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Hot Smoke BBQ Recipes

On this page you will find a collection of Hot Smoke BBQ's easy barbecue recipes, along with proven recipes for meat-related fare such as dry rubs and marinades, glazing and mop sauces.

And although smoking meat is our priority, don't forget to check out the delicous recipes for smoking fish, grilling potatoes, tossing salads and other good stuff.

Meat and Fish

Poultry Recipes

Spare Ribs Recipes

Pork Side and Ham Recipes

Beef and Veal Recipes

Lamb Recipes

Fish Recipes

Salads, Potatoes, Rice and Veggies

Potatoes on the Barbecue

Salad and Salsa Recipes

Beans Recipes

Pasta Recipes to go with your barbecue meat or fish

Rice Recipes

Dry Rubs, Marinades, Brines and Sauces

Dry Rub Recipes

Brine and Marinade Recipes

Glazing and Mop Sauce Recipes

Sauce and Gravy Recipes

Barbecue Party Drinks

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Hot Smoke BBQ Longdrink Recipes



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Hot Smoke - POULTRY RECIPES


BBQ Chicken Maracucho - Ginger Chicken Legs

Photo of Venezuelan Ginger Chicken Thighs grilled by the Cowboy Grill method by Blue Smoke BBQ. For a typical Venezuelan taste, we first marinate these tender chicken thighs in a fragrant adobo, then grill them cowboy style until they are a nice and tender golden brown.

Edgar's Losie Foroe - Surinam Grilled Chicken

Photo of Edgar and his Grilled Chicken - by Blue Smoke BBQ. Like many Surinam people, my friend Eddy is a natural born cook. And he loves to grill! This Surinam Losie Foroe recipe (grilled chicken) is one of his favourites.

Hot Smoked Guinea Fowl

Photo of hot smoked Guinea fowl by Blue Smoke BBQ. With this Guinea fowl recipe you will discover that you can barbecue or grill Guinea fowl just as easily as the ordinary chicken. Compared to chicken, Guinea fowl tastes more like game.

Blue Smoke Highway Chicken

Photo of Blue Smoke Highway Chicken by Blue Smoke BBQ. Just imagine you have to scrape your chicken from the highway after it's been hit by a couple of 18-wheelers and a white delivery van...
Pure Barbecue Magic !!!

Blue Smoke Grilled Chicken

Photo of one grilled chicken ready to go! By Blue Smoke BBQ. Barbecue grilled chicken at its best. You should always buy the best chicken you can, but after hot smoking and indirect grilling, even the cheapest chicken will taste fantastic!

Juanita's Smoked Chicken Legs

Photo of Juanita's Smoked Chicken Legs by Blue Smoke BBQ. When on a Saturday in June 2005 the whole chickens were sold out, we entered into a new era. With Juanita's Smoked Chicken Legs we were heading for a long hot summer!

Brined & Hot Smoked Turkey

Photo of Brined and Hot Smoked Turkey by Blue Smoke BBQ. Since two years we barbecue a turkey on Christmas Eve. Besides being an active and original way to spend a beautiful evening, this barbecued turkey does taste absolutely fantastic as well!



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Hot Smoke - SPARE RIBS RECIPES


Honey Mustard Spare Ribs

Photo of hot smoked honey mustard spareribs by Blue Smoke BBQ. By letting these pork ribs smoke slowly for a couple of hours the meat becomes real soft and makes for a delicious combination with the crispy texture of the honey mustard crust.

China Red Ribs

Photo of China Red Ribs. We first marinated these baby back ribs overnight in a Chinese / Cantonese Cha Siu marinade After 3 hours of smoking we started to apply the Cha Siu Glazing until they looked bright red and shining!

Singapore Spareribs

Foto van Singapore Glazuur op spareribs door Blue Smoke BBQ. The Singapore Spare Ribs recipe that we use here at Blue Smoke BBQ is our own interpretation of the flavours and aromas of the Malay and Chinese streets of Singapore.

