Are Infrared Grills Good?

Enthusiasts say infrared grills are good at searing meat, provide uniform heat and cut down on flare-ups.

In our tests of gas grills, we haven’t found that infrared grills or grills with an infrared element are any better than those with standard burners.

All the best grills in our tests cook uniformly.

Is infrared grill better than gas?

Infrared Grills vs. Gas Grills. The heating element also heats the air in the grill, creating some convection, but less air is circulated and therefore the food retains more moisture during cooking. With their higher temperatures, infrared grills can also cook food faster than standard grills.

What is the advantage of infrared grilling?

Faster Cooking Time

The main advantage of infrared gas grills is they are far hotter than conventional units. The grilling temperature can easily reach 700 degrees F. This gives you the flexibility of having a quick barbeque. You will spend less time standing next to the grill.

What’s the difference between an infrared grill and a regular grill?

In short, the difference between infrared burners and traditional gas burners is that infrared burners heat the food directly while traditional gas burners heat the air that then heats the food. This means that infrared grills cook food more quickly than traditional grills.

What is the best infrared grill?

Quick Comparison: Top 7 Best Best Infrared Grill

  • ​Char-Broil The Big Easy TRU-Infrared Smoker Roaster & Grill.
  • Char-Broil Grill2Go X200 Portable TRU-Infrared Liquid Propane Gas Grill.
  • ​Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Patio Bistro Gas Grill.
  • ​Char-Broil Performance TRU-Infrared 500 3-Burner Gas Grill.