16 Beef tallow recipes and Wagyu beef tallow recipes you will love for all your meals

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Georgie Radu
Georgie Raduhttps://exquisiterecipes.com
I am a medical microbiologist who loves delicious food, writing and lists. :)

Is it just me, or is everyone suddenly very interested in beef tallow? Apart from its obvious cooking applications, there are many people who swear it can be used successfully in skincare. I will admit, I have not yet had the courage to try any beef tallow skincare products, but I love using it for cooking. Moreover, do you remember those delicious McDonald’s fries we used to love when we were children but can’t seem to find them anywhere these days? It seems that they were cooked using beef tallow. This is why I decided to gather some beef tallow recipes here, maybe some of you would like to cook some delicious food from childhood.

What is beef tallow?

Beef tallow is a versatile ingredient that has been used for centuries in cooking, skincare, and other household applications. It is a rendered fat that is obtained from beef suet, and it has a high smoke point, making it ideal for frying and cooking at high temperatures.

What is Wagyu beef tallow?

Wagyu beef tallow is a highly prized culinary ingredient renowned for its rich flavor and luxurious texture. Derived from the fat of Japanese Wagyu cattle, it possesses a distinct marbling and a melting point lower than other types of beef tallow. This attribute allows it to impart a luscious mouthfeel and enhance the taste of various dishes. It is perfect for adding depth to sauces, pan-frying, or even as a decadent spread. Wagyu beef tallow represents the epitome of indulgence and is sought after by chefs and food enthusiasts worldwide.

Beef tallow recipes – they also double as Wagyu beef tallow recipes!

  1. Tallow fried chicken

2. Wagyu smash burger cooked in beef tallow


For more recipes with this delicious meat, check out my 40 Wagyu burger recipes article! (you can tell I am very proud of it 🙂

3. Grass-fed beef tallow fried

French fries cooked in beef tallow are a classic dish that’s been enjoyed for generations. To make them, simply peel and cut potatoes into thin strips, then fry them in beef tallow until crispy and golden brown. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

4. Beef tallow fried with Furikake

Honestly, I do not know what Furikake is, but I am determined to find out and cook this recipe asap! 🙂

5. Homemade McDonald’s french fries

Apparently, this recipe makes McDonald’s fries like they used to be – the taste of childhood. I am up for thiiiiiis!!! Let’s go!

6. Beef Tallow Brisket

Do you love brisket just as much as me? Find another way of cooking a delicious brisket in the smoker.

7. Brussels Sprouts in Beef Tallow with Parmesan

Roasting vegetables in beef tallow gives them a rich, buttery flavor and crispy texture.

8. Rotisserie Prime Rib with Beef Tallow Injection

9. The best crunchy beef roast potatoes

10. Steak in beef tallow

11. Grilled ribeye and beef tallow fries

12. Sourdough brioche burger buns made with beef tallow

13. 30-minute homemade curry

14. Paleo beef tallow chicken fried steak

15. Keto beef tallow goulash

16. Reverse seared beef tallow steak

Beef tallow is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of recipes to add flavor and texture. From French fries and roasted vegetables to briskets, ribs, burger buns, and more, there are countless ways to incorporate this delicious fat into your cooking. Another great advantage? You will get a delicious fast-food taste without health-associated risks. Give these recipes a try and see how beef tallow can enhance your favorite dishes. Let me know in the comments if you have more ideas!


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