|Q1. What makes Lokkii natural charcoal bricks organic?
||Q5. How long do I have to wait until the Lokkii bricks are hot enough to begin cooking?
|The bricks are composed of a patent pending plant-derived lighting formula that does not contain any harmful chemicals. They do not contain any petro-chemicals or nitrates, unlike most of the traditional charcoals on the market. Lokkii bricks light from 100% organic based materials and release fewer toxins, which are harmful to the environment.
||The Lokkii bricks reach optimum cooking temperature in about 12-15 minutes, depending on the climate. If you are cooking in a very cold climate, it may take a few more minutes, but in a hot climate you may be ready to cook in less time. The bricks will have a red glow to them when they are hot enough to begin cooking.
|Q2. How healthy are Lokkii natural charcoal bricks compared to traditional charcoal?
||Q6. How hot do the bricks burn?
|Much healthier! Lokkii bricks have been independently tested and are certified to be 100% organic by internationally recognized testing laboratories. Traditional instant light charcoals contain cancer-causing agents such as petro-chemicals or nitrates.
||Each Lokkii bricks burn at approximately 350F+ (11,500+ BTU’s), which is equivalent to a regular gas burner on a gas grill. The high temperature sears the meat, seals in the juices and grills the food to perfection.
|Q3.How do I light the Lokkii brick?
||Q7. What should I do with the leftover ash after the brick is completely burnt?
|Lokkii bricks are clearly marked with a sticker that says ‘light this side’. Open the vacuum-sealed pack and place a match on the center vent ‘O’ for a few seconds. The brick will light naturally and the flame will move across the top surface for around 30 seconds.
||First be absolutely sure that the ash/residue is completely cool. Then you can dispose of the white clean ash in nearby soil or a waste bin. Please note: if disposing into soil, different plants react differently to ash or various fertilizers. The ash is not harmful but may upset the requirements of certain species of plants.
|Q4. How many bricks should I use?
||Q8. What is the shelf life of the Lokkii bricks?
|This depends on the grill size, cut of meat, air temperature and weather conditions. Typically 2-3 Lokkii bricks will be sufficient for an 18-22” grill.
||Lokkii bricks are individually vacuum-sealed ensuring a long shelf life. Once the vacuum pack is opened the bricks should be used immediately.
Store the bricks in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight.