Low Carb, High Taste: 5 Low Carb Grilling Recipes for a Healthier BBQ Feast!

Even if you’re not an expert cook, grilling is something you may still enjoy and display some sort of perfection. It’s one of the healthiest methods of cooking, and it’s quite exciting, as well. If you have a backyard and a few friends to chill out with, it’s a perfect time to have a grilling party!

But most of the grilling recipes include ingredients that are high in useless calories (mainly carbs). So we have come up with some of the best low-carb recipes for the grill for you. These recipes are healthy, easy to cook, and definitely tasty!

What Is Low Carb?

Low carb diets are lower in carbohydrate than traditional diets. These diets can be high in protein, fat, or both. Keto is a type of low-carb diet that emphasizes the use of ketones for energy.

What are the benefits of low-carb diets?

Low carb diets can be helpful for people who want to lose weight or manage their blood sugar levels. They may also help people with diabetes control their blood sugar levels. Low carb diets can also help people with heart disease and other chronic diseases improve their cholesterol levels and reduce their risk of heart disease.

What are the risks of low-carb diets?

Low-carb diets can be risky for people who are not comfortable eating a lot of protein or fat. They may also be risky for people who have diabetes, heart disease, or other chronic diseases. Low-carb diets can also be risky for people who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

5 Low Carb, High Taste Grilling Recipes

Balancing proper nutrition and taste is a tough nut to crack when you’re grilling food. We have made sure that the equilibrium is happily met and came up with 5 tasty recipes. Don’t forget to try out all the recipes at least once!

01: Low Carb Grilled Chicken Recipes

Low Carb Grilled Chicken Recipes
Source: mamabearscookbook.com


  1. 1 Piece Of Large Chopped Onion
  2. 3 Chopped Green Onion
  3. 3/4 Cup Of White Vinegar
  4. Orange Juice – ½ Cup
  5. Dark Rum – ¼ Cup
  6. Olive Oil – ¼ Cup
  7. Soy Sauce – ¼ Cup
  8. Lime Juice – 2 Tablespoon
  9. 1 Habanero Or Scotch Bonnet Seeded And Minced
  10. Garlic Powder – 2 Tablespoons
  11. Sugar – 1 Tablespoon
  12. Ground Allspice – 1 Tablespoon
  13. Dried Thyme – 1 Tablespoon
  14. Cayenne Pepper – 1-1/2 Teaspoons
  15. Rubbed Sage – 1-1/2 Teaspoons
  16. Pepper – 1-1/2 Teaspoons
  17. Ground Nutmeg – 3/4 Teaspoon
  18. Ground Cinnamon – 3/4 Teaspoon
  19. 8 Pounds Bone-in Chicken Breast Halves and Thighs
  20. Whole Allspice Berries – 1/2 Cup
  21. Applewood Chips – 1 Cup
  22. Ketchup – 1/2 Cup

Cooking Guide

Step 1: First, process the ingredients from first to 18 using a blender. Now take two large resealable plastic bags and put the chicken in both bags – half chicken in each. Then pour the onion mixture in the bags – half mixture in each. Now seal the bags and put them in the refrigerator for the whole night.

Step 2: Now soak the allspice berries in water for half an hour. Next, drain the chicken and keep aside 1 to half cups marinade. Then preheat the grill. Take a 12-inch square-sized foil paper and put all the soaked berries on it. Fold the foil and form a packet, sealing the edges. Use toothpicks to poke holes in the pack. Do the same for the applewood chips, as well. Now place it over the grill heat.

Step 3: Grease the grill rack first and then put the chicken on it. Start grilling with indirect medium heat until you reach 165-degrees in the case of the breasts and 170-175-degrees in the case of thighs. Follow this process for about an hour.

Step 4: Now, bring the reserved marinade over a saucepan heated over high heat, and give it a full rolling boil for 60 seconds, at least. You can add ketchup to add flavor. Stir it until heated enough, and then remove it from the heat.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving of the dish contains

Calories – 346

Fat – 18 gm

Cholesterol – 109 mg

Sodium – 419 mg

Carbohydrate – 7 gm

Protein – 36 gm

02: Grilled Cabbage Recipes

Grilled Cabbage Recipes
Img Source: seriouseats.com


  • Medium head cabbage – 1 piece
  • Soften butter – ⅓ cup
  • Chopped onion – ¼ cup
  • Garlic salt – half teaspoon
  • Peeper – half teaspoon

Cooking Guide

Step 1: First of all, cut the cabbage into wedges and put them all on heavy-duty foil paper. Make sure it comes with double thickness. Now spread the cut sides with softened butter. Sprinkle garlic salt, pepper, and onion over it.

