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Small fillet steak, cooked sous vide
Domestic sous vide cooker: Sous Vide Supreme

In this category, you will find recipes for sous vide water bath cooking, in particular for those which are suitable for use in the domestic kitchen, such as the Sous Vide Supreme. Here, you will also find temperatures and cooking times for various ingredients and various hints and tips to ensure success when using your water bath.

Metric to Imperial conversion notes

  • 25 mm [2.5 cm] = 1 inch
  • 38 mm [3.8 cm] = 1.5 inches
  • 50 mm [5 cm] = 2 inches
  • 70 mm [7 cm] = 2.75 inches

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MEAT Thickness Cooking temperature Water Bath
Cooking time (min)
Water Bath
Cooking time (max)
Beef, brisket (medium rare) 25mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 8-10 hours 24-30 hours
Beef, brisket (medium) 25mm 60°C 140°F 8-10 hours 24-30 hours
Beef, brisket (medium well) 25mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 8-10 hours 24-30 hours
Beef, brisket (well done) 25mm 71°C 159.8°F 8-10 hours 24-30 hours
Beef, roasting cuts (medium rare) 70mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Beef, roasting cuts (medium) 70mm 60°C 140°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Beef, roasting cuts (medium well) 70mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Beef, roasting cuts (well done) 70mm 71°C 159.8°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Beef short ribs (spare ribs) 50mm 80°C 176°F 8-10 hours 24-30 hours
Beef, silverside joint (medium - see ‡ above) 1.5 kg 61.5°C 142.7°F 8 hours 10 hours
Beef, fillet steak, (rare) 25mm 49°C 120.2°F 1 hour 4 hours
Beef, fillet steak (rare) 50mm 49°C 120.2°F 2 hours 4 hours
Beef, fillet steak (medium rare) 25mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 1 hour 4 hours
Beef, fillet steak (medium rare) 50mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 2 hours 4 hours
Beef, fillet steak (medium) 25mm 60°C 140°F 1 hour 4 hours
Beef, fillet steak (medium) 50mm 60°C 140°F 2 hours 4 hours
Beef, fillet steak (medium well) 25mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 1 hour 4 hours
Beef, fillet steak (medium well) 50mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 2 hours 4 hours
Beef, fillet steak (well done) 25mm 71°C 159.8°F 1 hour 4 hours
Beef, fillet steak (well done) 50mm 71°C 159.8°F 2 hours 4 hours
Bison (medium rare) 25mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 8-10 hours 12-24 hours
Bison (medium) 25mm 60°C 140°F 8-10 hours 12-24 hours
Bison (medium well) 25mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 8-10 hours 12-24 hours
Bison (well done) 25mm 71°C 159.8°F 8-10 hours 12-24 hours
Chicken, breast (bone in) 50mm 63.5°C 146.3°F 2-5 hours 4-6 hours
Chicken, breast (boneless) 25mm 63.5°C 146.3°F 1 hour 2-4 hours
Chicken, dark meat - 80°C 176°F 1 hour 2-4 hours
Chicken, leg / thigh - 71°C 159.8°F 4 hours 6-8 hours
Chicken, young (spatchcocked) 70mm 71°C 159.8°F 6 hours 8 hours
Duck, breast - 56.5°C 133.8°F 2.0 hours 3 hours
Duck, leg - 82°C 179.6°F 8 hours 10 hours
Game (rare) 25mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 8-10 hours 12-24 hours
Game (medium) 25mm 60°C 140°F 8-10 hours 12-24 hours
Game (medium well) 25mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 8-10 hours 12-24 hours
Game (well done) 25mm 71°C 159.8°F 8-10 hours 12-24 hours
Lamb, leg (medium rare) 70mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Lamb, leg (medium) 70mm 60°C 140°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Lamb, leg (medium well) 70mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Lamb, leg (well done) 70mm 71°C 159.8°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Lamb, roasting cuts (medium rare) 70mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Lamb, roasting cuts (medium) 70mm 60°C 140°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Lamb, roasting cuts (medium well) 70mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Lamb, roasting cuts (well done) 70mm 71°C 159.8°F 10 hours 24-28 hours
Lamb, tender cuts (rare) 25mm 49°C 120.2°F 1 hour 4 hours
Lamb, tender cuts (rare) 50mm 49°C 120.2°F 2 hours 4 hours
