Corn, Shrimp, and Chicken BBQ

Menu Part: 
Cuisine Type: 

Looking for a quick barbecued meal without the grill? Your broiler can provide the solution to this problem.


8 oz. large shrimp, cleaned (with tails)
4 ears fresh supersweet corn, husked and halved
1 lb. cooked chicken drumsticks
1⁄2 cup barbecue sauce


1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Arrange shrimp, corn, and chicken in three separate
clusters on broiler pan. Lightly brush sauce first on chicken, then on corn, and finally on shrimp.

2. Roast, turning once, until corn kernels begin to brown and shrimp turn pink, about 10 min.

More From FoodService Director

Ideas and Innovation
star wars storm trooper

My favorite event—because I’m kind of dorky—is our “May the fourth be with you” (aka “Star Wars”) day on May 4. The whole dining team dresses up, and we offer things like Chewbaklava, Boba Fettuccine and BB-8 Buckeyes. We had a guest cry because they got to take a picture with Chewy.

Ideas and Innovation
tray number

We created lucky tray days to help create an experience surrounding our brand. The trays are numbered; we pick a number and the winner receives a free lunch. We’ve enlisted the help of one of our coaches, who calls out the random lucky winner, and it drums up a lot of excitement.

Menu Development
recipe revamp chicken soup

As a continuous care retirement community, The Garlands of Barrington in Illinois provides daily foodservice to 270 independent living and skilled nursing care residents, with the majority of sodium restrictions coming from the latter, says Executive Chef Nicola Torres. Instead of cooking two versions of chicken noodle soup—a favorite offered at least twice a week—he reworked his recipe into a flavorful lower-sodium version that appeals to all. “Everybody eats soup, so I created a homemade stock that uses no salt at all, ramping up the flavor with fresh herbs and plenty of vegetables,...

Ideas and Innovation
bus advertising jagermeister

Because many locals use the bus system, we paid for some full bus wraps to advertise [job openings within] our dining services program. The buses go all over campus where students can see them, and to apartments where the public can see them. To top it off, the cost wasn’t much more than newspaper rates.

FSD Resources