How long should burgers be cooked per side?

How long should burgers be cooked per side?

For a medium-rare burger, cook for 2 minutes and thirty seconds per side for 5 minutes total. For a medium burger, cook for 3 to 3 1/2 minutes per side for 6 to 7 minutes total. For a well-done burger, cook for 4 to 4 1/2 minutes per side for 8 to 9 minutes total.

How long should I cook a burger on the stove?

Cook times for cooking burgers in a skillet (that are about 1 inch thick and cooked on medium high heat) are as follows:

  • Medium Rare (red in the middle): 6 minutes total (3 minutes on each side)
  • Medium (pink in the middle): 7-8 minutes total.
  • Medium Well (smidge of pink in the middle): 9 minutes total.