Be very careful removing and replacing the foil.
Can i add wood chips to my gas grill.
You can place two to three handfuls of wood chips on top of the gas grill for direct heating for one hour.
Gas grills aren t able to achieve the same level of smoke and always feel lacking.
I bought some chips and the metal box to house them.
You just need a few tools a trick or two and some great wood chips to impress your friends with your new skills.
The main methods for grilling with wood chips on a gas grill are to use a foil pouch or a smoker box.
The big difference is that chips burn more quickly than chunks.
Some gas grills are already equipped with a smoker box so if yours has one use it.
I have a 3 burner weber grill and will be cooking ribs indirectly.
Usually 2 to 3 handfuls of chips on direct heat takes about half an hour to give up all the smoky goodness.
Otherwise the easiest method is to wrap your wood chips loosely in aluminum foil creating a small pouch.
You can prepare a second smoker box in advance and simply switch it out or you can remove the box from the grill and add new wet chips before returning it.
Yep you can indeed smoke food on a gas grill.
Make sure to keep the smoky flavor in your meat.
Place wood chips in the pack or smoke box and place over direct heat.
Once the chips begin smoking move them to the cooler side of the grill and add your food.
Before starting smoke you should turn on your grill for 10 15 minutes on high temperature.
For longer smokes set up a fuse burn with charcoal and wood chips or chunks.
With it s controlled and even heat and steady fuel source a propane gas grill is a great way to add a variety of wood barbecue flavor to anything you can grill.
Over the grate under the grate on the flavorizer bar.
And more importantly where do i place it i e.
It s also far easier to use wood chips in a charcoal grill as opposed to gas.
If you plan to add just a handful or two of chips for a light smoke over 20 minutes or so then the burn rate is not a real issue.
Unfortunately the box contains no instructions as to where to put them.
You do not want to use a lot of wood chips to smoke your meat.
If you want a long smoke add a packet of wood chips to the gas grill every 30 minutes to maintain the smoky flavor of the meat.
Place chips directly onto grill grate.
So which burner do i place it by.
You can put them directly on the charcoal or separately in a smoker box.
Soaking wood chips means slowing down the start of the burning process only it will add time via a delay in starting to smoke but will not add more smoke.
If you re going to be cooking for more than half an hour you ll need to replace the wood chips.
For the best smoky dish the use of a metal smoker box smoking bag or smoker pouch is a must.
How to add wood chips to charcoal grill.
Replace the wood chips every half hour.