegetables for your cook out too. Corn on the cob is an easy and yummy veggie to grill. Try this recipe from A Couple Cooks!
Take hot dogs up a notch by making these flavorful beer brats from Everyday Dishes instead!
Shrimp is always a fun protein to grill. Toss it with some sausage on skewers to make this recipe from Iowa Girl Eats that's just as simple as it is delicious.
Easily grill yummy veggies like these tomatoes and zucchini from Peanut Butter and Peppers by cooking them inside foil packets.
These lamb skewers from Chocolate Moosey are easy to make and packed with flavor perfect for the holidays.
You can't go wrong with chicken wings! This recipe from Real House Moms will help you make the perfect grilled wings.
Give your grilled chicken a new twist that's full of flavor with this chimichurri recipe from Little Spice Jar.
Yes, you can make fries on the grill to go with your burgers and fries. These from How Sweet it is are simple and delicious.
Keep it hearty and delicious by serving your 4th of July party guests this delicious pork recipe from Six Sister's Stuff.
Asian style chicken may not seem like a perfect fit for the 4th of July, but America is home to people of all cultures, this recipe from Recipe Girl really is a great way to bring asian flavors to your cookout.
Combine the delicious flavor of shrimp with cilantro paste with this recipe from Little Broken.
If you feel like being fancy this Independence Day, you can do it with this steak recipe from Spoon Fork Bacon.
This Asian style grilled chicken from Le Creme de la Crumb is full of flavor and sure to appeal to all your guests.
This grilled pineapple from Carlsbad Cravings is sweet and savory. A great vegetarian dish and a delicious side for meat eaters.
One of the best ways to cook chicken on the grill is to cook it on a skewer. This recipe from Cooking and Beer is a super yummy way to do it!
Jalapeno poppers are the perfect explosive side dish or appetizer for July 4th. This recipe from Fake Ginger show how to make them on the grill.
This peach marinated chicken from Plain Chicken is exactly the kind of sweet and savory recipe that will satisfy your taste buds at any outdoor event.
Steak and potatoes are a classic American combination perfect to celebrate the USA. Bring them together on the grill with these skewers from Taste and Tell.
Tacos are a fun meal for any kind of party! You can make these from Two Peas and Their Pod on the grill.
Make this Carne Asada from Carlsbad Cravings on the grill for a dinner that will make sure all of your guests leave satisfied.
Using soda pop as a marinade like this recipe from A Bountiful Kitchen is a great way to make chicken fun and unique.