The 5000 Calorie Deep Fried Burger

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“I just couldn't resist sharing this. It's from Group Recipes and here is a photo link: . Do with this as you will, laugh, cry or jump in and make one. Posted just as written. Their intro reads "Taking an American classic and making it more American by dipping it in beer batter and deep frying it. This is what happens when boredom strikes in a professional kitchen.". The recipe claims 10 mins to make, I think that must be just deep frying time so I'm guessing at actual times.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Don't eat anything for about 1 day prior.
  2. Grill off hamburger to rare (IF your going to try this I'd recommend it be cooked to at least med. I doubt that deep frying would do much to cook the meat further).
  3. Fry onion rings and bacon.
  4. Layer slice of cheddar, bacon, slice of cheddar, onion rings, slice of cheddar on top of burger and briefly place in 500 degree oven to melt together.
  5. Place your heart healthy burger stack inside your homemade milk bun, press together, and skewer with your wooden skewers.
  6. Dust well with flour and dip in bear batter, spooning the batter into all crevices.
  7. Drop burger into deep fry basket. If you made your burger right, it will be too tall for the oil to actually cover completely. Carefully ladle hot oil from the fryer over the top of the burger to compensate.
  8. Cook until golden brown.
  9. Remove from fryer, let rest for about 2-3 minutes, and cut in half with a serrated knife.
  10. Serve with lettuce, tomato, onion and horseradish remoulade.
  11. After eating, call your cardiologist, tell him what you've done, and sit in amusement as he has a heart attack for you over the phone.
  12. Disclaimer: Following this recipe and consuming the finished product may be hazardous to your health. Eating The Deep Fried Hamburger may cause acne, soar stomach, huge butt syndrome, or sudden and unexpected cardiac arrest. Eating the whole thing in one sitting will make you a true American Hero.

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