Kitchen Tips

Add an Asian Accent to your Australia Day Barbecue

If you’re planning to fire up the barbecue for Australia Day, why not celebrate our country’s incredible multiculturalism by adding Asian flair to your grill? We’re talking Vietnamese chicken wings, Japanese steaks, Korean ribs and Thai prawns. Go on, share all that’s great about Australia.

Vietnamese-style barbecued chicken wings

You can oven-bake these easy Vietnamese-style chicken wings, but for the best results we love to cook them on the flat plate of the barbecue for extra smoky flavour.

Vietnamese-style barbecued chicken

Barbecued teriyaki lamb cutlets

Juicy lamb cutlets are given a mod Asian makeover with an easy teriyaki marinade and a ginger mango salsa on the side.

Lamb Cutlets

Korean barbecued beef short ribs

For a fresh take on ribs, try this Korean galbi recipe for marinated beef short ribs. Don’t forget your essential Korean side dishes and sauces!


BBQ Galbi - Create your own Korean barbecue at home

Barbecued prawns on lemongrass sticks

Summer and prawns is a match made in heaven. For a delicate Asian accent, try using lemongrass stems as the skewers for these barbecued prawns in a simple sweet chilli and mint dressing.


Barbecued wasabi beef steaks

There’s nothing better than sinking your teeth into a perfectly cooked steak. This Australia Day, why not turn up the heat with a Japanese-style wasabi marinade? For the best results, marinate the steak in the teriyaki-wasabi mixture for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.

BBQ wasabi beef steaks with mushroom rice salad recipe

For more Asian barbecue inspiration, whip up these Asian noodle salads to serve alongside your chargrilled meats. Or, get creative in the kitchen and share your own original recipe for your chance to win a trip for 4 to Thailand valued at up to $29,000 in our Cook, Snap & Win competition!

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