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Light Up the Grill This Summer With the Best Recipes From Mission Foods

June 3, 2021

Grilling season is heating up and if you’re sticking to burgers and dogs this summer, you’re seriously missing out. There’s never been a better time to expand your menu and Mission Foods has the recipes to transform you into a grill top gourmet this year. 

From authentic appetizers to savory meals, there’s something for everyone in the Mission Foods catalog. Today, we’ll explore some of the most popular grilled food recipes on the Mission website and find the best Mission products to pair with each. Ditch your boring barbecue fare for these flavorful summer grilling ideas. 


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Grilled Chicken Tacos

The best way to celebrate summer nights is with these mouthwatering grilled chicken tacos. Let chicken marinate for at least four hours in garlic herb seasoning, lime juice, and olive oil. After preparing toppings, you’ll be ready to grill the chicken. 

Cook your chicken for five to six minutes per side over high heat, or until you reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees. With tomatoes, red onions, jalapeños, and cilantro on top, you’ll have a classic taco perfect for the grill. Finally, warm up some Mission Extra Thin Yellow Corn Tortillas for a delicious wrap that can handle all the fixings. 

Grilled Tomato and Red Pepper Salsa

You can’t have a summer party without chips and salsa, and our grilled salsa paired with Mission Restaurant Style Thin and Crispy Tortilla Chips will be a hit with any crowd. With traditional flavors, they pair perfectly with this salsa and can handle big scoops with ease. 

Preheat your grill and over medium heat cook tomatoes, peppers, jalapeños, and an onion for around ten minutes. Be sure to flip vegetables every few minutes and lightly brush everything with vegetable oil to avoid sticking. After cooking, use a food processor to chop the vegetables with lime juice, cilantro, garlic, and salt. The finished product will be a salsa you come back to again and again. 


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Grilled Steak and Mushroom Kabob Tacos

One of the more popular Mission summer recipes is this creative take on tacos. Combine oil, soy sauce, honey, and pepper in a bowl and toss steak, mushrooms, and peppers until completely coated. Marinate for up to two hours and grill until the meat is cooked and vegetables are tender. 

After everything is grilled, assemble your tacos inside the classic Mission Soft Taco Flour Tortilla for an authentic tasting, super soft wrap. Add our cilantro sauce made with oil, vinegar, cilantro, garlic, pepper, and salt for a mouth-watering sauce that pairs perfectly with beef and vegetables. 


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BLT Grilled Chicken Tacos

If you’re looking for a fresh summer grilling idea, this grilled chicken taco recipe was made for you. Wrapped in Mission’s Organic Flour Tortillas, and you’ll have a delicious meal without unnecessary additives inside your tortilla. 

Begin by combining dry ingredients to create a dry rub for the chicken. Grill the chicken over medium-high heat for around five to six minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. While the chicken is cooking, combine ingredients for the avocado ranch in a food processor or blender and run until the mixture is smooth. 

When the chicken is finished, cut into strips and top each tortilla with chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and feta. Drizzle with the avocado ranch and enjoy! There might not be a better chicken taco recipe for a hot summer day!With Mission Foods’ wealth of recipes and the perfect products to go with each, you’ll never run out of summer grilling ideas. From fresh and light recipes to authentic, flavorful classics, you’ll find the perfect grilling idea for any occasion. Give these ideas and all of Mission’s grilled recipes a try to get the most out of your summer barbecues.

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