Iron Chef Winner's Japanese-Style Hamburgers

READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, season ground beef to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a small amount of oil in saute pan and cook onion until tender.
  • In a small bowl, beat egg lightly; add milk, mixing well.
  • Stir in breadcrumbs and allow to rest.
  • Add onions and breadcrumbs to ground beef, working ingredients together with your hands.
  • Divide meat into fourths, and make a patty; toss back and forth to force air out.
  • Shape into burger shape.
  • Heat small amount of oil in skillet and cook burgers; cover pan, and simmer on medium-high heat until burgers cook done; then remove lid, reduce heat to medium, and cook till water disappears.
  • Remove from pan.
  • Add 2/3 cup water, ketchup, sake, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, and butter to pan; bring to boil.
  • Simmer till thickened.
  • Spoon sauce over burgers on plate.
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