Easy Asian Fusion Burgers

These easy Asian fusion burgers are a fusion between Chinese and American flavors. I did not add ginger because of my family's taste but I think 1 teaspoon might be a good add-in. Make it keto by chopping up the burger and adding it to a low-carb tortilla.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 burgers

Ingredients

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • ¼ cup General Tso sauce

  • 1 ½ teaspoons minced garlic

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef or chuck

  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce, or to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 4 hamburger buns, split

  • ¼ cup chopped romaine lettuce, or to taste

Directions

  1. Heat a cast iron pan over medium-high heat.

  2. Combine mayonnaise, cilantro, General Tso sauce, garlic, crushed red pepper, onion powder, 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, and salt in a small mixing bowl; stir well.

  3. Form ground beef into 4 patties; place into the hot pan. Add 3 to 4 drops of soy sauce to each burger; season with additional black pepper to taste. Cook patties until browned and no longer pink in the centers, about 5 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center of each patty should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

  4. Prepare hamburger buns by adding a generous amount of mayonnaise mixture and romaine to each. Add cooked patties to buns and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

612 Calories
43g Fat
30g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 612
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 43g 55%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 738mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 283mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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