Have you decided to grill a steak?
You must have bought the steak already.
You may be about to start with the grilling process.
We would recommend you to stop right there.
You have to follow certain steps to get the desired steak.
There are instances where the taste of the steak gets ruined due to the cooking procedure.
Sometimes it can even become uneatable.
Therefore, it is necessary to try to grill the best steak.
This can be only done by improving your grilling process and following precautions.
Do not worry.
In this blog, we have shared every necessary information to grill a steak.
By following these steps you will be able to get the best taste in the steak.
Whether you are grilling for the first time or not.
It is highly recommended to clean the griller.
There are instances where the grill gets damaged due to dust.
This can even change the taste of the steak.
Therefore, start with cleaning the grill.
Clean it with a cloth and a brush.
Make sure that you clean every corner properly.
Moreover, you have to unplug the griller before cleaning.
You can even apply some oil on the griller.
You have to do this step every time you are going to grill something.
Techniques/Tips to Improve
The first step is to cut the steak.
There are various ways to cut a steak.
However, you have to make sure that the size of the cut piece is small.
We would recommend you to go for ribeye cutting.
It is a great cut that leads to steak without bones.
Moreover, the cut does not affect the taste of the steak.
You must follow a tutorial to do this type of steak cutting.
The second step is to add flavor to the steak.
How can you do that?
Yes, by seasoning.
Sprinkle salt, pepper, and other species on the steak.
Let them settle for a while on one side first.
Now, flip the steak and repeat the process.
You have to make sure that you leave the steak for a while after seasoning.
You can even put it in the fridge for the whole night.
Why are we doing this?
It is because we want the species to mix with the steak properly.
This will surely bring out the perfect flavor in the steak.
The third step is to remove the excess moisture and species.
You can easily do that by patting the steak with a paper towel.
Make sure that you pat it for at least 1 minute.
This is an important step you get the perfect texture in the steak after grilling.
This step will also remove the excess species that can ruin the taste.
Yes, you read that correctly.
We are finally on the grilling step.
However, before putting the steak on the grill, you need to do one last thing.
You have to preheat the griller.
This is necessary to get the perfect texture of steak.
It will also prevent the burning of the steak while grilling.
Make sure you preheat the griller at 1700F for about 20 minutes.
Yes, you can preheat at a lower temperature too, but in that case, you have to increase the time.
It is also recommended to let the griller cool down after preheat.
For how much duration?
At least 5 minutes.
Ok, now, everything is ready to grill the meat.
Turn On the grill and set the temperature at 1600F.
Put the steak on the griller.
You can even apply some oil on the steak, before putting it on the grill.
Moreover, you have to grill each side for an equal amount of time.
Let’s say that your cutting of the steak is ideal, then you must grill each side for 2 minutes.
However, can you assess the quality of the grilled steak?
Yes, you can.
First of all, the grill marks must be visible on both sides.
Secondly, the steak should be pressable by your pinky finger.
Correcting the common problem
Are all grills universal?
No, all grills are not the same.
Especially an electric and coal grill.
There offer a completely different taste of the steak.
Analysis of best practices in the industry
- Preheat the grill
- Clean the grill
- Correct cutting of the steak
- Prevent excessive seasoning
Tools you can use
- A pair of gloves