25 Blackstone Griddle Recipes You Simply Must Try Out
Over the past couple of years, Blackstone Griddles have become increasingly popular amongst US homeowners. In fact, if you scroll through TikTok for a couple of minutes, you’ll quickly find dozens of people praising their new Griddle; and it’s easy to see why.
Not only do they offer a large cooktop, but Blackstone Griddles are also incredibly user-friendly, which makes grilling a pleasant and relaxing activity. And with dozens of dishes to try, it’s hard to get bored.
Not sure where to start? Here are some of the best Blackstone Griddle recipes that will make you fall in love with grilling. So, whether you own or plan to get yourself a griddle, you really need to try these delicious dishes.
25 Blackstone Griddle Recipes
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Generally speaking, everything tastes better with some bourbon, and this finger-licking recipe is here to prove it. Salty, sweet, and smokey, the honey bourbon chicken thighs are the perfect get-together food that you can grill with the people you love.
If you are a big fan of spicy food, you can double, or even triple, the amount of hot sauce. It will give the dish a stronger kick while also maintaining the barbecue flavor that you are aiming for. Keep in mind that you can always swap the bourbon for apple juice when looking to create a kid-friendly version of this meal.
Chicken fried rice is an all-out delicious dish that’s made even better with the help of your trusty Blackstone Griddle. At first glance, this recipe might seem a bit too complicated, but as long as you remember to drizzle soy sauce after adding each new ingredient, you will be left with one of the best-looking meals on this list.
The entire dish, which features fluffy rice and tender chicken, is perfectly wrapped in the eggs and veggies combo. But if you are not a meat lover, you can replace the chicken with some more vegetables. The result will be a nutritious and tummy-filling dinner.
Healthy and light, these whole-wheat pancakes will prove once and for all that you don’t need sugar to enjoy your breakfast. And yes, you can make these pancakes big and fluffy even when using a griddle.
Just remember to use butter instead of oil when greasing the griddle. However, you’ll need to keep your griddle at a medium temperature; otherwise, the butter will brown quickly, giving your pancakes a burnt taste.
Mellow yet rich, with a kick that always surprises you, grilled halloumi has never tasted better than when prepared on a Blackstone Griddle. You can cut the halloumi into cubes or slice it, then grill it until it turns golden brown. Drizzle some olive oil and sprinkle a couple of herbs on top to make this dish even more delicious.
Thanks to its gooey interior and crispy exterior, which complement each other perfectly, you can eat this dish alongside fish or lean meat. And, if you want to go all the way, you can even marinate the meat using a mix of lemon, garlic, black pepper, and parsley leaves.
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Few things scream comfort more than quesadillas. This crispy yet somewhat gooey dish is a fan favorite all over the world. The star of this recipe is the shredded buffalo chicken, sweetened with honey, seasoned with smoked salt, and spiced with a few hot sauces.
But don’t be fooled by all the spices on the ingredients list, as the buffalo chicken is not very hot, just well-seasoned, and can be enjoyed even by children. And don’t forget to get creative with the toppings. You can complement the flavor with sour cream, diced onions, bell peppers, or anything else that you might find suitable.
Thanks to their strong herbal flavor, chicken tenders will always be a refreshing and lean meal. This recipe only requires simple ingredients such as olive oil, oregano, lemon, salt, and, of course, chicken.
Thankfully, you don’t have to spend hours preparing the chicken, as simply coating it with the flavorings will be enough for a deep taste. Throw some veggies on the griddle right next to the chicken, and you’ll have dinner ready in no time. But if you want to add some juiciness, you’ll have to let the chicken marinate for two hours before grilling.
If you’re ready for a fresh and sweet dish, then you’re in for a treat with this grilled watermelon salad recipe. First, you’ll have to brush the watermelon slices with oil and grill them on each side until you notice the charred marks. Then, combine it with berries, lime slices, cubed feta cheese, and mint.
