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???Cast Iron Griidle???

Jai-BoJai-Bo Posts: 488
edited 2:28AM in EggHead Forum
I just picked up a Lodge griddle from a junk store and got a so-so deal on it...Not to bad a shape. I did the measurements and it will fit down in my egg if I cut the handles off. I blacken alot of fish and think this would be a great addition. I can also use it fer other things but my ??? to all the eggsperts out there, is there another, possible better suggestion out there? I thought about a skillet on the platesetter but I like the idea of a flat surface. I also thought about a circular griddle but since this 1 is reversable, I thought it might be a good idea???

Has anyone else done this and if so what are your thoughts????

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Hunting-Fishing-Cookin' on my EGG! Nothing else compares!

Comments

  • Spring ChickenSpring Chicken Posts: 10,226
    You might consider these:

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    A large cast iron skillet with the handles shortened or removed:

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    A cast iron griddle ribbed on one side and flat on the other from Acadamy Sports about $10:

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    A Griddle Q

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    Hope this helps.

    Spring "Up Late Pondering" Chicken
    Spring Texas USA
  • Jai-BoJai-Bo Posts: 488
    That 1 w/ Texas is a good fit....I might have to check into that un too.... thanks ;)
    Hunting-Fishing-Cookin' on my EGG! Nothing else compares!
  • mr toadmr toad Posts: 668
    do you have the webber cast iron griddle/hotplate combo - if so, how well do it perform

    thanks, mr toad
    In dog Beers - I have had only one !
  • BBQMavenBBQMaven Posts: 1,041
    Last night we blackened talpia on the griddle (slightly smaller than yours), then browned my corn tortillas on the griddle, and made fish tacos ... :P :P

    You will find so many uses for it...
    Kent Madison MS
  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    That is a nice griddle, and it will clean up easily and can be re-seasoned. I have a smaller Lodge griddle with recessed handles, it is also reversible smooth/ribs. It will fit on a spider too.

    The round CI griddles with bails are a particular favorite of mine, I have 3 or 4. One even fits in my small egg, I can use them for cooking or as a heat shield.

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    Happy Trails
    ~thirdeye~

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    Here is a Bobby Flay steak griddle. I cut the handle off and it sits on the spider. Perfect for me. Not cheap but this thing is heavy duty and will last forever. :cheer: He also has a flat round griddle.

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    Here is a big ribeye steak just about done. I sear down low then bring the griddle up on a raised grid to finish the steak.
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    For fish I use a Lodge skillet with handle cut off.
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    Have fun with your cast iron!
  • Jai-BoJai-Bo Posts: 488
    The hack saw looks like work.....I used a angle grinder.... :laugh:

    It fits PERFECT now!!!! Can't wait ta try something, probably blackened AJ coming up.....Right now it's in the oven seasoning right now! :whistle:

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    Hunting-Fishing-Cookin' on my EGG! Nothing else compares!
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