what can be cooked over an open fire other than barbecue

The weekend of May is just around the corner, and with it the barbecue season. Residents of Tomsk actively go out of town in nature to relax and enjoy the fresh air, and such trips, as a rule, do not do without grilling. Traditionally, meat is grilled, but even from kebabs and meat steaks, sometimes you want to relax. How delicious it can be cooked on the grill, in addition to barbecue, read in the material of the online edition “Vesti-Tomsk”. Where to go for a picnic? Tips for Tomsk residents

fish steak

If you do not want meat and your body needs light food, the first thing that comes to mind is grilled red fish. Delicious and aromatic grilled steaks are fried for no more than 20 minutes, so the recipe will not bother you. You can get any fish – trout, salmon or pink salmon. The most juicy and tender on the coals is the trout. Salmon, of course, will be high in calories, but if you prefer diet dishes, choose pink salmon.

Components

Steaks from any red fish – 6 pcs.
Olive oil – 2 tablespoons. large.
Lemon – 1 pc.
Salt, black pepper, herbs – to taste.

Wash the fish, dry them with a paper towel and put them in a bowl. Season the fish steaks with salt and pepper, pour over them with olive oil and lemon juice. Heat the coals on the grill, place the grill and spread the fish. Cook the steaks for 15-20 minutes, turning occasionally. Before serving, the steaks can be poured over again with lemon juice and sprinkled with fresh herbs.

Champignon

Grilled mushrooms are a real treat. Mushrooms are the best for this. They can be cooked whole, or you can cut them – it’s a matter of taste. But the main thing is that the mushrooms do not wrinkle and dry during cooking, they should be sprinkled with olive oil and put them in the fridge for a while, if possible.

Components

Champignons – 1 kg.
Olive oil – 50 ml.
Soy sauce – 5 tablespoons. large.
Sour cream – 5 tablespoons. large.
Garlic – 2 cloves.
Salt, black pepper, dill – to taste.

Wash the mushrooms in running water, dry them, remove the skin from the lids.
Mix the olive oil with the spices, add the mushrooms and put them in the fridge for 1 hour. While the mushrooms are in the fridge, you can prepare the garlic-sour cream sauce. To do this, mix sour cream with soy sauce. Finely chop the dill, grate the garlic on a fine grater and add everything to the sauce, stir. After an hour, the mushrooms can be planted on a skewer and fried on open coals, so that they are cooked in 7-10 minutes. If you grill them, you will have to wait 15-20 minutes. Serve prepared mushrooms with sauce.

Baked potatoes

Baked potatoes are a great choice for a large company, in addition, this dish can be served with mushrooms and steaks. To make the potatoes juicy and well fried, you can alternate them with pieces of bacon. In this case, you can not even marinate it, but just pour olive oil over it just before cooking.

Components

Potato – 1 kg.
Bacon – 300 gr.
Olive oil -50 ml.
Salt, black pepper, herbs – to taste.

Cut the potatoes into circles 4-5 mm thick, the bacon into small slices. Pour the potatoes with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and spices. You can use a special seasoning for potatoes. Alternatively, spread the potatoes with the bacon on a skewer, wrap them loosely in foil and send them to the grill. Cook the potatoes for about 20-25 minutes, turning constantly. Finally, remove the foil and hold the potatoes over the coals for a while longer to brown properly. Sprinkle with chopped parsley before serving.

Vegetable and cheese appetizer

If you want a lighter meal, make a wonderful appetizer of zucchini, eggplant and cheese. The cheese, of course, must be taken in brine – it will not melt quickly over coals. A good choice is halloumi, this cheese is perfect for frying. You can also use suluguni, feta cheese or Adyghe cheese.

Components

halloumi or other pickle – 200 gr.
Olive oil – 2 tablespoons. large.
Garlic – 2 cloves.
Zucchini – 2 pcs.
Eggplant – 2 pcs.
Provencal herbs, salt, black pepper, lemon – to taste.

Wash well and dry the vegetables, cut them into slices and spread them with olive oil. Add the garlic, salt and spices passed through the press, mix, transfer them to a bag and leave them for a while in the fridge. While the vegetables are soaking, cut the cheese into thick uniform slices, add Provencal herbs and a little olive oil. Then place it on the grill, fry for a minute on literally each side and spread it on absorbent paper. Then put the vegetables on the grill and cook them on the grill for 10 minutes on each side. Fried cheese with vegetables can be served as an independent snack, sprinkled with lemon juice.

If a large company is planning a picnic or a trip to the country and you can not do without a traditional barbecue or sausages, then almost all these dishes go well with meat and will make your table varied.

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