I have been grilling up a storm and I made these lemon butter grilled zucchini on my outdoor grill. I love the juiciness and natural sweetness of this grilled zucchini recipe.
Zucchinis are in season now; they are fresh, juicy and delicious. They are absolutely refreshing and make a perfect side dish to many summer recipes.
How to Grill Zucchini?
When you have fresh zucchinis, you don’t need anything heavy or excessive as you want the natural sweetness to shine through.
To make zucchini on the grill, you need only 4 ingredients:
- Fresh lemon juice
For the best result, make sure you have slices which are about 1/4-inch thick.
If you don’t have an outdoor grill, you can cook the zucchinis using a grill pan on your stove top or use an indoor grill. You can also bake them in the oven.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How Long To Cook Zucchini on Grill?
Grill each side of the zucchini for 1 minute, or until brown char marks appear on the surface. Turn over and cook the other side. The texture should be crisp with a bite and not mushy and limpy. Do not overcook.
How Many Calories Per Serving?
This zucchini recipe is only 130 calories per serving. It’s very healthy, low-carb, and keto-friendly.
What Dishes to Serve with this Recipe?
This meal is best served with grilled meats or seafood. If you are having a summer BBQ party or grilling cookout, I recommend the following recipes.
Pairs well with:
Grilled Zucchini with Lemon Butter Recipe
Lemon Butter Grilled Zucchini – the best grilled zucchini recipe with lemon butter and herb. This summer staple is a crowd pleaser and so easy to make on the grill.
- 1 1/2 lbs zucchinis
- 4 tablespoons salted butter, melted
- 3/4 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 tablespoon chopped parsley
Trim both ends of the zucchinis. Slice each zucchini into halves, and then slice into horizontal pieces which is about 1/4-inch thick.
2Prepare the lemon butter mixture by mixing the butter, lemon juice and chopped parsley.
3Grill the zucchinis on an outdoor grill. Brush the lemon butter mixture on the surface on grill on each side for about 1 minute, or until the char marks form. Turn over and grill the other side. Do not overcook. Serve warm.