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George Foreman Grill – BBQ for Lean Cooking

In 1994, George Edward Foreman, a two times World Heavy Weight Boxing Champion from US, started promoting an indoor electrical grill manufactured by Russell Hobbs Inc., naming it to George Foreman Grill. Specialized in barbecuing lean meat, 100 million George Foreman grills have been sold since its launch.

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George Foreman Grill - Favors and Features

George Foreman grills have a clamshell design, measuring approximately 17 inches across. They can be placed on your countertop or used with the enclosed pedestal. It grills both the top and bottom simultaneously, so you do not have to flip over the meat pieces to have both sides cooked. The grill drains out maximum fat and the non stick grilling surfaces are angled to ease the flow of the drained out fat while grilling. A removable grease tray located at the grill base collects the drained fat.The George Foreman grills are easier to clean up and are dish washer safe. The older versions use hinged tops, and the latest versions have removable grill plates, expanding their services to wider options. These grills are perfect for indoor and outdoor grilling. They even leave grill marks that remind you of an outdoor cooked grill.

Grill Recipes - Get the most out of your grill

From making healthy breakfasts to mouthwatering dinner desserts, the range of grill recipes that can be tried on George Foreman grills are humongous. They amazingly cater to a variety of cooking requirements and can make eggs, bacon and pancakes for breakfast, and pizzas, sandwiches, salmons, burgers, French fries, fish fingers and quesadillas. With the George Foreman grill, cooking juicy steaks, exotic grilled sandwiches and other grill recipes at home is made easy. With maximum fat removed, the meats cooked on George Foreman grills taste great and are much healthier.

Cooking Times for your Grill

George Foreman grills are famous for their shortened grilling times and flavor retention. A one inch thick beef takes around 5-9 minutes for covered grilling and 8-18 minutes for uncovered grilling. 4 ounces of chicken thigh of breast takes around 5 minutes under covered grilling and around 12-15 minutes for uncovered grilling. It takes almost the same cooking time grilling turkey breast. Mussels, scallops, shrimps and other seafood take about 2-4 minutes while grilling covered and 6-8 minutes for grilling uncovered. Vegetables such as asparagus, broccoli, mushrooms take around 2-4 minutes to cook covered and 3-5 minutes to cook uncovered. Those like carrots and sweet peppers take around 3-5 minutes of covered cooking time and 6-5 minutes of uncovered grilling. Try covered grilling to retain the flavor and moisture of the food you cook.With the same advantages that of higher end outdoor grills, a George Foreman grills is a cool choice for an average family.

Written by Nelly Kendrick

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