In this comprehensive guide, you will learn how to create the best medium-rare burger patties and test their doneness. The patties created using this guide will be incredibly juicy, bursting with savory and caramelized flavors, and boast a tender and indulgent texture.
It’s best to experiment with your homemade patty recipe to get the exact temperature. But it should NEVER be lower than 130˚F (54.4˚C).
There is a couple of things that will affect the cooking time. First, the amount of heat you are using. Secondly, the thickness and diameter of the patties. Third, the number of patties you are adding to the pan.
Your burger patties should always be at least 130˚F (54.4˚C). And, if they are store-bought, they should be cooked until they reach an internal temperature of 160-165˚F (71.1-73.8˚C).