100% Natural Lump Charcoal
Burns hotter, longer and faster.
Kamado Joe 100% Natural Lump Charcoal is the recommended heat source for your Kamado Joe Grill. It’s made from a blend of hardwood trees like oak. Our 100% Natural Lump Charcoal adds a signature charcoal flavor to your grilled and smoked food.
That's why steaks, ribs, seafood, and chicken are much juicier and more delicious when grilled over our 100% Natural Lump Charcoal. “Charcoal" briquettes contain binders like borax and starch. It also uses saw dust from post-consumer waste lumber and petroleum additives for the "instant light" versions.
Our 100% Natural Lump Charcoal allows you to cook at temperatures above 750°F. High temperatures between 600°F - 700°F are perfect for the of steakhouse searing that is found in fine steakhouse restaurants. Those temperatures give ribeyes and other steaks that signature ”sizzle” off the grill. It’s also the choice of professional and competition chefs around the world.
When you need to cook at low temperatures for an extended period of time, your best choice is 100% Natural Lump Charcoal. Depending on how you set up the charcoal pieces, amount of charcoal and the preferred temperature you use, you can expect to cook at low temperatures for 12 hours and longer.
Costs Less Per Use
Our 100% Natural Lump Charcoal is very economical to use and costs only pennies per cook. Our charcoal has a unique benefit in that it can be relit for multiple cookings. Just shut off the air to your grill after cooking and add a small amount of fresh charcoal with the existing charcoal.
- Fill the fire box with 100% Natural Lump Charcoal just below the air holes to just below the top of the fire ring.
- Place 1-2 Kamado Joe Fire Starter Cubes in the charcoal so 1/4 of the cube is visible.
- Open the bottom draft door fully and keep the grill lid open.
- Light the Fire Starter Cubes, and wait 10 minutes.
- Close the lid with the top vent fully open, wait 5 minutes, then adjust air flow for your desired temperature.
Advisory: Never use lighter fluid or petroleum-based combustible fluids. It will absorb into the ceramics and impart an undesirable taste to your food.