Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

A burgerized version of a Korean classic. From the Great Big Burger Book.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, gently mix the beef, ½ cup of the onion, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, the pepper, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, 1 tablespoon sherry, and half of the garlic.
  2. Form mixture into 4 patties, each ¾ inch thick.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the remaining onion, 1 tablespoon sugar, 2 tablespoon soy sauce, ½ teaspoon sesame oil, 2 teaspoons sherry, and garlic; set aside for topping.
  4. Lightly oil the grill or a skillet over med-high heat.
  5. Cook the burgers to the desired degree of doneness, 3-5 minutes per side for medium rare.
  6. Serve burgers on toasted and buttered hamburger buns; top with the onion-soy sauce mixture and slivered scallions.


Most Helpful

Really enjoyed the burgers, tho we didn't use buns. Also did not have any sherry. Very good. Thanks for the recipe.

Colorado Lauralee August 21, 2007

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