Make it a red, hot, and blue July 4 celebration

Make it a red, hot, and blue July 4 celebration

Recipe ideas from Frank's RedHot

This summer 45% of Americans will use their grill at least one to two times per week, according to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association. Whether it’s a neighborhood block party, poolside picnic, or backyard barbecue kicking off your July 4th celebration, adding Frank’s RedHot, certified OU kosher, can amp up the flavor and excitement.

“Frank’s RedHot is a grilling staple that adds the perfect blend of flavor and heat to all your summer favorites like barbecue chicken, steak, kabobs and even corn on the cob,” says Christian Ortiz, senior brand manager for Frank’s RedHot.

So turn your July 4th into a “RedHot” and Blue celebration by glazing, marinating or dipping your favorite burgers, steaks, kabobs, and veggies with Frank’s RedHot.

Here are two simple recipes, slightly adapted by Beth, to enhance your summertime celebrations.

imageSpicy BBQ pulled chicken sliders

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes

1 (3 to 4 pound) store-bought rotisserie chicken
1 cup honey barbecue sauce
½ cup Frank’s RedHot Ketchup Style Hot Sauce
12 slider buns split
2 medium, tomatoes, sliced
12 pieces, green leaf lettuce

Remove chicken from bones and shred or chop meat; set aside. (Makes 3 cups.)

Stir barbecue sauce and Frank’s Sauce together in large saucepan. Add chicken; simmer 10 minutes to blend flavors and heat through. Place one lettuce leaf on each slider bun bottom and top with about 1/2 cup chicken mixture and 1 slice tomato. Cover with top half of bun. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

Makes 6 servings

imageChili chicken satay

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes

2/3 cup chunky peanut butter
3/4 cup Frank’s RedHot Ketchup Style Hot Sauce, divided
1/3 cup hot water
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts, cut into long strips

Mix peanut butter, 1/2 cup Hot Sauce, water, and soy sauce. Transfer to serving bowl. Arrange chicken on metal skewers. Brush with remaining 1/4 cup Sweet Chili Sauce. Grill chicken over medium heat on greased grill about 5 minutes until cooked. Serve with peanut sauce.

Makes 6 servings

Tip: Toss 1 pound hot cooked linguine in peanut sauce and serve warm.

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