Is there any dinnertime staple handier than frozen burger patties? When you have to figure out what to make for dinner in a hurry, frozen burger patties will get you out of a pinch every time.
Keeping frozen steak and frozen hamburger patties on hand gives you instant options when dinner needs to happen quickly. And, of course, since burgers are so tasty, frozen burger patties are sure to please everyone.
How to Make the Best Frozen Burger and Frozen Steak
There are two camps when it comes to answering the question of how to make the best frozen burger: the camp that insists you have to thaw the frozen hamburger patties, and the one that says you don't. There are benefits to both approaches. Cooking a frozen steak or frozen burger patties equals convenience: just toss it on the grill or in the oven and cook them up. A meat thermometer can be particularly helpful when going for this approach. You'll want to be sure the center of your patties or frozen steak reaches at least 140 degrees Fahrenheit for medium, 160 degrees for well-done. Find the right frozen hamburger patties for you at BJ's Wholesale Club.
For those who prefer to thaw before cooking, you'll enjoy the benefits of being able to pry the patties apart more easily (frozen patties can be hard to get apart and may require use of a spatula!). You'll also be able to cook the meat more evenly.
Either way, be sure to check the box to see if you're getting seasoned beef patties or unseasoned ones. For the best frozen burger, season the meat to taste and be sure to add your favorite cheese for melting in the final stages of cooking. And, of course, be sure to have rolls all the trimmings on hand to make the burgers exactly the way your family likes them.