The all-American hamburger takes an Asian turn when you add soy sauce, garlic and ginger.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins to 18 mins


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  • Stir together the soft bread crumbs, onion, water, sugar, soy sauce, garlic, and ground ginger in a large mixing bowl. Add the ground beef and mix well. Shape the meat mixture into six 3/4-inch-thick patties.

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  • For a charcoal grill, place patties on the grill rack directly over medium coals. Grill, uncovered, for 15 to 18 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the side of a patty registers 160 degrees F, turning once.

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  • For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place patties on the grill rack; cover and grill as above.

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  • Serve burgers in buns topped, if desired, with sliced cucumbers and lettuce. Makes 6 servings.

Test Kitchen Tip:

When grilling, to test for medium heat, you should be able to hold your hand over the heat at the height the food will cook for 4 seconds before having to pull your hand away.

Nutrition Facts

357 calories; total fat 13g; saturated fat 5g; cholesterol 72mg; sodium 496mg; carbohydrates 32g; fiber 2g; protein 25g; iron 4mg.