Celebrate Independence Day with a Bang at Kroger: Your Ultimate July 4th BBQ Guide


As Americans, nothing quite matches the festive spirit of the Fourth of July. From backyard barbecues to dazzling fireworks, this day is a celebration of freedom and togetherness. Dan De La Rosa, Kroger’s Group Vice President of Fresh Merchandising, encapsulates this sentiment perfectly: “As friends and families gather to celebrate, we join our customers in honoring our nation’s birthday with special gratitude for all who have sacrificed to protect America’s freedom.”

Grilling Favorites

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Pork Chops:

Kick off your barbecue with these quick and savory pork chops. A robust rub of cinnamon, ginger, cumin, and red pepper flakes ensures these chops are bursting with flavor and ready in just 20 minutes.

Grilled Lime Chicken with Mango Salsa:

Infuse your celebration with a touch of zest. Marinate your chicken in a tangy garlic-lime mix, grill to perfection, and top with a fresh mango salsa for a sweet and spicy finish.

Shrimp and Vegetable Kebabs:

These skewers are perfect for the health-conscious. Thread juicy shrimp and a colorful array of vegetables on a skewer, grill until crisp, and enjoy a light yet flavorful dish.

Grilled Beef or Bison Veggie Burgers:

For a hearty option, try these tangy burgers made from beef or bison. Serve with grilled zucchini and onions to enhance the flavors.

Grilled Summer Veggie Orecchiette Pasta:

This dish is a vibrant addition to any meal. Grill fresh seasonal vegetables and mix with toasted orecchiette pasta for a dish that’s both satisfying and refreshing.

Kroger’s Grilling Bundle

For those looking to host without the hassle, Kroger offers an all-inclusive grilling bundle for just $4 per person. It includes burgers, buns, sides, salads, and more, making your barbecue both affordable and effortless.

Fresh Finds

Stock up on fresh essentials like asparagus, sweet corn, mushrooms, and watermelon. Kroger’s array of fresh produce ensures your side dishes are as fresh and flavorful as your grilled mains.

Delicious Desserts and Beverages

No Fourth of July is complete without desserts and drinks:

  • Desserts: Choose from an array of bakery delights like angel food cake, patriotic cupcakes, and classic pies.
  • Beverages: Keep your guests refreshed with a selection of beers, including Modelo and Corona, or non-alcoholic options like Athletic Brewing Co’s beers.

Essentials for the Perfect Day

Don’t forget the basics! Kroger has you covered with propane tanks, charcoal, camp chairs, and sun protection to ensure your day goes off without a hitch.

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