🔥 High Heat Output
🔥 Long Burning Time
🔥 Minimal Smoke
🔥 Even Heat Distribution
🔥 Natural Flavor Enhancement
BINCHOTAN (aka White Charcoal)
Traditionally used for Japanese style cooking Binchotan is harder than regular lump charcoal and rings with a metallic sound when hit together it has extremely high levels of carbon and minimal impurities.
With a burn time up to 9 hrs, this is truly the best of the best!
High Heat Output: Binchotan charcoal is known for its high carbon content, which allows it to reach very high temperatures quickly. This is particularly advantageous for searing and grilling meats, seafood, and vegetables, as it can create a desirable charred crust while maintaining its juiciness and tenderness.
Long Burning Time: Binchotan charcoal has a longer burning time compared to traditional lump charcoal or briquettes. This prolonged burn time means you can cook for an extended period without needing to add more charcoal, making it suitable for use in your BBQ rotisserie spit or long grilling sessions.
Minimal Smoke: Binchotan charcoal produces minimal smoke, which is ideal for indoor grilling or situations where excessive smoke is undesirable. This property results in a cleaner cooking environment.
Even Heat Distribution: The uniform shape and composition of Binchotan charcoal contribute to even heat distribution across the grill surface. This helps prevent hot spots and ensures that the food cooks evenly, reducing the risk of overcooking or undercooking certain parts.
Natural Flavor Enhancement: Binchotan charcoal imparts a distinct, smoky flavor to the food it cooks. This unique flavor profile can enhance the taste of grilled items, providing a depth of flavor that can't be achieved with other cooking methods. It's particularly popular for grilling meats, seafood, and vegetables.