Remember that great summer cookout you hosted or attended, where one special side dish completely stole the show?
Maybe it was your aunt’s famous potato salad, your brother-in-law’s bacon wrapped scallops, or your best friend’s spicy watermelon salsa. While the main course usually takes center stage at any given summer BBQ, it’s often the side dishes that really make our meals memorable.
As you fire up your grill this summer, here are a few delicious side dish recipes to keep in mind - especially if you’re ready to be the BBQ side dish star!
- Air Fryer Crab Cakes
- Maine Lobster & Tortellini Salad
- Maine Lobster Dip
- Maine Lobster Cobb Salad
- Shrimp & Pasta Salad
- Irish Whiskey Smash Mussels
- Bacon Wrapped Maine Lobster Bites
- Maine Lobster Artichoke Dip
- Fried Lobster Mac & Cheese
- Lobster Crostini Melts
- Lobster & Bacon Stuffed Jalapeno Bites
- Maine Lobster Bites
- Maine Lobster Mac & Cheese
- Maine Lobster Paella
We hope these BBQ side dish recipes inspire you to bring something extra special and tasty to your cookouts this summer. Sharing joy through great food, and creating memories with your loved ones is what it’s all about.
Pro tip for all the above recipes: don’t forget to use the freshest Maine lobster to guarantee your side dish tastes its best!