28 EGG-cellent Recipes for the Big Green Egg
Calling all EGG-heads! This collection of recipes made just for you can be adapted to work perfectly for on the Big Green Egg. Fire up your Egg to add intense flavor and juiciness to meats, seafood, veggies, and more!
Ginger "Beer Can" Chicken
Smoking a whole chicken on the Big Green Egg using a can of ginger ale as a “stand” infuses the chicken with fantastic flavor.
Summer Herbed Grilled Shrimp
Throw shrimp on the Big Green Egg to prepare a fresh and flavorful guest-worthy appetizer or an easy weeknight meal.
Championship Pork Butt
The Ultimate Smoky, Sweet Ribs
For tender, juicy, fall-off-the-bone good barbecue ribs, fire up your smoker--or grill--for The Ultimate Smoky, Sweet Ribs. These ultimate ribs smoked the competition!
Classic Steak House Rubbed Filet Mignon
Direct grilling on the Big Green Egg is the ideal way to cook the perfect steak.
Smoked Self-Basting Turkey
Fire up the Big Green Egg for the perfect Thanksgiving turkey. Mounding herb butter on top of the breast, covering the bird with aluminum foil, and cutting a slit in the foil is the key to this recipe. The butter will slowly melt and baste the turkey as it cooks, and the smoke will permeate the bird through the hole.
Maple Grilled Salmon
Grill salmon fillets directly on the Big Green Egg while basting occasionally with a sweet-sour marinade.
Grilled and Dilled Corn on the Cob
This creamy, savory topping perfectly compliments the sweet flavor of grilled corn on the cob.
Caramelized Tomato Bruschetta
To prepare this appetizer, top grilled baguette slices with caramelized tomatoes, ricotta, and basil.
How to Cook Jamaican-Spiced Chicken Thighs
This chicken brings the heat and cooks quickly on the Big Green Egg.
Grilled Potato Salad
Grilling potatoes brings out their deep and delicious flavors. Serve this salad with grilled seafood for a flavorful dish.
Smoked Pork Shoulder
Cooking pork low and slow on the Big Green Egg gives the pork a hickory, smoke-infused flavor perfect for summer barbecues.
Summer Vegetable Kabobs
Prepare tender, slightly charred vegetables on the Big Green Egg with this simple recipe.
Grilled Herbed Pork Tenderloin
Add great flavor to grilled pork tenderloin by coating the tenderloins in a marinade of oregano, sage, orange juice, and honey before grilling on the Big Green Egg.
Fantastic Bourbon Smoked Chicken
Use Jack Daniel’s whiskey barrel chips to reinforce the whiskey flavor in the brine and basting butter when smoking this wonderfully moist and flavorful chicken.
Grilled Baby Back Ribs with Sticky Brown Sugar Glaze
Grill these baby back ribs basted in an addictive brown sugar glaze over indirect heat on the Big Green Egg.
Grilled Asparagus Rafts
Pinning asparagus spears together with skewers makes them easier to flip and grill evenly on both sides.
Smoked Chicken Pizza with White Barbecue Sauce
The Big Green Egg is great for grilling homemade pizza dough. Place pizza dough rounds directly on grill grate and grill until golden brown before flipping and adding toppings.
Citrus-Herb Grilled Vegetables
Marinate a medley of summer veggies—yellow squash, zucchini, bell pepper, eggplant, and sweet onion—in olive oil and herbs before grilling until tender.
Smoked Pork Butt
Produce pit-barbecue flavor with your Big Green Egg with this recipe for smoked Boston butt.
Rub Herb-Salt Dry Brine into cavity, chill for at least 14 hours, and then stuff carrots, apple, and onion into cavity before smoking on the Big Green Egg.
Grilled Jalapeño-Lime Corn on the Cob
Add south-of-the-border flavor to buttery grilled corn with jalapeño peppers, cilantro and lime juice.
Smoked Paprika Pork Roast with Sticky Stout Barbecue Sauce
Dry brining the pork before grilling it allows for salt to pull seasonings into the meat and improves juiciness and flavor.
Grilling and beer go hand-in-hand, so try this Beer-Can Chicken on the Big Green Egg. Grilling is a delicious way to "roast" a whole bird, especially when beer is involved.
Grilled Pound Cake with Brandied Red Plums
Keep your Egg fired up for dessert. Serve grilled pound cake slices with brandied red plums and whipped cream.
Smoked Beef Brisket Tostadas
Smoking the True Smoked Beef Brisket in your Big Green Egg will give these tostadas an intensely delicious flavor.
How to Make Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños
For a flavorful appetizer, stuff jalapeños with bacon, cream cheese, and cheddar and grill them on your Big Green Egg.
Grilling these oysters on the Big Green Egg gives them a fabulous garlic-herb butter flavor.