Update International cast iron hibachi set

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  • Type: charcoal
  • Grill size: 4 x 4 x 6 inches
  • Cooking surface: 12″ – 14″ platter
  • Handles: yes
  • Adjustable vents: no
  • Material: iron with wood base
  • Drip tray: no
Best cast iron Hibachi grill- Update International

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Do you have limited space for a grill in your home? If you live alone but want to cook high-quality yakiniku for yourself, then I recommend this small Update International cast iron gill.

It’s so small that you can even heat it with tea light candles and boil water for coffee or tea. But you can also cook your favorite meats and vegetables using real Binchotan charcoal.

This grill closely resembles an original iron hibachi grill. If you feel like experiencing both cooking and the culture at its finest, then this grill is the one for you.

This hibachi grill is made from cast iron and is the perfect size to fit in the center of a pupu platter. This is a traditional Hawaiian-inspired platter to place the food on.

Visually, it’s a marvel due to the dark cast iron body featuring an appealing dark wood base. It’s also available as a dragon set with an antique brass finish. While it looks like a collectible or decoration, it’s still very functional and portable, so you can take it anywhere with you.

This set includes both the grill and fuel holder, and can cook a variety of appetizers.

On the other hand, I also need to point out that some have said that food tends to stick on the surface or that the top rusts easily. I guess the grilling grates need lots of seasoning to prevent stickiness.

While others have complained that the cooking surface is tiny, this makes it ideal for personal use or traveling. However, it may be an issue for people cooking larger amounts of food.

If you’re curious about how to clean it, it has a removable tray and you can easily clean the grease drippings and food residue with soapy water.

Overall, it’s a great small-sized hibachi for singles or people new to using this type of grill. It’s easier to learn to cook hibachi-style on these smaller cookers.

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Bite My Bun is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with Japanese food at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.