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Ingredients for homemade Steak 'n Shake Frisco Melt

Homemade Steak 'n Shake Frisco Melt Recipe - A Classic Redefined

Steak 'n Shake Frisco Melt on a plate

Introduction: The History of Steak 'n Shake's Frisco Melt

Discover the story behind one of the most popular menu items at Steak 'n Shake - the Frisco Melt. Since its introduction in the 1990s, this delicious burger has been a favorite for many. Learn how to bring this iconic taste to your kitchen.

Steak 'n Shake Frisco Melt

Ingredients for the Perfect Homemade Frisco Melt

  • Thousand Island Dressing: ½ cup
  • French Dressing: ¼ cup
  • Ketchup: ¼ cup
  • Worcestershire Sauce: ⅛ teaspoon
  • Ground Round: 9.5 ounces
  • Ground Sirloin: 4 ounces
  • Ground T-bone Steak: 2 ounces
  • Margarine: 2 tablespoons
  • Sourdough Bread: 4 slices
  • American Cheese: 2 slices
  • Swiss Cheese: 2 slices

Step-by-Step Cooking Instructions

  1. Sauce Preparation: Mix thousand island dressing, French dressing, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Meat Preparation: Combine the ground meats and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  3. Forming Patties: Shape the meat into four 3-ounce patties, resembling hockey pucks.
  4. Grilling the Bread: Spread margarine on sourdough bread and grill on the Arteflame cooktop until brown and crispy
  5. Grilling the Patties: Grill the beef patties on Arteflame cooktop using the smash technique for authentic texture.
  6. Assembling the Melt: Layer the grilled patties with cheeses on the grilled bread, then apply a generous amount of Frisco sauce.
  7. Double them up for maximum effect!
Ingredients for homemade Steak 'n Shake Frisco Melt

Tips for Achieving that Steak 'n Shake Flavor

  • Use fresh lean ground beef for the best results.
  • Add a pinch of salt to taste to bring out flavors.
  • Don't be shy with the Frisco sauce; it's key to the melt's signature taste.
  • Melt the cheese on top of the grilling patties for best flavor.

Nutritional Information and Serving Suggestions

  • Calories per Serving: 286
  • Total Fat: 16.0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.4 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 23.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Sugars: 4.2 g
  • Sodium: 453.3 mg
  • Protein: 11.8 g

Enjoy your homemade Frisco Melt with your favorite sides for a complete Steak 'n Shake experience at home!

These are some of the products we use in this recipe:
Arteflame Flat Top Grill
 
Flat top grill grate riser
charcoal grill charcoal fuel saver for flat top
flat top grill scraper
flat top grill seasoning puck
flat top grill food saver
 
flat top charcoal grill lighter
 

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