Easy Electric Griddle Dinner Recipes

Electric griddle dinner recipes are an essential need for anybody that uses an Electric griddle. They are among other accessories that save on energy and time. Electric griddles have historically been known for cooking morning meals like breakfast eggs and pancakes on other foods that need a flat surface. However the griddle can be used to prepare other simple meals apart from breakfast delicacies. I bet right now you’re wondering, what I can cook using an Electric griddle. Well here are some recipes and cooking tips on the food that can be made using the griddle. If you need a new electric griddle, don't forget to check our Best Electric Griddle guide.

1. Crab Cakes



  • 1 pound crabmeat. Can be Pasteurized or fresh
  • An egg
  • ​1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
  • ​¼ cup of Mayonnaise
  • ​1 ½ teaspoons of Old bay seasoning
  • ​1 ½ tsp of Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp. of Unsalted butter
  • Half a teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp. of chopped Freshly flat-leaf Parsley
  • 1 ¼ cups of breadcrumbs


  • Put your crab in mixing bowl and put it aside
  • Whisk the egg, mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice, Old bay seasoning, salt, Worcester sauce in a bowl.
  • Pour the mixture from the previous step onto the crab and gently mix.
  • Add the parsley and breadcrumbs and thoroughly mix them.
  • Use plastic wrap to cover the mixture and put it in a refrigerator for 1 to 3 hours
  • Make cake shapes that are about 1 inch thick from the mixture.
  • Brush butter and oil on the electric griddle using medium heat.
  • ​As the butter froths, add cakes to the electric griddle
  • ​Cook for 4 to 5 minutes on both sides until its golden brown
  • Serve with whatever garnish you find suitable

Cooking tip: What temperature do you cook a steak on an electric grill?

In the electric grill steak should be cooked at an average temperate 300 to 500°F

2. Grilled Cheese sandwich



1 tablespoon of butter

2 slices of cheese

2 bread slices

1/3 cup of cheese (if you want to)


Heat griddle to 325º

Apply butter to the electric griddle, we recommend the Secura GR-1503xl

Place a slice on the electric griddle as you begin building the sandwich

Add cheese slices and shredded cheese depending on your liking

Top the sandwich with the second bread slice

When the bottom slice is brown and the cheese is melting, carefully turn the sandwich

If bread brown before the cheese melts, reduce amount of heat.

Cook until the cheese melts and the other slice turns brown

Then your sandwich is ready

Cooking tip: Can you cook burgers on an electric griddle?

Yes, burgers can be prepared on an electric griddle preferably at 300°F

3. Griddled chicken breasts



1 tablespoon Lemon juice

2 tbsps. Runny honey

2 tablespoons Soy Sauce

4 chicken breasts

1 crushed clove garlic

Vegetable oil

Freshly ground black pepper

I tbsp. olive oil


Cover the breasts in greaseproof paper and slightly flatten using a mallet or rolling pin until it about half an inch thick

Mix the ingredients in a bowl for marinade. Add the chicken and marinate for about an hour

Remove the chicken but retain the marinade

Heat the electric griddle and brush a little oil on it when it’s hot

Place the breasts on the griddle and cook each side for 5 minutes

Strain the marinade and pour into a saucepan, bring to the boil and simmer and add water if necessary

Serve chicken with the sauce or any veggies you want to

Cooking tip: How long do you cook burgers on an electric grill?

Usually you cook burgers on an electric grill for 8 minutes on average with 4 minutes on every side.

4. Grilled Steak Burgers



1 pound Ground chuck

1 pound minced cube steak

1 pinch of crushed Red pepper flakes

Quarter cup of steak sauce

1 large sliced sweet onion

4 pretzel hamburger buns

4 Jarlsberg cheeseslices

2 tbsps. of divided Montreal steak seasoning


Heat the griddle to 325º

Put the pinch of red pepper flakes, 1 tbsp. of steak seasoning, ground chuck, minced cube steak and a quarter cup of steak sauce in a container and mix by hand until they are thoroughly mixed.

