Thursday, May 16, 2013

Beef and Smoked Cheddar Burger recipe

Beef and Smoked Cheddar Burger
Beef and Smoked Cheddar Burger

The two most important tips for a great burger e really good quality beef mince with a decent fat content, and don't work the mixture too much otherwise you'll end up with a dense, hard burger instead of a big juicy one

Makes 4

Beef and Smoked Cheddar Burger ingredients: 800 grams good beef mince. 2 tablespoons tomato paste. 2 tablespoons oyster sauce. 1 teaspoon sesame oil. 2 cloves garlic, crushed. 2 egg yolks sea salt and freshly ground pepper. To assemble: 4 buns, halved and toasted. 8 slices smoked cheddar cheese. 12 slices pancetta or streaky meat, cooked till crisp. mayonnaise. crisp lettuce leaves. sliced tomatoes. beer braised onions as below if using

Beef and Smoked Cheddar Burger recipe: Place all the ingredients in a bowl, season with salt and pepper and, gently but thoroughly, mix together.,Shape into 4 patties about 2 cm thick and chill for 30 minutes. Heat a little oil in a sauté pan and cook the burgers for 4 minutes. Flip the burgers over and cook for 2-3 minutes then top with the cheese. Cover and cook until the cheese has melted and the burgers are just cooked through. To assemble: Spread the buns with mayonnaise then top with lettuce, tomato, beef pattie, onions and pancetta. By then, the Beef and Smoked Cheddar Burger is ready