How To Use A Big Green Egg Plancha

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So, you bought the Big Green Egg Plancha. Now what? Check out this recipe to get yourself familiar with this Eggcessory.

How To Use A Big Green Egg Plancha

Grab the Big Green Egg plancha, some halloumi cheese and lets get cooking.  This is a sweet and savory treat that will have everyone raving.

Yield: 8 Pieces (serves 4 people appetizer sized portions)
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 6-8 Minutes (depending on desired doneness)
Cook Temp: 450˚ - with Plancha


Measure   Ingredient                                                                      Prep Notes      
1 pkg            Halloumi Cheese, Block                                          8oz wt pkg            
1 ea              Baguette, Fresh, Small                                             Sliced on bias, 8 slices
1 tbsp           Oil, Canola/Olive Blend                                                                
1 tbsp           Oink Rub, 5280 Culinary
¼ cup           Jelly, Jalapeno or Hot Pepper                                                     
1 tsp             Fire Salt Rub, 5280 Culinary     



1 tsp             Fire Salt Rub, 5280 Culinary                                              



Preparation Directions:

Wash all tools prior to use
Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, starters and any cooking tools
Make sure your plancha is seasoned prior to its first use
10-15 Minutes Ahead – prep cheese and bread as follows
Slice Baguette on a bias (angle) making 8ea slices about ¼” thick
Slice Halloumi cheese into 8 planks
Drizzle all sides with oil
Season all sides with Oink Rub
Let rest on plate while Big Green Egg reaches temp
To Light Your Big Green Egg…
Stir charcoal in the Big Green Egg and Top off with Fresh Charcoal, move charcoal pile to one side to create that Dual Zone or Indirect Setup
Clean out ash pit if needed
Open Bottom vent and top vent for maximum air flow during startup process
Make a well towards the one side of the Egg and ignite the charcoal using speedilight starters or an EGGniter
When temp hits 200˚ add the Big Green Egg Plancha/Griddle on top of the grill grate, over the hottest side of the egg
Close the dome
Heat to pit temp of 450˚ and hold
Burb Big Green Egg and Open dome
Lightly oil the Plancha with the canola/olive oil
Add the seasoned halloumi slices onto the oil and cook on each side for approx. 2-3 minutes or until desired doneness is reached
Carefully remove from the grill, place onto a cooking sheet and bring into the kitchen for finishing
Spread each piece of baguette with jalapeno jelly and top with cooked halloumi cheese
Prior to serving, add any final garnish or seasoning with Fire Salt
  Shopping LIst  
Big Green Egg, XLarge                                                               Ace SKU – Various
Big Green Egg, Plancha/Griddle                                            Ace SKU – 8036805
Charcoal, Big Green Egg                                                           Ace SKU – 8697104
Big Green Egg, EGGniter                                                          Ace SKU - 8695330
Fire Salt Rub, 5280 Culinary                                                  Ace SKU – 8561979
Oink Rub, 5280 Culinary                                                         Ace SKU – 8562043
Published on 5/28/2021.
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