Fiery Mushroom Burgers

“Absolutely fantastic”. We both agree, these fiery mushroom burgers were absolutely fantastic. The flavor of the mushrooms is so savory, deep, fantastic…. all with just the right amount of spiciness. Originally, the recipe for the mushrooms (from a 2021 issue of Louisiana Kitchen and Culture magazine, a long-time favorite of mine) was meant as a topping for steak. But I immediately thought of it on burgers. And they definitely did not disappoint.

Fiery Mushroom Burgers

This recipe is one of those that goes into my ‘go-to’ folder of keepers. Destined to be made again and again. These fiery mushroom burgers hit the spot. I don’t ever see myself even tweaking the recipe, changing this or that. Nope. This is it right here. And any time I need mushrooms (and boy would these be great on Salisbury steak), I’m making these.

Also try my blue cheese burgers with caramelized onions.

Fiery Mushroom Burgers

This recipe is one of those that goes into my 'go-to' folder of keepers. Destined to be made again and again.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 486kcal

Ingredients

For the fiery mushrooms

  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon soy saice
  • 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 small jalapeno stemmed, sliced then
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms sliced thin. Any mushroom will do, I prefer mini portabellas
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic minced

For the burgers

  • 4 burger patties
  • kosher salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns

Instructions

For the fiery mushrooms

  • In a small bowl whisk together the lemon juice, fish sauce, soy sauce and brown sugar until the brown sugar has dissolved.
  • Stir in the jalapeno slices.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the sliced mushrooms. Saute 8-10 minutes or until they have released their liquid.
  • Increase the heat to high. Stir in the garlic and cook, stirring often, until the mushrooms turn golden brown, 5-7 minutes.
  • increate heat to high, add garlic and cook stirring, until mushrooms golden brown 5-7 more

For the burgers

  • Season the burger patties with salt and pepper and cook as desired.
  • Top with Swiss cheese.
  • Toast the buns as desired.
  • Place cooked patties on the buns. Top with plenty of fiery mushrooms and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 486kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 456mg | Potassium: 754mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 311IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 226mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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