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Absolutely delicious and simple to make! I had read some reviews that said the mixture was a little loose, so I mixed all the ingredients together, formed the patties, and then let them sit in the fridge for at least 30 mins before I grilled them. That is an old grilling trick I've found that helps the patties stay together regardless of whats in them. I used the George Foreman grill, but instead of closing the lid and squishing the burgers, I cooked one side for 5 mins, flipped it, and cooked the other side for 5 mins with the grill still open. The burgers were even delicious 2 days later as leftovers. I would only make 1 tiny little change to the recipe- I would add more garlic (that's just a personal preference, I love garlic!). Thank you for this wonderful recipe, I will definitely be making these again.

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Kerry G March 25, 2010

OMG!! These rock!! I've made steaks and these burgers and had the burgers go first. I also take the basic spices and use it to marinade beef for stir-fry!!

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Tugar357 March 06, 2003

Followed the recipe and added a bit of dry mustard as well. Easy to do and they were good. Almost anything with sesame seeds is good for me!!

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Tebo June 28, 2003

A good adult burger, the kids were not to sure if they liked it or not. This reminds me of Beef Bulgogi which I love. Really the only difference is hamburger verse steak thinly sliced that is only marinaded in the same mixture. So I'd like to use a low sodium and less sugar next time I make this.

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Charlotte J February 15, 2003

Traditionally, Korean Hamburgers are served with rice, and a side of Kimchi. They are so addictive that it is not uncommon for people to eat 5/6 each, so I always double the recipe.

note: The addition of one egg solves the problem of the meat mixture being loose.

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islestyle March 05, 2013

How unexpectedly delicious! It looks REALLY gross, but it tastes great. It's also a great cheap meal.

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corelila February 28, 2012

I made three patties and refrigerated them prior to cooking them. They held together very well. We really enjoyed them, I cooked them on the stove top, a little to soggy out to grill them, but will try them grilled also. We didn't but them on hamburger buns, didn't think they needed them. Served them with creamy corn salad #153075 and smashed potatoes. Really good flavor, a keeper for sure!

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Susang June 01, 2010

This turned out really well. I pan-fried them, and I think I would have trouble grilling them because the mixture is really loose. They also seemed to cook too fast on the outside, so I might try omitting the sugar next time. I served these with Teriyaki Sauce and Cabbage for Those Who Dislike Cabbage. We all agreed that we could have eaten two each, so I will double the recipe next time.

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evewitch January 11, 2010

This Saturday night burger was delicious. Don't skimp on the sesame seeds nor the garlic! The only difference I made was to use Szechuan sauce on the burger instead of Teriaki. I also love to have lettuce, tomato & sweet onion along with panfried mushrooms with all my burgers. I served the burger with Baking Stone Oven Fried Potatoes. MMMMmmm good Thanks wildheart for posting a very good burger recipe

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Bergy January 24, 2004

Mmmmmmmmm yummy!This is so easy to make but since it is that easy i cant give you a five star ill give you 4!

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josh mcintosh May 19, 2002
Korean Hamburgers