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with Al Roker & Matt Abdoo
Online Class

Backyard Grilling & Barbecuing With Al & Matt

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Join TODAY’s Al Roker and award-winning chef Matt Abdoo for a one-of-a-kind cooking experience made in partnership with TODAY. In this class, Al and Matt bring you 10 of their favorite grilling and BBQ recipes that are perfect for busy weeknights or backyard entertaining. Along the way, get pro tips and tricks for standout steaks, seafood and more.


  • beginner
  • 5 episodes
  • 1h15m

Included in this Class

1. Burger Night

1. Burger Night

Al kicks off class with a juicy pork and turkey burger topped with an apple-lime Asian slaw. Then Matt shows you how to make his award-winning Pig Beach burger, homemade BBQ seasoning, tangy signature sauce, and quick refrigerator pickles, the ultimate summer grilling condiment.

2. Seafood Standouts

2. Seafood Standouts

Now head down South as you learn Al's recipe for New Orleans-style BBQ shrimp, a great dish for casual entertaining. Afterwards, Matt prepares blackened swordfish using his special seasoning blend. You'll get their tips for achieving perfectly cooked shrimp and fish along the way.

3. Ultimate Steak

3. Ultimate Steak

Grilled steak is a classic summer favorite, and when you're armed with the right techniques, it's much less intimidating than you might think! Find out how to grill a perfect porterhouse steak with a versatile compound butter. After that, Matt teaches you how to grill a basic tri-tip topped with a bold chimichurri sauce.

Recommended with this class

  • Gas or charcoal grill
  • Standard grilling and kitchen tools: Heat-proof spatula, mixing bowls, measuring cups and spoons, whisk