Asadores (Those Roasting Crosses) Measurements

A few inquiries have landed landed in the inbox recently about specs or where to buy those crosses(asadores) that one can can use to roast a whole lamb, suckling pig, or ribs. I’ll cover the topic of cooking with one in detail at some point, but for now, here is a little info for those interested.

Here’s a site that sells them in Argentina but I don’t know if they’ll take international orders. They have some photos of the different types–too small for great detail–and height/width measurements.

You can see more photos and measurements on auction sites such as Deremate and MercadoLibre. (Those are vague asador searches but you can try adding criollo, cruz, and/or patagonico for refinement.)

In my opinion, have one built locally at a metal shop. You’ll be paying an arm and a leg to ship something that is quite simple in design. To create one at its simplest form, all you need to do is have a couple pieces of flat iron bars wielded together. For an adjustable one, they can figure something out.

Finally, I came across this site that has some great pics of a rectangular one in action.

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