Babi Panggang Spare Ribs

Photo of Babi Panggang - Indonesian Sweet and Sour Pork Spare Ribs by Blue Smoke BBQ. I love Babi Panggang and I love pork spare ribs, and that's how this recipe came into being. Babi Panggang is quite easy to make on the barbecue and is absolutely delicious.



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Hot Smoke - PORK RECIPES


North Carolina Pulled Pork

Photo of North Carolina pulled pork sandwich by Blue Smoke BBQ. Try this North Carolina pulled pork recipe and discover how simplicity can lead to excellence.
And that hunk of meat will give you something to talk about (or to ;o) while sipping your beer!

Brined & Smoked Whole Pork Leg

Picture of a whole pork leg on a Weber barbecue. By indirect grilling it is possible to cook a whole pork leg to perfection. You can do this even in your small and simple kettle grill. The result is 14 pounds of barbecue smoked whole porkleg, which tastes fantastic, and looks quite spectacular!

Blue Smoke BBQ Special: A Smoker's Diary - Whole Pork Leg

Chinese Cha Siew Pork Hocks

Chinese Cha Siew Pork Hocks We first marinated these hocks for a few hours in a Chinese Char Siew Marinade, and during smoking we applied several thick layers of our Soy Honey Glazing until these Chinese barbecue pork hocks looked bright red and shining!

Brined, Smoked & Glazed Porkside

Brined, Smoked & Glazed Pork side Porkside is the ideal cut of meat for a winter barbecue. Sliced on dark bread, this hot smoked porkside is an excellent companion for a rich pea soup or a savory bean soup.

Blue Smoke BBQ Special: A Smoker's Diary - Glazed Porkside

Hot Smoked Porkshanks

Photo of Hot Smoked Porkshanks by Blue Smoke BBQ. These barbecue pork shanks first had a spicy-sweet mustard dry rub rubbed in, and were then hot smoked for three hours on charcoal briquettes and chunks of oak.

Blue Smoke BBQ Special: A Smoker's Diary - Pork Shanks

Indonesian Sweet and Sour Pork

Photo of Babi Panggang - Indonesian Sweet and Sour Pork by Blue Smoke BBQ. We got this Indonesian Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe from the Indonesian mother-in-law of a friend, who always makes it in a saucepan, more like a stew. We adapted the recipe and changed it to Barbecue Babi Pangang.

Surinam Roast Pork

Photo of Surinam Pork Roast In Surinam this pork roast is called Losie Agoe Metie. My friend Edgar traditionally makes it on Christmas Eve. In the true Surinam tradition, everybody who comes around has to taste it.   And Brada! - it tastes góód!



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Hot Smoke - BEEF and VEAL


Hot Smoked Cube Roll / Ribeye Roast

Brazos Dry Rub To make Roast Beef in your kettle grill is really quite easy. The combination of indirect grilling and hot smoking enables you to slow roast this whole Ribeye (or Cube Roll) to perfection without charring the outside.

Glazed Oriental Veal Spare Ribs

Photo of Glazed Oriental Veal Ribs by Blue Smoke BBQ These "low and slow" hot smoked and glazed Oriental Veal Ribs are spicy sweet and smoky. Even if veal ribs are much leaner than porkribs, and even if I cook them until they "fall off the bone", these slow food ribs will still be very tender and juicy.

Korean Beef Satay

Photo of Korean Beef Satay by Blue Smoke BBQ. You will discover that this satay recipe is quite easy to make, and the result is beautiful fragrant beef grilled on a stick. And then there is the spicy satay sauce!



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Hot Smoke BBQ - LAMB RECIPES


Grilling a Butterflied Leg of Lamb

Photo of Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb by Blue Smoke BBQ. Hot smoking lamb meat is easier than you thought. This easy lamb barbecue does not take too long, and the result is a beautiful piece of really spicy and juicy smoked lamb.



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Hot Smoke BBQ - FISH RECIPES


Hot Smoked Trout

Picture of hot smoking trout on a Weber grill. With this hot smoked trout recipe you will discover that you can easily barbecue trout or any other whole fish on your Weber bbq without the skin sticking to the grill.



