Caribbean Grilled Burger With Pineapple Sauce

“From Wegman's website; posted for ZWT 5.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
4 burgers
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 lb pineapple, cored
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, split and seeded (wear gloves)
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 lb lean ground sirloin, formed into 4 patties
  • 4 tablespoons island jerk seasoning
  • 1 12 cups iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 14 mango, peeled, seeded, cut in thin, match-like sticks
  • 4 mini sweet red peppers, sliced in rings
  • 4 kaiser rolls

Directions

  1. Preheat grill on HIGH 10 minute.
  2. Coat grill grate lightly with vegetable oil.
  3. Puree pineapple, jalapeno and molasses in blender; set aside.
  4. Coat beef patties with jerk seasoning (wear gloves).
  5. Sear first side of burger on grill about 2 min; until meat has changed color 1/4 way up from bottom.
  6. Turn and sear other side.
  7. Turn meat back over.
  8. Reduce heat to MEDIUM or LOW (Most burgers require MEDIUM; burgers thicker than 1 inch require LOW). Close lid.
  9. Cook burgers to internal temp of 160 degrees.
  10. Check by inserting thermometer halfway into thickest part of burger.
  11. Remove from grill.
  12. Place on rolls, top with sauce, lettuce, mango, and red bell pepper rings.

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