" Hot Tamale" Burgers

Recipe by Skippy BW
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 8 burgers
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring rice and 3 cups water to a boil in medium sauce pan. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 40 minutes or until water is absorbed by rice.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, corn, chipotle, adobo sauce, garlic, cumin and salt. Sauté 2 minutes, then reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring once or twice. Whisk 1/2 cup cornmeal in bowl add to skillet mixture and cover and cook on low for 10 minutes more. Stirring once or twice (mixture will feel like thick cornmeal slush).
  • Remove from heat, and stir in hot rice, cilantro, lime juice and zest. Cool 20 minutes. Wet hands and shape mixture into 8 burgers. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • Prepare grill to medium heat. Brush burgers and grill rack with olive oil. Grill 7 minutes per side or until crusty on the outside.
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