Pork and Peanut Burgers

For memorable burgers, ginger, cilantro, and peanut butter add a fantastic Asian flavor to ground pork.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Grill: 10 mins
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Pork and Peanut Burgers
Ingredients
1/2
cup finely chopped onion
1/4
cup finely chopped dry roasted peanuts
1
tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon grated fresh ginger
3
cloves garlic, minced
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
1
pound lean ground pork
1
tablespoon sesame oil
1/3
cup Asian sweet chili sauce or bottled chili sauce
1
tablespoon creamy peanut butter
1
clove garlic, minced
4
French rolls or hamburger buns
1
cup shredded bok choy
Directions
  1. In a medium bowl combine onion, peanuts, cilantro, ginger, 3 cloves garlic, red pepper, and 1 teaspoon salt. Add pork; mix well. Shape into four 12inchthick patties to fit rolls. Brush patties with sesame oil; cover and set aside. For sauce, in a small bowl stir together chili sauce, peanut butter, and 1 clove garlic; set aside.
  2. For charcoal grill place patties on rack of uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill for 10 to 13 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in patties registers 160 degrees F, turning once halfway through grilling. For gas grill preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place patties on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as above.
  3. Toast rolls. For each serving, place bok choy on roll bottom. Top with a patty, sauce, additional chopped peanuts, and the bun top. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Pork and Peanut Burgers)
    Per serving:
  • 574 kcal cal.,
  • 36 g fat
  • (11 g sat. fat,
  • 6 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 16 g monounsatured fat),
  • 82 mg chol.,
  • 1175 mg sodium,
  • 37 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 11 g sugar,
  • 26 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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