Big Mac Copycat Recipe

Prep Time 7mins
Ready In 15mins
Servings 1
Difficulty Not Too Tricky
This Big Mac copycat recipe is a great recipe to follow, to create a quick, easy and tasty mid week snack. We recommend following our recipe for the Big Mac special sauce for maximum likeness, however you can always use thousand island dressing, if you're in a rush or not in the mood to make the sauce.

Ingredient List

  • 1 Sesame-seed hamburger bun
  • 1 Additional hamburger bun (For the center bun)
  • 1/4lb Ground beef
  • Dash of Salt
  • 1 tbspn Big Mac Special Sauce / Thousand Island Dressing
  • 1 tspn Finely diced onion
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped lettuce
  • 2 Slices of Sliced cheese
  • 3 Pickle slices
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    Recipe Method Continues Below.


    1. Either use Thousand Island dressing for the sauce or create our Big Mac Sauce copycat recipe following this method and let it chill.
    2. Cut the top off of the extra bun, leaving around 3cm of the bottom half of the bun, which will form the middle part of the Big Mac.
    3. Separate the ground beef into two thin 15cm patties and season with a sprinkle of salt and pepper.
    4. Cook both patties in a hot pan for 2 minutes on each side over a medium heat until slightly charred.
    5. Lightly toast the three bun halves, either in a hot pan with butter or in a toaster.
    6. Create your final Big Mac by stacking the elements in the following order.
      • Bottom bun
      • Big Mac Special Sauce
      • Onion
      • Lettuce
      • Cheese Slice
      • 1 Patty
      • Bun
      • Big Mac Special Sauce
      • Onion
      • Lettuce
      • Pickles
      • Cheese Slice
      • Second patty
      • Top bun

    For our Big Mac Sauce recipe click here.

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