Bad Brads BBQ Summer Grilling Recipes


  • Marinate chicken by combining garlic, all herbs, oil and mix thoroughly.
  • Let marinate for at least 24 hours.
  • In a small pot, reduce the cucumber marinade until it becomes a syrup and set aside.
  • Season Chicken with salt and pepper and grill until the meat reaches 165 degrees internally.
  • Finish the chicken by brushing the marinate on the chicken as it finishes cooking and allow to char slightly.


Grilled New Potatoes with Smoked Garlic Butter 

  • Potatoes, cut in half
  • 2 stick of butter, room temperature
  • 1 T. Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 t. Fresh Thyme
  • 1/2 t. Fresh Sage
  • 1/2 t. Fresh Rosemary
  • 1 Head of garlic, Smoked or roasted
  • Salt and Pepper to taste



  • In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, herbs and garlic and whip until it becomes mixed well, set aside.
  • Cut new potatoes in half and put into a large stock with salted cold water.
  • Bring to a boil and let boil for one minute, turn off heat and allow to cook in the hot water.
  • Once the water has come down to room temperature, strain, cool, set aside until ready to grill.
  • Place cool potatoes into a bowl and put a little oil on them.
  • Grill on high, allow to char and finish with butter.

Cucumber Salad

  • 2 Whole English Cucumbers, sliced thin
  • 1 Red Pepper, seeds, stem removed, sliced thin
  • 1/2 Red Onion, sliced thin
  • 4 c. Rice Vinegar
  • 2 c. Cane Sugar
  • 8-10 Mint Leaves
  • 2 T. Fresh Ginger
  • 2 t. Salt



  • Add vinegar, sugar, mint, ginger and salt and bring to a boil and then turn off and allow to come to room temperature, strain.
  • Reserve half this for the cucumbers.
  • Once all vegetables are cut and mixed together, add half of dressing and allow the cucumbers to marinate for at least an hour.