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Grilling is a cooking skill. It involves dry heat applied to the surface of food, commonly from above, below or from the side…. Just as long as necessary.

What is grilling?

Grilling is a cooking method involving dry heat application on food surface mostly coming from sides, above or below a grill.

During this way of food preparing, direct heat mostly radiant heat is used for baking meat and vegetables quicker.

Grilling features

  • Temperatures

Grill temperatures often exceed 2600c but does not go beyond 5000c to avoid excessive meat burning.

  • Time

Cooking on the grill is fast and convenient. Its takes less than ten minutes to make food ready.

Foods to cook using grill method

Despite many controversies being raised on what to cook using the grill or BBQ methods:

the following foods are the best to cook using the grilling method.

  • Hot dogs and the sausages
  • Fish, oysters on half shell and the shrimp
  • The chops and steaks
  • Hamburgers
  • Chicken that are boneless, turkey and the ducks.
  • Some vegetables.

Is there a difference between grilling and BBQ?

The difference between cooking on the grill and the barbecue is denoted by two things.

These are temperatures and the time of cooking.

Preparing food on the grill is quite fast on high heat while on the other hand the barbecue is slow and takes more hours, especially during indirect heating.