For having an amazing and mouth-watering food there is no other option than grilled food. The smoky taste and the looks of grilled food is just an amazing thing. So for having such delicious and amazing food you don’t need to wait for summer because with the help of an indoor grill you can grill food inside your home or workplace anytime you want to eat grilled food. But first, before you start using the indoor grill you need to know 13 following ways of indoor grilling in your home or workplace. We have put some of the basic ways of indoor grilling. Built-in grills heat up faster than the countertop grills.
#1 Choose your grill and tools
When it is related to grill you have plenty of choices in the market. Everyone loves the grilled food so there is lots of variety and choices for you in indoor grill. You can choose from contact grill and open grill. The contact grill comes up with top and bottom grill plates and it can be closed over the food for the grilling both sides of food. The open grill comes up with a single flat surface; this type of grill has more surface area, in this type of grill you need to flip your food for grilling both the sides of food. The electric grills are generally having adjustable temperature control. Some electric grills come with an indicator which shows you grill is hot or not. While choosing electric grill choose it with removable and non-stick grill plate because it will be easy to handle and clean. You can also choose a grill pan or stovetop grill. You can have a square or round shaped grill pan, generally, square-shaped grills are good because it will have more surface area for your food like meat and vegetables.
#2 Some tips while grilling meat, poultry and fish
If you want some mouth-watering and amazing taste from your protein foods like meat, poultry and fish you should cut these in lean and thin pieces. Thin pieces are very essential while grilling. The reason behind making thin pieces is that thinner the pieces faster it will cook. Also, it will help you to cook food evenly on your grill. If you love smoky taste to your meat you can simply sprinkle salt and pepper and also you can buy smoked paprika from the market for the smoky taste. Barbecue grilling sauce or marinade is also used for smoky taste; it needs to be applied before 20 minutes of cooking.
#3 Make a place for your indoor grill
The first thing after purchasing an indoor grill you need to place it properly inside your kitchen. It should be kept in a safe place. It should be kept away from water and another liquid form of substances as it is electrical in nature so it might have chances of a short circuit if comes in contact with water. It should be placed in the convenient place from where it can be handled carefully and easily.
#4 Collect grill recipe
Once you get your indoor grill you should collect lots of recipes from anywhere you get to use your indoor grill to the fullest. If you love grilled food you should try different experimental recipes on your grill. You can almost cook anything you want to cook with the help of this amazing indoor grill.
#5 Preheat your grill
Before placing the food inside your grill you need to preheat it for about 10 minutes. The preheating should be done at a medium-high temperature.
#6 Seasoning of food
Season the food with salt and pepper. Marinate the meat if you want to do. Remove the marinade and pat dry the meat on a paper towel before grilling the meat in your indoor grill. Draining remaining liquid of marinated food is necessary to have healthy and hygienic food to eat.
#7 Prevention of food from sticking
In the market you will get two types of pan one is sticky grill pan and other is non-sticky grill pan. On no-sticky grill pan there is no necessity to spray oil on it but on the sticky grill pan, there is a necessity to spray or brush oil on it.
#8 Place the food on the grill
After all the preparations done, place the food on the grill for cooking. Flip the food once it is half cooked from one side and then cook another side for the same. The grill with lid cooks both the sides of food at the same time and also it requires lesser time than to cook than an open grill.
#9 Check the grill food
Check your meat whether it is properly grilled or not with the help of thermometer or some grills come with the indicator which shows doneness of meat.
#10 Time duration
Overcooked food will taste like burned and the less cooked food is tasteless. So it is very important to keep eye on your food while grilling and check the time duration properly.
#11 Unplug the grill
After completion of grilling your meat unplug your grill to prevent overheating of your grill and food too.
#12 Cleaning the grill
After cooking your food clean it properly with hot water to remove all the food particles stick to it. It is very unhygienic to keep it as it is so proper cleaning is very essential to have healthy and hygienic food every time.
#13 Where it can be used
The name itself suggests that it can be used inside your home or offices. You don’t have to wait for summer for grilling meat so with the help of indoor grill you can cook tasty food anywhere whenever you want. After all food life! So having an indoor grill is the must.