Published on October 13, 2015
What are Asado & Churrasco Grills? Asado is another word for barbeque. The term Asado is commonly used in Argentina and Uruguay and refers to a way of cooking under a bed of hot coals either from charcoal or wood embers. Asado is also used in Brazil although the common term for barbeque in Brazil is Churrasco. Equipment used when making Asado is the Asado Cross, and a grill referred to as a Parrilla. The Asado Cross is a way to grill whole animals like lamb over hot embers. Meat usually beef or lamb cooked on the Parrilla is also cooked over hot embers. The Brazillian way of grilling referred to as Churrasco use skewers to cook their meat.