Cooking instructions vary depending on the type of meat you’re grilling, so we’ve created a cheat sheet to ensure that you always get them right.

Review these grill times and temperatures for sausage, shrimp and more before your next barbecue.

BURGER meat grilling times temps and temps
Ground Beef
Cook Time: 8-10 mins.
Temperature: 160℉
Cook Time: 8-10 mins.
Temperature: 165℉

HOT DOG (pre-cooked)
Cook Time: 4-6 mins.
Temperature: 160℉

SAUSAGE (pre-boil)
Cook Time: 20 mins.
Temperature: 160℉

Cook Time: 8-12 mins.
Temperature: 165℉

STEAK (boneless)
Cook Time: 8-14 mins. for rare, 12-18 mins. for medium rare
Temperature: 145℉

Cook Time: 5-7 mins.
Temperature: 145℉

If you like to cook out but don’t want to invest in a grill, keep these apartment communities in mind. All of them have grills on site for resident use.

City View Rooftop Terrace

Courtesy of City View

Arbour Commons in Westminster, CO 
Cayce Cove in Cayce, SC
City View in St. Louis, MO
College Park Apartments in Columbus, OH
Current at The Banks in Cincinnati, OH
Level 27 in Oxford, OH
Park on Clairmont in Atlanta, GA
Radius at The Banks in Cincinnati, OH
Silvertree at Little Turtle in Westerville, OH
The Commons at Tallahassee in Tallahassee, FL
The Connection in Huntsville, TX
The Landing in Greenville, NC
The Pavilion on 62nd in Gainesville, FL
The Trails at Timberline in Fort Collins, CO
The Village at Bluegrass in Mt. Pleasant, MI
Southern Pine Apartment Homes in Virginia Beach, VA
Springhouse Apartment Homes at Newport News, VA

Now that you know how to grill meat, check out our tips for How To Grill Vegetables Like A Pro.


Sources:, Farmland, Lexi’s Clean Kitchen, MadgeTech