There are lots of options for you when it comes to grilling meat. The standard grill fare is available, ranging from sausages, chicken breasts, burgers or hot dogs. If you want more creative options, you can choose pork chops, steak or barbercued chicken. And there are even options which everyone has known but not many people know they can do at their home, including prok tenderloin, a whole chicken or rack of ribs and beef.
While many people think they need to learn a lot of fancy techniques to make really good food on the grill, we believe that the best path to great grilled food is to improve what you already know how to grill. To do this, we need to make sure that you are doing some very basic but important things while grilling.
It is important to properly season your food, no matter what it is. Many people think that seasoning refers to all of the dried herbs and spice you put on your food, but chefs refer to seasoning when talking about salt. The single most thing you can do is make sure that you food is properly and well seasoned (salted). Salt, when the proper amount is used, makes the food taste more like itself. So, it goes without saying that getting the right amount of salt on your food is critical. My favorite salt to use is Kosher, the flakes are large and easy to control, and it doesn’t have that ‘chemical’ taste that regular table salt seems to have.
When you make burgers, are you simply using salt, pepper, and ground beef? If so, you have plenty of options to kick up the simple burger. For a “chili burger” just add a little chopped jalapeno and some chili powder. For Mexican burgers, try a little bit of cumin and a chopped chipotle pepper. Burgers are flexible and forgiving, so just pick a theme and then a few ingredients that really embody that theme. Chop those ingredients up and add them to your patty mix.
Choosing the right toppings for your food is also important. For grilled fish or chicken, you can instantly make it better by adding a mango or pineapple salsa. For grilled burgers, why not try a little grilled onion, sauteed onion, or swiss cheese and mushrooms. Thing beyond the ketchup and mustard when thinking about what you should serve as a condiment for your food.
As you can see, you don’t have to grill a rack of ribs to impress your friends in family. Instead, as Emeril says, “kick up a notch” the things that you already know how to cook.
Best possible way of trying out an oil free recipe. Recommended for people looking for weight/fat loss.
chicken – 1/2 Kg
salt – 1 teaspoon
red Kolhapuri masala – 2 to 3 teaspoons
turmeric powder – 1 pinch
garam masala – 1/2 teaspoon
curds or yogurt – 50 ml
ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
onions – 2
tomatoes – 1
few curry leaves
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