Minced beef should be cooked until it is uniformly browned, signifying that it is cooked through. While there is no specific length of time that it takes to achieve this, when fresh, minced beef is thoroughly cooked after a few minutes of frying it in a hot pan.
Minced beef should not be overcrowded in a pan when frying, as this can bring the temperature of the pan down and increase the overall cooking time. Minced beef should be cooked over a medium-high temperature. It can be removed from the pan with a slotted spoon once browned and set aside for later use in a recipe.