MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND GRILLING

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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND GRILLING

Grilled Sriracha Wings

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Makes about 30 wings

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like wings – and when they’re this delicious and simple – they’re a home run.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 pounds chicken wings
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup Sriracha
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 4 green onions, white & light green parts only minced for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat grill to medium high
  2. Put wings in a large bowl, drizzle lightly with oil and season with salt – toss well and place on grill
  3. Cook until golden brown and well marked on each side (turning as necessary to prevent burning) 15-20 minutes total
  4. As they cook, combine butter, Sriracha, garlic & lime juice in a bowl
  5. Remove wings from grill, toss about 6 at a time with the sauce, plate and garnish with

 

Grilled Steak & Lobster

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Serves  4

Memorial Day is often dogs, burgers and potato salad – but does it have to be?  How about you elevate it a bit and bust out some steak & lobster?

And trust me, no one will be disappointed….

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 – 6 ounce steaks
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • Kosher salt & fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • Juice of 1 whole lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 lobster tails

DIRECTIONS 

  1. Remove steaks and tails from fridge 30 minutes before cooking
  2. Meanwhile, combine butter, thyme, mustard, lemon juice, garlic & salt in small pot over low heat until melted – keep warm.
  3. Using kitchen shears, cut right up the middle of the shell towards the tail, but not through the tail. Using the cut as your guide, use a knife to cut down through the meat but not through the bottom shell. Pull back the sides of the shell to expose the meat and brush well with the butter mixture – set aside.
  4. Heat grill to medium/high, rub steaks with olive oil, season with salt & pepper and cook about 5 minutes, flip and cook another 4 minutes or until done to your liking. Remove steaks from grill, cover with foil and let rest about 10 minutes.
  5. Place tails meat-side down for approximately 5-6 minutes, then turn and cook another 3-4 minutes or until done – basting of course. Serve steak and lobster with extra butter sauce

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You can grill outside, but if the weather's not so great just use a griddle. 


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