Ten tips for perfect grilling

29 June, 2015 , ,

Cooking on the barbecue is simple and easy for anyone to do, but it’s always more interesting if you know a few tricks… So here are ten tips for perfect grilling:

To your grills: let the party begin!

 

1. Preheat the barbecue

barbecue préchauffé

It is essential to preheat at least 15 minutes before you start cooking. The temperature of a gas grill has to reach 300°C/570°F. If the grill doesn’t have a thermometer, place your hand around 7.5 cm (3 inches) above the cooking surface: you shouldn’t be able to leave it there more than 2 or 3 seconds. High temperature cooking is achieved at around 230°C/450°F; medium temperature cooking at around 175°C/350°F; and low temperature cooking at around 120°C/250°F.

2. Oil the racks

oils

Before placing the food on the racks, you must oil them. Use a paper towel dipped in oil, preferably canola oil, which has a high smoke point. Hold the paper towel with tongs.

3. Have the right utensils within arms reach

barbecue

Long tongs to turn the food; brushes to baste the meats; a long fork for the bigger pieces; a sharp knife to cut them; a large spatula to remove fish; a stiff brush to clean the grill.

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Cinzia Cuneo

Cinzia Cuneo, founder of SOSCuisine.com, never wanted to neglect the quality of her food. She shares her special expertise to make good food quickly and without complications!

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July 13, 2015 at 11:10 am, Mary said:

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Cinzia Cuneo

July 13, 2015 at 12:11 pm, Cinzia said:

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