2 Chefs Try to Recreate THE BIG MAC | Signature Dishes Ep.2

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What’s the recipe for a Big Mac? Is there a Big Mac Sauce recipe? How do you cook a Big Mac? GET READY because in this episode, we use the Signature Dishes cookbook to recreate one of the world’s most iconic burgers. Can James and Ben use their keen taste buds and chefy wisdom to craft a Big Mac anywhere near close to the original? Does Ben dare to put a Big Mac anywhere near his mouth? Watch on to find out!
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  • gunna2cool
    gunna2cool2 小时 前

    All these people wanting to punish Ben for not wanting that rubbish in his body need to go do a bit of introspection!

  • DevilboyScooby
    DevilboyScooby5 天 前

    James in the fridge? That's even weirder than 1 in 5 millenials never having a big mac...

  • Claudia Trammell
    Claudia Trammell6 天 前

    As an American it alittle embarrassing to be kinda proud of that Big Mac. Everything you said about it is pretty true. The best thing you can say about it is that it’s familiar

  • PoppyCorn144
    PoppyCorn1449 天 前

    1:07 the subtitle says “ you guys have chosen the bitch”...when James actually says dish. I don’t usually watch this with subtitles (but 3am viewings need discretion), so I was just interested to know if this was common? Because I must admit it was bloody hilarious.

  • Molly Kisner
    Molly Kisner10 天 前

    😂 I love that Ben refused to eat the Big Mac. I'm on your side, Ben!

  • Mads Feierskov
    Mads Feierskov10 天 前

    Best part was the patties. You can't have them look like they've been on a pan, they just have to have this uniform greyish brown color. Ew.

  • Verity
    Verity11 天 前

    Fun fact the Big Mac Index is a actually really good indicator of exchange rate and inflation for non luxury goods which real economists regularly use. Because it is universal across the world and the price is meant to be at that same affordable price everywhere in the local currency.

  • MaZEEZaM
    MaZEEZaM12 天 前

    Where is the burger recipe?

  • MaZEEZaM
    MaZEEZaM12 天 前

    They made a mistake in sizing the burger, the burger will shrink significantly as it cooks so you need to size the raw burger larger than the cooked one.

  • Masya Panama
    Masya Panama13 天 前

    McDonalds Canada has a video online about recreating their Big Mac with standard ingredients at home if you want a good baseline. cnboth.info/dron/sh-p-n/p5iraaWhaNym3oI.html

  • Baron von Hansa
    Baron von Hansa14 天 前

    Punishment: Ben has to work a midnight shift at a McDonalds

  • Cait D
    Cait D15 天 前

    Whataburger has the best burgers...big mac's aren't that great

  • Brakeyboy
    Brakeyboy16 天 前

    Ben is a pretentious git. Just eat the burger for goodness sake. How can you make a video re-creating something without first having a tasted it.

  • Kyle Yuen
    Kyle Yuen20 天 前

    my god sorted has full footage of how to make a near identical big mac

  • Silja Vornanen
    Silja Vornanen21 天 前

    As a Mc Donald's worker i have To say that you got the order constructing the Burger so wrog!

  • clmbheat.322
    clmbheat.32222 天 前

    Can anyone tell me if they already did Ben's punishment for not eating the Big Mac? I dont remember them doing it but I get the feeling they have.

  • Planetika
    Planetika22 天 前

    I understand you Ben I can't eat McDonalds either...

  • alex leiper
    alex leiper22 天 前

    Ebbers must be beaten with cheap burgers

  • James Gazeley
    James Gazeley22 天 前

    Oh. I assumed they were trying to upgrade it with the same type of ingredients.

  • David Sheldon
    David Sheldon22 天 前

    the onion is dehydrated first as well, and then rehydrated as needed

  • Mick Brady
    Mick Brady23 天 前

    Pretty sure there's MSG and high fructose corn syrup in the special sauce as well

  • MrSir
    MrSir23 天 前

    I'm with Ben. I too dont like Big Mac. Quarter pounder, or the megafeast, which was named the Jonah Lomu burger. NZ of course.

  • Jack Dawson
    Jack Dawson26 天 前

    As an ex mcdonald's workee back in my sixth form days (now a real chef!) I can confirm the onions were more finely chopped but also we had to re-hydrate them, they seemed so much sweeter than normal onion.... Strangely the onions used on quarter pounders were "fresh" chopped onions. Also with the meat, they frozen patties were one 8th of a pound for Big macs, ham/cheeseburgers, 1 quarter of a pound for quarterpounders (who'd have guessed) and finally 1 third of a pound for big tasties.....the more you know and all that! Love your show guys!

