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Grills 101: What is a Sear Burner?

Grills 101: What is a Sear Burner?

 

A sear burner features a heating surface that reaches high temperatures quickly for searin food. Searing meats on extremely hot surfaces helps lock in natural juices and flavor that could get lost on a standard grill burner. The grate rungs on a sear burner are wider than ordinary grate rungs, allowing you to sear food on a larger surface area. With this type of burner, you can ensure that the cooking surface will be hot enough to cook your food quickly while preserving flavor. 

Uses of a Sear Burner

  • Searing meat helps seal in flavors for juicy burgers, sausages and more.
  • Quality steaks, such as filet mignons or porterhouses, benefit from from sear burners to help retain natural flavors.
 
 
 
Sear burner on a grill