Panini grills make grilling fun and easy. You are able to grill your foods inside where it is convenient and you are not able to grill outside.
Dual contact grills speed up cooking time by applying heat to both sides of the grill allowing your foods to cook on both sides at the same time. This will cut down your cook time and makes things less stressful in the kitchen. There are several different types of panini grills you can choose from that will fit your needs and wants. Depending on which brand of grill you are using would determine how you would cook the chicken breast. Here are a few examples of the contact grills that are available on the market.
The Cuisinart Griddler has several different features, but is also a panini grill. To cook the beast chicken breast on this brand you will first Turn the knob on the Griddler to contact grill. Remember this is the best for boneless chicken breasts. Preheat to a temperature setting of high, and is ready when the green indicator light turns on. While waiting on the grill to heat up, season your chicken with the spices of your choice. Place chicken breasts on the grill and close the lid but do not close tight. Cook for about 5 or 6 minutes and turn them over and cook for another 8 minutes. This will keep your chicken moist and full of flavor.
The Black & Decker 3-in-1 Grill, Griddle and Waffle maker is easily made into a panini grill. Reverse the cooking plates and fold back the hinged top that opens flat into 2 griddles plates for cooking chicken, pork and other foods. Grilling chicken breast is made easy with this grill. The switchable plates make it fun and easy to grill vegetable and other sides to go with your chicken in less time.
Hamilton Beach Contact grill is easy to use and easy to clean. It has non stick grids that are removable and dishwasher safe. To cook chicken breasts on this grill, spray with non stick cooking spray and preheat for 6 minutes. Season chicken with seasonings, and place on grill. Close the lid and cook about 7 to 10 minutes or until it is no longer pink. Serve with your choice of side dishes.
When cooking on a panini grill, remember to cut your meat evenly in thickness. Uneven meat portions will not cook properly. Do not overlap your food. Trying to fit or squeeze all the food on the grill will slow down the cooking time and cause the edges to cook unevenly. When using a panini grill remember foods will not take as long to cook. All panini grills will cut your cooking time in half.