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Asian Pineapple Pork Burgers Recipe

Asian Pineapple Pork Burgers Recipe

This is a unique and fun way to do burgers; they have a very balanced Asian flavor. Kids will love the pineapple! Terri McKitrick - Delafield, WI
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 8 pieces unsweetened sliced pineapple
  • 8 bacon strips
  • 8 sesame seed hamburger buns, split

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Crumble pork over mixture and mix well. Shape into eight patties. Top each with a pineapple slice; wrap with a bacon strip.
  • 2. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Serve on buns. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 burger equals 520 calories, 30 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 91 mg cholesterol, 900 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer