Ready to fire up the grill? Here's a handy chart to show you how long to grill beef steaks, burgers, ribs, and more so they're done just the way you want them.

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Beef Grilling Time and Temperature Chart

Beef should have an internal temperature between 145 to 160 degrees F (63 to 70 degrees C), depending on how well done you prefer your steak and burgers.

Cut Method Heat Time Internal minimum temperature

Steaks

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3/4-inch thick

Direct

High

3 to 5 min./side

145 degrees F (63 degrees C)

1 1/2-inch thick

Direct

High

7 to 8 min./side

145 degrees F (63 degrees C)

2-inch thick

Direct

High

10 to 12 min./side

145 degrees F (63 degrees C)

Beef Kabobs

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1-inch cubes

Direct

High

3 to 4 min./side

165 degrees F (75 degrees C)

Hamburgers

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1/2-inch thick

Direct

High

3 min./side

160 degrees F (70 degrees C)

Beef Roast

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4 to 6 pounds

Indirect

Medium

18 to 22 min./pound

145 degrees F (63 degrees C)

Sirloin Tip

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3 1/2 to 4 pounds

Indirect

Medium

20 to 25 min./pound

145 degrees F (63 degrees C)

Back Ribs

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Single ribs

Direct

High

10 min./side

160 degrees F (70 degrees C)

Rib rack

Indirect

Medium

3 hours

160 degrees F (70 degrees C)

Beef Tenderloin

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2 to 3 pounds

Direct

High

10 to 12 min./side

165 degrees F (75 degrees C)

4 to 6 pounds

Direct

High

12 to 15 min./side

145 degrees F (63 degrees C)

Veal Steaks

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1-inch thick

Direct

High

5 to 7 min./side

145 degrees F (63 degrees C)

Veal Chops

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1-inch thick

Direct

High

5 to 7 min./side

145 degrees F (63 degrees C)

Boneless Veal Roast

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2 to 3 pounds

Indirect

Medium

18 to 20 min./side

145 degrees F (63 degrees C)

Grilled Beef Recipes

For loads of beef grilling ideas, fire up the BBQ and take a look at our grilled beef recipe collections:

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