Smoked Burgers

Discussion in 'Beef' started by arnie, Apr 24, 2010.

  1. arnie

    arnie Smoking Fanatic

    2 lbs 80/20 hamburger
    I buy it in 10 lb tubes at a nearby Fairway store for $1.69/lb and divide it up.
    I wanted 80/20 for use in the smoker.
    For burgers I cut them ¾ to an inch thick while they’re still in the tube as I divide the 10 lb package up.

    I like to sprinkle my burgers with a little Montreal Steak Seasoning

    The bottom of the AmeriQue and the top of the smoke box are lined with aluminum foil.
    And you just can't do burgers without baked beans
    I usually spray the racks with some kind of cooking oil.
    I decided to add just a few hickory chips for a light smoke flavor.

    The cook temperature is set for 225⁰

    An hour and 45 minutes into the smoke the Weber Temp probe says the burgers are 170.
    After 2 hours the Weber Temp probe says the burgers are 175 so I had to check on them.
    They looked done so I took them out


    I thought the burgers were good nice and juicy with just the right amount of smoke.
    The wife on the other hand thought they were a touch too smoky.

    I may need to rethink the 80/20 hamburger and maybe go to an 85 or 90% for this.
  2. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    i like the 80 / 20 for the smoker put in some dried onions and worch sauce and a few pieces of bacon on top. WOW
  3. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I love a good smoked burger.
  4. I will be trying this!
  5. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Darn I guess that means you'll have to smoke again
  6. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Yup we are getting into burger season again - Yahoo!
  7. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Your burgers look great from here,

    It's hard to beat a good smoked burger,

    Good job  [​IMG]
  8. LOOKS GREAT! I think thats what we will be trying this weekend
  9. No such thing Sir Scar, Burgers are a year round food! Great looking burgers Chef.

  10. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Well I was talking about for those folks in the frozen tundra. We go to the beach year round here and the BBQ is a daily cooking implement
  11. Lucky dog! It gets a little cold here for a couple months but nothing keeps me away from the grill and smoker. I might not say that If I were dealing with northeastern type winters.
  12. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    You know there is an open invite for you
  13. boykjo

    boykjo SAUSAGE MAKER Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Great looking burgers...... Same here with the wife. She's picky on smoke flavored food except for the hickory smoke chicken thighs I do all the time.........
  14. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    What happened to the photo's? There gone.
  15. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I still have the 3 pics in Arnie's first post.

    The pics are kinda small, but the tiny little burgers look great!


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