Keep things quick and cool in the kitchen with these summer main dish recipes—some broiled, some grilled, and some requiring no real cooking at all.
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Pasta With Burst Cherry Tomatoes and XO Sauce Recipe
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Five-Minute Grilled Chicken Cutlets With Rosemary, Garlic, and Lemon Recipe
Two halves of a BLT stacked on top of each other
The Best BLT (Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato) Sandwich
Greek bifteki on a plate with tomato slices, red onion slices, mint leaves, and tzatziki.
Bifteki Recipe
A bowl of mazemen ramen topped with an egg, snap peas, and sprouts
XO Mazemen (Broth-less Ramen With XO Sauce) Recipe
Grilled sardines seasoned with lemon, parsley, garlic, and paprika on a white plate.
Grilled Sardines With Lemon, Garlic, and Paprika Recipe
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Grilled Octopus With Chili-Herb Oil Recipe
A bowl of mazemen with sugar snap peas, and chopsticks are breaking the yolk of the poached egg on top.
XO Mazemen: Mix It Up With a Broth-less Ramen
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Homemade Burger King Whopper-Style Cheeseburgers Recipe
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The Best F&$king Grilled Chicken Sandwich Ever Recipe
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Grilled Italian Sausage With Sweet-and-Sour Peppers and Onions Recipe
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Hot or Cold Creamy Lettuce Soup Recipe
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Memphis-Style Dry Ribs Recipe
Sliced grilled tuna, cooked rare, on a black plate, seasoned with salt and freshly ground black pepper and drizzled with olive oil.
Grilled Tuna Steaks Recipe
Platter of grilled jerk chicken
Spicy Grilled Jerk Chicken Recipe
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Hiyashi Chuka (Cold Ramen) With Shrimp, Ham, and Vegetables Recipe
A t-bone (porterhouse) steak on a white plate, with the sliced meat placed around the bone. On the lefthand side of the image are several metal forks stacked on top of each other.
Perfectly Grilled T-Bone Steak Recipe
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Low-and-Slow Pulled Pork (Smoked Pork Shoulder) Recipe
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Low Country Boil Recipe
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Sautéed Soft-Shell Crabs With Lemon-Butter Pan Sauce Recipe
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Thai Chicken Satay Recipe
Three skewers of pork souvlaki on a plate with pita bread and tzatziki.
Pork Souvlaki with Pita and Tzatziki Recipe | Grilling
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Vietnamese Grilled Pork Chops With Chilled Rice Noodles Recipe
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Grilled Italian-Style Lamb Skewers (Arrosticini Abruzzesi) Recipe
A bowl of Andalusian gazpacho in a ceramic bowl set on a plate. On the right hand periphery are another bowl of soup and a couple of pieces of torn bread.
Andalusian Gazpacho Recipe
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Real-Deal Pulled Pork: Easy Enough for Novices, Big Enough for a Crowd
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Steakhouse Kebabs Recipe
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You Kanat Believe How Good These Turkish Chicken Wings Are
Classic cold soba noodles
Classic Cold Soba Recipe
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Grilled Squid With Olive Oil and Lemon Recipe
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Crunchy Fried Fish Tacos Recipe
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Balsamic Marinated Portobello Burgers Recipe
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Stuff Your Face With Roman Rice-Stuffed Tomatoes
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Halloumi and Vegetable Skewers Recipe
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This Icy Korean Cucumber Soup Is Just What Your Summer Needs
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The Ultimate Homemade McRib (Smoked-Rib Sandwich) Recipe
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Grilled Bratwurst With Beer, Mustard, and Sauerkraut Recipe
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The Food Lab's Perfect Grilled Steaks Recipe
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Competition Barbecue Pork Shoulder Recipe
Two lobster rolls overflowing with lobster
Connecticut-Style Warm Buttered Lobster Rolls
Vietnamese Pork with Vermicelli Noodles and Nuoc Cham Recipe | Grilling
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Steakhouse-Style Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Recipe
Finished dish of pasta with blistered cherry tomato sauce, next to a block of cheese, basil sprig, garlic, and tomatoes
Fast and Easy Pasta With Blistered Cherry Tomato Sauce Recipe
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Pressure Cooker Corn Risotto Recipe
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Chicken Souvlaki With Tzatziki Sauce and Greek Salad Recipe
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Grilled Blackened-Fish Sandwiches Recipe
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Sheftalia (Cypriot Lamb and Pork Sausage) Recipe
A homemade crisp fish sandwich with creamy slaw and tartar sauce
Fried Fish Sandwiches With Creamy Slaw and Tartar Sauce Recipe
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Negima Yakitori (Japanese Chicken Skewers With Scallion) Recipe
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Coffee-Rubbed Ribs Recipe
A round white platter holding a whole grilled chicken which has been cut into individual pieces. Also in the image on the right periphery are a glass holding a carbonated beverage and a green plate with a metal utensil on it.
Grilled Butterflied Chicken Recipe
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Grilled Korean-Style Bulgogi Burgers With Kimchi Mayo and Pickled Daikon Recipe
platter of Cambodian grilled lemongrass beef skewers
Cambodian Grilled Lemongrass Beef Skewers Recipe
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Grilled Cornish Hens with Lemon and Rosemary Recipe
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Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Garlic and Lemon Recipe
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Lechon Liempo (Filipino-Style Roasted Pork Belly) Recipe
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Thai-Style Marinated Flank Steak and Herb Salad Recipe
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Summer Vegetable Lasagna With Zucchini, Squash, Eggplant, and Tomato Recipe