Spicy Beer Burgers

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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Makes 6 Burgers

One of the best things about this recipe is it leaves you with leftover beer to dispose of, but the best thing is the flavor. These burgers have a strong, beefy flavor that is simply fantastic. Give them a try soon. One piece of advice, adjust the amounts of bread crumbs to get the burger firm enough for the grill.

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds/900 g ground beef
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL
  • onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL
  • stout beer (flat)
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL paprika
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL dried mustard
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL black pepper
  • Hamburger buns and condiments of choice

How to Make It

  1. Combine meat, onions, garlic, eggs, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire sauce, beer, and seasonings in a large bowl.
  2. Shape mixture into patties about 3/4 of an inch thick.
  3. Preheat grill for medium heat. Place patties on the grill rack and cook for 7-9 minutes per side. Once cooked (reaching an internal temperature of 165 F), remove from heat and place patties onto buns.
  4. Top with your favorite condiments and enjoy.