Asian Pork Burgers With Minted Watermelon

Asian Pork Burgers With Minted Watermelon
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Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high. Once it is hot, clean the grill grate with a wire brush. Just before grilling, oil the grill grate.
  2. Toss the watermelon, cucumber , mint, lime juice, 1 tablespoon of the oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper in a medium bowl.
  3. Mix together the ketchup and 1 tablespoon of the Sriracha in a small bow.l
  4. Rub the onion with the remaining teaspoon of oil.
  5. Gently mix together the pork, soy sauce, garlic, and the remaining 1 to 2 tablespoons of Sriracha with your hands in a large bowl until just combined. Form the mixture into four ½-inch-thick patties.
  6. Grill the onion until 4 to 6 minutes per side for medium. Grill the burgers until cooked through and an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center registers 145° F, 4 to 6 minutes per side.*
  7. Stack the ketchup mixture, lettuce, burgers, and onions between the buns. Serve with the watermelon salad.
By July, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 627
  • Fat 33g
  • Sat Fat 11g
  • Cholesterol 120mg
  • Sodium 1,584mg
  • Protein 40g
  • Carbohydrate 42g
  • Sugar 18g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Iron 4mg
  • Calcium 122mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Garlicky Hoisin Sauce
Cooking for friends? The watermelon salad, spiced ketchup, and burger mixture can be made up to 2 hours in advance; refrigerate, covered. If you prefer sweet over spicy, substitute hoisin sauce for the Sriracha.

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