Char Siu Pork Burger with Cilantro Asian Slaw
Char Siu Pork Burger with Cilantro Asian Slaw

Photo Credit

Victor Schrager
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This Recipe

  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Serves: 4
  • Start to Finish: Less than 30 minutes
  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Cook: 12 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 491
  • 770mg Sodium
  • 36g Carbs
  • 2g Fiber
  • 27g Fat
  • 9.5g Saturated Fat
  • 24g Protein
491770mg36g2g27g24g9.5g

This fresh and healthy take on traditional Chinese char siu pork is bursting with sweet and savory flavors. It looks impressive but only takes 22 minutes to prepare! 

Ingredients:

  • For char siu glaze:
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese rice wine
  • 1/2 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
  • For cilantro Asian slaw:
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated green cabbage
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup cilantro sprigs
  • For burgers:
  • 16 ounces ground pork, divided into 4 patties
  • Kosher
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 crusty rolls
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Directions:

Directions

1. To make char siu glaze, heat all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-low. Cook and stir until just combined and slightly warm, about 2 to 3 minutes; set aside.
2. To make cilantro Asian slaw, mix hoisin sauce, lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste in a medium bowl. Add cabbage, carrot, and cilantro; toss to coat. 
3. Season pork patties with salt and pepper. Brush a grill grate with olive oil and heat to medium-high. Grill patties for 5 to 6 minutes; flip and cook for another 5 to 6 minutes.
4. To build burgers, place each patty on a roll bottom. Add a drizzle of char siu glaze, cilantro Asian slaw, and a roll top.

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