Burger Patties 1 – tablespoon Szechwan seasoning* or to taste 1 – teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger 1 – tablespoon soy sauce 2 – tablespoons water 1/4 – cup Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter 1-1/4 – pounds ground beef chuck
Sweet and Hot Sauce 1/2 – cup Apricot Preserves 1/4 – cup Red Plum Jam 2 – teaspoons white vinegar 1/2 – teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger Crushed red pepper flakes to taste Original No-Stick Cooking Spray 2 – cups prepared fried rice, warmed Cilantro, chopped for garnish
In a medium bowl, combine Szechwan seasoning, ginger, soy sauce, water and peanut butter. Crumble ground beef over mixture and gently combine the ingredients.
Shape meat into eight (4-inch) patties and refrigerate.
In a small bowl, combine apricot preserves, plum jam, vinegar, ginger and pepper flakes.
Coat unheated grill grate with no-stick cooking spray. Heat grill to medium-high (350°F to 400°F).
Grill patties 3 to 5 minutes per side or until juices run clear.
To serve, place 1/2 cup warm fried rice onto each plate. Top with 2 burgers, garnish with sweet and hot sauce and cilantro.
*Szechwan seasoning is available in your grocer’s spice aisle.