You’d be forgiven for thinking that the only realistic way to successfully roast green coffee beans would be using at least some kind of specialist equipment. In reality, it’s perfectly possible to roast raw coffee beans using the everyday utensils you’ve probably already got in your kitchen.
In fact, arm yourself with a batch of quality unroasted coffee beans and all you need is a frying pan!
Now, it’s worth remembering that while the frying pan method is perhaps the most approachable, it’s definitely not the easiest way of roasting green coffee beans. It’s definitely worth trying, but don’t be surprised if you aren’t particularly satisfied with the initial results. As such, you might want to get started with some of the less exclusive unroasted coffee beans on the market, rather than wrecking the best money can buy!
If you fancy trying your luck with a batch of modest unroasted coffee beans, you’ll need a relatively sizeable frying pan with a thick bottom and no non-stick coating of any kind. Cast iron and stainless steel pans usually produce the best results.
Along with the green coffee beans you intend to cook, you’ll of course also need a gas or electric burner, along with something to stir the beans with during the process.
Once you’re set up with the right equipment, the process looks a little like this:
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