Read about the three different lighting methods to get your grill started.. Your guide to lighting up KingsfordÂ® Charcoal with a chimney, lighter or just a match.
Start the charcoal. Light the paper or fire starters underneath the charcoal chimney in several spots with a long match or lighter. Same if you're using lighter fluid â€” light at least two sides of your packed charcoal. The Half-Time Charcoal Starter will start your coals in about 15 minutes.
Method 3. Using a Charcoal Chimney. Fill the chimney with charcoal. Stuff newspaper in the bottom of the chimney. Place the chimney on the cooking grate and light the newspaper. Let the charcoal burn until it's white-gray with ash. Pour the charcoal onto the grill when it's white and ashy.