Bamboo skewers are used to grill food like kebabs, tofu, cheese or satay. Bamboo skewers are comparatively easy to use and they are not very expensive. Since bamboo has a source that can be replenished, the bamboo skewers are cheap.
Bamboo skewers have to be soaked before they are used on the grill, unlike metal skewers. It is advised to soak bamboo skewers in bulk when you buy Fox Run Bamboo skewers in a set of 100. After soaking they can be put in a plastic packet that can be sealed and then they can be kept in the freezer.
Some people argue that metal skewers are better than bamboo skewers. Bamboo skewers can be used to serve food directly after grilling, unlike metal skewers which are too hot to be touched. Bamboo skewers are available in plenty and they are also inexpensive.
They can be reused as per convenience. On soaking bamboo skewers in wine or a particular juice, you can get that flavor in the food you’re grilling using the skewers. Hence, bamboo skewers can be used to impart flavors if you are experimenting with new dishes.
Fox Run bamboo skewers come in a set of 100. There are many packs to choose from- 6- inches pack, 2 pack 4 inches, 2 pack 6 inches and 2 pack 10 inches. There ar 100 pieces of bamboo skewers in each pack. The first option has 6 inches long skewers.
The second, third and fourth options have 4 inches long, 6 inches long and 10 inches long bamboo skewers respectively.
The edges of these bamboo skewers are sharpened so that you can insert it through your food easily. Its edges make it easy for you to add your food items. Before using these skewers for grilling, they have to be soaked in water.
How to soak bamboo skewers in water:
- Take a pan and fill it with water and soak the skewers. Submerge them completely.
- Let the bamboo skewers soak for a few hours.
- You can also soak the skewers in a juice or wine to add a certain flavor of your choice for a gourmet presentation.
The dimensions of the bamboo skewers are 0.3 x 4.2 x 8.7 inches. It weighs 2.9 ounces and the shipping weight would be about 3.2 ounces. Fox bamboo skewers can be shipped to the U.S. countries and select countries outside the U.S.
The skewers are smooth and are strong. You can reuse them. However, if you are cooking something on the skewers which might contaminate the skewers, it is advised to throw them after use.