Rating: 4.4 Reviewed by: Eddie
This Zojirushi EB-CC15 Indoor electric grill review will give you all the information about this pretty amazing grill. After all the reading I did it is my opinion that it should be rated higher and that is what I did in my overall rating.
Better Grills Rating: 4.5
Grill surface and temperature
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The two most important things to know about any grill and an indoor electric grill, in particular, is the effective grill surface and the temperature it will heat up to.
The Zojirushi EB-CC15 indoor electric grill review shows this is not the largest grill we have seen and reviewed, but with its total grill surface of about 115 square inches, it is still large enough for an average family to cook on.
The grill surface measures 12.5 x 9.25 inches and according to the manufacturer’s website, it is made out of layered titanium and ceramic material. Large enough to cook 4 steaks at the same time.
If you look at the general rule that you need 70 sq inches per person this grill is fairly small. But this rule only applies to cook meals including meat and all vegetables. Not many indoor electric grills will fit in this category. Most of us will only use it for meat or vegetables and not both at the same time.
The temperature controller can be used for temperatures between 176 and 410 degrees Fahrenheit and controls a 1300 watt heating element that is built into the grill plate for even heating. The controller can be plugged in after you have the drip pan installed. This is a safety feature.
The slotted grill plate makes it easy for drippings to fall in the drip pan. The grill part has handles to make it easy to remove. The base is light enough so it does not need any handles.
The grill top is not submersible in water, so it has to be cleaned by hand but this is very easy to do because of the non-stick surface. Make sure not to use any cleaning product that is aggressive and will damage the non-stick layer.
Greasing the grill surface with some oil or non-stick spray seems to make cleaning afterward even easier.
The total dimensions of this grill are: 20 3/4 x 14 x 6.1 inches
Grill surface 12.5 x 9.25 inches. This is a total of 115 square inches.
The removable cord with the controller can only be plugged in when the drip pan is installed this is a safety feature to prevent the dripping to fall on your countertop.
The controller comes with 3 positions. High, Medium, Low, and off. I like the fact that it has a 3 prong plugged this means that it is grounded and in my opinion safer to use.
The cord is what is called a magnetic type power cord and this is used to make it safe on the countertop. If you by accident pull the cord it will disconnect and not just move the whole grill.
The grill plate can be easily removed with the attached handles for easy cleaning. The non-stick surface heats up very even and no hot or cold spots.
The drip pan is dishwasher safe and also non-stick and easy to clean. You can also line it with aluminum foil for even easier cleaning.
preheating takes about 5 minutes and I advise letting the unit cycle on and off a few times to make sure that the heat is transferred to the grill surface.
The grill is very well built and feels sturdy. It still is very light because of the used materials and the plastic base in particular.
The grill seems to cook meat pretty well and gives some nice grill marks if heated up correctly. I know that an indoor electric grill is also very good for grilling vegetables.
A nice tip was to find an aluminum pan and use this as a cover while grilling meat. This makes the meat a little moister and reduces the grill time. Not having a cover was the most mentioned con of this Zojirushi EB-CC15.
This indoor grill is cULus listed. This means that it had been tested and is approved for the American and Canadian markets.
Pros and cons
- Large drip pan
- Easy to clean
- No hot or cold spots
- No cover
- Not all parts dishwasher safe
Customer ratings for the Zojirushi EB-CC15 Indoor Electric
When I did research on this Zojirushi grill I found a remarkably low number of low ratings and that is almost never the case. The ratings we found are a little lower than I would give.
Better Grills Rating: 4.5
Price of the Zojirushi EB-CC15 Indoor Grill
looking at the price and what you get for your money it is my opinion that this indoor Zojirushi electric grill gives you a good bang for your bucks. If we come up with additional information on this Zojirushi EB-CC15 Indoor Electric Grill we will add it here to our review. If you have anything to add just contact us or add it in the comment section below.
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Eddie van Aken
Eddie van Aken has run his own full-service restaurant for many years. Before that, he worked as a grill and buffet cook in some of the mainstream restaurants. With his experience using professional kitchen equipment, he is able to write expert reviews. You can read more about Eddie van Aken here.