Top 5 Easy Summer Food Recipes You Should Try

Top 5 Easy Summer Food Recipes You Should Try

Summer is undeniably the most anticipated time of the year! Filipinos love this season for exciting travel adventures and beating the summer heat on the refreshing beaches, rivers, falls, and even for a simple picnic.

Everyone’s brimming with excitement for outdoor adventures, and hearty summer meals are unparalleled to elevate your summer getaway experience.

Here are the top 5 easy summer food recipes you should try.

Lemon Chicken Salad

A bowl of lemon chicken salad

Lemon Chicken Salad is the perfect dish to try this summer if you want something light and zesty. This dish is made of chicken thigh or chicken breast that is cooked to perfection.

For added tangy flavor and to make it more refreshing, you can also drizzle your homemade lemon dressing. Start by squeezing lemon juice, zest, honey, mustard, garlic, olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. 

Once you have everything, you can assemble your salad with green leafy vegetables, and your Lemon Chicken Salad is ready to serve. 

Steak Fajitas

Steak fajitas

Steak fajitas is a savory and refreshing dish this summer that will surely satisfy your cravings. This dish will elevate your summer dining experience, and here’s how you can simply prepare it.

Start by marinating your steak with a mix of garlic powder, cumin, paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper. You can also add more spices according to your preference. Allow it to sit for about 15 minutes while you work on the other components. Preheat the skillet; once hot enough, cook the steak until done. 

Once done cooking your steak, get ready to assemble your fajitas. Serve it with warm tortillas, and add a squeeze of lemon for that added citrus flavor.

Tip: Buy fresh and high-quality steak to achieve a rich and succulent taste. You may also use a tenderloin steak.

Seafood Salad

Seafood salad on a plate

Seafood Salad is typically a delectable medley of succulent shrimp and crab sticks. Consider having this mouthwatering dish as your appetizer or dessert. Serve it chilled to freshen your summer experience.

Seafood salad’s ingredients include shrimp, crab stick, mayonnaise, celery, red onion, salt, lemon juice or calamansi juice, and pepper.

You can prepare the Seafood Salad instantly. You only need to cook the shrimp and add all the ingredients to a bowl, including the crab stick. Generously mix it and refrigerate it overnight.

Tip: Buy fresh shrimp to enhance the exquisite flavor of your Seafood salad. You can also eat this Seafood Salad with lettuce or crackers.

Salmon, Lemon, and Herbs Skewers

Salmon lemon and herb skewers

You can never go wrong with skewers. This salmon, lemon, and herb skewer will give you a fresh and zesty summer feel. You only need salmon, lemon, garlic, oregano, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

To cook this dish, you must cut your salmon into cubes and peel and mince the garlic. Squeeze in one lemon and mix it with olive oil.

Combine herbs (oregano), minced garlic, salt, and pepper in a separate bowl. Marinate the salmon cubes in the mixture before threading them on the skewers.

Last, you must grill the skewers over medium heat until cooked. Serve these salmon, lemon, and herb skewers with a green salad or as an appetizer.

Pineapple Fried Cauliflower Rice Bowl

Pineapple is not only for summer desserts. You can also level up it with any dish, just like the Pineapple Fried Cauliflower Rice Bowl.

To make this dish, you must start by preparing the cauliflower rice. Start by rinsing and patting dry a head of cauliflower; cut it into florets and shred it in a food processor.

Once you have all the ingredients needed, you are ready to cook. First, heat your pan and add oil. Cook your onions until translucent. Add cauliflower rice, season it with salt and pepper, and keep stirring occasionally.

Once done with your cauliflower rice, add diced pineapples to the mixture and continue sautéing. And voila! You can now serve this delicious fried cauliflower rice on your dining table this summer!

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