Paleo Grilling Recipes

Paleo BBQ Ribs Recipe

paleo bbq ribs recipe
OMG these Paleo BBQ ribs were amazing and way faster and easier than any other I’ve ever made! It even got thumbs up from Jeremy’s mum (always happy to impress the in-laws!).

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Paleo Grilled Chicken Drumsticks with Garlic Marinade
This is a simple grilled meal – perfect now that the weather is warmer and the grill can be fired up again! 
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Vegged Up Paleo Beef Burgers

Paleo Beef Burgers
These burgers are tasty and full of flavor and a great way of eating more vegetables along with your meat. You can pan fry them in some coconut oil or else grill them.
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Marinated Grilled Flank Steak

Paleo Marinated Grilled Flank Steak
This is such a simple and delicious recipe and perfect for showing off your grilling skills without possessing any of those skills! It’s all in the marinade, and luckily, making the marinade just means dumping all the ingredients into a large bowl and stirring it. It’s also great because flank steak is such a cheap steak, so you can grill this all the time!

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Grilled Shrimp

grilled-shrimp-on-plateSince the weather’s been good recently, I decided to make use of the grill a bit more.  Shrimp seemed like a great idea since it’s not something I often cook!  I found a simple and well-reviewed recipe on and didn’t even have to change it much as all the ingredients were already Paleo-acceptable (except for the tomato sauce, which sometimes contains added sugar if you buy the cans, and so I switched it for 2 tablespoons of tomato paste and 1/2 cup of water).  The original recipe can be found here.  It basically consists of marinating the shrimp in a tomato-ey sauce.


I got my 2lbs of shrimp from Costco (for around $18-20).  I defrosted it first as it was frozen.


The recipe calls for stirring all the ingredients together to make the marinade, but I found blending them to be easier.  I also found the recipe not to produce quite enough sauce for 2lbs of shrimp so I scaled it up slightly.  I added a little bit more olive oil than the recipe called for and a touch more cayenne pepper as I thought that was the most exciting ingredient!  I definitely didn’t find the shrimp to be too spicy, although you could definitely taste that bit of spice.  The shrimp would still be great even without the cayenne pepper, although I enjoyed that little bit of kick.


Marinade the shrimp in the sauce – I put them into Ziploc bags and then placed them in the fridge.  From the comments on, it seems like you don’t have to marinade them for all that long, but I left them in the fridge for a whole day since it was getting dark already and I had some left over beef stew (recipe here) that I could eat for dinner.


Then, simply grill the shrimp on skewers or on a piece of aluminium foil (see below for pics of both methods as I only had 4 skewers!).


I served the shrimp with some coconut sweet potato mash (recipe coming) and grilled veggies.grilled-shrimp-with-sweet-potato-mash

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Louise Yang Ancestral Chef

Hi! I'm Louise - I am "beyond gluten-free," grain-free, paleo/primal, a lawyer, an ex-physicist, a cook, a blogger, a Brit living in the US, an ex-violin player, an occasional crossfitter, a mystery book junkie, and of course, I am the Ancestral Chef :) Read my About Me Page for more!

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