Caribbean Grilled Burger With Pineapple Sauce

Recipe by alligirl
READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 4 burgers


  • 34
    lb pineapple, cored
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, split and seeded (wear gloves)
  • 1
    tablespoon molasses
  • 1
    lb lean ground sirloin, formed into 4 patties
  • 4
    tablespoons island jerk seasoning
  • 1 12
    cups iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 14
    mango, peeled, seeded, cut in thin, match-like sticks
  • 4
    mini sweet red peppers, sliced in rings
  • 4
    kaiser rolls


  • Preheat grill on HIGH 10 minute.
  • Coat grill grate lightly with vegetable oil.
  • Puree pineapple, jalapeno and molasses in blender; set aside.
  • Coat beef patties with jerk seasoning (wear gloves).
  • Sear first side of burger on grill about 2 min; until meat has changed color 1/4 way up from bottom.
  • Turn and sear other side.
  • Turn meat back over.
  • Reduce heat to MEDIUM or LOW (Most burgers require MEDIUM; burgers thicker than 1 inch require LOW). Close lid.
  • Cook burgers to internal temp of 160 degrees.
  • Check by inserting thermometer halfway into thickest part of burger.
  • Remove from grill.
  • Place on rolls, top with sauce, lettuce, mango, and red bell pepper rings.