Home made burger patties.

How do I get my burger patties to taste like the burger joints? Char grilled and smokey. Thank you.

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    Sharon McClinton
    November 17, 2015

    Hi Roger, my hubby makes a mean smokey burger by flame grilling the patty (which is 80/20 mince, salt & pepper – nothing else), hickory wood chips on the fire, flame grills the bacon and adds a little liquid smoke (also hickory flavoured) to his mayo…. I hope this helps!

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    Sandra Strachan
    October 29, 2015


  • Roger Veldsman
    October 14, 2015

    Thank you guys. Will give it a try.

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    October 14, 2015

    Besides cooking it over a wood fire? Try adding a bit of smoked paprika to the patties. If your have them often and are happy to experiment try liquid smoke. Woolworths online sells Lazy Kettle Hickory Liquid Smoke. Just add a bit to the patties.

  • Sam Woulidge
    September 17, 2015

    Hi Roger – I know that the best way to get juicy burgers is to NOT use lean mince. The more fat, the juicier the patty! I also add Worcestershire sauce to the mince for extra flavour.