If you’re curious about how to cook impossible burger patties from frozen, you’re right place. In this article, I’ll guide you through four different methods: using an air fryer, grilling, pan-searing, and using a toaster oven.

1. How To Cook Impossible Burger


  • 4 frozen impossible burger patties


  • Cook in Air Fryer

Preheat the air fryer to 375°F (190°C).

Place the frozen patties in a single layer in the air fryer basket, leaving some space between them.

Cook for about 10-12 minutes, flipping the patties halfway through the cooking time for even browning.

Once cooked, remove the patties and let them rest for a minute before assembling your burger.

  • Cook on Grill

Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.

Place the frozen patties directly on the grill grates.

Cook for about 6-8 minutes on each side. Avoid pressing down on the patties with your spatula to retain their juices.

Once done, transfer the patties to a plate and let them rest before serving.

  • Cook in Pan

Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

Add a touch of cooking oil or cooking spray to the skillet.

Place the frozen patties in the skillet, leaving space between them.

Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, you should use a spatula to flip the patties gently to avoid sticking.

Once cooked, let the patties rest for a moment before serving.

  • Cook in Toaster Oven

Preheat the toaster oven to 375°F (190°C).

Place the frozen patties on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or directly on the oven rack.

Cook for around 10-12 minutes, flipping the patties halfway through for even cooking.

Remove the patties from toaster oven and let the patties rest briefly before assembling your burger.

5.  Frequently Asked Questions

Is Impossible Burger Already Cooked?

Yes, Impossible Burger patties are pre-cooked. This means that they are safe to eat straight out of the package, even without further cooking. However, most people prefer to heat them up before consuming to enhance the flavor and texture.

When cooking from frozen, the goal is to heat the patties thoroughly, ensuring they are hot in the center and have reached a safe internal temperature of 160°F (71°C) to eliminate any potential bacteria or pathogens.

Should You Thaw Frozen Impossible Burger Before Cooking?

No, you don’t need to thaw frozen Impossible Burger patties before cooking them. In fact, the cooking instructions provided by the manufacturer recommend cooking the patties from frozen for the best results.

Are Impossible Burgers Healthy?

Whether Impossible Burgers are “healthy” for you depends on your individual dietary preferences, health goals, and needs. If you’re looking to reduce your meat consumption, enjoy a more sustainable option, or follow a plant-based diet, Impossible Burgers can be a valuable addition.

Cooking Impossible Burger patties from frozen is a simple and delicious way to enjoy a plant-based alternative that closely resembles traditional beef. With methods like the air fryer, grill, pan-searing, and toaster oven, you can experiment and find the cooking technique that suits your taste preferences.

Emily Harris

Emily Harris is a seasoned chef and a food aficionado with a boundless love for all cuisines. With years of experience experimenting in the kitchen and crafting delightful dishes, Emily has honed her culinary expertise to share with the world

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