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Kitchen Witch
July 18th, 2015, 09:38 AM
char grilled burger


4th of July burgers

Caramelized onions

2 tsp vegetable oil

2 red onions, sliced

¼ Tsp. kosher salt

Burgers

1 pound ground sirloin (80/20)

2 pounds ground Chuck (80/20)

½ cup crème fraiche or sour cream

1 tbsp. garlic, minced

1 Tsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 tbsp. kosher salt

2 Tsp. black pepper, ground

Assembly

8 slices approx. 4oz Sharp aged cheddar

¼ cup garlic Aioli

8 brioche buns, sliced horizontally

1. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-low heat and swirl to evenly coat. Add red onions and ¼ teaspoon salt and cook for 15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. (Tip: to enhance flavor, stir in ½ Tbsp. red wine vinegar and cook 1 minute.) Remove from heat and keep warm.

2. Preheat grill or grill pan.

3. Combine all burger ingredients in a medium bowl and mix until incorporated.

4. Form the ground meat into eight patties.

5. Grill over moderately high heat until well-browned approx. 5 minutes. Flip the burgers, top with Cheese and grill for 4 minutes longer, until the cheese is slightly melted and the burgers are cooked to medium-rare.

6. Spread the Garlic Aioli on the buns.

7. Place burgers on the bottom half of buns. (Tip: Add your favorite toppings as desired. IE. Crispy bacon, caramelized onions, Cole slaw.)

8. Place top half of bun on burgers and serve right away.