Sunday, September 26, 2010

Asian burgers

These  Asian burgers are soooo good  and good for you! It is a WW recipe that I have altered. Give them a try! I serve them with a salad with Boston lettuce, cucumbers, and cherry tomoatoes. The dressing recipe will follow the recipe below.

1 lb ground lean pork
1/4 cup plain dried bread crumbs
1/4 cup chopped scallions
1/4 cup + 1 Tbsp hoisen sauce
2 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 Tbsp lime juice
1 Tbsp honey
1/4 tsp Asian (dark) sesame oil
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1 small head Boston lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces
1 cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
Salad dressing: 1 T honey, 1 T lime juice, 1/4 sesame oil, 1/4 t ginger, and remaining 1 T hoisen sauce

Preheat the grill to medium-high or prepare a medium-high fire.

Combine the pork, bread crumbs, scallions, 1/4 cup of hoisin sauce, the soy sauce, lime, honey, and ginger in a medium bowl, mixing just until well combined. With damp hands, shape the mixture into 4 equal patties.

Grill on med. heat for around 4 - 5 minutes per side or until no pink in the center .

Meanwhile, whisk together the lime juice, honey, sesame oil, ginger, and the remaining 1 Tbsp hoisin sauce in a small bowl. Combine the remaining ingredients in a serving bowl. Drizzle the dressing over and toss to coat evenly.


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