You can also drizzle the salad with some orange juice or come up with a dressing made from olive oil, citrus juice, and a pinch of salt.
For most people, French toast doesn’t need an introduction. However, this grilled cinnamon bread topped with lemon mascarpone and apples is not your typical breakfast. It is a sweet, zesty meal that will become your go-to choice for breakfast and afternoon snacks.
But to make the most out of this dish, you’ll have to grill the apple slices. That way, you knock out some of their crunchiness and make them more enjoyable to bite into. And since mascarpone is already a bit acidic, it doesn’t really matter which kind of apple you go for, as both sweet and sour will do just fine.
If you have 20 minutes to spare, why not prepare a restaurant-grade dish like charred radicchio chickpea salad? Fast and easy to cook, this recipe is great for amateur cooks and veterans alike.
Just make sure that you cut chunky pieces of radicchios to offer a nice bite, as they are the star of the plate. Pair the salad with Italian white wine and ciabatta, and your guests will fall in love with this simple recipe. For the complete restaurant-grade experience, remember to serve the dish warm, right off the griddle.
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Usually, turkey sandwiches are a safe choice that might seem a bit too bland. But you can make them exceptional by using Havarti instead of regular cheese, which you then pair with pesto.
That will create an amazing mix of sweet and acidic flavors that will impress even the pickiest eater out there. And, to further intensify the taste and make the bread toastier, you can butter the outsides of the bread instead of the griddle.
Cheese, steak, onions, and peppers, all combined in a buttered, soft roll. Doesn’t that sound delicious? What makes the Blackstone Philly Cheesesteak so unique is that you can cook everything, except the cheese, on the griddle.
However, you need to assemble this dish fast while the ingredients are still hot so that the cheese can melt and give the sandwich the desired gooey taste. Once that’s done, let the cheesesteak rest for one or two minutes to allow the bread to absorb the cheese and become even more succulent. And remember that nothing works best with a Blackstone Philly Cheesesteak than a cold beer.
If you are looking for a simple yet delicious recipe, then look no further than the Blackstone Smash Burger. Unlike other burgers, you won’t have to worry about messy sauces or odd ingredients. All you have to do is smash and grill some beef balls on your Blackstone Griddle, then place them between some soft buns.
Of course, you can add the optional toppings or slices of cheese, but other than that, this is a pretty straightforward recipe. But if you do plan to add some cheese, make sure to do it near the end of cooking time, so it can melt and give the burger a soggy feel.
13. Birria Tacos
The Birria Tacos are made using braised meat, just like the traditional Mexican stew that inspired this recipe. Start by cooking the beef until it reaches a high level of tenderness and can be easily blended with a chili sauce. You’ll use this mix to assemble the tacos, which you will then grill on your griddle for about a minute or two.
But, to make these tacos even more appealing, you can use toppings such as crumbled feta, red onions, and coriander. That way, you balance the recipe by giving it a subtle sweetness, which should reduce the chili’s spiciness.
Eggs and bacon is probably the most popular breakfast throughout America. But have you ever wondered what this recipe would taste like when cooked on a griddle? Let’s find out!
The key to making the perfect egg, bacon, and cheese croissant breakfast is to ensure that the bacon is crispy, the eggs are not overdone or runny, and the croissant is warm. Once every piece of the puzzle is ready, you can add cheese right on the tip of the bacon so that heat can melt it. Cut the croissant in half, place the cooked egg and bacon inside, and done, you just made yourself a first-class breakfast.
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Whether you eat them like a crêpe, wrap, pancake, or just as an alternative to bread, oatcakes are perfect for any filling and topping. But best of all, they don’t contain gluten! And since they only require two ingredients, water and ground oats, you can easily prepare these oatcakes on your griddle.
Just make sure to place the oatcakes on a kitchen towel immediately after grilling and cover them until cooled to help maintain their shape.
