Kobe & Wagyu

Discussion in 'Q&A With Steven Raichlen' started by jjmm121, May 28, 2011.

  1. jjmm121

    jjmm121

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    Steven,

    When grilling expensive cuts of meat including Kobe & Wagyu beef do you recommend high heat or low and slow?

    Thanks,

    Jeff M
     
  2. steven raichlen

    steven raichlen

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    Jeff, it depends on the meat. If I had a fine Kobe-style steak more than 1-1/2 inches thick (or a whole tenderloin)  I'd sear it over high heat, then move it to a cooler part of the grill (not over direct heat) to finish cooking. Same with prime rib: You can sear it on High to caramelize the outside, but then you'll want a more moderate temperature. A combination of direct and indirect heat is often the key to perfectly cooked meats.