Cooking around a fire is one of the best parts of camping. But you don’t have a full outdoor kitchen. So, learning campfire recipes can help you enjoy a delicious meal and keep you fueled for all your camping activities. Here are some of our favorite recipes to try.
1. Sausage Breakfast Sandwich
Start the day with an easy, quick, and delicious breakfast that will fuel you up for even the most intense hikes.
Ingredients: for 6 sandwiches
- 6 sausage patties
- ½ cup of honey
- 2 tbsp of sriracha
- 6 eggs
- 6 slices of cheese
- 6 English muffins
- Prep the sausage patties by seasoning with salt, pepper, and herbs.
- Prep the sauce by combining the honey and sriracha.
- Heat a skillet over your campfire and place the sausages. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until browned.
- On another skillet, cook the eggs as desired. You can do fried eggs for portion control and toast the muffins.
- Spread the sriracha/honey sauce on the muffins layer a sausage patty, an egg, and a slice of cheese. Serve and enjoy!
2. Chicken Skewers
If you really want to feel fancy in the forest, try these chicken skewers that won’t even need a plate! Plus, you can do these before heading to your camp and just cook them there.
Ingredients: 2 servings
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 lemon
- 1 tbsp oregano
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs
- 1 small zucchini
- 14 cherry tomatoes
- Combine olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, garlic powder, and salt. Add the chicken and toss to coat. Set aside for 30 minutes.
- Cut the zucchini and tomatoes into cubes.
- Thread the chicken and vegetables onto skewers.
- On your campfire, place a grill over the fire and place the skewers on the grill, turning every so often, so all sides cook. Cook chicken for at least 5 minutes per side.
- Remove skewers, serve with preferred sauce, and enjoy!
3. Classic Banana Boats
A campfire won’t be complete without banana boats. A classic and a beloved campfire tradition that’s super easy to do and everyone will enjoy.
Ingredients: 1 banana boat
- 1 banana
- 2 tbsp chocolate milk or chocolate chips
- 8 mini marshmallows
- 1 graham cracker square
- Cut the banana down the middle without removing the peel.
- Stuff the banana with mini marshmallows, chocolate chips, and any other topping of your choice.
- Wrap the banana in foil. Place it on a campfire or grill for about 10 minutes.
- Unwrap banana and top with crushed graham cracker. Enjoy!
Geraldine Orentas is a writer from Happy Writers, Co.