RECIPES: Recipe Details
Jamaicanme Hungry Burger
My good friend Paul is Jamaican and he taught me how to make jerk spice rub and to pair it with citrus and sweet fruits !!!!
2 pounds ground chuck
2 limes, juice only
2 tblsp dried basil
2 tblsp dried thyme
3 scallions, finely chopped
2 tblsp white vinegar
2 tblsp orange juice
2 tblsp mustard seeds
2 tblsp chopped parsley
2 tblsp dried rosemary
1/4 cup yellow mustard
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1/4 cup of Caribbean hot sauce or 10 pureed Habaneros or 15 pureed chile peppers
2 cups diced fresh mango
2 cups diced fresh peaches
2 tblsp chopped ginger
2 cloves minced garlic
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 finely diced serrano chile
Extra-virgin olive oil for the grill rack
6 good quality hamburger buns, split
make Jamaican jerk rub-combine ingredients 2-13 and process in a food processor or a blender and blend into a paste making sure all the ingredients are fully integrated.
Add 2 tsp of the paste to the 2 pounds of ground chuck (add more if a spicier taste is desired) and form 6 equal patties and cover with saran wrap and refrigerate.
For the Tropical Salsa topping combine the next 8 ingredients and refrigerate.
Prepare a medium-hot fire in a charcoal grill with a cover or preheat a gas grill to medium-high.
When the grill is ready brush the rack with the olive oil. Place the patties on the rack and cover and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side and only turn them once. place the buns, cut side down, on the outer edges of the rack to toast lightly during the last 2 minutes.
To assemble place the cooked patties on the bun bottom and top with a rounded spoonful (or 2)of the Tropical Salsa and the bun top !!!!
A wonderful mix of hot and spicy with citrus and sweet fruits !!!!
Great tastes for your mouth !!!!