  • ishac93
    ishac9327 天 前

    happy meal. he has to have a happy meal

  • Katie Morrill
    Katie Morrill28 天 前

    When are we gonna see Ben's punishment for not eating the Big Mac?!

  • SORTEDfood


    28 天 前

    Perhaps now isn't the time to mention that a similar video with another fast food reaction is soon to be released... he does it again!

  • Sheo of Isles
    Sheo of Isles29 天 前

    you got the onions wrong. They use dried onions, which they submerge in water and rejuvinate them.

  • Sheo of Isles

    Sheo of Isles

    29 天 前

    @SORTEDfood love you guys

  • SORTEDfood


    29 天 前

    This is awesome to learn. Several comments correcting us since launch.

  • organicgrains
    organicgrains个月 前

    Fast Fact: The first double-decker burger was invented by Bob Wian and was served at Bob's Big Boy in 1937. Bob's burger predated Jim's by 30 years.

  • Inertia Records
    Inertia Records个月 前

    if you're looking to recreate a bacon double cheese from burger king: 20% fat mince beef any cheesy slices brioche seseme seed bun smoked streaky bacon +BBQ thank me later

  • Blue Dwarf
    Blue Dwarf个月 前

    Reward for ben: a big ol plate of stick toffee pudding. Mccdonalds isnt even fast food; its garbage food served by the lowest denominator ( the people every other fast food joint fired for being vindictive, lazy twats ).

  • matthew martin
    matthew martin个月 前

    3 pickles??? wrong ask me i can tell you the exact amount of everything

  • matthew martin
    matthew martin个月 前

    i work at maccas they cook all meat frozen

  • Bingi
    Bingi个月 前

    So approve of Ben's hesitation to eat the big Mac.

  • slitor
    slitor个月 前

    Punishment: force him to eat a whopper.

  • Jason Doakes
    Jason Doakes个月 前

    I love the sauce, I love the cheese, but are people really arguing that those patties aren't just 3 millimeter thick cardboard?

  • Jason Doakes

    Jason Doakes

    个月 前

    ​@SORTEDfood Oh no, you're doing an exceptional job. I meant the comments that we're almost offended when people said a Big mac is inferior to a homemade burger. BigMac is iconic, I agree, but labeling it a "great or even the best burger", is disturbing, as the meat is not even secondary, it's tertiary. It could be an insect patty and nobody would notice.

  • SORTEDfood


    个月 前

    Depends whether you aim to recreate and replicate or improve we guess?

  • JC Gregg
    JC Gregg个月 前

    So pretentious. He wont eat a big mac however..he will eat the burger they create. That says it all to me. Discredits him in my eyes. If you are not willing to take one for the team, then you should have someone else work on this segment. I actually unsubscribed to their channel when this came out in April. I did miss their antics and how much fun most of them are. Then, having plenty of time off revisited older videos.

  • Jen Malcom
    Jen Malcom个月 前

    For punishment, shoykd have made him listen to Taylor Swift, nonstop for an hour...preferably "22", and anything that puts a man on his knees, begging for forgiveness! 🙄

  • Jen Malcom
    Jen Malcom个月 前

    The special sauce is Thousand Island dressing. Not difficult.

  • dragoncracker
    dragoncracker个月 前

    near the end it was stated that they taste the same no matter where you are..... having tried big macs in 6 different countries around the globe, this is not true. the actual meat patty, tastes better everywhere outside the USA (yes I live in the us)

  • Warden Cobb
    Warden Cobb个月 前

    Big Mac's have lemon pepper on the meat. Just saying.

  • Tuukka H.
    Tuukka H.个月 前

    Terrible performance by Ben. You are trying to recreate something you are unwilling to even taste for reference

  • Connor McLaughlin
    Connor McLaughlin个月 前

    punishment: make him a normal for one day and watch the normal ruin the F*cK out of some dish that he would cry watching

  • Connor McLaughlin

    Connor McLaughlin

    个月 前

    essential they swap jobs for a day and a normal puts on an attitude/style of a chef that would annoy

  • Dust Brian
    Dust Brian个月 前

    Someone smack the guy who won’t eat a Big Mac 🍔😩 love the channel but omfg

  • Cecillie Andersen
    Cecillie Andersen个月 前

    Mc Donald’s pickles are not ridged. They are flat and bigger in circumference. Just a tip from a former mc Donald’s employee 💪🏻

  • DeJayHank
    DeJayHank个月 前

    The second you chose the brioche for bread I knew it would be the major player in ruining the replica, but good job either way

  • Ewokdogg
    Ewokdogg个月 前

    Ben, you absolute prude! You have absolutely, totally, and completely offended my delicate American sensibilities.