Divide the mixture into 4 and form large patties and sprinkle a little steak seasoning

Add enough oil to the griddle when it heats up

Add the onions and cook until they soften and turn golden brown. Remove and put them aside.

Add more coat of oil to the griddle and place the patties with the seasoned side down. Cook for 7 minutes and turn. Top it with cheese and cover with lid to melt the cheese.

Cut buns into two and toast on the griddle for 3 minutes

Bring together the buns, steak patties and onions

Serve with a little steak sauce.

Cooking tip: How to cook steak on electric griddle?

Heat the electric griddle for 10 minutes or till it is evenly hot and the surface begins smoking but do not oil the griddle.

Rub the garlic with garlic glove and cut in half and coat both sides with olive oil and sprinkle the steak with salt.

Cook for 90 seconds before turning it over and let it cook for an extra minute.

Transfer the steak to a plate and cover loosely with aluminum foil and let it rest for three minutes

5. Cheesy Quesadillas



2-3 cups filling; veggies that are cooked or minced meat.

4 flour Tortillas (large)

2 cups of Cheese or any preferred cheese

1 tbsp. vegetable oil or butter


Prepare the filling using any ingredients you like and ensure your filling is cooked before making the Quesadillas and should be kept warm

Heat the griddle over medium

Melt the oil at so as to coat the griddle

Add the tortillas and top using cheese

Add filling over half the tortillas but avoid using too much filling in order to make the quesadillas easy to fold

The quesadillas are ready when the cheese begins to melt

Fold them In half using a spatula

Move them to a cutting board and slice into wedges

Serve them while still warm

Filling combinations

Pulled pork, caramelized onions and Monterey jack cheese

Sautéed sliced mushrooms, shredded chicken breast, wilted kales and fontina

Diced onion, red pepper, cheddar, corn and black beans

Cooking tip: how to cook bacon on electric griddle?

Pre heat the griddle to 325-375 degrees Fahrenheit

Use tongs to put bacon strips in a single layer on the griddle

Cook for 5 to 8 minutes on one side and when it shrinks and turns brown around the edges flip it over

Remove the bacon when it reaches you desired cooked level. Remove excess oil and serve

6. Hash Brown patties



Quarter teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon Freshly minced Chives

1 tbsp. minced fresh Parsley

1 ½ pounds of Russet potatoes, washed, peeled and dried

1 tablespoon of vegetable oil

1/8 teaspoon of black pepper powder


Grate the potatoes and squeeze between paper towels to remove the moisture

Preheat griddle to around 300 degrees, we recommend the Broil King Pcg 10 professional portable nonstick griddle.

Put grated potatoes, parsley, pepper, chives and salt in a bowl

Put some oil on the griddle

Make patties from the mixture made in the third step

Cook both sides for 5 minutes each until they turn golden brown

Serve the meal while hot

Cooking tip: What is the best temperature to cook bacon on a griddle?

The best temperature to cook bacon on a griddle is at 375°F which is 190°C.

7. Falafel Patties



1 tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil

1 clove of minced garlic

1 finely chopped onion

1 cup Cilantro

15 ounces of drained and rinsed chickpeas

I cup of cooked brown rice

1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

1 cup flat leaf parsley

1 tsp curry powder

Quarter tsp of Cayenne pepper

¾ cup of breadcrumbs


Sauté the garlic and onion until the onion softens up and the garlic turns to a golden color

Put the Sautéed garlic and onion in a blender

Add the cilantro, chickpea, parsley, curry powder, rice and cayenne powder

Blend until all become finely chopped and are distributed evenly

Put the mixture in a bowl and add lemon juice and a quarter cup of breadcrumbs. Leave the remaining crumbs in a shallow bowl

Knead the chickpea mixture with hands and form patties with the mixture

Coat the patties with the breadcrumbs that remained

Heat the griddle, we recommend the Presto 7046 Griddle The Big Griddle, and add a little oil when it heats up

Cook the patties for 3 to 5 minutes on every side until it is light brown

Serve with any dipping or pita bread

Cooking tip: What temp to prepare eggs using electric skillet?

