Szechwan Beef Burgers with Sweet and Hot Sauce

Szechwan Beef Burgers with Sweet and Hot Sauce
4 Servings


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1 tablespoon Szechwan seasoning* or to taste
1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons water
1/4 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter
1 1/4 pounds ground beef chuck
1/2 cup Smucker's® Apricot Preserves
1/4 cup Smucker's® Red Plum Jam
2 teaspoons white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
Crushed red pepper flakes to taste
Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
2 cups prepared fried rice, warmed
Cilantro, chopped for garnish


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes

COMBINE Szechwan seasoning, ginger, soy sauce, water and peanut butter in medium bowl. Crumble ground beef over mixture. Gently combine the ingredients. Shape meat into eight (4-inch) patties. Refrigerate.

COMBINE apricot preserves, plum jam, vinegar, ginger and pepper flakes in small bowl.

COAT unheated grill grate with no-stick cooking spray. Heat grill to medium-high (350°F to 400°F). Grill patties 3 to 5 minutes per side or until juices run clear. To serve, place 1/2 cup warm fried rice onto each plate. Top with 2 burgers, garnish with sweet and hot sauce and cilantro.

*Szechwan seasoning is available in your grocer's spice aisle.

Created date

November 2011