  • Dr. Tanya Jay
    Dr. Tanya Jay个月 前

    Good for you Ben for not eating that crap.

  • Thomas Forrester
    Thomas Forrester2 个月 前

    Turn to page 394 and then cook whatever is on it please. (If the book does not go to page 394, just do whatever as watching you all cook is entertaining enough)

  • TonyL
    TonyL2 个月 前

    Well, as the Big Mac tastes like crap, its not too hard to make a better burger

  • Tiltawurl272
    Tiltawurl2722 个月 前

    Viewers log: star date 8/27/2020 we await the impending punishment for Benjamin David Ebbrell with baited breath. Many options have been offered and one can only assume deliberations are underway. Updates will be added as they come to light. End log

  • Gem H
    Gem H2 个月 前

    I wouldn't eat it either, its way too sweet.

  • Debb Curry
    Debb Curry2 个月 前

    Microwave Rustlers burger.

  • Vagabond Wastrel
    Vagabond Wastrel2 个月 前

    Fun factoid. Because of how tight the profit margins for mcdonalds is you can roughly compare the cost of living with just the price of a big mac. It will factor in local wages, property value, property tax, utilities, gas. All you have to do is see if your local big mac costs more than one in a place you are thinking about moving to.

  • Robby Robby
    Robby Robby2 个月 前

    About the Onion I think McDonald's uses dehydrated onion

  • Brennan Cattermole
    Brennan Cattermole2 个月 前

    If anyone asks why I don't buy fast food, I'll just link to this video and make them watch people make a purposely worse burger😂

  • Mats JPB
    Mats JPB2 个月 前

    It's a sad dish to recreate when you look at what you've done and say "it's too good, we need to remake it in a worse way"...

  • Jeslyn Sama
    Jeslyn Sama2 个月 前

    NOTE that.... ben ate a mini burger set from japanese poppin cooking but he refuse to eat mcd?... now im beginning to question his values🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • R
    R2 个月 前

    Why did he not eat the restaurants burger but ate the one he made? Were there a scandal?

  • R
    R2 个月 前

    Recreate a famous dish without seeing it.. i think it will be good even of you didn't get it right

  • Robin Finesilver
    Robin Finesilver2 个月 前

    Punishment - get him to replicate durian ice cream

  • Mr. K
    Mr. K2 个月 前

    I heard Ben Ebbrell is hated by the likes of Neil Degrasse Tyson and other physicists. Due to the fact he is the only known person to capture steam in an open bowl.

  • katherine the mouse
    katherine the mouse2 个月 前

    what...the fuck...is chocolate nemesis???

  • rhettboy1
    rhettboy12 个月 前

    Watching highly trained chefs try and make purposely crappy food is hilarious

  • Stalwart Shinobi
    Stalwart Shinobi2 个月 前

    Where did ben get his bowl of steam for the microwave from

  • Stalwart Shinobi

    Stalwart Shinobi

    2 个月 前

    On a serious note though im sure they put the cheese on the burger while its just finishing cooking to melt it

  • Michael Rausch
    Michael Rausch2 个月 前

    lost some respect for ben, a chef respects food, he didnt

  • Pamela Yates
    Pamela Yates2 个月 前

    Ben shouldn't have bothered to show up. He was too good to taste it. How uncouth are the rest of us. It would have tainted his palate. Great job James.

  • Icarus Miranda
    Icarus Miranda2 个月 前

    They actually made the Big Mac from the McDonald's picture

  • di butler
    di butler3 个月 前

    That Big Mac sauce was pretty funny, you have to admit, lol. It's 2 parts ketchup, 2 parts mayo to one part yellow mustard.

  • Robert Donovan
    Robert Donovan3 个月 前

    When you consider some of the exotic, odd and and gross things Ben has eaten over the years, his refusal to taste the Big Mac reveals a rather uncomplimentary snobbery. Is he, by chance, a public school boy? What does this say about a so-called chef who refuses to eat one of the world’s most iconic dishes?

  • Ex Queue
    Ex Queue3 个月 前

    Refuses to taste a big mac, but eats the clone burger that's almost EXACTLY the same as the big mac.

  • upvote fairy
    upvote fairy3 个月 前

    I've never had a big mac.

  • Arrynek01
    Arrynek013 个月 前

    You can make it more gloopy by adding Xanthan Gum. It's in everything already and you can buy it in shops for foodies and vegans.

  • Dāvids ozoliņs
    Dāvids ozoliņs3 个月 前

    The boys: (try to recreate the Big Mac) -So you have chosen death!-

  • NDK0
    NDK03 个月 前

    Never understood the Big Mac in modern times. IF I were to go eat a McD burger it would be Big Tasty. It's their best burger, by far.

