Broiler Plates: Sweet and Savory Oven Broiler Recipes
Broiled Shrimp Tacos
To replicate the flavor of a grilled dinner without stepping outside, just turn on your broiler. This underused kitchen workhorse lets you prepare meals splatter-free, just like the oven, but it heats up quicker and cooks twice as fast. Its blast of direct heat seals in juices as it perfectly caramelizes the outside of meats, seafood, and vegetables for delicious dinners in a flash.
Broiled Shrimp Tacos
The broiler blisters corn tortillas and quickly cooks the shrimp for these tacos. Serve with plenty of sliced jalapenos and avocado, cilantro sprigs, and lime wedges.
Broiled Pork Chops With Yellow-Pepper Puttanesca
In just 20 minutes, you can have the best of summer on a plate: broiled pork chops atop a lively mix of broiled yellow peppers, fresh tomatoes, olives, capers, and basil. Serve with plenty of crusty bread to sop up those precious pan juices.
Broiled Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry With Water Chestnuts
Skip ordering takeout and turn on the broiler. Our easy take on the classic beef and broccoli combo gets an assist from crunchy water chestnuts. Just add steamed rice.
Broiled Coconut-and-Lime-Crusted Shrimp With Rice-Noodle Salad
This coconut-and-lime crusted shrimp is infinitely more flavorful and less messy than its deep-fried counterpart. It's paired with a rice noodle salad that strikes the perfect balance between sweet and spicy thanks to fresh chile and your choice of hot pepper jelly or mango chutney.
Broiled Skillet Chicken With Leeks, Potatoes, and Spinach
These chicken thighs get their super-crisp skin from the broiler and their bold flavor from toasted coriander. Add caramelized leeks, potatoes, and spinach, and dinner’s ready.
Broiled Striped Bass with Cauliflower and Capers
Firm-fleshed fish like striped bass (or halibut or salmon) holds up under a broiler's high heat. Broilers vary in heat intensity; move the rack to a lower position if the cauliflower or fish is browning too quickly, or to a higher rack if too slowly.
Broiled Bacon-Wrapped Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Watercress
Basic boneless chicken breasts become an impressive entree when wrapped in smoky bacon and broiled with sweet potato slices.
Broiled Spicy Pork and Pineapple
Colorful fruits and veggies get the same broiler suntan as boneless pork-loin chops for a Thai-inspired dish that's on the table in just 30 minutes.
Soy-Maple Broiled Tofu
The heat of the broiler adds crispy edges to slices of firm tofu glazed with a sweet-and-salty reduction for this dinner that's ready in just 15 minutes.
Broiled Brown Sugar-Vanilla Bananas Atop Ricotta
Bananas –– with a little brown sugar and ricotta –– become a decadent, caramelized treat under the heat of a broiler. Mango, pear, or pineapple also work well.
Polenta Wedges with Asparagus and Mushrooms
All three components of this vegetarian meal can be prepared under the broiler. A blast of heat gives the polenta wedges delicious crispy edges.
Broiled Pineapple with Frozen Yogurt
This tropical treat requires just four ingredients. Cinnamon-dusted pineapple becomes golden under the broiler. It's a perfect partner for cool and creamy frozen yogurt.
Charred Eggplant Dip
Play up eggplant's smoky side by giving it a blistering trip under the broiler. The flavor of this veggie dip intensifies after a few days in the fridge, making it a great snack to have on hand.
Broiled Citrus and Cranberries
Wintry citrus and tangy cranberries get a dusting of powdered sugar before they're caramelized under the broiler and transformed into a sophisticated dessert.
Broiled Halibut with Shaved Spring Vegetable Salad
Proximity to the broiler cooks these fish fillets –– even once the heat has been turned off. This different way to use the broiler keeps the halibut moist. Top with shaved radish and carrot for a beautiful springlike dish.
Get green veggies on the table super fast. Broiling quickly cooks vitamin-filled asparagus for an easy accompaniment to almost any meal.
Yogurt, mustard, and capers make flavorful crust on fish fillets. A salad of tender greens is the perfect accompaniment and dinner's ready.
Marinated Beef Tenderloin
The broiler isn't only for fast weeknight meals. Its high heat seals in a flavorful marinade and the natural juices of the beef tenderloin for a dinner-party worthy entree.
Broiled Shrimp Toasts
This alternative to the fried dim sum favorite gets its crunch from broiler-crisped slices of bread. For easier entertaining, make the shrimp paste the day before.