Beach BBQ done the right way

After missing out of most of the spring summer with Covid-19 I finally spent two weeks Staycation down the beach– and that for me means a beach barbecue!

With West Sussex skies and serene sunsets, all that remains to be perfect is a Beer and a Beach BBQ. Owning a holiday home on the beach has allowed me to get pretty good at grilling next to the sea. I have an outdoor kitchen at our main house and so I can BBQ all year round with some of the best technology available, but back to basics beach cooking is just perfection, I have refined and improved with every BBQ session and so thought it might be good to share on here.

Beach BBQ Essentials

The spy movies I watch have a ‘Go bag’ ready at all times. So do I when it comes to cooking on the rocks, here are :

  • A suitable BBQ – Weber Go Anywhere Grill
  • A BBQ Bag – Bag with cooler
  • Charcoal Chimney –
  • Safety Matches
  • Beach Blanket
  • Plates and Cups
  • Kitchen Roll or Blue Roll
  • Hand Wipes /Hand sanitizer small bottles
  • BBQ tongs
  • BBQ Flipper
  • Knives OR a good pair of kitchen Scissors
  • BBQ Sauce and Rubs
  • Tin Foil
  • Ziplock bags
  • Large bottle of water in case of flare ups or emergency move off the beach
  • Bin Bags

What Else?

  • Don’t forget the Beer, Wine, Gin, Cocktails
  • Never trust a dog to watch your food
  • Don’t rush, the coals must be grey/white not black and flaming still

Please leave the beach as you found it or better!

Me, just now

Published by NCS

reader of great literature, teller of tales, photographer of mostly awful snaps but on occasion I am half decent.

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