Fried Pickle Burger

Fried Pickles make a perfect burger topping and this recipes pairs some great complementary flavors together.

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Fried Pickle Burger burger recipe
Recipe Time:
Prep: Minutes
Cook: Minutes
Ready In: Minutes

Servings:


Difficulty:
Hard

Ingredients:


 

  • Beef Patty 1.5 pounds / 24 Ounces
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  • Gruyere - 4 Slices
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  • Fried Pickle Chips - 12 Pickles
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  • Grilled Onions - 0.664 Onions
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  • Ketchup 0.25 pounds / 4 Ounces
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  • Bakery Bun - 4 Buns
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Preparation:


 

  1. Follow the recipe here for fried pickle chips: Fried Pickle Chips
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  3. Divide the meat into 6 ounce portions. Form each portion loosely into a 3/4-inch-thick patty and make a depression in the center with your thumb. Season both sides of each burger with salt and pepper.

    Tips:
    • Take care not to over work the meat
    • Allowing the meat to warm up to near room temperature will provide a better sear that will lock in flavor
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  5. Clean, trim, and slice onions as desired.
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Cooking Directions:


 

  1. Place beef patties on the grill or pan at medium-high heat and cook for 3-5 minutes.
    • 3 Minutes = Medium-Rare
    • 3.5 Minutes = Medium
    • 4 Minutes = Medium-Well
    • 4.5 Minutes = Well

    Flip the burgers and continue cooking for 3-5 minutes until desired doneness:
    • 3 Minutes = Medium-Rare
    • 3.5 Minutes = Medium
    • 4 Minutes = Medium-Well
    • 4.5 Minutes = Well
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  3. In a large skillet or pan melt butter over medium-high heat until pan bottom is coated in butter. Use about 1 tablespoon butter per onion. Add chopped or sliced onions and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon or heatproof spatula
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  5. Place cheese on top of meat during the final minute of cooking
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  7. Lightly toast the bun during the last minute of cooking on a separate pan at low-medium heat (if desired).
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Assembly Instructions:


 

  1. Place beef patty on top of bottom bun

     

  2. Place the Gruyere on top of the meat (if not already done)

     

  3. Top the burger with Ketchup

     

  4. Top the burger with Fried Pickle Chips

     

  5. Top the burger with Grilled Onions

     

  6. Place the top half of the bun to complete the burger.

     

 


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