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My Super Oscars Burger

My Super Oscars Burger

It’s that time of year again!!! You guessed it. It’s the Oscars!!!! I love watching the parade of celebrities in their fashionable attire while eating comfort food in front of my TV. I can’t think of any other comfort food better than the hamburger!!! Just talking about it makes me think of Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle. You know the movie? It’s about two guys going on an epic road trip to satisfy their late night cravings for White Castle hamburgers. My Super Oscars Burger makes me feel like that except I don’t have to drive long distances to get my fix. Plus, I get my oven baked sweet potato fries just the way I like it.

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Super Oscars Burger

Ingredients

  • Hamburger bun
  • medium ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Worcester sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Panko breadcrumbs or Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • ketchup
  • dijon mustard
  • BBQ sauce
  • fried onions
  • chopped lettuce
  • sliced tomatoes
  • pickled jalapenos
  • 1 slice Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 1 slice cheddar cheese
  • Sriracha mayo sauce (2 teaspoons sriracha and 2 teaspoons mayonnaise)

Sweet Potato Fries

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes rinsed and cut into 1/4″ thin strips
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

Directions

  • Marinate ground beef with garlic powder, paprika, soy sauce and Worcester sauce in a large bowl
  • Combine breadcrumbs and egg to the beef mixture
  • Form the mixture into 4 patties 4 inches wide
  • Lightly oil frying pan and grill patties 5 minutes per side until well done
  • Fry onions
  • Spread BBQ sauce, dijon mustard and ketchup on the hamburger buns
  • Put tomatoes, pickled jalapenos, fried onions and 2 cheeses on top of patties
  • Preheat oven to 350° and place the hamburgers in the oven for 20 minutes or until cheese has melted

For sweet potato fries

  • In small bowl toss sweet potatoes with balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder
  • Toss sweet potato fries in oven and bake until tender and golden for 20 minutes

For sriracha mayo sauce

  • Combine 2 teaspoons sriracha with 2 teaspoons mayonnaise

Now grab the Zinfandel and enjoy your Oscar-worthy burger!!

 

 

 

 



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