Asian-Style Pork Burgers

Add scallions, fresh ginger, garlic and sesame oil to ground pork for a juicy Asian-flavored burger.


1 1/2 pounds ground pork
2 scallions, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
1 large garlic clove, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
4 hamburger buns, split
2 cups coleslaw mix
2 teaspoons rice vinegar
1 teaspoon soy sauce


Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. In a large bowl, mix the pork with the scallions, ginger, garlic, 1 teaspoon of the sesame oil, 2 teaspoons of kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Form the meat into four 3/4-inch thick patties.

Grill the burgers, turning once until cooked through, about 8 minutes. Lightly toast the buns on the grill.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, toss the coleslaw mix with the rice vinegar, soy sauce and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil. Season with salt and pepper. Set the burgers on the buns, top with the slaw and serve.