Grillex Frequently Asked Questions
What is Brazilian barbecue?
For centuries, this variation of barbecue was the traditional food of
the Gaúchos (cowboys) of Southern Brazil. Traditionally, Gaúchos
utilized skewers hung around an open fire to cook meats &
vegetables. Always a favorite at festivities and family gatherings, this
type of cooking both brings people together and allows them to
independently customize their meals for an easy, satisfying group meal
that caters to individual tastes.
How does Grillex work? Favorite chopped up meats, fruits, and
vegetables are placed on skewers and in baskets, which are suspended
vertically around a central heat source; anything from a stovetop
burner, outdoor grill with a side burner to a camping stove. A circular
diffuser located in the base of the Grillex evenly convects heat,
creating the perfect environment for cooking any variation of foods
without mixing flavors. A full meal can be served in less than 20
What types of food can I make on my Grillex?The possibilities
are endless! Fruits, vegetables and meats are simply and speedily
grilled to perfection, and prepared in many different styles. From sweet
to savory, create your own signature marinade or follow a recipe to
make everything from Chicken Tenders to Bananas Foster!
What is the average cooking time? The average cooking time is
18 minutes but this adjusts to your liking. Add a couple more minutes to
cook meat until well-done, or subtract to attain that perfect medium
What type of material is it made of? Every component of
Grillex that comes in contact with food (skewers, heat diffuser, etc) is
restaurant grade Stainless Steel. The Grillex body and lid are
aluminum. The handles are made of Bakelite, a very sturdy material that
will stand up to years of use the in the extreme heats of the stove and
Is it hard to clean? The Grillex is easy to clean. The base of the Grillex is non-stick. The skewers and baskets can be placed in the dishwasher.
What comes with my Grillex?
The Grillex, 5 skewers, 1 double skewer, a grill basket, a full color