An American Story

The history of grilling at Kingsford is a classic American story. It all started in 1919 when Edward G. Kingsford helped Henry Ford procure a stretch of timberland to supply wood for his auto plants.

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American Pride

An American-made company founded over 100 years ago, Kingsford has a lot to be proud of. Our employees have been continuing the family tradition in backyards across the nation.

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Recipes

Grilling a Parrillada Mexicana with Kingsford® 

Bring authentic Mexican cuisine to your backyard — this savory assortment of grilled meats, served with Spanish rice and charro beans, is the ultimate Mexican barbecue.

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Cooking for 10 people

Ingredients

  • beef fajitas
  • chicken thighs
  • sausage
  • shrimp
  • Roma tomatoes
  • onion
  • corn and flour tortillas
  • salt, pepper and garlic for seasoning


1 Food Prep

  • Season one side of all proteins with your favorite rub. We’re using salt, pepper and garlic. 

  • While the seasoning sets, light up your grill. 

  • While the fire sets, return to protein, season the other side. 

  • The fire should be set and ready now.

2 Grill Prep

3 The Cook

  • Apply shrimp, sausage and veggies indirect to the fire for a slower cooking process. Rotate as needed to develop color and doneness until they reach a safe temperature. 

  • Drop the fajita and chicken thighs on to direct heat.  

  • Flip fajita and chicken every two minutes encourage even cooking and doneness until they reach food safe temperature. 

  • Plate and serve all ingredients on a single, family-style platter. 

  • Serve alongside your favorite sides like rice, beans, guacamole, salsas and tortillas. 

Credit: ArnieTex x Kingsford Brand Ambassador 2024. @arnietex on Instagram and @arnietex on TikTok

For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.

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