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Friday, August 10, 2012

A New Burger In Town!


When someone asks for a burger, it is usually the same old burger that is made the same every day. Why not try something different and new?
Adding this sandwich to your menus or for your final days of Barbecuing, will make your meal memorable.

General Tso Burger

General Tso Burger
1 hamburger bun, toasted
2 tbsp. of Broccoli Slaw (see recipe below)
2 ½ oz. panko breaded chicken breast, cooked
2 slices mild jalapeno cheese
2 tbsp. general tso sauce (see recipe below)
Top toasted bun heel with broccoli slaw.
Top with cooked breaded chicken breast and jalapeno cheddar cheese.
Run through Warmer or microwave to melt cheese.
Spread bun crown with 1 tbsp. general tso sauce. Place crown over filling.

Broccoli Slaw
6 tbsp. mayonnaise
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. ginger powder
2 tsp. seasoned rice vinegar
2 c. broccoli slaw mix
Mix together mayonnaise, garlic powder, ground ginger and rice vinegar.
Add broccoli slaw; toss to coat.

General Tso Sauce
¼ c. chicken stock, or substitute water
1 ½ tbsp. tomato paste
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. rice vinegar
1 tsp. hoisin sauce
1 tsp. chili paste
1 tsp. sesame oil
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. cornstarch
Prepare the sauce: In a small bowl, combine the chicken stock, tomato paste, sugar, soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin sauce, chili paste, sesame oil, sugar, and the 1 teaspoon of cornstarch. Stir until the sugar and cornstarch are dissolved.

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