Experience a new level of flavor when you add Imperial American Wagyu ground beef to your next dish. Versatile, rich, and juicy, American Wagyu ground beef is perfect for a wide variety of recipes. Use these tips for preparing Wagyu ground beef at home.
Cooking Imperial American Wagyu ground beef is easy. Prepare it similarly to other types of ground beef—pan-fry, grill, or bake—but be careful not to overcook, as American Wagyu can cook faster than other types of ground beef due to the higher fat content. Use minimal seasonings to fully experience the buttery flavors and avoid overhandling to preserve juiciness.
Grilling is the classic way to prepare Wagyu burgers and elevate any occasion. Here are a few of the basics.
Pan-frying is a simple way to cook Wagyu ground beef that helps lock in juiciness. Use a cast-iron skillet for best results.
Wagyu is delicious with simply salt and pepper and on its own, without seasoning or toppings. It’s also great with all the classic burger toppings: bacon, mushrooms, onions, and cheese. But, if you want to try something new, you can never go wrong in adding international-inspired or trending flavors to your Wagyu burger. Here are a few suggestions:
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The term “Wagyu” is usually associated with steaks and restaurant-level dishes, but Wagyu also makes for delicious ground beef, adding the buttery flavors for which Wagyu is so well-known to any ground beef dish. Learn about the definitions of Wagyu, American Wagyu, and more.
Wagyu ground beef can be prepared by grilling, pan-frying, or baking, and depending on the dish, can also be roasted or broiled.
Store Wagyu ground beef as you would conventional ground beef. Use within a week of opening the package and avoid thawing at room temperature. Always use the “best-by” date noted on the package for reference.
Cook Wagyu ground beef to an internal temperature of 160°F for optimal food safety.
“Kobe” and “Wagyu” are often used interchangeably, but do not always refer to the same product. Learn about the difference between Kobe and Wagyu beef.
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