Honey orange marinade and other recipes to step up your BBQ

May 26, 2014 at 12:17 PM ET

Before you fire up the BBQ and throw on chicken, steak, shrimp and other worthy foods, consider using one of these grilling recipes from chef G. Garvin to prepare the meat or seafood. 

Dry meat dry rub
  • 1 cup garlic powder
  • 1 cup smoked paprika
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 4 ounces onion powder
  • 2 ounces chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes

In a large bowl mix all the ingredients and mix well. Apply to chicken before placing on the grill. 

Honey orange marinade
  • 2 cups soy sauce
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 small white onion sliced
  • 5 cloves fresh garlic -sliced
  • 4 ounces canola oil

In a large bowl, add the garlic, onion, brown sugar, honey and mix well. Then add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Use the marinade on steak, salmon or shrimp before cooking.