Step 2: Now fold the foil around the cabbage and seal the foil tightly. Start grilling the covered piece under medium heat. Take about 20 minutes to grill. Once done, carefully open the foil and enjoy the steaming tasty grilled cabbage!

Nutrition Facts

1 wedge contains:

Calories – 98

Fat – 8 gm

Cholesterol – 20 gm

Sodium – 188 gm

Carb – 7 gm

Protein – 2 gm

03: Grilled Glazed Drummies Recipe

Grilled Glazed Drummies Recipe
Source: dadcooksdinner.com


  • Ketchup – 1 cup
  • Reduced Sodium Soya Sauce – ⅓ cups
  • Honey – 4 teaspoons
  • Ground Ginger – ¾ teaspoons
  • Garlic Powder – ½ teaspoons
  • Chicken drumettes – 3 pounds

Cooking Guide

Step 1: Take a small bowl, and mix the first 5 ingredients from the list. Take one cup of marinade and pour it into a big shallow dish. Put the chicken inside. Cover the entire dish and put it into the refrigerator for the whole night. Do the same for the remaining marinade for basting, as well.

Step 2: Now, let go of the marinade and drain the chicken. Grill it while covered by medium heat for about 20 minutes. Do it until the juices start basting occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving contains:

Calories – 141

Fat – 9 gm

Cholesterol – 43 gm

Sodium – 311 gm

Carb – 3 gm

Protein – 11 gm


04: Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe
Source: azureedge.net


  • Freshly Chopped Cilantro – ⅓ cup
  • Grated Lime Zest – 1-½ teaspoons
  • Lime Juice – ⅓ cup
  • Jalapeno Pepper – 1
  • Olive Oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic minced cloves – 3
  • Salt – ¼ teaspoon
  • Ground Cumin – ¼ teaspoon
  • Pepper – ¼ teaspoon
  • Fresh Shrimp – 1 pound
  • Lime slices – as needed

Cooking Guide

Step 1: Mix the first nine ingredients from the list. Mix the mixture with the Shrimp.

Step 2: Let the mix to stay as it is for 15 minutes.

Step 3: Thread the shrimp pieces and the lime slices onto skewers. Metal or wooden, anything will do.

Step 4: Grill it on the griller over medium heat until the shrimp pieces turn pinkish. Grill each side for 2-4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving contains:

Calories – 167

Fat – 8 gm

Cholesterol – 138 gm

Sodium – 284 gm

Carb – 4 gm

Protein – 19 gm

05: Grilled Peppers and Zucchini Recipes

Grilled Peppers and Zucchini Recipes
Source: smalltownwoman.com


  • Green Julienned pepper – 1 piece
  • Sweet Red Julienned Pepper – 1 piece
  • Medium Julienned Zucchini – 2 piece
  • Butter – 1 tablespoon
  • Soy Sauce – 2 tablespoon

Cooking Guide

Step 1: Put the vegetables on heavy-duty foil paper. Make sure it’s double-layered.

Step 2: Now dot with butter, and mix with soy sauce. Fold the foil paper around the veggies. Seal the paper tightly.

Step3: Start grilling the covered veggies over medium heat. Take 5 to 7 minutes for each side until the crisp look doesn’t appear.

Final Words

Keeping the desired low-carb nutrition fact in your food and ensuring a mouth-watering taste – these two points are pretty hard to meet. We have tried to blend these two in these low-carb recipes for the grill we have shared today. These recipes are perfect for summer BBQs and get-togethers with friends and family. They are easy to make and will help you stay on track with your low-carb nutrition goals. Try out these recipes with your friends and families to have a blast at the party – keeping it healthy, of course!

Helen Knight
Helen Knight

I'm passionate about cooking and making simple, delicious recipes that you can always feel confident feeding to friends and family. My goals for you are to have fun in the kitchen, learn new things, and create beautiful dishes. I have a lot of experience using kitchen appliances, so making great food is my passion and my favorite thing to share with others. I prioritize food safety in all of my meals. Check out my blog SKI, for helpful tips and tricks to improve your own cooking skills. Let's explore the world of food together!

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