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Wagyu Burger (with American Wagyu Beef)

This Wagyu Burger made with American wagyu beef is so flavorful and juicy with the perfect caramelized crust! From American wagyu to Australian wagyu to JapaneseA5 wagyu beef, you will never want a regular hamburger again! 
Course dinner
Cuisine American, australian, Japanese
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 288kcal
Author Aubrey
Cost $10

Equipment

  • Grill, frying pan, skillet, cast iron skillet or griddle

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Wagyu beef burger American wagyu beef, Australian wagyu beef, Japanese A5 wagyu ground beef
  • Lettuce (Optional)
  • Tomato (Optional)
  • Onion (Optional)
  • Ketchup (Optional)
  • Mustard (Optional)

Instructions

  • Divide burger into 2 to 4 wagyu burger patties (depending on how large you want your burgers).
  • Heat skillet or grill to medium-high heat.
  • Place each wagyu burger into the skillet. Season with a sprinkle of salt.
  • Do not move or flip burgers until the bottom forms a caramelized brown crust.
  • Cook to desired temperature on the first side (timing will depend on size and thickness of your burger).
  • Flip each wagyu burger and cook to desired temperature on second side (timing will depend on size and thickness of your burger).
  • Note: FDA recommends cooking ground beef to an internal temperature of at least 160 degrees.
  • Remove wagyu burgers from skillet or grill and serve with toppings of choice.

Notes

Note: FDA recommends cooking ground beef to an internal temperature of at least 160 degrees. Times will depending on the size and thickness of your burgers.
Internal Beef Temperatures (approximate):
  • Medium Rare: 130-135°F
  • Medium: 145°F
  • Medium Well: 150-155°F
  • Well Done: 160-165°F
Wagyu Smash Burgers: Instead of forming flatter burger patties, you form round balls if you wish to make a smash burger. Place the formed ball into your heated skillet and smash down the burger into the skillet with your spatula. This will form more jagged crusty edges on your burger.
Different Wagyu Burger Options:
  • American Wagyu Burger
  • Australian Wagyu Burger
  • Japanese A5 Wagyu Burger
Wagyu Beef Burger Topping Options (as pictured):
  1. Lettuce, Tomato, Onion
  2. Brie Cheese
  3. Bacon
  4. Caramelized Onions
  5. Fig Jam
  6. Balsamic Glaze
 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 288kcal | Protein: 19g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 306mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2mg