Can You Use a Grill Indoors?

If you’re looking for the smoky, charred flavor of grilling but don’t have an outdoor grill to use in the summertime (or any other time, really), you might be wondering, “Can you use a grill indoors?” And if so, how?

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The short answer is no. Regular grills, whether gas or charcoal, produce carbon monoxide when they burn fuel, which can degrade indoor air quality and potentially poison occupants. If you don’t have proper ventilation, it’s dangerous to bring a grill inside — even if you only use it in an enclosed area such as a shed or garage. This guide

To prevent the dangers associated with using a grill indoors, follow these tips. Choose an electric grill that produces less smoke and only cooks in a well-ventilated space. Be careful when grilling marinated foods, since the liquids can cause unwanted smoke. And don’t forget to keep a fire extinguisher nearby.

A good grill can transform vegetables, meats, and fish into meals that are full of rich, smoky flavor. It can also give your dishes a crisp, golden-brown exterior that’s reminiscent of grill marks and creates the signature Maillard reaction. To bring this same flavor to your kitchen, try these simple grilling hacks.