Pork and Chorizo Burgers with Pineapple and SrirachaPork
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- 8 ounces spanish chorizo (smoked, links with the casings removed)
- 1 pound 96% lean ground pork
- 1/3 cup bread crumbs (dried)
- 1 large eggs (beaten)
- 2 scallions (finely chopped)
- 2 tablespoons red bell pepper (finely chopped)
- 1 clove garlic (minced)
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 6 pineapple rings (fresh, cut about 1/2-inch thick)
- 6 hamburger buns (preferably sweet Hawaiian style, split)
- cilantro leaves (Fresh, as garnish)
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 clove garlic (pressed through a garlic press)
- 1 teaspoon sriracha sauce
- 1To make aïoli: Mix mayonnaise, garlic and Sriracha sauce together in small bowl. Set aside. Extra aioli can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
- 2 To make burgers: Finely chop chorizo in a food processor or with a large knife. Gently mix together ground pork, chopped chorizo, breadcrumbs, egg, scallions, red pepper, garlic and salt.Shape into 6 patties about 3/4-inch thick.Refrigerate for 10 to 15 minutes.
- 3 Prepare grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat, about 450 degrees F.
- 4 Lightly oil grill grate.Grill burgers, with the lid closed, for 5 minutes. Turn burgers, and add pineapple to grill.Finish cooking burger until the internal temperature reads 160 degrees F. on a digital meat thermometer (about 4 to 5 minutes more), turning once or twice, until hot and seared on both sides. Grill pineapple rings until browned on each side. Remove from grill.
- 5 Toast buns on grill, about 1 minute. Build burgers on buns with 1 1/2 tablespoons aïoli, 1 pineapple ring, and cilantro leaves to taste. Serve immediately.
PER SERVING *
|Calories440Calories from Fat220|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
|Calories from Fat220|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.