Do you want to create a tasty side dish that will make your entrée shine but don’t know where to start? This recipe has got you covered! You can combine Brussels sprouts with crispy bacon and caramelized shallots for a crunchy, sweet, and healthy dish.
And if it’s still a little too bland, you can always add your favorite seasonings to the dish. Just don’t be surprised if you are tempted to eat the whole bowl in one sitting!
Scottish scones are traditionally cooked on the griddle, not in the oven, as most people might think. Best served alongside butter, jam, and a hot cup of tea, these buttery snacks make for an ideal breakfast.
Or alternatively, you could incorporate some add-ins such as chocolate chips and dried fruit right into the dough. No matter which option you prefer, rest assured that the Cream Griddle Scones will become your favorite snack.
It goes without saying that pizza and grilled cheese are some of the most popular dishes out there. However, have you ever considered combining the two?
In this mash-up recipe, you get the best of both worlds — the yummy pepperoni slices, tomato sauce, and melted cheese, and the crispy outside of a grilled sandwich. The Italian seasoning gives this sandwich a familiar taste.
And for the ultimate culinary experience, make sure to cut the sandwich in half and serve it with some tomato sauce on the side.
The tuna melt is a classic dish that can only be made better with the help of a griddle. And while the original recipe can also work, why not add more nutrients with the help of this spinach version?
This dish is creamy, crispy, cheesy, and buttery all at the same time, giving your taste buds quite an experience. But if the melt is still not crispy enough, don’t forget to butter the bread before grilling it for a nice golden crust. And, to add some extra kick, put some diced onions into the mix.
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Usually, pork requires quite a lot of prep work. However, you can rely on your trusty Blackstone Griddle to help you cook this tasty dish. Crispy and filled with flavor, this recipe will be the centerpiece of any gathering.
All you have to do is coat the pork chops with a couple of dipping pieces and place them on the griddle. Once they are done, you can pair them with pretty much any side dish, from sweet potatoes and sautéed beans to some grilled Brussels sprouts.
21. Garlic Naan
If you love cooking Indian food, then the next logical step is to try and prepare your own Naan bread. However, while you might not own a tandoor oven, your griddle will work quite well. The result is a soft, buttery, and fresh flatbread that you can eat alongside other dishes like curries.
The only ingredients you need to make this delicious bread are flour, milk, yeast, butter, and some plain yogurt. And, for extra flavor, don’t forget to add some garlic topping.
22. English Muffins
English muffins are another dish that people traditionally prepare using griddles. Crisp on the outside and airy on the inside, these sweet delights will be ready in under two hours.
But if you want to make them even softer and fluffier, remember to grill the muffins on the lowest setting on your Blackstone Griddle. Add in some tea or jam, and you’ve got yourself a quick in-between meal snack.
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It’s hard to find someone that will refuse a Monte Cristo Sandwich. Layered with ham and cheese on the inside and crusted with egg batter, this sandwich is the ultimate comfort food. And, instead of deep-frying it, you can grill the sandwich on your Blackstone Griddle, which should give it a somewhat charred taste.
Feeling a bit exotic? Then try adding some pineapple slices between the meat layers for a sweet and recognizable flavor. Or, if you have a sweet tooth, you can spread some berry jam between the slices.
24. Grilled Salmon
Griddles and salmon work just as well as peanut butter and jelly. This classic dish will save you from spending hours in the kitchen and help you impress your guests. In order to make your own Grilled Salmon, you need to season the fish, preheat your griddle, and grill it for five minutes on each side.
But don’t forget to use a bit of sugar when seasoning! In fact, just half a teaspoon of sugar is enough to give the salmon a caramelized sweetness that will greatly enhance the flavor.
Lastly, we have the Leftover Steak Sandwich, the ideal dish for those who love steak and want to make the most out of their leftovers. Start by grilling some onions, the leftover steak, and cheese on your griddle. Then use the crispy bread slices to form a sandwich.
And remember that the secret to the perfect leftover steak sandwich is to brush the insides of the bread using a topping of your choice.