If you’ve got a new Blackstone griddle then you’re probably ready to fire it up, but not so fast! Before cooking anything it’s highly recommended to season it in order to create a non-stick coat that adds flavor to your food and prevents scratching.
What is the best to use to season a Blackstone griddle?
Blackstone Chef Nathan Lippy recommends using flaxseed oil to season a Blackstone griddle. While you can use other high-heat oils to season your griddle, flaxseed oil is perfect for the very first seasoning round of your griddle, as it creates a strong layer of polymerized oil.
What should I season my Blackstone with?
We highly recommend you use the Blackstone Griddle Seasoning & Cast Iron Conditioner (Available in stores or on our website). If you don’t have the Blackstone Griddle Seasoning, other regular cooking oils will work.
No, it’s not necessary.
Do you oil Blackstone before cooking?
FIRST TIME: Blackstone Griddles are pre-seasoned with cooking oil to prevent rust and damage during shipping. For first time use, wash the griddle in hot, soapy water.
Can you use PAM on a Blackstone griddle?
Just remember, yes you can use cooking spray on your Blackstone Griddle, but you must do a proper seasoning first.
How often should you season your Blackstone griddle?
How often does a Blackstone Griddle need to be seasoned? A Blackstone Griddle needs to be seasoned well, with several coats, before the first use. Then, after every cook, you should do a light seasoning of one coat to help maintain the non-stick surface.
Do you clean a Blackstone griddle after every use?
No need for soap cleaning, brushing or drying. All you need to care about is the seasoning. It’s what makes the non-stick surface, so your meals don’t get stuck on the griddle. Basically, what it all comes down to is oil for seasoning and correct storage after use.
Why is food sticking to my Blackstone griddle?
Blackstone griddles have a cast iron griddle surface. The reason your Blackstone Griddle is sticky is because the volume of cooking oil built up on the griddle cooking surface. … Well, not all of them, but many of them, and if yours is sticky, it’s likely cast iron.
How do you break in a Blackstone Grill?
Here’s Our Step-by-Step Guide:
- Scrub and Wash: Before you start to season the griddle, make sure that is very clean. …
- Dry It Completely: After you are done cleaning, let your Blackstone Griddle sit in the open until it dries down completely. …
- Preheat the Griddle: …
- Bring Out Your Oil: …
- Let It Smoke: …
- Let It Smoke: …