Korean Kimchi Burger With Gochujang Aïoli

Spicy, flavor-packed, Korean-inspired burgers are what every summer cookout needs

Spice up your burgers with funky kimchi and umami-packed gochujang aïoli.

This recipe is courtesy of Shared Appetite.

4
Servings
438
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the gochujang aïoli

  • 1/4 Cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 Cup sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons gochujang
  • 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder

For the burger

  • 1 1/2 Pound ground chuck (15-20 percent fat content
  • 4 slices Cheddar cheese
  • 1 bunch scallions
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/3 Cup Napa cabbage kimchi, roughly chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted

Directions

For the gochujang aïoli

Mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl until well combined.

For the burger

Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Divide the meat into 4 equal parts and form into patties. Brush lightly with oil, and season generously with salt.

Cook the burgers to your desired doneness, adding a slice of Cheddar cheese to each patty during the last 1 minute of cooking. Remove from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes.

Lightly brush the whole scallions with oil and season with salt. Grill for 2 minutes, until char marks are visible, and then flip and cook for 1 more minute. Remove from the grill and roughly chop, discarding the roots.

Top each hamburger bun with cheeseburger, grilled scallions, kimchi, and avocado. Slather generously with gochujang aïoli. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
26g
37%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
14g
58%
Cholesterol
139mg
46%
Carbohydrate, by difference
3g
2%
Protein
47g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
26µg
4%
Vitamin B-12
8µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
34mg
3%
Choline, total
168mg
40%
Folate, total
30µg
8%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
46mg
14%
Niacin
9mg
64%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
412mg
59%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
71µg
100%
Sodium, Na
162mg
11%
Water
143g
5%
Zinc, Zn
12mg
100%

Kimchi Shopping Tip

Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Kimchi Cooking Tip

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chili peppers as well as sugar and garlic.