The Banh-Mi-Inspired Pork Burgers


These Banh-Mi-Inspired Pork Burgers are a fusion of Vietnamese flavors and American comfort, featuring juicy pork patties infused with garlic and fish sauce, topped with crunchy cucumber, pickled carrots.


1 pound ground pork ¼ cup finely chopped fresh basil 4 garlic cloves, minced 3 green onions, white and green parts, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon sriracha


1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 1 teaspoon kosher salt kosher salt

Mix Ingredients: Blend ground pork with soy sauce and Sriracha for a savory, spicy kick that complements the pork's richness.

Steps: 1

Form Patties: Shape portions of the pork mixture into evenly sized patties, ensuring they are of uniform thickness to promote even cooking and to retain juicy texture in every bite.

Steps: 2

Grill Patties: Grill over medium-high heat to develop a flavorful char and cook through, ensuring a juicy interior.

Steps: 3

Prepare Pickled Vegetables: Slice carrots and daikon into matchsticks, then pickle in a tangy brine of vinegar, sugar, and salt for a crunchy, tangy contrast.

Steps: 4

Assemble Burgers: Toast buns for a crispy base, layer with tangy pickled vegetables, top with grilled patties, and finish with fresh cilantro for a vibrant, aromatic finish.

Steps: 5

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