How Hot is My Grill?

I don’t have a thermometer….

Knowing grill temperature is very important to grill any food. The most accurate method to measure your grill temperature is with a thermometer. Maybe your kettle does not have a thermometer or cooking over an open top pit like a Hibachi style. There is an easy way to measure heat.

Hold the palm of your hand about 4 inches above the grill grate. Leave it there until you have to move it. Count the number of seconds your hand can stay above the grate. 1 Mississippi, 2 Mississippi, …

 Heat  Temperature  Seconds
 High 450 – 650 2 -3
 Medium  350 – 450 4 – 5
 Low  225 – 300 8 -12

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