It's been said that bacon makes everything better and we are firm believers! By wrapping food with bacon you not only add flavor but help retain moisture. GrillGrates and bacon are a match made in heaven. Try grilling bacon on a grill that doesn't have GrillGrates and you will soon realize why it hasn't been done much in the past. The bacon fat easily ignites and you will have a bonfire on your hands in no time. With GrillGrates you have the freedom to wrap and grill anything your heart desires. Think artichoke hearts, hearts of palm, chicken, filet, you name it.
Yields: Delicious food that is wrapped in bacon and grilled
Bacon- thick cut
More Bacon- thick cut
Seasoning- at the very least salt and pepper
1Season & wrap whatever it is that you've decided to cook with bacon. You want to try and completely envelop your food with bacon. Secure with toothpicks as needed. Bacon helps your food stay juicy and flavorful and really takes bland food like chicken to the next level.
2Preheat your grill to a medium temp of about 500°F.
3Place your bacon wrapped goodness on your GrillGrates. Close the lid of your grill.
4Occasionally lift and twist your food. You are looking for a combination of sear marks and crispy, rendered bacon. If your grill is too hot, the bacon will not cook properly and will likely burn. If your grill is too cold, the bacon will not crisp up properly and will have the tendency to not stay adhered to your food. *If you are not using GrillGrates and you try to attempt this technique on your grill have your fire extinguisher ready at arms length.
5Grill whatever you've chosen to your desired internal temperature or doneness. Don't be afraid to move and flip your food more often at the end. This will help with the final crisp of your bacon.