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15kg Professional Marabu Charcoal (RCH15)

(26 customer reviews)

£23.99

 

 

  • 100% natural Marabu restaurant grade lumpwood charcoal
  • Ready to cook within 30 minutes
  • Up to 3 hours cooking time, perfect for restaurants or large events
  • High heat output with low smoke produced
  • Sustainably and ethically sourced from an invasive thorn tree

 

 

 

 

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SKU: RCH15
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Weight: 15 kg
Dimensions: 38 × 15 × 95 cm

Marabu charcoal is growing in popularity in professional kitchens and barbecue connoisseurs and it is easy to see why.

Made sustainably by harvesting wood by the very invasive thorn bush which grows aggressively and encroaches land which must be controlled. Due to its density it makes a fantastic hardwood charcoal, which is long lasting, up to 3 hours, and flavoursome.

With absolutely no additives or chemicals, RCH15 is popular in restaurants across the country, but is also perfect for home barbecues, especially if you need a long cook time for a large joint of meat or a long party. We only sell the larger graded pieces, giving you a consistently high heat that’ll last for up to 3 hours of cooking.

Please note all cooking times are approximate and depend on a range of factors, including quantity of charcoal and type of barbecue used, lighting method and weather conditions.

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  1. Jonathan

    Jonathan (verified owner)

    Great heat, but sparks quite a bit when first lit. Easily retains heat hot for a large family BBQ.

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  2. Richard

    Richard (verified owner)

    Great coals, low smoke, high heat if wanted, long burn time

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  3. Ian D.

    Ian D. (verified owner)

    The best charcoal I have used so far. Service second to none! 👏👏 *****

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  4. J S.

    J S. (verified owner)

    This is wonderful charcoal. It smell nice, does not add any nasty flavours to the cooking, and stays hot for ages. I do a lot of cooking outside both on charcoal and on seasoned hardwood, so I need consistent quality. This is good stuff.

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  5. Anonymous

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great charcoal, large solid lumps as expected, well worth the cost!
    Many thanks.

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  6. Gary G.

    Gary G. (verified owner)

    Very good excellent to cook on

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  7. Mike C.

    Mike C. (verified owner)

    Easy to light in a chimney. Nice big bits and no dust. Spatchcock chicken cooked beautifully. Wings and steaks. Great stuff.

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  8. David Booth

    David Booth (verified owner)

    I have always used the blue bag restaurant grade charcoal until discovering Big K, much better product and I wouldn’t use anything else now.

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  9. adam Vaughan

    adam Vaughan (verified owner)

    Hard to light but lasts a long time. Combine with applewood or have a way to apply long naked flames.

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  10. Jodie

    Jodie (verified owner)

    Excellent service from Big K as usual and great product.

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  11. Jonathan Hamburger

    Jonathan Hamburger (verified owner)

    Wonderfuel

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  12. Martin Bonner

    Martin Bonner (verified owner)

    Always top quality

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  13. Julia

    Julia (verified owner)

    Excellent charcoal. Minimal smoke after lighting and the charcoal gets really hot and stays hot for ages. Well worth the money

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  14. Cemil

    Cemil (verified owner)

    Excellent service and product. Thank you

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  15. Vitor da Fonseca

    Vitor da Fonseca (verified owner)

    Good product, although some charcoal is broken into smaller pieces, however it lights quite easy and is ready to cook in no time, also the durability is also good, giving plenty of time for the cooking.

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  16. Jose Ramil

    Jose Ramil (verified owner)

    I have not used yet, but I am sure that these charcoal will be a reliable source of heat like my previous order.

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  17. Jonathan Earnshaw

    Jonathan Earnshaw (verified owner)

    Second time I’ve bought Marabu Charcoal online from Big K and it’s amazing! Brilliant, long burning, great value and super quick delivery! 100% impressed every time!!! Oh and it’s hot enough to grill amazing pizza on a Weber Kettle as you can see.

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  18. Dan Jones

    Dan Jones (verified owner)

    Used for Easter Lunch leg of Lamb…. Great stuff really consistant temp

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  19. Esmie S.

    Esmie S. (verified owner)

    Fantastic product

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  20. Antony

    Antony (verified owner)

    You won’t find better charcoal

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  21. Saif Abbasi

    Saif Abbasi (verified owner)

    Excellent stuff. Fine quality lumpwood charcoal

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  22. Nicholas Maddox

    Long burn time

    Nicholas Maddox (verified owner)

    Used yesterday for the first time. Smoked some Turkey legs to get a feel for it. Didn’t use a lot of charcoal for a 3 hour cook, had plenty leftover. Next cook will be a brisket using these.

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  23. Jonathan Earnshaw

    Jonathan Earnshaw (verified owner)

    Honestly this is the best charcoal I’ve ever used and I’ve been BBQing for over 25 years! Kept my bullet smoker going for well over 6 hours on Christmas Day, enough for two large racks of ribs with one lit chimney starter over a layer of unlit! Absolutely amazing stuff!!

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  24. david t.

    david t. (verified owner)

    burns well but lot’s of small pieces got a bag of dura .. much better and cheaper 🙂

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  25. Antony W.

    Antony W. (verified owner)

    Always top charcoal!

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  26. John Gray

    John Gray (verified owner)

    Another good product

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Create a base of Marabu Charcoal, add 3-4 Big K Woodies firelighters and light. Once the firelighters are burning, cover with additional charcoal to make a pyramid. This allows the flames to rise up from the bottom, heating the coals quickly and evenly. After approximately 20 minutes, spread the coals out. Then, simply wait another 5-10 minutes and you're ready to start cooking.

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Marabu Charcoal is sourced from an invasive thorn tree. Harvesting this invasive species reclaims farmland and provides valuable work for local communities. Read more about Big K's commitment to sustainable and ethical charcoal here.