How do you light a charcoal BBQ?
How do you start a fire pit BBQ?
The first step is arranging your coals. The nose of the starter should be placed in the middle of the coals. Pull the lighter away when you see sparks. Continue lighting until the fire starts. When coals turn white, top with grate.
Do you leave grill open when starting charcoal?
Should I open or close my drill? While you arrange and light your charcoal, the lid should be open. Close the lid when the coals are well lit. After lighting, most charcoal grills are hotter.
How do I start an outdoor BBQ?
How long should coals burn before grilling?
How long should you allow the coals to burn? It takes about 5 to 10 minutes for the coals to get to high heat and 25 to 30 minutes to get to medium heat.