  • Hannu Ala-Olla
    Hannu Ala-Olla3 个月 前

    We are still waiting for Ben's punishment here.

  • Chris Moen
    Chris Moen3 个月 前

    The Burger sauce is just thousand island dressing... you've made it too complicated

  • Txomin Abel
    Txomin Abel3 个月 前

    How about an ultimate big Mac battle Each of the 3 normals have to try and make his version of the big Mac and try and replicate the sauce as best they can At the end give Ben a real big nach as a gimmick

  • Beau Remington
    Beau Remington3 个月 前

    Y'all should crack the code on "raising cane's chicken finger secret sauce. It's a u.s. restaurant that started in baton rouge, LA USA, and I'd bet even your chefs would flip for how good this fast food joint chicken is. I don't care for the sauce myself, but people swear it's as good as their amazing, always fresh chicken boobies. Great place to check out next time you're in the states, and they're national now, so you can avoid baton rouge, because it sucks. Unless you go to Tony's seafood. Great food, and they're also fishfishmongers. And the first Krispy Kreme location is right by them.

  • Beau Remington
    Beau Remington3 个月 前

    Come on, boys. McDonald's beats the hell out of their meat. You think they don't have a "pappy" setting on their burger extruder device? They're almost all pap.

  • Sam Rigby
    Sam Rigby3 个月 前

    This is by far one of the best episodes you've ever done boys! Such a good concept

  • JanTheNan
    JanTheNan3 个月 前

    Shame don’t do instagram.

  • Aka Iced Tea
    Aka Iced Tea3 个月 前

    Bitter tastes like bile to this American. No thanks.

  • Kalinna Vyacheslavovna
    Kalinna Vyacheslavovna3 个月 前

    Poor James is like watching paint dry

  • Chris Wilburn
    Chris Wilburn3 个月 前

    I hope the punishment is still coming!

  • KL_GamingFTW
    KL_GamingFTW3 个月 前

    make ben eat a ghost pepper

  • L Janes
    L Janes3 个月 前

    After watching this I kind of want a Chef vs. Chef battle where they try to improve the Big Mac. Like, the requirements are 2 patties, a middle bun, and a special sauce but otherwise anything goes.

  • Rebecca Adamson
    Rebecca Adamson3 个月 前

    as a McDonald's employee, I'm kinda proud and kinda traumatised by this video

  • Irene Magdalena
    Irene Magdalena4 个月 前

    reassessing a chef v chef v chef battle with Joshua Weissman! I think it's be cool. or Jamie's steak vs binging with babish!

  • OMGshinyobject
    OMGshinyobject4 个月 前

    Mac sauce is thousand island dressing

  • Chuck Wolf
    Chuck Wolf4 个月 前

    Big Mac "Special sauce" is simply a thick Thousand Island Dressing, Ketchup, Relish, Mayonnaise

  • Harly Slamm
    Harly Slamm4 个月 前

    can believe I watched this sh!t

  • Lucy Q
    Lucy Q4 个月 前

    I’m a bit younger than millennials but I’ve also never had a Big Mac ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  • Kaleigh Christman
    Kaleigh Christman4 个月 前

    the meat was closer with first test at least at the McD I worked at. Also the onions are all wrong the are deyhrated minced onions that are rehydrated with warm water and drained

  • Dafoodmaster
    Dafoodmaster4 个月 前

    make ben eat cult moo's big mac ice cream sandwich i promise you, it's worse than it sounds

  • Harry Hamilton
    Harry Hamilton4 个月 前

    Ok someone who was a cook at McDonalds for 2 yrs. Don't judge it was bad time for me. The burgers are seasoned just before cooking and they cooked with a large clamshell cooker that cooks them in just over a minute all ingredients come pre made to keep things uniform. That's here in the states I have no idea how British McDonalds do it but there you have it.

  • Shayna Alford
    Shayna Alford4 个月 前

    Benjamin David...

  • Mikey Cheung
    Mikey Cheung4 个月 前

    Make Ben review TV dinners

  • Sadaharu
    Sadaharu4 个月 前

    i really admire the fact that he didn't take a bite from the big mac. i'm going over 10 years strong too :)

  • TayTay 11692
    TayTay 116924 个月 前

    punishment, Ben must go first on a "pass it on" then watch every other person ahead of him silently. any talking, groaning, moaning, or advice will reduce that persons time by 1 minute.

  • Laura Connors
    Laura Connors4 个月 前

    Punishment: cover him in special sauce it can be a bath or just pouring a bucket on him when he least suspects it

  • Ryan Wilson
    Ryan Wilson4 个月 前

    I would not be friends with ben, such a boyscout haha