How do you use a plancha grill?
How to grill on a plancha: Place the plancha over high heat until very hot, about 4 minutes. Then brush the grill with olive oil and sprinkle with coarse salt (same procedure whether using a flat or ridged grill pan). Place food to be grilled on the plancha. Keep the heat on high to get a good sear on the food.
Do you use oil on a plancha?
The plancha comes with some oil on it for shipping purposes so this needs to be washed off and fresh oil applied. If there are any blemishes or discolouration on the steel, don’t be troubled as these are normal and come from the manufacturing process of the steel and will soon be covered by the layers of seasoning.
What do you do on a plancha?
The plancha is an ideal way to cook fish. The fish is tasty and retains all its nutritional qualities. You can cook pretty much any fish on the plancha, try skewers of marinated white fish, grilled tuna steaks or even sea bream. Or take a trip down the river and cook salmon à la plancha with baby veg.
Is a plancha worth it?
At temperatures that easily reach 550°F-700°F (some even reach 800°F where most griddles max out around 550°F- 575°F), the plancha is a good choice for any foodservice operation that needs to quickly and continuously sear and finish proteins, vegetables and more.
Should you oil grill before cooking?
Oiling your grill grate helps prevent food from sticking when cooking. To to this, dip a wadded paper towel in a little oil and, using tongs, wipe the oil evenly over the grate. Be careful not to use too much oil, because that’s a sure fire way to start a good flare-up—a little goes a long way here.
What is the best oil to season a grill?
Most grill manufacturers recommend canola or peanut oil because they have a smoke point over 450° F. You can also use vegetable oil, sunflower oil or avocado oil. The high smoke points of these oils ensure that the oil won’t burn; which can ruin the seasoning process as well as the taste of your food.
Can you put pans on a plancha?
As a bonus, you can use the pan not only on the grill, but also in your oven or on top of your gas range.