The perfect temp to prepare eggs using an electric skillet is at 325 to 375°F.

8. Arepas con Pollo Adobado




2 cups of warm water

2 cups Corn flour for arepas (Harina P.A.N or Masarepa)

Half a cup Ricotta cheese

Chicken filling

1 teaspoon Paprika

2 tbsp Vegetable oil

1 ½ cups of chicken (ready and shredded)

1 tsp of ground turmeric

4 Oz diced onion

Half teaspoon Oregano

½ tsp Kosher salt

I clove of minced garlic

Chopped Cilantro



Mix the ricotta cheese with water and corn flour. Stir well and knead with hands to form a compact dough

Heat the griddle to medium heat, best if it is a stainless steel electric griddle.

Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and pat them into thick round cakes

Place them on the griddle and cook for close to 7 minutes on every side until they are crisp on the outer side and golden

Remove the cakes from the griddle and put them on the warming tray

Chicken filling

Pour a little oil into the best stove top griddle you can find and add onions

Sauté the onions until they are translucent and add spices and shredded chicken

Stir properly and cook for close to 3 minutes until chicken is thoroughly heated

Split the arepa with a knife and add chicken filling

Garnished with chopped cilantro

Cooking tip: How long do you cook chicken breasts in an electric skillet?

Pre heat your best electric skillet to 325 degrees Fahrenheit

Add oil to prevent the chicken from sticking

Season with your preferred choice of seasoning

Place the chicken breast with flat side facing down and leave it for 10 minutes

Flip the breast onto the other side and leave it for 10 to 12 minutes

9. Griddled vegetables



Cooking oil


Black Pepper

2 tablespoons of finely chopped Oregano

4 Courgettes

2 Aubergines

25 asparagus spears


Cut the courgettes and aubergine lengthways into slices that are half an inch thick

Remove woody parts from the asparagus stems

Heat a double burner griddle for glass top stove or similar.

Prepare a mixture of salt, pepper, oil and oregano. Brush the mixture all over the vegetables

Cook the veggies in batches; cook aubergines for 15 minutes and asparagus and courgettes for 5 to 10 minutes but remember to flip them over when halfway through cooking

Serve while warm

Cooking tip: Can you cook steak on a griddle?

Yes you can steak on a griddle but ensure you cook at a temperature of 300 to 500°F and avoid using too much oil or forks which perforate the steak and cause it to loose flavor juices.

10. Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

Homemade Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich with Onions and Peppers


1 Italian loaf of bread or 2 large hogie or 2 French bread

1 thinly sliced white onion

2 tsps. of minced garlic

½ pound of thinly sliced Deli roast beef

1 thinly sliced green Bell pepper

½ lb. thinly sliced provolone cheese

Extra virgin oil to be used for Grilling

Black pepper



Heat the griddle over medium or high heat and add a little oil for brushing

Add bell peppers and onions and let them cook for 7 minutes until they are soft

Add salt, garlic and pepper and let it cook for a minute

Push the mixture to the side and add meat to the empty space on your griddle.

On the griddle area that has been left, divide the bread into halves and place it face down in order to toast it.

Cook the meat for some minutes and continuously turn it over and break it into minimal pieces with spatula until the meat is not pink anymore.

Mix vegetables and cheese together and have cheese topping.

Bring together the sandwich after the cheese has melted


For anybody looking to use their electric griddle for more than just breakfast, the above electric griddle dinner recipes are a good idea to consider. When followed to the letter, you are assured of a tasty and fully nutritional meal. Electric griddles also give you much cooking area and can allow you to cook more than one food at a go. Using your electric griddle to cook other meals also increases its product value compared to using it for breakfast only. Follow the above recipes and cooking tips for guaranteed delicious meals.

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