Pork Burgers

Author: Canadian Living

These juicy, mildly seasoned burgers need only lettuce and thinly sliced red onion to round them out.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon minced gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground pork
  • 2 green onions minced
  • 4 hamburger buns

Method

In bowl, beat egg; mix in bread crumbs, garlic, soy sauce, water, ginger, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Mix in pork and green onions. Shape into four 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick patties. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container and refrigerate for up to 24 hours or freeze for up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator.)

Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre reads 160°F (71°C), 10 to 12 minutes. Sandwich in buns.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 760 mg
  • Protein 29 g
  • Calories 442.0
  • Total fat 19 g
  • Cholesterol 116 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 37 g

%RDI

  • Iron 26.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 36.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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