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luau burgers

Recipe by
Beverley Williams
San Antonio, TX

I made these the fist time for my daughters birthday party. She had a luau themed pool party. I usually use wheat buns but they are also really good on the King's Hawaiian bread.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For luau burgers

  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground pork
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1 (20 oz.) can
    pineapple slices, reserve 1/4 c. juice
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 c
    teriyaki sauce (for cooking)
  • 6 tsp
    teriyaki sauce (for the buns)
  • 6 slice
    swiss cheese
  • 6
    hamburger buns

How To Make luau burgers

  • 1
    In a bowl, combine pork, bell pepper, soy sauce, ginger, garlic powder, bread crumbs and reserved 1/4 cup of pineapple juice.
  • 2
    Mix very well. Form into 6 patties.
  • 3
    Grill covered for 3 minutes on each side.
  • 4
    Brush with teriyaki sauce. Cook another 4-6 minutes on each side or until done.
  • 5
    Also place 6 pineapple slice on the grill. Brush with teriyaki sauce,
  • 6
    Grill for 2 minutes on each side.
  • 7
    Spread mayonnaise and teriyaki sauce on buns.Place a leaf of lettuce on each bun.
  • 8
    When they are done, place a patty on each bun. Top with a slice of Swiss cheese.
  • 9
    Place a grilled pineapple slice on each.