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How to grill a perfect burger?

How to grill a perfect burger?

Grilling season is finally here again! You can grill pretty much everything and it’s all delicious when cooked on the grill. One of the most often grilled food are burgers. Whether you are a passionate burger master in your own backyard or part of the HoReCa sector and you prepare burgers for a large mass of people you should be aware of several thing.

Eating burgers is fun and yummy, but did you know, no matter what you grill, you should follow food safety steps.

Learn more how to grill perfect, tasty and Foodsafe burgers!
Trying to know when your burger is done in the way you like best, just by looking at it, can be pretty difficult. Many mistakes can be done in this process and it can leave you hungry or dissatisfied.
But, this process is much easier then you think and it will always leave you with the burger that you love the most.
The secret of perfect burger is in temperature.
Different temperatures are associated with each level of doneness, as well as the approximate timing for each.

Rare burger has an internal temperature of 52°C-55°C and is completely pink throughout the burger

Medium Rare has an internal temperature of 55°C-60°C and is just slight brown inside near the crust of the burger.

Medium has an internal temperature of 60°C-66°C and a center that is slightly pink while the rest of the meat is brown.

Medium Well has an internal temperature of 66°C-68°C and most of the meat is brown.

Well done has an internal temperature of 68°C or up and the meat is completely brown throughout the inside.

The USDA recommends cooking ground beef to an internal temperature of 68°C or more to ensure you’ve killed harmful bacteria.
Now that you know the right temperature for the perfect burger you must have wondered how to measure the temperature. Hanna Instruments has the perfect solution for the perfect burger every time.

HI151-1

Checktemp®4 Temperature Tester red raw meat 

For home and professional kitchens, HI151 Checktemp®4 is the perfect portable, high-accuracy thermometer. Ideal for spot checks and measuring across a wide range of temperatures, the Hanna folding thermometer is a favorite across the food industry.  
  • Color coded to meet HACCP regulations.
  • Stainless steel probe for easy insertion into food products.
  • Pocket-sized with large LCD.
  • Not suitable for body temperature measurements.
Pocket Sized
The compact size makes Hanna’s Checktemp ideal for on-the-go temperature testing. A large LCD display provides at-a-glance readings from any angle. The included CR2032 Li-ion battery provides up to 4000 hours of continuous use.
Durable Casing

Designed to withstand the knocks, drops, and spills of real life, the new IP67 body ensures top performance in any cooking environment. These meters are completely protected against dust and water intrusion from any direction. Rubberized sides help you to keep hold of your thermometer.

Better Features for Better Testing

The factory calibration is verified every time the thermometer is turned ON. The thermometer features a motion sensor which eliminates the need of closing and reopening the probe when the meter goes into standby.

Penetration Probe

The sharp, stainless steel, fold-out probe is ideal when testing fresh, cooked and semifrozen food. The sensing tip allows you to accurately measure the temperature of thin food or the thickest part of the sample.

Simple Setup

Access settings from the battery compartment to measure in either Celsius (°C) or Fahrenheit (°F). The selectable auto-off feature prolongs battery life for peace-of-mind and energy savings if the meter is accidentally left on.

Author:
Tajana Mokrović, mag.nutr.