Szechwan Beef Burgers with Sweet and Hot Sauce

Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 6 min
Servings 4
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • BURGER PATTIES
  • 1 tbsp. Szechwan seasoning* or to taste
  • 1 tsp. finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsps. water
  • 1/4 cup Adams® 100% Natural Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 1 1/4 lbs. ground beef chuck
  • SWEET AND HOT SAUCE
  • 1/2 cup Smucker's® Apricot Preserves
  • 1/4 cup Smucker's® Red Plum Jam
  • 2 tsps. white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. 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

Directions

  • Step 1

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

  • Step 2

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

  • Step 3

    COAT unheated grill grate with no-stick cooking spray. Heat grill to medium-high (350° 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.

  • Step 4

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

Serving size
(1/4)

  • Calories 650
  • Calories from Fat240g
  • Total Fat 26g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 90mg
  • Sodium 990mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 67g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 28g
  • Protein 32g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet