BBQ Grilling Techniques
In our previous articles , we’ve described the difference between barbecuing and grilling on grills on a BBQ grill. For more information about the differences, we suggest reading this article – learn more. In essence grilling involves cooking food in an open BBQ grill at very high temperatures (i.e. about 600 ° F), generally for very short periods of time.
Grilling can be a fast way to prepare delicious barbecue meals when done right. When cooking beef, lamb pork, fowl or other meats the grilling process results in a crust of seared on the meat’s exterior. The crust seals in the juices from your meal and makes a big contribution to the overall taste.
There are a lot of pages online about BBQ grilling. This article was written to give you an overview of the essentials of grilling techniques.
We’ve broken this method into five steps, which focus on cooking different types of meat.
Below are the five steps to successful charcoal grilling
Before you start grilling clean the cooking grate on the BBQ grill thoroughly with a wire brush. A lot of barbecue enthusiasts do not bother with this step, however should you take care, the grease left on the grate following your last grilling session may cause unpleasant taste in your food.
After you’ve cleaned your barbecue grate it’s a good idea to grease the surface using cooking oil. This will help prevent food from sticking on the grate during cooking.
Step One: Start Igniting your Barbecue Grill Coals
There are some who use wood to make their BBQ grills, but the majority of people use lump charcoal or Briquettes. Whatever fuel you decide to use it’s important to create a layer of hot coals that extends at least 3 inches over the area where you plan to place your meat. The meat will cook unevenly when your food is placed not far enough from the burning coals.
After you have measured the charcoal, there are several methods to light it. We suggest using a chimney opener. This is the ideal method to utilize in the event that you grill frequently. It’s easy and stable.