5 Indoor Grilling Tips


Don't Skip the Veggies

Grilling vegetables on your indoor unit is a great way to up the health factor of your grilled dishes. Grilled veggies on outdoor grills are common, but the high heats of the open flame can make it difficult to control your temperature, and tender vegetables like asparagus can char and overcook easily. The advantage of an indoor grill when cooking vegetables is that the heat is much easier to control, so you don't have variables like hot spots or tall flames that can ruin your dish. The end result is a nice, even cooking job, complete with the grill marks that prove it wasn't steamed or sautéed. You can even use some liquid smoke (see number five) to get the most flavor out of your indoor grilled veggies.

Related HowStuffWorks Articles


  • "Indoor Grill vs. Outdoor Grill." howstuffworks.com, 2009. https://recipes.howstuffworks.com/fresh-ideas/easy-dinner-ideas/grilling-tips6.htm
  • Magee, Elaine. "Indoor Grilling: Tips and Recipes." webmd.com, 2009. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/indoor-grilling-tips-and-recipes
  • "The Pros and Cons of Indoor Grilling." firepit-and-grilling-guru.com, 2009. http://www.firepit-and-grilling-guru.com/indoor-grilling.html
  • "What is Liquid Smoke?" wisegeek.com, 2009. http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-liquid-smoke.htm


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