Monday, May 26, 2008

Ted's World Famous Smoky Hot, Zesty & Juicy Burgers W/Chipotle Mayo, Onion, Garlic, & Smoked Gouda

A little thing I whipped up for Memorial Day. Click the link to see it on Enjoy...T

Ingredients: Ground Sirloin; Fresh Garlic; Weber Gourmet Burger Seasoning; Tabasco Chipotle Pepper Sauce; Heinz 57 Sauce; Worcestershire sauce; Hellman's Mayonnaise; 1 Large Onion (not a Red Onion); 2 eggs; Mesquite wood chips soaked in water; high quality hamburger buns w/meal or sesame etc; Smoked Gouda Cheese slices

1- Prepare 12-16 ounces marinade using equal 1/3 parts Heinz 57 sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and Tabasco Chipotle pepper sauce. Chop several cloves of Garlic and roast or sauté them lightly, until they soften a bit, and set aside

2- Add a generous amount of "Weber Gourmet Burger Seasoning" to the marinade

3- Prepare appropriate amount (4 pounds or so) of Ground Sirloin, loosely, in a bowl

4- Season the meat in the bowl using "Weber Gourmet Burger Seasoning" and add chopped and slightly roasted fresh garlic

5- Add the marinade to the ground sirloin, mix, and let stand in a covered bowl for 2 1/2 hours

6- Prepare grill using Mesquite wood chips soaked in water for 20 minutes, on top of grill ready coals

7- Prepare a small bowl of Chipotle mayo, using Hellman's mayonnaise and Tabasco Chipotle pepper sauce

8- Grill the burgers quickly, adding more "Weber Gourmet Burger Seasoning" on the grill

9- Add "Kings Choice" Smoked Gouda cheese slices for the last 2 minutes of grilling time (available at Meijer’s)

10- Butter the buns on both halves, and lightly brown them in the broiler

11- Add the chipotle mayo sauce to both halves of the buns

12- Add a sliced fresh onion wheel to each burger

13- Crack a Heineken

14- Eat

Optional - If you find the sirloin doesn't hold together on the grill then add an egg or two to the mix prior to cooking, but after marinating
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