A grill pan is a better option when you want to grill different types of food but also you do not have the space for having large size gas or any other grill in your kitchen. Some of the grill pans are safe to use on all types of cooking surfaces or some are restricted. Here your some doubts will get solved like “What is a grill pan?”, “How to clean a cast iron grill pan?” or “How to use a grill pans?”. While choosing the best grill pan you need to take some points into consideration such as,
Safe On(Oven, Stove, Grill or over a campfire)
Following are some of the Best Grill Pans that you may love…
Griddle aluminum nonstick stovetop square grill pan is lightweight and easy to use pan. It also has a more comfortable handle which allows easy and safe handling.
It allows easy way to clean the grease easily. The pan is built in a way that it spread heat evenly and cooks food perfectly. You can cook and roast all types of food like fish, chicken, vegetables, even BBQ steaks, and burgers.
The pan is very light which gives priority over a heavy cast-iron skillet or outdoor bbq. It creates a barbeque effect and looks great.
It also includes a special cleaning cloth, gloves and a 1-year warranty.
Package Dimensions :19.45 x 11.65 x 2.76 inches
Item Weight :2.99 pounds
Manufacturer :Moss & Stone
Easy to use.
Comfortable to handle.
Safe to use.
Create a barbeque effect and look great.
1-year limited warranty.
What is a grill Pan:
Grill pan is equivalent to the frying pan. The word “Grill Pan” is derived from US and Canada. The grill pan is a pan that has raised edges with grill lines scatter around 1-2 cm separated. The grill lines add the grill marks on your food which looks too great. Cooking with this type of pan is healthy with less oil.
The pan used for grilling fish, chicken, vegetables, even BBQ steaks, burgers, and also vegetables.
How to Use A Grill Pan:
The grill pan is very simple to use. You can use them to cooking any type of food. In order to use this utensil follow some steps:
Prepare the food. To cook food evenly, make sure that pieces cut in half-inch thickness which guarantee that the thicker cuts are not overcooked.
Turn on the stove and set at medium-high warmth and spot the pan on stove. Then check the warmth and decide how hot it is. Usually, the grill pan takes only a few minutes to get warm.
Note that, don’t put oil directly on pan because it will make pan smoke at high temperature. Instead of this apply oil on vegetables. For fish, meats, chicken, or pork there is no need of adding oil.
To add the grill marks on food, put the food on grill at 45 degree point. Then flip over the food and your grilled food is ready…
How To Clean A Cast Iron Grill Pan:
Most of the grill pans are easy to clean but to enhance the life of the pan you need to clean it in a proper way. There are different ways to clean them, you may choose the best suitable.
1) Using soap and water:
Take a small amount of non-abrasive soap or detergent and place in the middle of your grill pan.
Use a scrubber or sponge and scrub down all surface of pan with soap and hot water.
Rinse the pan with hot water.
With a sponge scrub around the pan with soap.
Rinse off soap residue if any.
2) Using Salt and hot water:
Pour off any excess grease with a paper towel.
Make a paste of hot water and salt and add to the pan surface. Spread it out across the pan using a scrubber brush.
Then scrub down the pan using a nylon brush. You can add more salt if your pan is dirtier.
At last, rinse the salt out of the pan using hot water and dry it.
3) Using boiling water:
Set the grill pan back on the stove and fill it with 2 to 3 inches of water.
After a few min of boiling, the remaining food particles should start to float on the surface.
Using a scrape and spatula between the ridges to remove any excess food.
Allow the pan to get cool and then drain the dump water and residue.
Then rinse out the empty pan with hot water.
Using a dry paper towel wipe away any remaining food particles.
So, the above three methods help you to know “How to clean cast iron grill pans”.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1) Do you need to season a grill pan?
the grill pan with a nonstick surface does not need to season but if you have the pan with cast iron surfaces need to take care of pre-seasoning.
2) Can we use grill pan on an electric stovetop?
You can use grill pan on an electric induction stovetop. It is better to use on gas stoves but you can also use on other stoves with the care of even heating.
3) Which is the best grill pan?
All grill pans listed here are best. But as per my opinion “Cast Iron Square Grill Pan with Glass Lid” is best among all.
4) Are nonstick grill pans are good?
Yes nonstick grill pans are good because it have an easy cleaning feature. The food might not stick to nonstick surfaces that’s why easier to clean also some are dishwasher safe.