Worst Foods You Should Never Grill

1. Bacon

You might think that the grill would make perfectly crispy bacon. But grilling bacon is a safety hazard! 

The grease spatters are flammable, and you don't want them getting near your grill flame. Instead, try cooking your bacon in the oven.

We're sorry to break it to you, but the age-old American ideal of flipping burgers in the backyard isn't the best way. Burgers are better cooked in cast-iron pans. The reason?

2. Burgers

When you grill burgers, a lot of the fat and meat juices actually end up dripping away, according to Chef Daniel Wilson, founder of Australia's Huxtaburger restaurants and author of The Burger Lab

Shrimp flesh is too susceptible to drying out when introduced to a hot grill, whether marinated or not," Ford Fry, chef, and owner of Little Rey in Atlanta, Georgia, told Bloomberg.

3. Peeled Shrimp

Filet mignon is best cooked with garlic butter in a cast-iron pan. Flank steak is a better option for grilling.

4. Filet Mignon

Pork chops can dry out easily, which means they're not the best meat option for grilling, Insider explains.

5. Pork Chops

Many greens such as Boston lettuce, red leaf, and green leaf, retain a lot of water, and they just wilt. Also, radicchio gets more bitter on a grill," Roberto Deiaco

6. Red and Green Leaf Lettuce

The last thing you want is fish that sticks to your grill and flakes off before you get to eat it. To prevent this, use cedar planks or grill your fish atop citrus slices.

7. Flaky Fish