The only problem: Producing that beautiful crust can also produce a lot of smoke. But it turns out you can slap that cast-iron pan on your grill and get a comparable steak without setting off your fire alarm. The pan’s evenly heated surface will produce the same deep crust you’d get on the stovetop.
One may also ask, can cookie sheets go on the grill?
Yes, you can use a baking sheet on your grill or BBQ, as long as you use a buffer that would prevent the heat from frying the metal directly. Your outdoor grill can miraculously be used for so many kinds of recipes and cooking methods, not just specifically for grilling.
In this regard, can you cook with a pan on a grill?
Grills operate at a very high temperature. So, pans designed for low to moderate heat are unsuitable for grills. The high heat of a grill can scorch and cause such pans to warp. Non-stick pans are also not recommended as they have heat-sensitive coatings that can get damaged by a grill.
Can you put a cast iron pan on a gas grill?
While many grills, particularly of the gas variety, can struggle with even cooking temperatures, cast iron’s ability to absorb and distribute heat makes it the perfect solution. Place a heavy cast-iron skillet or griddle directly over the flame and let it heat up for ten minutes.
It’s always preferable to use a solid metal baking pan on the grill. Glass or ceramic pans have the chance to shatter because of the extremely high temperature. So, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. The pan’s normal size can be 9 to 12 inches.
And guess what? Any stovetop or oven cast iron skillet recipe can be made on the grill in the frying pan so if you have a favorite cast iron recipe that you want to try out in the grill, fire it up and go for it (these tips apply to either a charcoal grill or gas grill).
Place your cast-iron skillet on one side of the grill, close the grill and let the grill (and the skillet) heat up to between 450 and 500 degrees.
Cast iron skillets are superior when it comes to cooking steak. It’s fantastic because iron, once heated through, stays heated through. And, it’s dense nature means it won’t just stay hot, it will also heat evenly. Both heat retention and even heating are vital to searing a sublime steak.