Lamb, tender cuts (medium rare) 25mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 1 hour 4 hours
Lamb, tender cuts (medium rare) 50mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 2 hours 4 hours
Lamb, tender cuts (medium) 25mm 60°C 140°F 1 hour 4 hours
Lamb, tender cuts (medium) 50mm 60°C 140°F 2 hours 4 hours
Lamb, tender cuts (medium well) 25mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 1 hour 4 hours
Lamb, tender cuts (medium well) 50mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 2 hours 4 hours
Lamb, tender cuts (well done) 25mm 71°C 159.8°F 1 hour 4 hours
Lamb, tender cuts (well done) 50mm 71°C 159.8°F 2 hours 4 hours
Gammon joint 2.2kg 60°C 140°F 12 hours 25 hours
Ostrich steaks (sear to finish) 25mm 60°C 140°F 1 hour 2 hours
Pork, baby back ribs - 74°C 165.2°F 4-8 hours 12 hours
Pork, chops (medium rare) 25mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 2-4 hours 6-8 hours
Pork, chops (medium rare) 50mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 4-6 hours 8-10 hours
Pork, chops (medium) 25mm 60°C 140°F 2-4 hours 6-8 hours
Pork, chops (medium) 50mm 60°C 140°F 4-6 hours 8-10 hours
Pork, chops (medium well) 25mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 2-4 hours 6-8 hours
Pork, chops (medium well) 50mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 4-6 hours 8-10 hours
Pork, chops (well done) 25mm 71°C 159.8°F 2-4 hours 6-8 hours
Pork, chops (well done) 50mm 71°C 159.8°F 4-6 hours 8-10 hours
Pork, roasting cuts 70mm 71-80°C 159.8°F - 176°F 12 hours 30 hours
Pork, spare ribs 70mm 71-80°C 159.8°F - 176°F 12 hours 30 hours
Pork, tenderloin (medium rare) 38mm 56.5°C 133.8°F 90 minutes 6-8 hours
Pork, tenderloin (medium) 38mm 60°C 140°F 90 minutes 6-8 hours
Pork, tenderloin (medium well) 38mm 65.5°C 149.9°F 90 minutes 6-8 hours
Pork, tenderloin (well done) 38mm 71°C 159.8°F 90 minutes 6-8 hours
Sausages best browned first - 67°C 152.6°F 4 hours 8 hours
Turkey breast (medium well) about 1.2 kg 67°C 152.6°F 5 hours 10-12 hours
OFFAL Thickness Cooking temperature Water Bath
Cooking time (min)
Water Bath
Cooking time (max)
Beef liver *(medium-rare) - 58°C 136.4°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
Beef liver *(pink) - 62°C 143.6°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
Beef liver *(medium) - 65°C 149°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
Lambs liver * (pink) - 58°C 136.4°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
Lambs liver * (medium-rare) - 62°C 143.6°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
Lambs liver * (medium) - 65°C 149°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
Poultry liver (pink) - 56°C 132.8°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
Poultry liver (medium-rare) - 52°C 125.6°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
Poultry liver (medium) - 60°C 140°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
Veal liver *(medium-rare) - 58°C 136.4°F 90 minutes 120 minutes
Veal liver *(pink) - 62°C 143.6°F 90 minutes 120 minutes
Veal liver *(medium) - 65°C 149°F 90 minutes 120 minutes
Kidney (pink) - 56°C 132.8°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
Kidney (medium) - 60°C 140°F 60 minutes 120 minutes
FISH Thickness Cooking temperature Water Bath
Cooking time (min)
Water Bath
Cooking time (max)
Brill - 48°C 118.4°F 35 minutes 60 minutes
Cod - 56°C 132.8°F 15 minutes 30 minutes
Haddock - 52°C 125.6°F 35 minutes 60 minutes
Halibut - 50°C 122°F 20 minutes 40 minutes
Lemon sole - 52°C 125.6°F 25 minutes 40 minutes
Mackerel - 50°C 122°F 20 minutes 40 minutes
Monkfish - 48°C 118.4°F 18 minutes 35 minutes
Red mullet - 52°C 125.6°F 30 minutes 45 minutes
Salmon - 50°C 122°F 20 minutes 35 minutes
Sardines - 50°C 122°F 20 minutes 35 minutes
Sea bass - 50°C 122°F 15 minutes 25 minutes
Trout - 48°C 118.4°F 40 minutes 45 minutes
SEAFOOD Thickness Cooking temperature Water Bath
Cooking time (min)
Water Bath
Cooking time (max)
King prawns - 56°C 132.8°F 20 minutes 25 minutes
Prawns (shrimp) - 56°C 132.8°F 10 minutes 15 minutes
Lobster (add butter and herbs) - 56°C 132.8°F 1 hour 1 hour 10 minutes
Octopus - 82°C 180°F 4 hours 4 hours 30 minutes

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