All American Cajun Burger

Rhonda Titus


I came up with this burger recipe for competition cookoffs. This burger balances sweet from the sweet bread and caramelized onion with the heat of the jalapeños. This is an award-winning burger that always places high!

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What a great burger! Rib-eye meat makes the burger really moist and it oozes with melty cheese inside and out. There's a crunch from the lettuce. The sweet, spicy, and savory relish combined with the spicy remoulade pumps up the flavors in this burger. Not your run-of-the-mill burger recipe.

Tip: Rib-eye has a lot of fat so be sure to have a spray bottle of water nearby in case the flames get too high while grilling. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


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30 Min
10 Min


  • 2 lb
    ground rib-eye
  • 1 lb
  • 1 large
    red onion
  • 1 jar(s)
    hot and sweet jalapeños, 12 oz
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 pkg
    Havarti cheese (plain)
  • 8 large
    whole wheat sweet hamburger rolls
  • 1 bag(s)
    shredded lettuce
  • 1 stick
  • 1 bottle
    remoulade sauce, 10.5 oz
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper

How to Make All American Cajun Burger


  1. Cook bacon. Then crumble bacon and reserve grease.
  2. Saute chopped onion and chopped jalapeños in bacon grease.
  3. Mix with bacon crumbles and set aside.
  4. Make 16 thin patties.
  5. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  6. Place a rectangle of cheese on 8 burgers.
  7. Then top each with another patty and seal edges.
  8. Grill burgers on hot coals until temp is desired (140)
  9. Place a paper-thin slice of cheese on burgers.
  10. Top with onion, pepper, and bacon mixture.
  11. Butter each roll.
  12. Toast on a flat pan.
  13. Spread rolls with remoulade sauce. Place lettuce on the roll, then burger and top with roll.

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About All American Cajun Burger

Course/Dish: Burgers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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