Shack Burger

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Shack Burger burger recipe
Recipe Time:
Prep: Minutes
Cook: Minutes
Ready In: Minutes

Servings:


Difficulty:
Easy

Ingredients:


 

  • Beef Patty 1.5 pounds / 24 Ounces
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  • Yellow American - 4 Slices
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  • Butter Lettuce 0.25 pounds / 4 Ounces
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  • Ripened Red Tomatoes - 0.664 Tomatoes
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  • Thousand Island Dressing 0.25 pounds / 4 Ounces
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  • Potato Bun - 4 Buns
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Preparation:


 

  1. Divide the meat into 6 ounce portions. Form each portion loosely into a 3/4-inch-thick patty and make a depression in the center with your thumb. Season both sides of each burger with salt and pepper.

    Tips:
    • Take care not to over work the meat
    • Allowing the meat to warm up to near room temperature will provide a better sear that will lock in flavor
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  3. Wash and prep the tomatoes and cut them into thin slices.
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  5. Wash and prep the butter lettuce
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Cooking Directions:


 

  1. Place beef patties on the grill or pan at medium-high heat and cook for 3-5 minutes.
    • 3 Minutes = Medium-Rare
    • 3.5 Minutes = Medium
    • 4 Minutes = Medium-Well
    • 4.5 Minutes = Well

    Flip the burgers and continue cooking for 3-5 minutes until desired doneness:
    • 3 Minutes = Medium-Rare
    • 3.5 Minutes = Medium
    • 4 Minutes = Medium-Well
    • 4.5 Minutes = Well
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  3. Place cheese on top of patty during the final minute of cooking
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  5. Lightly toast the bun during the last minute of cooking on a separate pan at low-medium heat (if desired).
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Assembly Instructions:


 

  1. Place beef patty on top of bottom bun

     

  2. Place the Yellow American on top of the meat (if not already done)

     

  3. Top the burger with Thousand Island Dressing

     

  4. Top the burger with Ripened Red Tomatoes

     

  5. Top the burger with Butter Lettuce

     

  6. Place the top half of the bun to complete the burger.

     

 


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