Charcoal grilling tips for the beginner

Posted on March 22nd, 2010 by Master Griller in Grilling Resources, Grilling Tips


Everybody loves the taste of grilled chicken as much as a prime piece of grilled steak. Grilling has become one from the greatest methods to satisfy the crowd’s desire for excellent meals. Having a proper grill, necessary abilities are said to be the main components of grilling ideas. You can find numerous ideas for one to bring about the greatest meals the grill has to offer.

With every single grilled dinner, the need to become a well trained griller is every cooks desire. Having this as the primary goal, grilling ideas are very important if an individual wants to accomplish maximum grilling potential. Primary tip would be ligting the charcoal. Pile the coal pieces, light them, and than leave them to burn for around 20 min. Then you should distribute them out enabling you to develop a great cooking base.

Next tip, direct grilling is one more essential idea to maximize charcoal grilling. Depending on the item you are grilling you may want to direct grill, which is when you place the item right over the top of the charcoal. Some items require indirect grilling, this is where the charcoal will be on the base of the left side of the grill and the food you are grilling is on the right side.

The Third tip includes grilling time and best grilling temperature. This is really a talent obtained over many years of trial and error. Most meats when you buy them wll have a little instructions on the package with grilling times on it. You can use this as a guide but you will really learn as you go. A meat thermometer is a good way to go as you can see what the temperature of the center of the meat is without cutting it open and losing the juices.

Your final tip, heat adjustment is an additional important part of charcoal grilling. If you add your grilling items to the cooking rack and see they are cooking to fast, just raise the rack. If your rack isn’t adjustable you can either move some of the charcoal to the side or spray a little water on the charcoal to cool it down just a little.

Charcoal grilling ideas are numerous, however with a handful of excellent ideas in mind, an individual can accomplish the greatest grilling achievable. The more you read about grilling the better griller you will become. Now let’s go fire up the grill and get cooking!

2 Comments on “Charcoal grilling tips for the beginner”

  1. Egbe at Tomato Plants

    Great stuff. Perhaps a little off topic, but would you mind if I write something about this on my tomato plant blog? I will of course, cite original source and link back to your page.

  2. Master Griller

    Appreciate the thought, mention away!

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