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Hot Smoke - POTATOES on the Q


Blue Smoke Barbecue Fries

Photo of Grilled Potatoes by Blue Smoke BBQ. Once you have tried these smoke-grilled potatoes, you won't be able to resist making them every time you see some spare space on the grate...

Stuffed BBQ Potatoes

Photo of Stuffed BBQ Potatoes by Blue Smoke BBQ. These hot smoked stuffed potatoes take some time in preparation, but they taste great.

In addition to great taste, they also look wonderful on your barbecue plate.



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Hot Smoke - Barbecue BEANS


Caraotas Negras - Venezuelan Black Beans

Picture of Caraotas Negras by Blue Smoke BBQ. This traditional and very savory Venezuelan Black Beans Recipe is a perfect companion for almost any Western style barbecue main course.

West Texas Country Beans

Photo of West Texas Country Beans by Hot Smoke BBQ. These West Texas Country Beans are a spicy sidedish that will go very well with any American barbecue or chuckwagon dinner.



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Hot Smoke - DRY RUB RECIPES


Juanita's Dry Rub USA #1

Photo of Juanita's Dry Rub USA #1 Surprise friend and foe with a true American taste. This rub is suitable for all kinds of meat such as pork or lamb, but is especially tasty on chicken and Guinea fowl.

Juancho's Mustard Rub Number 1

Photo of Juancho's Mustard Dry Rub No. 1 for Grilled Chicken, Lamb or Barbecue Pork Spare Ribs by Blue Smoke BBQ. "Juancho's Mustard Rub #1" is one of our favourites for grilled chicken, Guinea fowl, barbecue lamb or hot smoked pork!

And as you might have thought, this mustard rub combines very well with Juancho's Honey Mustard Glazing.

Juancho's Mustard Rub Number 2

Photo of Juancho's Mustard Dry Rub No. 2 for Barbecue Pork, Chicken or Lamb by Blue Smoke BBQ. This spices mix for barbecue pork is the result of trying something else for five or six times in a row until we were satisfied with the result.
            Discover that sweet-spicy-crispy crust!

Amarillo Dry Rub

Amarillo Dry Rub The name of this yellow dry rub recipe refers to Amarillo, the town in the Texas Panhandle, along the famous Route 66. Cowboy country, and a very good place for barbecue beef!

Brazos Beef Rub

Brazos Dry Rub The Brazos Beef Rub recipe is quite easy to make: salt and pepper, and a hint of Tex-Mex: garlic, paprika, rosemary and cummin.
While it was designed for beef, it is also great on lamb or mutton!



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Hot Smoke - MARINADES & BRINES


Adobo Maracucho - Venezuelan Marinade

Photo of Venezuelan Ginger Adobo - by Blue Smoke BBQ. An adobo is a spicy Latin marinade, mostly on the basis of freshly squeezed lemon or orange juice. We use this adobo recipe for marinating pork and to make Chicken Maracucho.

Korean Beef Marinade

Photo of Korean Beef Marinade by Blue Smoke BBQ. This beef marinade recipe is Juancho's own interpretation of the marinade used for the Korean barbeque beef named "Bool Kogi". We use it to make a nice and easy satay.

Singapore Marinade

Photo of the ingredients of Blue Smoke BBQ's Singapore Marinade. After a dive into this lovely Singapore Marinade, your grilled chicken, smoked leg of lamb or barbecue pork will have that unforgettable and irresistable Oriental flavour!

Spicy Brine

Photo of Spicy Brine for barbecue pork by Blue Smoke BBQ. Brining and hot smoking is a perfect combination. In 2008 we developed this spicy brine and tried it on a couple of cuts of porkside, and everybody really loved the result!

Chinese Cha Siu Marinade

Chinese Cha Siew marinated pork hocks Chinese Pork or Cantonese Barbecued Pork is also known as Cha Siu, Cha Sui, Cha Siew, Char Siu, Char Sui, Char Siew, Tsja Siew, Shao Siu, and a few more name variations - all meaning the same.

