Side dishes are an important part of a good barbecue menu. They provide color, texture and a variety of tastes to your grilled meat, completing the menu. The next time you grill, take a break from the usual mac and cheese or coleslaw.
Go for delicious recipes a kick – they will provide a variety in taste and will boost your guest’s appetites.
Try these mouth-watering spicy side dishes for your next backyard barbecue!
Cucumber Salad With A Kick
What you need:
- 1 English cucumber
- 1 clove garlic, finely minced
- 1 handful fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1 1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, more if desired
- Salt to taste
In a bowl, mix together the garlic, cilantro, red wine vinegar and red pepper flakes. Slice the cucumber lengthwise then chop into 1/4-inch slices. Add the cucumber pieces to the prepared bowl. Toss to coat with mixture. Add salt if desired.
Cover bowl and refrigerate for at least an hour or until ready to serve.