6/15/13

Hawaiian Hamburgers Recipe

Hola Amigos..or should I say Aloha! Now that grill master "Big Boy" is officially out of school , he is going to be doing a lot of grilling and BBQ-ing around the house. Today I'm sharing another one of his creations, this time with a little island twist. The key to achieve this Hawaiian influence is in the grilled pineapple and the pineapple sauce to complement it. Here is the recipe!

Hawaiian Hamburgers
1 1/2 Pound Ground Beef ( I like 85/15)
1TBSP Bean Sauce
1TBSP Soy Sauce
1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder
1/2 Tsp Curry Powder
1/2 Tsp Montreal Steak Seasoning
1/2 Tsp White Pepper
1/4 tsp Onion Powder
2TBSP chicken broth or water.
6-8 Strips Bacon
6-8 Buns
Mix all the ingredients above and make your hamburger patties.
Note: These measurements are approximate and reflect the taste of my family, you are welcome to use less or more of any and it  would not affect the outcome of your burger it will only taste the way you like it seasoned.
Wrap each hamburger with a strip of bacon.
Grilled them to taste.

Grilled Pineapples
6-8 Pineapple Slices
1 TBSP Honey
1 TBSP Lemon Juice
a Pinch of Tumeric
Put the pineapples in a zip lock bag with the above ingredients and let marinate for at least 30 minutes.
Oil the surface of your grill and place the pineapples until they get the grill marks, like 2-3 minutes on each side depending on the temp of your grill.

Hawaiian"Aloha" Sauce
3/4 Cup Pineapple Juice or Orange
2 TBSP Soy Sauce
1 Tsp Brown Sugar
1 Clove Garlic peeled and crushed
1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
1/2 dried Thyme
1 Tsp cornstarch dissolved in 1 TBSP pineapple juice.
Place all the ingredients in a saucepan and cook 8-10 minutes until reduced. Add the cornstarch dissolved  in the pineapple juice and cook until the sauce thickens. 

Now to assemble your burgers! Yeah, bun, burger, sauce and grilled pineapple, bun and EAT!!!

Listo! 
All the steps above, although seems like a lot of work, is well worth it! This burgers are really, really good! And I'm not just saying this. Little one fought to get a big one just for him and ate it all!

The Sauce goes like "butter" and you can use it on anything, from shrimp to chicken!

If you want to take your friends to an exotic paradise without packing your bags, this is the next best thing!

Thank You for visiting the Blog, wishing all fathers an awesome day tomorrow! Lots of health, love and blessings to all!
Always keep in mind my friends, that everything tastes better with a Pinch of Love!

Besitos
Honi Honi.
Lizy

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27 comments:

  1. It's going to be a great Father's Day celebration over at your place, I can already tell! :)

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  2. I've been hungry for a yummy burger! These look fabulous! =)

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  3. You had me at bacon and grilled pineapple, yum :) These look like a great summer grilling idea!

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    1. LOL Ann! Thank you Love! Have a great week!

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  4. Hi Lizy, I'm not a huge pineapple fan so probably wouldn't try this. But I did make your Bar-B-Q chuck roast last night on the gas grill. It was delicious. I usually don't make roasts as there are only two of us, but we will use the remainder for sandwiches. I would definitely do this again, especially if we have friends over. Thanks for sharing this recipe. Fondly, Janet

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    1. Oh awesome Janet! I hope it turned out good for you! And you are right,we also made a few sandwiches with the leftovers! I'm glad you liked it! yeayyy!!! Big hug to you and the kitties!

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    2. Hugs back from all of us. I still want to make the chocolate cake. It makes my mouth water just to look at the photos. JB

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  5. Oh my goodness, yes. That sounds fabulous and I am nuts about pineapple!

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  6. Looks amazing! The grilled pineapple is so pretty! Hopping over from Marvelous Mondays :)365ish Days of Pinterest

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  7. I am drooling here! this looks so delicious! I will pin this!

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  8. This looks super tasty! I think I have the only man in the world that isn't crazy about grilling. A couple months ago I told him you can grill fruit and he seemed interested, though, so maybe we'll be able to get a grill when he gets home from deployment!

    Natashalh

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  9. These look soooo good!! Thank you for sharing your yummy recipe with us at the Pretty Things party :)

    xo, Tanya
    twelveOeight

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  10. Your onion rosette is adorable! Great photo & sounds fabulous! Thanks for sharing at Sweet & Savory Saturdays #17.

    ~Amber @ Dessert Now, Dinner Later!
    http://dessertnowdinnerlater.blogspot.com

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  11. Look at the ingredients! This must be good!

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    1. They are Judy, super juicy too! Thank you!

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  12. Yum! I love anything Hawaiian! This sounds great! Pinned! Would love it if you would link this up to Give Me The Goods Monday: 1 Party, 4 Blogs! http://www.rainonatinroof.com/2013/06/give-me-goods-monday-link-party-13.html
    Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

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  13. Lizy-you have such fun recipes. Thank you for linking with my potluck this week. I think my grandpa would have liked this. He liked putting pineapple on savory dishes.

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  14. Awesome burgers!!! Love the bacon and pineapple. AND THAT SAUCE?!? This is going to be making an appearance on our grill, this summer. Thanks for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday.

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  15. Looks so good Liz, your son is becoming quite the chef
    http://easylifemealandpartyplanning.blogspot.com/

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  16. oh yum...just yum!

    Thanks for bringing it by Super Sunday!

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  17. Hi again, oh my looks so amazing! giving your recipe a shout out. can't wait to try it! Theresa @ DearCreatives.com

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  18. Um, YUMMMM!!! You can't go wrong with this combo! Love this burger! My hubs would kill for this, I gotta try it! Thanks for sharing!

    Best,
    Jen @ Yummy Healthy Easy

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  19. I know I told you before but this is really a great recipe, Thank you for sharing it on our BBQ Block Party

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  20. Ooooh that is one epic burger! :) Love grilled bun and the grilled onions!! Thank you so much for linking up with me this week at Tasty Tuesdays! I’ve pinned this & shared it with my followers! Please be sure to stop back by the party and check out some of the other links!

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  21. I have a friend who loves "Hawaiian" inspired foods and would LOVE this! Thanks for sharing at Party Thyme. This recipe has been pinned to my Party Thyme features board

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