Hello Wagyu Beef Burger. This juicy burger recipe will have you dreaming about the next time you make it. Get the grill ready - there's about to be a new favorite burger in town. Made with simple seasonings and simplicity, this just might be the best way to grill burgers ever.
When it comes to making a Wagyu burger, it doesn't get any easier than this. The marbling of the fat, paired with the texture of the ground meat, creates tenderness and juiciness that are out of this world.
The best part about making Wagyu beef patties is that they're really simple to do. All you need to do is grab your buns and cheese, and you're well on your way to making Wagyu burger patties that are going to go quickly!
Speaking of great burger recipes, be sure to check out my Smoked Turkey Burgers as well. They're great for cutting out some of the fat and calories without cutting out the flavor.
Wagyu ground beef - This type of beef is going to add great moisture since it has a higher fat content. This will keep the burgers juicy and tender, even after they're cooked.
Garlic powder - Simple flavors like garlic pair well with the beef flavor.
Onion powder - Onion powder adds a hint of onion flavoring that isn't overpowering.
Salt and pepper - Using salt and pepper is a great way to add simple seasonings loaded with flavor.
How To Make This Wagyu Beef Burger Recipe
The steps are simple to whip up these wagyu burger patties! See the step-by-step directions below!
Step One: Combine ground beef into a bowl with seasoning. Mix well with hands.
Step Two: Form seasoned meat into two 8 oz burger patties.
Step Three: Place burger patties onto the grate of a preheated grill. Grill burgers on high heat for about two minutes per side for medium-rare doneness.
Step Four: Add the Wagyu beef burger to your favorite burger bun, with toppings and sauce. Enjoy!
Seasonings - The great thing about using American Wagyu beef is that you can easily change up the seasonings. Add in more black pepper, cayenne pepper - or anything else that you want.
How do I prevent my burger patties from sticking to the grill?
The easiest way to prevent burgers from sticking to the grill is to make sure that the grill is hot before putting them on. If you still find yourself having issues, you can also spray the grill grate or add oil to it to help.
Most times, if the temperature is hot enough, the burgers shouldn't have any issues and shouldn't stick. Just don't add the burgers too early and let the grill heat up.
What is a Wagyu burger made of?
Wagyu means that the beef is ground from a breed of Japanese cow. Wagyu beef comes from cows that are raised in Japan. The cows are fed a special diet that includes beer and rice. This makes the meat very tender and delicious. There are several different types of Wagyu cows, all of which are considered to be a high-quality beef. The Japanese Black is the most common type, accounting for about 90% of all Wagyu cattle. There are also Red Wagyu, Brown Wagyu, and Polled Wagyu cows. Each of these varieties has its own characteristics and benefits. Other popular varieties include the American Wagyu, the Australian Wagyu, and the British Wagyu.
What are the most common burger toppings?
Cooking burgers means that everyone gets to add their own toppings. Some of the most common burger toppings include tomato, lettuce, onion, cheese, and mayo. If you're into classic burger toppings, that is the best place to start.
For more unique toppings, you can do sauteed onions, caramelized onions or sautéed onions, fried dill pickles, or even add some spicy mustard as well. The options are endless on what you can add to the top of the burgers to bring out different flavors and tastes!
One fun idea is to have a burger bar set up where everyone can get their own toppings. This is a great way to set out a variety of toppings and then just let everyone pick and choose what they want to add. It's also a fun way to display all the options and to get fresh veggies into bellies easily.
Is there a trick to making a perfectly shaped homemade burger?
You can patty a burger any way that you want, but one thing to keep in mind is that you don't want to patty the burger too tightly. Make a patty and form it with your hands and leave it a little bit loose, but not too loose that it loses its shape.
If you pack a burger too tightly, it will stop the juices from flowing and could result in the burger being chewy and not as tender.
To stop burgers from shrinking up on the grill, you should also put an indention in the middle of the burger with your thumb. Just a small indention will work, and this will help prevent the burger from shrinking up as much
- 1 lb wagyu ground beef
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- Combine ground beef into a bowl with seasoning. Mix well with hands.
- Form seasoned meat into two 8 oz burger patties.
- Place burger patties onto the grate of a preheated grill. Grill burgers on high heat for about two minutes per side for medium-rare doneness.
- Add burger to your favorite burger bun, with toppings and sauce. Enjoy!