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George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill

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George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill
 
4.0

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect for a small family like mine for quick grilling.

 I received this grill as a gift and was somewhat sceptical at first and leary of all the hype surrounding George Foreman products. Then I tried using the grill. Well! It is...Read complete review

 I received this grill as a gift and was somewhat sceptical at first and leary of all the hype surrounding George Foreman products. Then I tried using the grill. Well! It is extremely handy! This particular model is small, but since there are only two people in my family it is the perfect size for us. No more fighting with messy charcoal or running in and out of the house to mind an outdoor grill. No more heating up an oven on a hot summer day for two chops! This grill drains excess fat into a drainpan to avoid extra fat - just good sense. It grills evenly and makes those lovely crunchy grill marks on meat that are so tasty. Since I am on a low sodium regimen, the grilling taste is a great substitute for extra salt.

There are some negitive to this grill. The heat is not variable - It is simply hot - and it folds down onto the meat, which means that chops or steaks must be uniform in thickness to be cooked evenly together. Plus - everything MUST be boneless. I dislike cleaning the drainpan - but the fat has to go somewhere and if I wait till it's cool I can scoop it out before washing the pan.

The biggest negitive? The actual grill surfaces are not removable for cleaning, which is a real hassle.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Fat-reducing indeed.

*"Great tasting and healthier food...grilled in minutes!"*

The 'Super Champ" is a cute little electric countertop/tabletop grill.  It has non-stick top and bottom...Read complete review

*"Great tasting and healthier food...grilled in minutes!"*

The 'Super Champ" is a cute little electric countertop/tabletop grill.  It has non-stick top and bottom grilling plates which grills the food fast and evenly.  The grill plates are sloped so that the excess grease from the food drips down into the drip pan.  I do have 2 issues with it though:  (1)The heat setting is not adjustable.  Somehow, when i grill thin porkchops or thin slices of chicken, they end up getting dried up because the grill gets too hot and there's no way to turn the heat down.   (2)Although the grill surfaces are easy to wipe clean, the splatters from the thicker meats seem to always end up behind and under the grill plates and that area is sooo hard to clean.  Other than those 2 things, I do like the "Super Champ Lean Mean Fat Reducing Grilling Machine".  I like that I don't have to use cooking oil or cooking spray, and I also like that the excess grease from the meats ends up in the drip pan and not in my belly.

 

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5.0

Can't Get Enough of My George Foreman Grill!

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from Austin, TX

Comments about George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill:

This grill is amazing! Makes bad food healthy, & healthy food even better! Love using this, & don't use the frying pan anymore! :)

Performance
The first time I used the grill, I couldn't believe how different everything tasted! Without all the grease, it was different, & tasted like something was missing. Once I realized how much BETTER it was, I never went back. Now I use it every time I make anything with grease, like burgers & bacon, and anytime I want a good, clean taste to my food, like grilled cheese, & grilled vegetables. I don't even need to bring out my grill, with charcoal (unless I want to) to get that great grilled taste! :)

Durability
The drip pan broke off. Other than that, everything has been very durable, & works wonderfully!

Ease of Cleaning
Just wipe it down, put detachable parts in the dishwasher & that's it! I like to wash it down with cleaner, then with water. Makes it even cleaner!

Ease of Use
This grill is so easy to use! All the grease drains out, & it cooks both sides at once.

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4.0

Great for People Without a Backyard!

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from USA

Comments about George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill:

I love to barbeque and grill, but my girlfriend and I share our backyard with upstairs neighbors, so we can't grill anything outdoors or the smells and smoke would all go right up to their windows. We lamented our lack of ability to grill until a family member gave us this George Foreman grill -- I was skeptical at first, because I doubted it could really make delicious grilled food, but I was definitely wrong about that. Now we regularly make grilled sandwiches, hot dogs, etc. using this grill, and they taste delicious. My biggest complaint is that because of the tilt of the grill (which is necessary to drain the grease), sometimes something like a hot dog won't stay put and will roll forwards and almost (and sometimes all the way) off the grill when I set it down. It can be annoying, but I have no complaints about the quality of the food made with the grill itself.

Performance
Makes great-tasting food!

Durability
I haven't had any breakdowns with it at all.

Ease of Cleaning
Fairly easy to clean; I mean, you can only make a grill so easy to clean when you can't soak it in the sink.

Ease of Use
Super easy to use.

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3.0

It is ok I guess

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from Union City, TN

Comments about George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill:

I have to admit that I have only used this product a few times. For the amount of food I cook at a meal, I never seem to use this product. It is nice for smaller quantities, but I find my large pan grill more convenient (or the standing Foreman grill) more convenient for cooking food. It does a good job at cooking the food it’s just too small for what I need it for. The price was reasonable when we bought it. It seems ok to clean. And, because it is smaller, it is easier to store than other appliances. The product is durable and reliable in cooking the food. It seems to be a healthier option if you have more time.

Performance
We have never had a problem with it.

Durability
It is pretty durable.

Ease of Cleaning
I wish it were easier to clean.

Ease of Use
It meets expectations on ease of use.

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5.0

Such a lifesaver for quick grilling!

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from Ventura, CA

Comments about George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill:

This is such a convenient and easy way to grill meats, veggies, and all kinds of things. We use this all the time and it really makes dinner and lunch meals so easy.

