The Mamás Latinas Ultimate Latin BBQ Grilling Guide (RECIPES)
Now that June is officially here, it's REALLY time to break out the BBQ grill. There's nothing quite as great in the summer as going outside, making food and having a good time with the whole family. The only thing is, though, is how to make sure you're grilling up some great Latin flavor. That's why we've put together your Ultimate Latin BBQ Grilling Guide. Clearly I'm a bit obsessed with food and, this summer, I'm even more obsessed with getting outside and having fun with my family. And you should absolutely do the same. Your whole family will love any one of these recipes, so take a look at the 12 best Latin BBQ grilling recipes and start enjoying your summer right.
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Grilled Fruit Skewers with Island Spices and Dark Rum
Ingredients: 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. ground allspice, 1/8 tsp. ground ginger, Pinch ground nutmeg , Pinch ground cloves, 1/2 cup dark rum, 1 Tbs. brown sugar, 1/2 Tbs. honey, 2 Tbs. pineapple juice (canned is fine), Juice from 1/2 lime, 1 medium pineapple, peeled, eyes removed, and cored, 6 oz. ripe but firm strawberries (hulled), 3 ripe but firm mangos, pitted and peeled, 3 kiwis (peeled), 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1. Combine the cinnamon, allspice, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves; set aside. In a small bowl, combine the rum, brown sugar, honey, pineapple juice, and lime juice; set aside.
2. Leave small fruits, such as strawberries, whole; cut others into 1- to 1-1/2-inch cubes. Thread the fruit on skewers, alternating contrasting colors. Sprinkle the spices over the kebabs. Shortly before grilling, baste the kebabs with half of the rum marinade and dust generously with confectioners' sugar to promote caramelization. Grill over a moderately hot fire until the fruit begins to show grill marks. Turn and continue to grill until the fruit has softened and browned nicely. Take care not to burn the strawberries. Drizzle the remaining marinade over the kebabs and serve immediately.
recipe courtesy of Fine Cooking