What’s the most popular BBQ meat in the Summer? We don’t want to start an argument, but we think the clear winner is pork, based on how versatile and delicious it is. Whether you’re a seasoned grill master or a beginner, these summer BBQ pork recipes are sure to impress your guests.
From classic pulled pork sandwiches to unique pork kebabs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Plus, with the variety of cuts and marinades available, you can easily customize these recipes to fit your personal taste preferences.
So fire up the grill, grab your apron, and get ready to create some mouthwatering dishes that will have your guests coming back for seconds (and thirds!). With these amazing summer BBQ pork recipes, from the top food bloggers on the web, you’ll be the talk of the neighborhood and the envy of all your friends.
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- 150 Side Dishes for your Summer BBQ Potluck
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35 Tasty Pork Recipes for Your Summer Cookout
Smoked Pork Loin
From Aubrey’s Kitchen
Do you have a smoker? If you do, this recipe might be the perfect thing to make for a summer barbeque or holiday.
Crockpot Coca-Cola Pulled Pork
From Finding Time to Fly
If you’re looking for an easy recipe for a summer meal or outdoor gathering, this one will surely be a crowd-pleaser!
Rodney Scott’s BBQ Ribs Recipe
From Destination BBQ
You can learn the secret to cooking the perfect spare ribs for your family or guests by following this recipe, along with the tips it provides.
Smoked Brats in Beer
Use any kind of beer you want to make these beer brats, then load them up with your favorite condiments for an out-of-this-world meal.
Smoked Cuban Mojo Pulled Pork
Slow-smoking the meat for this pulled pork dish will make it juicy and delicious — and there’s a good chance you already have many of the spices and other ingredients on hand already.
Easy & Hot Air Fryer Hawaiian Ham and Cheese Sliders Recipe
From Kim & Kalee
Sliders are an easy way to make a quick summer meal for any event or busy weeknight. Just add mac and cheese, fruit, or whatever sides you like best to complete your meal.
Dry Rub Oven Ribs (Baby Back)
From The Dizzy Cook
If you want flavorful ribs, check out this recipe! It’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser that will make everyone smack their lips in appreciation.
Korean Style Smoked Pork Belly Burnt Ends Tacos
From Smoked Meat Sunday
Although this type of pork does take a while to cook and requires quite a few ingredients, we think the results will be worth the work and the wait.
Smoked Pork Butt
From The Kitchen Bucket List
Even though this is yet another recipe that requires several hours to cook, once it’s done and shredded, the end product should be tender and yummy. Plus, you can use the meat as is paired with a side or two, or put it in sandwiches, tacos, pasta dishes, and a variety of other dishes.
Filipino Pork BBQ
From Urban Bliss Life
Here’s a quick recipe you can make and even do the prep work ahead of time to make it go even faster. For large summer gatherings, it’s a perfect main course!
The Best Barbecued Pork Steaks
From Blackberry Babe
Outdoor grilling is a wonderful way to take the mess of cooking out of the kitchen. This recipe calls for just a few simple ingredients and has plenty of tips to make sure your steaks are mouth-wateringly good!
Dr. Pepper Crock Pot Ribs
Believe it or not, this particular pork recipe uses Dr. Pepper to make the ribs scrumptious and irresistible. At the same time, you can use your crock pot to cook them easily while you attend to other things for a few hours.
Pork Ribs in the Air Fryer
From Gluten Free Supper
These savory ribs can be made very quickly in your air fryer in about 40 minutes. You can try different rubs, seasonings, and sauces to make get the flavor just right for your next barbeque!
Italian Sausage Skewers
From Christina’s Cucina
You can make these flavorful Italian sausage skewers on the grill or in your oven in around 15 short minutes, which is great if you need to make quite a few for a large gathering.
Pork Pineapple Kabobs with Grilled Mango
From Nourish and Fete
For your next summer party or backyard barbeque, why not try these pork pineapple kabobs? We think they’ll taste as good as they look!
Smoked Pork Chops on a Traeger (With Orange Glaze)
From Fluxing Well
Are you looking for a great recipe that will feed a lot of people? These smoked pork chops just might be a winner!
Chinese BBQ Pork (Char Siu)
From Bayev’s Kitchen
You’ll want to plan ahead before attempting to make this recipe as the marinating process takes several hours and up to 2 days. However, it’s a great main attraction for almost any summer barbeque or party.
Texas Style Pork Loin
From Bayev’s Kitchen
For a pork recipe that everyone will love, pull out this Texas-style pork loin and fire up the grill! But, make sure you marinate the meat first to get the best flavor.
BBQ Asian Pork
From A Tasty Kitchen
To create a main attraction with a slightly different flair, try this BBQ Asian pork for your next outdoor gathering.
Grilled Pork Shoulder Recipe
From Sustain My Cooking Habit
If you’re looking for a simple recipe to make for a crowd of people, this one’s a winner! It pairs nicely with your favorite salads and sides to make any barbeque or picnic outstanding.
Slow Cooked Pulled Pork
From Maplewood Road
Have you ever made pulled pork? It’s an easy way to make a meal for a lot of people. Just follow these detailed instructions and enjoy your meal!
Homemade Mici – The Famous Romanian Garlicky Meat Sausages
From Ramona’s Cuisine
Romanian Mici is a wonderful way to introduce something new to guests at a summer gathering or to just enjoy on a weeknight after a busy day. The prep work can be done a little ahead of time, but for best results, you should grill them rather than pan frying or baking.
Country Style Boneless Pork Ribs
From Smells Like Delish
Don’t like to deal with the bones in spare ribs? Make boneless pork ribs instead using these directions and tips. They’re tender, tangy, juicy, and delish!
Grilled Beer Brats
From Our Love Language is Food
Summertime is kind of synonymous with grilling, don’t you think? And what easier way is there to feed a lot of people at a summer gathering or party than by loading the grill with brats and cooking them to perfection?
St Louis Ribs With Homemade Barbecue Sauce
From Saporito Kitchen
You can make these ribs for a summer barbeque or any other outdoor occasion and have everyone raving about how wonderful they are.
Instant Pot Pork Ribs
From The Tasty Travelers
What happens when you forget to start your ribs ahead of time? Pull out your Instant Pot, of course! It works well for these pork ribs and your whole family will be licking their fingers.
Jeanne Sloan is a farm wife, mother of two, and grandmother of two who was born in Las Vegas, Nevada but was transformed into a country girl at the age of eight when her parents moved the family to Kansas. You can read more from Jeanne Sloan at mid-lifemusings.com where she writes about whatever strikes her fancy, including advice, recipes, and more.
Acknowledgment: This round-up of recipes and photos from other bloggers was made with their full and express permission to share. We’re grateful to them for sharing their creativity and talent and we encourage you to visit each of their websites for many more recipes like these.