Durability
It somewhat easily cracked after we first got it, but it is surface only and works excellently

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3.0

Fat-reducing indeed.

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from Jacksonville, FL

Comments about George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill:

*"Great tasting and healthier food...grilled in minutes!"*

The 'Super Champ" is a cute little electric countertop/tabletop grill.  It has non-stick top and bottom grilling plates which grills the food fast and evenly.  The grill plates are sloped so that the excess grease from the food drips down into the drip pan.  I do have 2 issues with it though:  (1)The heat setting is not adjustable.  Somehow, when i grill thin porkchops or thin slices of chicken, they end up getting dried up because the grill gets too hot and there's no way to turn the heat down.   (2)Although the grill surfaces are easy to wipe clean, the splatters from the thicker meats seem to always end up behind and under the grill plates and that area is sooo hard to clean.  Other than those 2 things, I do like the "Super Champ Lean Mean Fat Reducing Grilling Machine".  I like that I don't have to use cooking oil or cooking spray, and I also like that the excess grease from the meats ends up in the drip pan and not in my belly.

 

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4.0

The George Foreman Champ Grill is perfect for reliable meals!

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from Orlando, FL

Comments about George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill:

It’s hard to argue with the success that the George Foreman Grill has accomplished over the years. It really is a great cooking machine for those that need their food done quickly and with little fuss. Some of the claims that you will be able to make beautiful gourmet meals with a severe cut in fat are a little outlandish, but for the most part the George Foreman Champ Grill is pretty indispensable for people with little capacity or time to cook.

Using the George Foreman Champ Grill is so simple and easy that it’s nearly impossible to make a mistake. Because the food is sandwiched between two hot grilling plates, your food cooks much faster and with more consistency. When using the machine I don’t believe that I have ever undercooked or burnt a piece of food when I neglected to watch the time. It’s almost as if it has something to do with all the steam that gets circulated from the tight cooking quarters. It prevents the food from drying out and eventually burning even if you neglect it for 10 or 15 minutes. It’s perfect for anyone who lacks the proper equipment to cook, as it gets the job done easily.

 
4.0

Perfect for a small family like mine for quick grilling.

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from Watertown, NY

Comments about George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill:

 I received this grill as a gift and was somewhat sceptical at first and leary of all the hype surrounding George Foreman products. Then I tried using the grill. Well! It is extremely handy! This particular model is small, but since there are only two people in my family it is the perfect size for us. No more fighting with messy charcoal or running in and out of the house to mind an outdoor grill. No more heating up an oven on a hot summer day for two chops! This grill drains excess fat into a drainpan to avoid extra fat - just good sense. It grills evenly and makes those lovely crunchy grill marks on meat that are so tasty. Since I am on a low sodium regimen, the grilling taste is a great substitute for extra salt.

There are some negitive to this grill. The heat is not variable - It is simply hot - and it folds down onto the meat, which means that chops or steaks must be uniform in thickness to be cooked evenly together. Plus - everything MUST be boneless. I dislike cleaning the drainpan - but the fat has to go somewhere and if I wait till it's cool I can scoop it out before washing the pan.

The biggest negitive? The actual grill surfaces are not removable for cleaning, which is a real hassle.

 
5.0

George Foreman Indoor Grill: Time Tested and Still Fighting

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from Chino Hills, CA

Comments about George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill:

The George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill GR18 has been put through a lot since I purchased it. There are times where I use it several times a day, several days a week. And it is still going strong. This girl is perfect for when I want a quick burger, or a piece of grilled chicken. I literally just slap it on the girl and come back a few minutes later and I am ready to eat a healthy meal. I have never had any problems with this little machine. Not only does it cook well, but it is relatively easy to clean. A bonus would be if I could throw him in the dishwasher, but I am happy with the way it is. Also, although there is no heat setting option available, this never seems to be a probelm. It is all about timing. If the meat is cooked all the way through, just throw it back on!

 
4.0

Great for 2 people eating healthy !

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from Bronx, NY

Comments about George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill:

**I always am counting my calories, so healthy grilling is perfect for me! I love the George Foreman grills. Most of them are affordable, even though my mom gave me this little one. This is perfect for a married couple or just one person. It doesn't take up much space, and if you have an apartment like I do or a porch but can't put a big grill this is perfect. I've had it a few years and it still works great. Cooks the food so quick. My dad even gave me the bigger one since this one worked so great.It cooks food evenly you hardly have to even watch it.  Love it.**

 
4.0

George Foreman Lean Mean is an excellent machine

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from Hawthorn Woods, IL

Comments about George Foreman Super Champ Indoor Grill:

I have the George Foreman Lean Mean Grilling Fat Reducing Machine. I like to use this device when I want certain meats to have a "grilled" look and flavor when I am unable to grill outdoors. It also is good for reducing the amount of fat in meats as it is built to drain the fat off the meat into a little "boat" that catches the fat drippings as the meat cooks. I love cooking chicken breasts and hamburgers on this grill. The flavor is delicious even without the fat. The one thing I don't like is having to store this grill. We can never have enough kitchen space and this is just one more thing. It's not huge, but it is bulky, so you need a place to put it. Other than that, I am very happy with this grill. I have had it quite a while now, maybe over five years and it still works like the day I got it. It's nice if you don't have a lot of people to cook for, since it can be time consuming since it only can make 2 hamburgers or chicken breasts at a time.

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