How To Use A Lean Meat Grilling Machine

Lean Meat Grilling Machine

A lean meat grilling machine is a great investment in your home barbecuing abilities. There are a lot of good options out there but there are only a few that are worth the investment. If you do a search on the internet or in your local newspaper you will find that there are a lot of different machines available, many of them claiming to be the best around. So how do you know which one will work best for you and your family?

Grill The Meat

A close up of a plate of food

The first thing you need to consider is what kind of meat you are going to grill. If you have large animals like deer or goats, you should not use a traditional charcoal grill because these will overheat the meat. The same can be said for large turkeys and chicken. You have to be able to keep your meat hot enough for them to be able to taste their best when being cooked on a charcoal grill. If you are using a smoker to cook these meats then you may want to choose a rotisserie smoker instead.

After you decide what kind of meat you are going to grill then you need to choose a brand that you can trust. When it comes to buying a meat grilling machine, few names are trusted. Of course, some of the names that you will come across are Waring, Black and Decker, Big Green, Lang, and others. Just pick the one you know you can rely on and that has a good reputation.

Keep Maintained Before You Use It Again

Now that you have the grill and the meat, you have to make sure it is properly maintained before you use it again. Most meat grilling machines have a quick-release mechanism so you will have no problem replacing the lid as needed. However, you have to make sure that the meat is seasoned and that there are no holes or cracks. If the lid gets too close then the steam from the fire will escape and this will cause the sides of the meat to dry out. You do not want your steak to be too dry or it will fall off the bone.

To maximize the life of your new meat grilling machine, you need to make sure you clean it after each use. There is nothing more frustrating than cleaning out trash can only to find it filled with dust and dirt. After each use, run a vacuum over the inside and outside of the container to remove all the leftover food that is leftover. Also, wipe down the pieces of metal mesh inside of the container to ensure no food got in there. The mesh will get pretty dirty looking and you do not want to damage it while trying to prepare the next roast.

Fridge It Properly

After you have cleaned up all the debris you can store the rest of your ingredients and cartons in your refrigerator. You do not have to refrigerate the lean meat right away but leaving it in the fridge for at least one day will help it to remain lean. If you store it any longer than that and it becomes over-ripe, you will have a huge battle on your hands to re-store it without going hungry. Keep an eye on its temperature. Depending on how long it has been left in the fridge, it should be just about ready to cook.

When you are preparing your first cut of lean meat for grilling keep in mind that the pieces of meat will come in individual packages. Do not put any extra packages of food on the top of the container that may spill. Always read the label of the container before you open it. If you know there is anything you are allergic to in the meat then do not add it. For example, if you are a dog-lover you are not going to want to give your dog any pinkie piece.


Lastly, store all unused pieces of meat in its separate container. You will never again have to worry about what to do with the leftovers when you can simply throw them away. Also, as long as the container is sealed airtight, you will always have a clean and safe place to store your used meat at all times. When you are done grilling your steak, take it out of the refrigerator and wrap it in butcher paper and store it in a sealable plastic bag.

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