9 Best Grill Pans Of 2022 - Top-Rated Indoor Grill Pans

2022-10-09 07:51:00 By : Mr. Kent Wong

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If you're lucky enough to have your own outdoor space, you already know thick-cut steaks and fresh veggies are best when made on a grill. But if you're stuck making food inside, fear not: There's a simple way to make all the delicious food you would typically find at a cookout. Enter: the magical grill pan. The cookware is designed to give meat sexy grill marks and lock in lots of incredible flavor.

From the heavy-duty cast iron to the thin and easily storable, these nine grill pans are our favorites. We also have plenty of mouthwatering ways to put your grill pan to use, like easy weeknight grilling recipes, grilled broccoli, and grilled balsamic mushrooms.

Everything about the Calphalon Elite Nonstick Square Grill Pan is totally gorgeous. It features a brushed stainless-steel handle and a highly ridged surface that will make anything you cook come out with some beautiful grill marks. Not to mention, it'll keep food away from grease and other pan drippings. That mid-range price is nothing to scoff at either.

If you're cooking for a crowd or meal-prepping, the Scanpan Classic Rectangular Grill Pan allows plenty of room for everything you're making. It can also be used for browning, searing, and deglazing, and is safe to use with metal utensils. Sear your meats, toast your buns, and grill your veggies—this pan has room for them all.

The Gotham Steel Aluminum Non-Stick Grill Pan is covered with a ceramic coating so there's no need to add oil or butter—just put your food on and go. The product description claims it's "like cooking on air." Best of all, it promises to heat evenly and cook food fast thanks to an aluminum base, and it's safe to use on grills or on your stovetop. Consider it your do-it-all pan.

Another rectangular grill pan, the Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Skinny Grill boasts a cast-iron base so you can get high heat, even grill marks, and a quick cook time. It's obviously a sturdy pan, but it's also perfect for those who don't have a ton of space. The pan's thin enough to fit under the broiler and it's also simple to clean.

The Le Creuset Signature Square Skillet Grill is like having a grill on top of your stove. It features a durable design with a protective satin black finish, making it super easy to clean. When it comes to cooking, it not only has raised ridges for perfect grill marks but also spouts on the side so you can easily drain it. Reviewers say it heats evenly and makes food taste great.

If you're cooking meat that you want to sear and then pop into the oven, the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Non-Stick Grill Pan is for you. It's oven-safe up to 500 degrees and designed to distribute heat evenly. It's also petroleum-free and made with a PTFE/PFOA-free nonstick surface. Just take a look at all of the nearly perfect reviews and you'll be convinced.

The Ayesha Curry 11-Inch Non-Stick Grill Pan is a functional as it is stylish. It features a deep design to keep all your pan drippings inside while also creating even grill marks. Plus, it's made with aluminum so it heats up quickly and eliminates uneven hot spots to make cooking so much easier. It's also safe to use on all stovetops except induction.

Perfect for those who love eye-catching design, the GreenPan Paris Pro 12" Non-Stick Grill Pan provides total convenience. Not only is it non-stick, it's also dishwasher-safe, and oven-safe up to 600 degrees. Oh, and you can use it on different stovetops, like gas and electric smooth tops. What could be better?

The All-Clad B1 Hard Anodized Nonstick Square Grille Pan is perfect for those who want more bang for their buck. It features 25 percent more surface area than a round pan. It also has a stay-cool handle so you can crank up the heat without worrying about throwing on an oven mitt. Commenters wondered how they lived without it, so I guess I'm asking you... how do YOU live without it?