Need a diversion from
the plain burger? Try these delicious pork burgers, loaded with
plenty of flavor and topped with an easy Asian-style burger sauce
made with plain yogurt (or mayonnaise), soy sauce and garlic
chile paste, they're sure to fill the bill!
Spicy Asian Ground
- 1 pound ground pork
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tablespoon grated fresh gingerroot
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic chili paste*
1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
- Spicy Asian Burger Sauce:
- 1 cup lowfat plain yogurt or mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon garlic chili paste
4 sandwich buns
- Mix together all ingredients except buns;
form into 4 patties. Grill over medium-hot coals, turning once,
about 5 to 6 minutes per side. Serve on buns with sauce.
- For Spicy Asian Burger Sauce: Combine
all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well. Refrigerate any
unused portion of sauce made with yogurt for up to 1 week, or
if made with mayonnaise, it will keep for weeks in the refrigerator.
*Available at Asian markets and some larger
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy
of Pork, The Other White Meat.