Thai it Red Hot Burger
Cool Cilantro Slaw
1/8 cup fish sauce
Â¼ cup sugar
Â¼ cup white vinegar
1 head Napa cabbage, finely shredded
1 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
Â½ cup green onions, diced
Spicy Chili Mayo
Â¼ cup Sambal Oelek chili sauce
Â¼ cup mayonnaise
Red Curry Patties
2 Tablespoons red curry paste
Â¼ cup cream
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons fish sauce
2 tsp salt
1 Â½ pounds ground chuck
6 Sesame Buns, Split
Preheat gas grill to medium temperature.
For the slaw: combine fish sauce, sugar and white vinegar. Whish until sugar is dissolved. Set aside. Remove core from cabbage and thinly slice. Coarsely chop cilantro and green onions (tips included). Combine dressing with cabbage, cilantro and green onions. Set aside.
To make simple spicy mayo: stir together chili sauce and mayo and set aside.
To prepare the burger patties, stir together red curry paste, cream, brown sugar and fish sauce until the mixture is smooth. Sprinkle salt over ground chuck, gently combine. Pour curry mixture over beef and gently work into the meat until evenly distributed. Form into six equal patties. Rub grill grates with vegetable oil. Place patties on preheated grill. Cook 4-5 minutes on each side for medium.
Cut limes in half. Squeeze Â½ of a lime on the tops of each bun. Toast top and bottom of buns about 1 minute on the grill.
To assemble burgers: Evenly distribute the cilantro slaw on the bun bottoms. Top the cilantro slaw with red curry burger. Spread the Chili Mayo on the bun top. Place the bun top on patty, enjoy.
Makes 6 spicy, cool servings!