Grilling Guidelines

When purchasing your cuts for grilling at Sugar Valley Meats, if you don’t already have your own favorite way of seasoning, we are more than willing to add our own blend of seasonings for you!

When grilling, there are many variables that come into play depending on the type of grill, fuel, weather conditions, etc. Please keep in mind that these are suggestions from SVM and times may need adjusted.

STEAK

Recommended grilling times by steak thickness.  Times listed are total cooking times.  Divide in half for each side.  

Thickness
3/4"
1"
1 1/2"
2"

Rare - 140ºF
4-6 minutes
6-8 minutes
8-10 minutes
12-16 minutes

Medium - 160ºF
6-8 minutes
8-10 minutes
10-12 minutes
16-20 minutes

Well - 170ºF
8-10 minutes
10-14 minutes
12-16 minutes
20-24 minutes

Cooking Heat
High
High
High
Medium

Grilled Steak
Grilling Burgers

BURGERS

After seasoning grill 1/4lb. patties 3-4 minutes per side for a medium burger.  Adjust grill times for you personal preference.

PORK CHOPS

¾” thick chops grill 4 to 5 minutes per side

1 ½” thick chops grill 6 to 8 minutes per side

Cook pork to an internal temperature of 170°F.

Grilling Chicken

CHICKEN

All chicken cuts should be cooked to an internal temperature of 165ºF.