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Reverse sear question

Just a quick one.
Season before initial cook, and then nothing before sear? Or..reseason before sear? I am using a CI griddle, so should i use any oil?
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,422
    If steak, I coat the meat with a little EVOO then season.  I don't season again after the initial cook.  
    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
  • RLeeperRLeeper Posts: 480
    I season with a little salt before the sear because the rub I use has none in it.
    Extra Large, Large, and Mini. Tucker, GA
  • 4Runner4Runner Posts: 1,970
    I always just season first and not again when I reverse sear. Also, I never use oil but then again, my sear is on the grate and not in CI.
    Joe - I'm a reformed gasser-holic aka 4Runner Columbia, SC Wonderful BGE Resource Site: and  and
    What am I drinking now?   Woodford....neat
  • brianwdmnbrianwdmn Posts: 359
    Season with salt only before sear. Salt is a rock, it doesn't burn. After sear you can apply whatever spice you like.
    Marietta, East Cobb, GA
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