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Pad Thai Burgers

Our family loves Thai food, especially Pad Thai. This recipe incoporates all of the essential ingredients for a great Pad Thai taste on a bun. It's easy to make and delicious! Served along side a glass of Merlot, Syrah or any good red wine, this Better Burger is even better!


1 1/2 pounds ground Black Angus beef brisquet
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
2 teaspoons Asian fish sause
3/4 teaspoon tamari soy sauce
3/4 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
1 tablespoon corn oil
3/4 teaspoon finely minced garlic
3/4 teaspoon finely shredded fresh ginger
1 scallion, thinly sliced
1/2 hot chile of choice (I use Jalapeno), seeded and finely minced 1/2 large red or vidalia onion, peeled and thinly sliced
2 cups watercress, washed and dried
6 strips preserved ginger
3 tablespoons dry-roasted peanuts, chopped (optional)
6 homemade buns, buttered and lightly grilled
Oil for grill: Peanut


In 2-quart mixing bowl, combine brisquet, lime juice, fish sauce, soy sauce, brown surgar and hot sauce. In small saucepan, heat corn oil over medium hot burner; saute garlic, ginger, scallion and chile for about 1 minute. Remove pan from burner and add mixture to beef; thoroughly mix all ingredients. Prepare onion, watercress, preserved ginger and peanuts; set aside. Oil grill. Shape beef into 6 patties. Grill on gas grill over medium heat for 14-18 minutes or to desired doneness, turning once halfway through grilling. Serve on best quality bun, preferably homemade. Top with onion, watercress, preserved ginger and peanuts. Enjoy


Great side dishes for this burger include: mango salsa, Asian rice noodle salad and coconut pudding for dessert.