How to Brown Ground Beef
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Crispy and juicy ground beef every time using our technique for browning ground beef.
80/20 ground beef
Allow the meat to sit at room temperature for about 20-30 minutes. If there is any surface moisture, blot with a paper towel.
Heat a large cast iron skillet or stainless steel pan over medium-high heat. If using stainless or a less seasoned cast iron, add 1 teaspoon of a neutral oil with high smoke point.
Once the pan is hot, add the meat, and allow the brick to sit there for 4-5 minutes or until the edges are browned and crispy when you lift it up to take a peek. Do not move or touch it.
Flip it and do the same on the other side. Break it into 4 pieces and start to crumble, allowing each crumble to get maximum contact with the hot pan.
When beef is fully browned, add seasoning or salt, and add to your favorite recipe.
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