George Foreman Grill Cooking Times

Beth Asaff
Chicken on Foreman grill

A George Foreman grill can significantly shorten cooking times for many foods. Because foods cook so efficiently on a George Foreman, you may need to get exact cooking times for the foods you intend to prepare. Relying on conventional cooking times may lead to foods becoming overdone on the George Foreman.

Cooking Times for a George Foreman Grill

This chart illustrates the cooking times for the most common foods cooked on a George Foreman grill. As a general rule of thumb, because the George Foreman grill cooks food on both sides at the same time, cooking times are roughly halved for the grill. You can access a printable version of this chart by clicking the image below. If you need help accessing LoveToKnow printables, check out some helpful tips.

Food Cooking Time Chart

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Foods Cooking Times
Boneless Steak, 1/2 to 1 inch thick 4 - 7 minutes for medium rare, 6 - 9 minutes for medium
Boneless Chicken Breast 4 - 6 minutes
Fish Filets 2 - 3 minutes per 1/2 inch of thickness
Fish Steaks, 1/2 to 1 inch thick 2 - 3 minutes per 1/2 inch of thickness
Hamburgers, 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick 5 - 8 minutes
Ham Steak 3 - 5 minutes
Hotdogs 2 - 3 minutes
Sausages 2 - 3 minutes if precooked, 4 - 6 minutes if raw
Boneless Lamb Chops, 1/2 to 1 inch thick 6 - 8 minutes
Boneless Pork Chops, 1/2 to 1 inch thick 6 - 8 minutes
Pork Tenderloin, sliced in half lengthwise 6 - 9 minutes
Shrimp 2-1/2 - 4 minutes
Asparagus 2 - 4 minutes
Bell Peppers, halved 4 - 5 minutes
Eggplant slices, 1/2 to 1 inch thick 4 - 5 minutes
Leeks 2 - 3 minutes
Mushrooms 2 - 4 minutes
New potatoes, sliced in half and precooked for 6 - 8 minutes 5 - 6 minutes
Potato slices, 1/2-inch thick and precooked for 6 - 8 minutes 7 - 10 minutes
Summer squash and Zucchini slices, 1/2 to 1 inch thick 3 - 4 minutes
Tomato slices, 1 inch thick 1 - 2 minutes

Enjoy Fast and Healthy Cooking

A George Foreman grill will help you cut down on fat and time at once. Try making any of your favorites on this dual-sided grill and watch how fast dinner comes together.

George Foreman Grill Cooking Times