Indonesian Sweet and Sour Marinade

Photo of Indonesian Sweet and Sour Marinade by Blue Smoke BBQ. I got this Indonesian Sweet and Sour Marinade recipe from the Indonesian mother-in-law of a friend. You can use it to make a delicious Indonesian Sweet and Sour Pork or Chicken!



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GLAZING and MOP SAUCES


Singapore Glazing

Photo of Singapore Glazing on spare ribs by Blue Smoke BBQ. After brushing a couple of times with this Singapore Glazing Sauce your barbecue chicken, grilled lamp chops or hot smoked pork will have a beautiful deep shiny skin.

Char Siu Glazing

Photo of Cha Siew Glazing Cha Siu is also named Shao Sui, Cha Siew, Tsja Siu, Char Siew, Tsja Siew, and a few more spelling variations. After a few applications of this Cantonese mop sauce your barbecue pork will look deep red and shining.

Juancho's Honey-Mustard Glazing

Blue Smoke Highway Chicken - after mopping with Juancho's Honey Mustard Glazing This honey-mustard glazing will leave a nice and shining finish on your bbq meat.

And in addition to good looks: nice extra taste and flavour as well!

Beer Honey Mustard Glazing

Photo of Beer Honey Mustard Glazing for barbecue pork by Blue Smoke BBQ. This beer honey mustard glazing is ideal when you want a nice and shining finish on your barbecue meat. On top of that, it will add a wonderful malty and sweet flavour as well!

Soy Honey Glazing

Photo of Chinese pork shanks with Soy Honey Glazing by Blue Smoke BBQ. This Soy Honey Glazing Recipe is intended for Chinese barbecue. After a few applications of this mop sauce your barbecue chicken or Cantonese pork will look nice and shining.



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Hot Smoke - BBQ SAUCE RECIPES


Traditional North Carolina Barbecue Sauce

Photo of Traditional North Carolina BBQ Sauce by Blue Smoke BBQ. This traditional Eastern North Carolina BBQ sauce is intended to be served with chopped or pulled pork. While amazingly simple, this hot and sour mix has the potential to raise the dead...

Korean Satay Sauce

Photo of Korean Satay Sauce by Blue Smoke BBQ. We're not sure if the name "Korean Satay sauce" is really appropriate, but this Korean Bool Kogi inspired satay sauce is really easy to prepare and is absolutely delicious!

Creamy Gravy with Tarragon

Photo of Creamy Gravy with Tarragon for Grilled Poultry by Blue Smoke BBQ. This soft and creamy white gravy with tarragon combines particularly well with the subtle taste of pork, veal and poultry, for example Blue Smoke BBQ's Brined and Smoked Turkey.

Indonesian Sweet and Sour Sauce #1

Indonesian Sweet and Sour Sauce No. 1 I got this Indonesian Sweet and Sour Sauce recipe from the Indonesian mother-in-law of a friend. You can use it for Indonesian Sweet and Sour Pork and Chicken.

Indonesian Sweet and Sour Sauce #2

Indonesian Sweet and Sour Sauce No. 2 After marinating your meat in the Indonesian Sweet and Sour Marinade, don't throw away the marinade - it's the best barbecue sauce you ever tasted! Collect the leftover liquid, onion, garlic and ginger in a saucepan and bring it to the boil a couple of times to sterilize.



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RICE & PASTA RECIPES


Nasi Kampung - Malaysian Fried Rice

Photo of Nasi Kampung Malaysian Fried Rice with green beans and shallots by Blue Smoke BBQ. This Nasi Goreng Kampung is a Malaysian Fried Rice Recipe which goes along very well with Asian barbeque like grilled satay, barbecue chicken or smoked spareribs.

Malaysian Rice with Ginger, Garlic and Shallots

Photo of Malaysian Rice with Garlic, Ginger and Shallots - by Blue Smoke BBQ. This Malaysian Rice Dish is a wonderful companion for your Asian barbecue like grilled satay or roasted Oriental chicken.

Pasta Salad #5

Photo of Pasta Salad #5 by Blue Smoke BBQ. This great pasta salad can be served with all kinds of barbecue, but can also be eaten as a vegetarian main course accompanied by bread and your favourite white wine.



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