Sweet-and-Savory Burgers

Southern Living
Sweet-and-Savory Burgers Recipe
Makes 8 servings


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1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons corn syrup
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2 green onions, thinly sliced
2 pounds ground beef
1/4 cup chili sauce
1/4 cup jalapeño jelly
8 hamburger buns
Toppings: grilled sweet onions, grilled pineapple slices


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Chill: 4 Hours

Stir together first 6 ingredients; pour into a shallow pan or baking dish.

Shape beef into 8 patties; place in a single layer in marinade, turning to coat both sides. Cover and chill 4 hours. Drain, reserving marinade.

Grill patties over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 5 minutes on each side or until beef is no longer pink, brushing several times with reserved marinade. Stir together chili sauce and jelly. Serve patties on buns with chili sauce mixture and toppings.

Created date

June 2003