Sweet Teriyaki Smash Burgers

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Take your burgers to the next level for BBQ season! These burgers are cooked with sweet shallots and a tasty teriyaki sauce for a simple but delicious umami hit, and given a further Asian twist with a pak choi, carrot and sriracha ketchup and mayo topping.

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For the burger patties

<item-todo-done>2 tbsp olive oil, plus more for oiling<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 banana shallots<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 x 300g packs of plant-based mince<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>50ml teriyaki sauce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>50g breadcrumbs (or make your own by blitzing up any stale bread)<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done>

For the burger fillings

<item-todo-done>4 plant-based brioche buns<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp Sriracha<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 pak choi<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 carrot<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp ketchup<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 tbsp crispy onions<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 tbsp plant-based mayonnaise<item-todo-done>

To serve

<item-todo-done> oven fries or salad<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Oven preheated to fries packet instructions (if using), otherwise 180˚C fan setting | Small frying pan | Mixing bowl | 2x baking trays lined with parchment paper | Frying pan | Peeler

Begin making the burger patties

  • Peel and finely slice the shallots
  • Warm the olive oil in a frying pan and fry the shallots with a pinch of salt for 3-4 minutes until softening
  • Add the brown sugar to the pan and fry for a further 4-5 minutes until the shallots are well-browned
  • Add the shallots to a bowl and leave to cool for a few minutes

**Assemble and cook the patties **

  • Add the plant-based mince, breadcrumbs and teriyaki sauce to the mixing bowl and stir until well combined
  • Lightly oil your hands and shape the mixture into 4 plump patties, on a lined baking tray

**Prepare the remaining ingredients **

  • Halve the bread rolls, drizzle cut side with olive oil and toast in the frying pan over high heat until golden brown
  • Shred the pak choi
  • Halve the carrot vertically, and cut the exposed side into thick ribbons with a peeler
  • Mix the sriracha and ketchup in a small bow
  • Mix the carrots and pak choi with 1 tbsp of the mayo to coat
  • If needed, briefly reheat the fries in the oven with the patties

Build the burgers

  • Cover half the cut burger buns with the remaining mayonnaise and the other half with the sriracha ketchup
  • Take the patties out of the oven and transfer to the burger buns
  • Dress with the dressed pak choi, carrot and crispy onions
  • Close the burgers and serve immediately with the fries or salad
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