3 Recipes from June 24th: It's all about grilling! - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, Sports

3 Recipes from June 24th: It's all about grilling!

Posted: Updated:

 

Grilled Bloody Mary

http://www.mazola.com/recipe/Grilled_Bloody_Mary

 

 

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Grill Time: 4 to 5 minutes

 

Ingredients

2 Roma tomatoes, cored and cut in half

2 jalapenos, cut in half lengthwise and seeded

4 large shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 teaspoons Mazola® Corn Oil

2 cups low sodium tomato juice

3/4 cup vodka

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

1/4 teaspoon horseradish

1 tablespoon olive juice, from a jar of Spanish olives

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Celery Seed

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Onion Powder

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Cayenne Pepper

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Fine Grind Black Pepper

4 thick cucumber slices, halved

4 celery sticks, about 3-inches with tops

4 wooden skewers

 

 

Instructions

Brush tomatoes, jalapenos and shrimp with oil.  Grill over medium direct heat for 4 to 5 minutes until lightly charred and shrimp is cooked through  Remove tomatoes to tray and let cool 5 minutes. Place jalapenos and shrimp in refrigerator so they can cool completely.

Place tomatoes, tomato juice, vodka, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, olive juice and spices in blender.  Puree until very smooth.  Fill 4 glasses with ice and fill with Bloody Mary.  Thread jalapenos, shrimp, cucumber and celery on skewers and add to drinks as a "stirrer".

Serve immediately.

 

_______________________________________________________________________

 

 

Spicy Grilled Watermelon

http://www.mazola.com/recipe/Spicy_Grilled_Watermelon

 

Yield: 10 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Grill Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

1 package Weber® Chipotle Marinade Mix

1/4 cup Mazola® Corn Oil

1 medium watermelon, sliced in 2-inch slices and cut into triangles

 

 

Instructions

Prepare chipotle marinade mix according to directions.  Coat all watermelon slices on each side with marinade; discard any remaining marinade. 

Coat grill surface with corn oil.  Preheat grill to its highest setting or to 500°F.  Grill each side for about 5 minutes or until there is a nice slightly brown color.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

Grilled Banana Splits

http://www.mazola.com/recipe/Grilled_Banana_Splits

 

 

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Grill Time: 3 to 5 minutes

 

Ingredients

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon

1 tablespoon Mazola® Corn Oil

2 bananas

1 can (8 ounce) pineapple rings, drained

Vanilla flavored frozen yogurt

Toppings:

Fresh strawberries

Chocolate syrup

Reduced calorie whipped topping, optional

Sliced almonds, optional

 

Instructions

Preheat grill to medium.

Combine brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl; set aside.

Cut each banana in half; slice horizontally making four pieces.

Brush cut sides of banana very lightly with oil; sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Brush one side of pineapple ring very lightly with oil; sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Place oiled sides of fruit on grill.

Sprinkle tops of fruit with cinnamon sugar. Grill 2 to 3 minutes until fruit is nicely browned and slightly soft. Turn; sprinkle with remaining  cinnamon sugar. Grill an additional  1 to 2 minutes. Remove fruit from grill.

Portion 2 banana pieces and 1 slice of pineapple into dessert bowls.  Add 1/2 cup of frozen yogurt to each bowl. Top with fresh strawberries, a drizzle of chocolate sauce and whipped topping and almonds if desired.

Tip: Clean grill grates thoroughly before grilling fruit.

Recipe Note:  For best results use firm bananas. 

  • Latest StoriesMore>>

  • 7-year-old found with loaded gun at school

    7-year-old found with loaded gun at school

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:05:45 GMT
    Jefferson County deputies say a teacher at Center Point Elementary School observed a child showing a handgun to another student. The teacher immediately took the gun and notified the principal and schoolMore >>
    Jefferson County deputies say a teacher at Center Point Elementary School observed a child showing a handgun to another student.More >>
  • UAB spring football game is rained out

    UAB spring football game is rained out

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:47:37 GMT
    Wet weather ruined UAB's spring game plans.The Blazers canceled their final spring scrimmage, which was scheduled for Friday night at West Campus Field, due to rain. It will not be made up.Football coachMore >>
    Wet weather ruined UAB's spring game plans.The Blazers canceled their final spring scrimmage, which was scheduled for Friday night at West Campus Field, due to rain. It will not be made up.Football coachMore >>
  • YH Sleep and your relationship

    YH Sleep and your relationship

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:44:35 GMT
    New research may have you thinking about sleeping closer to your spouse at night.   Researchers asked more than one thousand people to describe their preferred sleeping habits and to rate the qualityMore >>
    What does your sleeping habits say about your relationship with your spouse?More >>
  • Northport Police launch program to teach kids gun safety

    Northport Police launch program to teach kids gun safety

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:22:16 GMT
    Northport Police Department is launching their gun safety program for children Pre-K to 3rd grade this summer. The goal of the program is to teach children what to do if they come in to contact withMore >>
    Northport Police Department is launching their gun safety program for children Pre-K to 3rd grade this summer.More >>
  • Tuscaloosa police investigating assault

    Tuscaloosa police investigating assault

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:15:32 GMT
    Deputies, along with homicide and CID investigators were called to the 4300 block of Virginia Drive Thursday in regards to a stabbing. When they arrived, they found at least two people hurt. Deputies sayMore >>
    Deputies, along with homicide and CID investigators were called to the 4300 block of Virginia Drive Thursday in regards to a stabbing.More >>
  • Highway shooting suspect in custody in Kansas City

    Highway shooting suspect in custody in Kansas City

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:59:51 GMT
    Authorities believe the man responsible for recent highway shootings in the Kansas City area is in their custody. Police held a brief news conference Thursday announcing they had arrested a suspect butMore >>
    A suspect has been taken into custody after an investigation into random highway shootings in the Kansas City area.More >>
  • Misbranded salami recalled

    Misbranded salami recalled

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:25 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:25:05 GMT
    The USDA announces a recall of  5,723 pounds of salami products for misbranding and because they were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.  Bolzano Artisan Meats LLC, a Milwaukee, Wis. isMore >>
    Bolzano Artisan Meats LLC, a Milwaukee, Wis. is the firm in question.  The recalled products were distributed for institutional and retail sales nationwide as well as sold over the internet.More >>
  • Hamilton Softball team remembers Callie McNeill

    Hamilton Softball team remembers Callie McNeill

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-04-18 11:25:39 GMT
    Students at Hamilton high school can relate all too well to the don't text and drive campaign. One of their classmates died last summer while texting and driving. Students and staff members at the schoolMore >>
    Students at Hamilton high school can relate all too well to the don't text and drive campaign. One of their classmates died last summer while texting and driving. Students and staff members at the schoolMore >>