Chinese Cumin Lamb Burger with Sautéed Onions

8 January 2017
This burger is my take on fusion-cuisine: Chinese cumin lamb burgers incorporate one of my husband’s favorite dishes from his childhood in Northeastern China.  If you love cumin, you’ll love the mixture of cumin and lamb here.  Cumin tames the strong flavor of lamb and the Sichuan pepper flakes tickle your taste buds.

As seen in: Review: All Under Heaven & Cumin Lamb Burgers

 

Inspired by Cumin Lamb from Woks of Life and this recommended cookbook:


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Chinese Cumin Lamb Burger with Sautéed Onions
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
burgers
Ingredients
Burger Patties
For Assembling Burgers
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
burgers
Ingredients
Burger Patties
For Assembling Burgers
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Instructions
Burger Patties
  1. In a large bowl, mix lamb, cumin, Sichuan pepper, soy sauce, rice wine, garlic (if using), and scallions. Let sit for 30 minutes.
  2. Form lamb into four burger patties.
  3. Heat oil in a deep pan over medium-high heat. Fry burgers until a brown crust forms.
Sautéed Onions
  1. While the pan is heating, slice the onion. Add slices in a bowl with cumin, Sichuan pepper, and oil, mix well.
  2. Heat a medium sautée pan over medium heat. Add onion and sautée until translucent.
  3. Assemble into burgers using desired toppings. Keep it simple (especially with condiments--we didn't use any), so it doesn't conflict with the heavy cumin.

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