SousVideTools has launched a Japanese BBQ, the Kasai Konro grill, which is available in two sizes – little and medium-wide.
The Japanese design can grill meat, fish, and vegetables and for finishing a dish that has been cooked sous vide. The Kasai Konro grill can be used either in a commercial kitchen or in a domestic setting.
The grill is made with a special insulating material, metal corners and an air vent to ensure better temperature consistency. It is said to offer versatility, better flavour, and a more enjoyable cooking experience for the operator. The stainless-steel frame and compact design should mean it can be used on any surface.
To get the best from the grill, Sous Vide Tools recommends using Binchotan charcoal due to its long-burning properties and its ability to seal in natural flavours without imparting any other aromas.
The size and shape is designed to be efficient, and it is constructed from firebrick and ceramics, to cook skewers of meat or sliced vegetables. The food is placed inches away from the charcoal, so the juice that drips down is instantly evaporated into a smoky aroma-packed cloud that infuses the food on the grill. The high temperature generated by the Kasai Konro grills can create crisp caramelised skins on chicken and other meats.
The medium-wide Kasai Konro grill has a working temperature of 107°C to 350°C with a grill size of four to eight persons. The dimensions are 205mm(h) x 546mm(w) x 350mm(d). A cooking grid plus two stainless steel handles for lifting are included as standard. The unit is available for £415.83 + VAT and comes with a one-year parts and labour warranty.
The little Kasai Konro grill also has a working temperature of 107°C to 350°C but with a smaller grill size of two to four persons. The dimensions are 210mm(h) x 400mm(w) x 260mm(d). A cooking grid plus two stainless steel handles for lifting are included as standard and this unit is priced at £332.50 + VAT and also comes with a one-year parts and labour warranty.