How do you use a Weber grill?

How do you use a Weber grill for the first time?

Yes we suggest preheating the grill for 20 minutes before the first use. This should burn off any packing material or oil. Then throw your food on the grill and you are good to go. Happy Grilling!

How do you cook meat on a Weber grill?

Prepare the grill for direct cooking over high heat (450° to 550°F). 4. Brush the cooking grates clean. Grill the steaks over direct high heat, with the lid closed, until cooked to your desired doneness, 6 to 8 minutes for medium rare, turning once.

How do Weber grills work?

Every Weber grill has been designed to be used with the lid closed. A damper built into the lid lets you control the heat inside of the grill without opening the lid. The more you open the damper, the hotter the grill will get. Closing the damper will produce the opposite effect, and the grill will get cooler.

What is the first thing to do with a new grill?

Season your grill

Before you use your grill for the first time, spray the grates evenly with a high-heat cooking spray like canola oil while the grates are cold. Then, turn the grill on to medium heat for about 15 minutes until the oil burns off or starts to smoke. That’s it.

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Do you have to burn off a new charcoal grill?

Your new grill comes with oils and contaminants from the factory it was made in that when burned, produce nasty smoke and taint the taste of any food you cook. Seasoning is all about burning this off before it gets on your food.

How long does a Weber take to heat up?

All Weber gas grills are designed to reach 500° – 550° F, with the burners set to high, and the lid closed, after about 10-15 minutes. There are a few key things to keep in mind if you are having trouble getting your grill up to the high temperature range.

Can you cook on a Weber with the lid open?

With the lid closed, barbecue smoke created by fats and juices vaporising on the hot grill bars or hotplate will circulate the food and give it a unique, smokey barbecue flavour. Cooking with the lid open lets all that delicious smokey flavour escape straight into the atmosphere.

How do I cook a filet on a Weber grill?

Grill your filets over direct high heat with the lid closed as much as possible for 6-8 minutes, turning once. Move the filets over to indirect heat for an additional 4-6 minutes or until your desired degree of doneness. I enjoy my filets medium rare, 125°-135° degrees.

How much charcoal do you use in a Weber grill?

Fill your chimney starter up halfway (about 50-60 briquettes) with charcoal. Using the bottom grate (charcoal grate), place 2 lighter cubes under the chimney starter and light them. Wait 10-15 until the charcoal has completely ashed over.

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