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Asian Burgers Recipe

Asian Burgers Recipe

“The East-meets-West flavor of these Asian-style burgers have made them a family favorite for over 20 years. They’re equally delicious cooked on the grill.” -Charlotte Giltner, Mesa, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon prepared wasabi
  • 8 sesame seed hamburger buns, split
  • 3 cups shredded Chinese or napa cabbage

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into eight patties.
  • 2. In two large skillets, cook burgers in oil over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°.
  • 3. Meanwhile, combine mayonnaise and wasabi; spread over buns. Serve burgers on buns with cabbage. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 burger equals 508 calories, 31 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 787 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.