Have you ever wondered how to make a Big Mac Burger, it is not easy to fully replicate primarily because yours is home-made as opposed to being a product of an industrial revolution.
This is one Big Mac Recipe that comes pretty close to replicating the famous burger, in fact some would say that it was better.
The key to replicating a Big Mac is the sauce and thanks to McDonald’s Canada who published a video revealing the ingredients that make up the Big Mac sauce, we have some idea as to what goes into it.
All that was left to do was to formulate the quantities and identify the ingredients that they conveniently left off not wanting to give too much away. Use an 80/20 split between beef and pork mince for your patties, the sauce will be enough to make 6-8 Big Mac’s.
The best replica recipe we have found on You Tube is by Ballistic BBQ
Whatever the results that you get we can be assured of one thing, it will taste better than the original… your food always does… doesn’t it?
|For the Sauce|
|Mayonnaise||1 cup + 4 tablespoons|
|Sweet Pickle Relish||3||teaspoons|
|White Wine Vinegar||1||teaspoon|
|For the Garnish|
For the Big Mac Sauce
1 . In a bowl mix together the sauce ingredients
For the Buns
1 . You will need two buns per Big Mac in order to cut out the middle section of the bun.
For the garnish
1 . You will need two slices of pickled cucumber, a small handful of shredded lettuce and chopped onions per burger.
For the Patties
1 . Mix together an 80% / 20% mix of beef and pork mince
2 . Roll out small golf ball size mince patties
3 . Flatten, get them really thin like a Big Mac
4 . It can be difficult to handle really thin patties to lay them out on parchment paper to make it easy to flip onto the braai of grill pan.
5 . Season one side with salt & pepper while cooking
1 . Spread some sauce onto the base and add a slice of cheese
2 . Sprinkle with chopped onion
3 . Some shredded lettuce
4 . A slice of cheese
5 . One burger pattie
6 . Place the middle bun section
7 . Spread on some sauce
8 . Add some chopped onions
9 . And some shredded lettuce
10 . Place two sliced gherkins
11 . Lay the second burger pattie
12 . Finish off with the crown bun