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4 Easy Grilled Dinner Recipes For Date Night

4 Easy Grilled Dinner Recipes For Date Night

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What are some easy grilled dinner ideas for date night?

  1. Samgyupsal and Hotpot
  2. Filipino Style Chicken Inasal
  3. Street Style Chicken Tacos
  4. Grilled Chocolate And Marshmallow Banana

Spending your date nights at home this year? To make your date night unique, why not try some yummy grilled dinner date recipes? Grilled dishes are great for dinner dates! It’s also a perfect bonding activity. Thankfully, with Hanabishi, grilling is made much easier. No long preparation is involved. All you need to do is plug in the appliance, wait for it to heat, and you’re good to go. This also eliminates any risk hazards and excessive smoke. You can take your grilling indoors! That being said, here are some grilled dinner date recipes you can try. Read on! 

Samgyupsal and Hot Pot

Samgyupsal And Hotpot

Are you a fan of k-drama and Chinese telenovelas? Then perhaps Korean barbecue and hotpot are some of your favorite dishes. Imagine eating that slightly sweet pork and slurping on a bowl of comforting soup. Good news! You can recreate these with your partner at home. It’s cost-efficient as well!

All you need to do is grab your favorite Korean meat at the grocery store and follow this guide! To lessen the hassle of having two appliances to cook your Korean barbecue and hotpot, you can use the Hanabishi Hotpot BBQ Griller. You get to make two filling dishes with just one appliance!

Hotpot Ingredients:

  • Sotanghon noodles
  • Pechay
  • Shrimp
  • Fish fillet
  • Corn, sliced
  • Lobster balls
  • Meat Balls
  • Crab Sticks
  • Tofu
  • 1 tbsp spring onion, chopped

Soup Ingredients:

  • 6 ½ cups Water
  • 15 g ginger, chopped
  • 5 pcs garlic, minced
  • 1 pc beef cube
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 pc small gabi, peeled
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • Raw Beef and pork bones
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground pepper, to taste

Steps:

  1. Soak the Sotanghon noodles in water for 30 minutes and drain.
  2. In a separate pot, boil the water, meat bones, ginger, garlic, and pepper. 
  3. Remove the bones after simmering for an hour.
  4. Add the soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, gabi, and carrots from the soup ingredients. 
  5. Simmer for a few minutes and season with salt as preferred.
  6. Keep the soup boiling as you put in the hotpot ingredients you like.
  7. Let cook for a few minutes before transferring to a soup bowl.
  8. Repeat steps number 6 and 7 until satisfied. 

Filipino Style Chicken Inasal

Whether you or your partner are on a diet, you surely can’t resist a good Chicken Inasal dish with unlimited rice and chicken oil! To make this recipe, all you need is a Hanabishi Griller and the following ingredients:

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole chicken, cut into 4 pieces
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • ⅛ cup calamansi, squeezed
  • ⅛ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ½ pc garlic head, minced
  • ½ pc small ginger, peeled and grated
  • Lemongrass

Chicken Oil Ingredients:

  • ¼ kilo chicken skin
  • ⅛ cup atsuete seeds
  • 1 pc garlic clove, pounded
  • ½ bay leaf

Steps to make the chicken oil:

  1. In a medium-heated pan, cook the chicken skin until crispy.
  2. After all the oil has been rendered, remove the chicken skin from the pan.
  3. Add the atsuete, garlic, and bay leaf to the chicken oil. Stir over low heat.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Set aside the chicken oil for 1 hour to allow it to steep. 
  6. Drain the oil in a separate container and set it aside.

Steps to make the chicken Inasal:

  1. Remove the root and leaves of the lemongrass. Peel off the outer portion until you reach the white and light green core. Chop into fine pieces.
  2. Get a bowl and mix the lemongrass, calamansi, vinegar, garlic, ginger, salt, pepper, and sugar. 
  3. Marinate the chicken for a few hours to let it set.
  4. Pre-heat your Hanabishi Griller for a few minutes.
  5. Remove the chicken from the marinade, and place it on the griller.
  6. While cooking, turn the chicken from time to time and baste it with the chicken oil.
  7. When fully cooked, turn off the heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Street Style Chicken Tacos

Street Style Chicken Tacos

If you want an easy snack that can impress your date, you can’t go wrong with grilled chicken tacos! For easier meal prep, you can also use ready-made taco seasoning from the grocery store. The Hanabishi 2in1 Panini Press and Griller can help you. Just use 2 tortilla shells instead and add cheese!

Ingredients:

  • 700 g of boneless and skinless chicken thigh
  • 3 pcs garlic clove, peeled and pounded
  • ¼ cup lime or calamansi, squeezed
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 tsp ground cumin or paprika
  • 1 ½ tsp chili powder
  • 1 pc onion, chopped
  • Soft taco shells
  • Salt, to taste
  • Ground pepper, to taste
  • Optional: Cilantro

Steps: 

  1. In a bowl, mix lime, oil, chili powder, and cumin. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Put the chicken in the marinade and leave it in the refrigerator for an hour or more.
  3. Preheat your Hanabishi Griller for a few minutes.
  4. Place the chicken on the griller and cook both sides.
  5. Let cool on a plate for a few minutes then dice into pieces.
  6. Warm the tortilla shells on the griller, and add the other ingredients to make your taco.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Grilled Chocolate And Marshmallow Banana

If you prefer to use A Hanabishi Portable Stove and grilling pan to cook your samgyupsal, hotpot, chicken inasal, and taco, you definitely can. It comes with a strong and durable plastic case, so you can carry it to your garden or living room for a movie date! Aside from meat dishes, a griller can also be used to make dessert. After all, no matter how full you are, there is always room for one.

Ingredients:

  • Medium-sized banana
  • Chocolate chips
  • Mini Marshmallows

Steps:

  1. Slice the medium banana lengthwise until ¾ of the way through. 
  2. Fill the gap with marshmallows and chocolate chips according to your taste
  3. On a piece of foil, wrap the filled banana tightly.
  4. Preheat your griller for a few minutes until hot.
  5. Place the wrapped banana on the griller for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes.
  7. Unwrap the foil and enjoy!

Key Takeaway

Whether you’re on a budget or just want to stay at home and relax with your loved one, these grilled dinner date recipes will certainly prove to be useful. Rather than cooking on a traditional charcoal grill, you can get rid of the hassle and opt for the Hanabishi electric grillers or portable gas stove. 

If you’re having trouble finding a specific model of a Hanabishi griller in physical stores, you can always buy them at the Official LazMall Store!

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