Bora Bora Burgers with Potato Nuggets

Bora Bora Burgers with Potato Nuggets

3 1/2 tablespoons prepared teriyaki sauce – divided
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 pound lean ground beef
1 pound frozen shredded potato nuggets – (about 4 cups)
3/4 cup ketchup
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
4 hamburger buns
4 slices canned pineapple
4 slices red onion
4 lettuce leaves

Heat oven to 450 degrees F. In large bowl mix 2 tablespoons of the teriyaki sauce and the ginger to blend thoroughly; add beef and mix to blend thoroughly. Form into 4 patties 1/2 inch thick. Cook potato nuggets as package directs, baking for 15 to 17 minutes until crisp. Meanwhile, in small bowl mix the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce, the ketchup and pepper flakes to make sauce for burgers and potatoes; set aside. In nonstick skillet over medium-high heat pan fry burgers to desired doneness, tuning once. On bottoms of buns layer burgers, pineapple and onion slices and lettuce. Cover with bun tops. Serve sauce with potato nuggets and burgers.