How to Achieve Those Perfect Diamond-Shaped Grill Marks

Looking to share a tasty pic of your steak, burger, pork, poultry, or fish? First, you have to get the grill marks right. And, the good news is: it’s a lot easier to do at home than you think.

June 7, 2019
How to Achieve Those Perfect Diamond-Shaped Grill Marks

All it takes is a little bit of the right timing to have your cut worthy of any centerfold.





Here are a few simple grilling tips to practice at your next BBQ: 


  • Before putting the meat down, preheat your grill on HIGH for at least 13 minutes.
  • While the grill is heating up, get those grates nice and clean by carefully using an abrasive grill brush with steel bristles.
  • Wipe the grates with a cotton towel dipped in cooking oil to remove carbon stains from interfering with the process as you try to achieve those diamond-shaped grill marks. 
  • Once these steps are finished, place your steak on the grill and let it sear until the meat begins to naturally release from the grill. After a few minutes, gently tip your spatula under one corner; if there’s tug, then it isn’t ready yet.
  • Using the center of the meat as the axis point, turn your steak about 45 degrees (one-quarter turn). Let it sear for a couple more minutes according to your desired doneness. 
  • Finally, flip the steak over and repeat the process on the other side as desired, but be careful not to overcook. Use a meat thermometer if needed.


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