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Fire up the Grill—It’s Boating and BBQ Time!

We’re kicking up the flames to celebrate National BBQ Day with delicious grilled recipes and more!

What could be better than the sizzle of a mouthwatering BBQ as the weather heats up? Why, enjoying it on a boat with friends and family, of course! To keep the momentum going on the water, we figured we’d share some delicious recipes and fun boating facts you can sink your teeth into while firing up the excitement during National BBQ Day on May 16.

BBQ to Feed the Soul 

Out on the water, we get hungry! But nothing beats firing up the grill and satisfying that hunger on your boat. We've gathered our favorite recipes for all aboard, including a big, tasty burger to celebrate another fun day on the grill, National Hamburger Day on May 28.
  • A chili cheese hot dog

    Chili Cheese Dog

    Spice up your dogs with a bit of chili! Just nestle a grilled hot dog into a soft bun, then top with ground beef chili and shredded cheddar cheese. Try this recipe aboard one of these beautiful Sea Ray boats. With a built-in Kenyon grill, it’s easy to want to cook up a few extras while out on your boating adventure!
  • Grilled Snapper with Island Rice

    After a day out on the water, enjoy a freshly caught snapper with island rice for those who appreciate a delicious seafood option aboard. Impress your guests with your snapper-iffic grilling skills on one of these stunning Aquila Power Catamaran models.
  • The Juiciest Hamburgers Ever

    Expand your grilling adventures past National BBQ Day and make your mark on the gill again on National Hamber Day with some of the juiciest burgers for you and your crew to enjoy. Wrap your hands around this delightful burger aboard one of these gorgeous Aviara boats.
  • Mexican Street Corn (Elote)

    Get the fiesta started onboard with this Mexican-inspired favorite. Practice grilling up some mouth-watering elote for Cinco de Mayo and perfect it for the next grilling holiday and beyond! Grilling and dining is always fun aboard a brand-new model from Galeon Yachts.  
  • Hot dog with sauerkraut and mustard

    New York-Style

    Get a taste of a New York street dog while on the water! Just top a boiled hotdog on a soft bun with sauerkraut and spicy brown mustard. Fuhgeddaboudit! Grill a few of these big-city dogs on a Boston Whaler model.

The Best Grill to Kick up the Flames

So, you’ve got the boat, have some great recipes, and know who you want to invite—the only thing you need now is something to grill it on. We’ve got that covered with Kenyon! Since not every boat has a built-in option, Kenyon offers premium-quality Marine Electric Cooktops designed for onboard cooking. Check out the video to learn more about the benefits of having one from expert Mike Reischmann of Kenyon.

Brought to You by Kenyon

Kenyon’s marine electric grills and cooktops are designed for onboard cooking and are the preferred appliance for many of the boat brands we carry. Check out these fan-favorite recipes that are perfect for your Kenyon grill!
  • Grilled Peppercorn-Crusted Tuna Steaks with Vegetable Medley

    With a peppercorn crust, this meaty grilled tuna steak with a colorful medley of veggies is served with a spicy sesame aioli for a dinner that’s healthy and tastes absolutely fabulous.

  • Grilled Lamb Kebabs

    With zesty Greek flavors, these lemon-and-herb marinated lamb skewers are served with grilled halloumi cheese and warm pita breads for a dinner that is sure to please. Store-bought tzatziki sauce cuts down on prep time.
  • Grilled Flank Steak with Herb and Jalapeño Chimichurri Sauce

    With a mouth-watering marinated steak and fresh Chimichurri sauce, you can’t go wrong with this dinner.
  • Grilled Buffalo Chicken Tacos

    Savor the bold flavors of these Grilled Buffalo Chicken Tacos, a spicy twist on a classic favorite. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a weekend barbecue with friends!
  • Grilled Peach and Berry Flatbread

    With sweet grilled peaches and fresh berries, this indulgent dessert pizza is slathered with a heavenly mascarpone cream.
  • Big Breakfast Burger

    With store-bought basil pesto and provolone cheese, this sausage and egg sandwich is a breakfast that’s worth waking up for.   
  • Grilled Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast

    Indulge in a delightful breakfast or brunch with this delicious French toast recipe, which combines the sweetness of strawberries with the richness of cheesecake. 
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