Aussie Burger

Chef Maria Sparks
Meet the Chef!
Chef Maria Sparks
Maria Sparks is chef/owner of Cork & Platter, an events and catering company in San Diego. Maria has a diverse palette from traveling the world and collaborating with many great people. She has worked as set designer/food stylist for Fox Studios, as well as principle event chef and coordinator for the Discovery Channel’s “Eco Challenge.” See more of Maria’s work:
Recipe Details

3 lbs ground beef

1 tsp Red Chili Flakes

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1 can Dole Pineapple Rings

¼ Cup Ketchup

¼ Cup mayonnaise

1 tsp Asian chili paste such as Sambal Oelek or Sriracha

2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil, divided

4 Eggs (large)

1 can Del Monte sliced Pickled Beets

4 slices Cheddar (optional)

1 Onion sliced and sautéed (optional)

4 buns KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Hamburger Buns

Step 1
In a bowl, combine beef, chili flakes, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Form beef into four 1
Step 2
Prepare a medium-hot barbecue grill, or heat 1 Tbsp of canola oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat on the stove. Brush pineapple with oil; grill or pan sear, flipping once, until lightly browned. Transfer pineapple to a plate; set aside.
Step 3
Grill burgers, flipping once, until cooked to desired doneness, about 10 minutes total for medium rare. During the last minute of cooking, top burgers with cheese (optional); let melt. Transfer burgers to a plate.
Step 4
Combine ketchup, mayonnaise and chili paste in a bowl and set aside.
Step 5
Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in a 10
Step 6
Assemble your burger: To bottom half of each bun, add lettuce, tomato, pineapple, burger and beets. Top each with an egg; add top half of bun, spread with the chili mayonnaise.
Step 7
Have fun trying to bite in to this one!

Chef Maria Sparks says:

Chefs’ Note: If you have trouble locating exotic ingredients, such as Sambal Oelek, search for them online. Many ingredients can be purchased online and shipped straight to you!

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