Bank Holiday BBQ recipes to enjoy over the long weekend

Maple sugar pie rub bbq pork

The August Bank Holiday is at the height of summer and what better way to mark the occasion than by hosting a brilliant BBQ for family and friends?

We have a roster of delicious BBQ recipes that are sure to impress, starting with maple glazed chicken wings with BBQ sauce – the champion of finger food, perfect for snacking or as a starter, these wings will definitely become a firm favourite.

Sam and Shauna’s maple sugar pie rub BBQ pork belly is a must-have. An intense rub, succulent pork belly, spicy creamed corn and charred Hispi cabbage make this the ultimate BBQ dish, curated by our very own chef ambassadors and resident BBQ queens, Sam and Shauna.

Or why not try this vegan BBQ jackfruit pizza that offers a meat-free alternative, packed with rich, sweet and smoky flavour. A simple but scrumptiously effective recipe.

These halloumi kebabs with sweet pepper and maple relish plus broad bean hummus are another meat-free option and a simply delicious dish.

This red cabbage, tahini and maple slaw makes for a refreshing side, filled with nutritious ingredients and complemented by a delectable tahini, lemon and maple dressing. It also only takes 10 minutes to make, making your day as hassle-free as possible!

Roasted red peppers, stuffed with broccoli and maple tabbouleh are a tasty addition to any BBQ – quick, easy and brimming with colourful flavours.

Warm summer evenings call for sweet desserts. Sam and Shauna’s BBQ grilled summer fruits with maple and bourbon recipe is a beautiful combination of seasonal fruit, toasted hazelnuts, rich maple syrup and boozy bourbon – a great way to end a glorious summers day.

The pairing of sharp raspberries and sweet, delicate maple syrup make this raspberry mille feuille with maple custard a tantalising dessert. The intricate layers, bright colour and sweet finishing create a showstopper that looks just as good as it tastes.

Still not got enough recipes to make up your summer BBQ menu? Find more BBQ recipes here!

Did you know ?

Québec exports its maple products to more than 50 countries.

Everywhere it goes, consumers of all ages appreciate maple’s unique flavour.

Scientists are studying maple’s potential health benefits.

Studies now underway include those on the antioxidant properties of the polyphenols naturally present in maple syrup.

Maple syrup can be used as a sugar substitute in most recipes.

In cake and most dessert recipes, for each 250ml (1 cup) of syrup used, simply reduce the stipulated amount of liquid (water, milk, juice, etc.) by 60ml (1/4 cup).

A natural source of energy

Maple syrup is a natural source of energy. Check out our recipes for food and drinks before, during, and after exercise.