Our favourite recipes for your Algarve villa BBQ
Who doesn't love a BBQ in the sunshine? Many of our Algarve villa rentals come equipped with a BBQ so that you and your family can whip up a beautiful feast!
Everyone has their own BBQ recipes and go-to accompaniments. However, we wanted to share some ideas to give you extra inspiration. From Portuguese dishes to vegetarian ideas, here are recipes guaranteed to tickle the taste buds.
The Algarve is known for the fresh seafood on offer and many other Portuguese favourites. We've collected some recipes for you to plan ahead and add to your shopping list!
Portuguese Style Grilled Chicken: Otherwise known as Piri Piri chicken, this has become very popular thanks to a certain restaurant chain in the UK! However, it originated right here in Portugal. With a spicy kick, this will definitely be a hit. Here is a recipe we have tried that definitely lived up to expectations: recipe here.
Grilled Portuguese Sardines: These tasty morsels are easy to do and really show why the Portuguese are seafood legends! Here is a quick recipe to follow.
Portuguese Grilled Red Snapper: Another seafood recommendation...we could probably write a whole post on the seafood alone. Try this amazing recipe, which is perfect to serve for a big family!
Espetada of Beef: A popular dish from Madeira, Portugal. This is full of flavour...our mouths are watering already. Here is a lovely recipe to follow.
Vegetarian and vegan deliciousness
For those of you who prefer vegetarian or vegan dishes, do not fear! These also make great side dishes should you be digging into all of the food!
Spicy Grilled Sweet Potatoes: You will find fabulous produce in the Algarve and sweet potatoes are top tier! Very easy to make, here is a recipe to help you out!
Grilled Halloumi: While not of Portuguese origin, this is a perfect and quick addition to your shopping list!
And the rest...
Of course, you can't go wrong with classic burgers, sausages, potato salad and whatever else you fancy with your BBQ feast! The local supermarkets will not let you down when it comes to produce. We would recommend trying Chouriço, similar to Spanish Chorizo, or Linguiça if you are looking for an authentic Portuguese sausage.
The Algarve and a tasty family BBQ awaits. With last-minute availability for the summer of 2022, you can try all of these recipes. If you are looking ahead to next summer, you can also explore all of our Algarve villa availability for 2023.