Spicy Burger with Creamy Sriracha Sauce

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5 from 4 votes
Spicy Burger with Creamy Sriracha Sauce takes your burger game to the next level. They are a nice change of pace from your ordinary burger because they are bursting with spicy goodness.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Resting Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes
Spicy burger with a sriracha sauce.

Spicy Burger with Creamy Sriracha Sauce takes your burger game to the next level. They are a nice change of pace from your ordinary burger because they are bursting with spicy goodness.

Spicy burger with a sriracha sauce.

These Spicy Burger with Creamy Sriracha Sauce recipe is one that you can do any night of the week because they come together so quickly and easily and everyone in your family will love them because they are different and better than ones they can get out in your average restaurant.

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What We Love About This ReciPE for Spicy Burgers

  • 30 Minute Meal: Such a quick and easy recipe, perfect for weeknights.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge.
  • Family Friendly: Let everyone build their own with a burger bar.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb or dairy free, etc…
Two spicy burgers on white plates with cheese lettuce and tomatoes.

Ingredient Notes

  • 2 Teaspoons of House Seasoning Blend
  • Ground Beef: One pound of 80/20 is best.
  • Breadcrumbs: Flavored or plain.
  • Garlic Cloves minced
  • Egg: One to bind the mixture together.
  • Milk: 1 tablespoon.
  • Burger Toppings:
  • Buns: Hamburger buns or any crusty bread.
  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes: Tomato slices to the thickness you enjoy.
  • Onion
  • Pepper Jack Cheese: Mozzarella, cheddar or any other variety can be used.
  • Sauce:
  • Mayonnaise
  • Sriracha: Any brand that you like.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Recipes with Sriracha Sauce

These are the basic steps for making Spicy Burger Sauce.  Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and daily value nutrition information.

STEP 1: SPICY SRIRACHA MAYO

Begin by making the sriracha with mayo by stirring the ingredients together. Refrigerate for an hour or two.

STEP 2: MIX BEEF

Meanwhile, heat a skillet on medium heat with 1 tsp of oil and then begin preparing the meat. First, in a large bowl, combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, minced garlic, egg, seasonings, and milk. You can wear gloves and use your hands to mix.

STEP 3:COOK BURGER

Once combined, press it together and make a large ball. Then slice into 4 quarters and shape each one into a 4” diameter patty (or to size of your buns).Place patties on frying pan and cook for 5 minutes on each side. (I didn’t want to overcrowd my pan so cooked two at a time.)

STEP 4: ASSEMBLE

Finally, top your burgers with slice of cheese and lastly assemble the burgers with Sriracha Mayo and other toppings. Toast the rolls with butter and garlic powder for even more great flavor.

Prep and Storage Tips for Spicy Burgers

HOW TO MAKE THIS SPICY BURGER SAUCE RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Give the sauce time to develop so make the sriracha with mayo ahead of time. At least an hour or two. If you prep these in advance dinner will be done in minutes and everyone will love the spicy flavor.

HOW TO STORE THIS SPICY SAUCE FOR BURGERS RECIPE

Store the sauce in an airtight jar or container in the refrigerator. Use it on the burgers, for sandwiches or for dipping your fries in.

HOW TO CRATE THE PERFECT BURGER

Making the perfect cheeseburger is something that is very easy to do and doesn’t take much effort. But the outcome is amazing find out here.

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS THE BEST HAMBURGER TO USE FOR THIS RECIPE?

Really the best beef is a mixture of 80/20. Therefore you have a good fat to meat ratio. To find out more, check the Beef website.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT CHEESE?

Of course, try a swiss or other spicy cheese or go traditional with cheddar or american cheese.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DONE INSIDE OR OUTSIDE?

Indeed this recipe can be cooked on an indoor grill pan or or on your charcoal or gas grill, whichever you prefer.

WHAT OTHER TOPPING CAN YOU USE THESE BURGER RECIPES?

The possibilities are endless. For example: dill pickles, jalapeno peppers, ketchup or other peppers.

Close up of the spicy burgers on white dishes.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes before baking.
  • Seasoning: It is easy to try different seasonings. For example: Burger Seasoning Blend, Homemade Fajita Seasoning or Homemade Taco Seasoning.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Really you can cook the burgers any way you wish, cook the burgers in the air fryer for a quick dinner.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Fat free mayo or Avocado mayo, or even a dairy free mayo can be used for this recipe.
  • Bacon: Makes everything better.

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Spicy burger with a sriracha sauce.
5 from 4 votes

Spicy Burger with Creamy Sriracha Sauce

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Resting Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes
Spicy Burger with Creamy Sriracha Sauce takes your burger game to the next level. They are a nice change of pace from your ordinary burger because they are bursting with spicy goodness.
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • 3-5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 Tb milk
  • Burger Toppings:
  • 4 buns
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 2-3 to tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 4 slices pepperjack cheese
  • Sauce:
  • ¼ cup mayo
  • 1-2 Tb sriracha, depending on preferred spice

Instructions

  • Heat a skillet on medium heat with 1 tsp of oil and then begin preparing the meat.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, minced garlic, egg, seasonings, and milk. You can wear gloves and use your hands to mix.
  • Once combined, press it together and make a large ball. Then slice into 4 quarters and shape each one into a 4” diameter patty (or to size of your buns).
  • Place patties on skillet and cook for 5 minutes on each side. (I didn’t want to overcrowd my pan so cooked two at a time.)
  • As the patties cook, wash and prep your vegetables. Slice the tomato and onions.
  • To make the sauce, combine sriracha and mayo in a small bowl. You can add more sriracha to make it spicier.
  • Check the patties and flip it if it has been 5 minutes. Then add a cheese slice on top.
  • Now is the time to heat your buns, if you desire. You can put it in the toaster if it fits or toast in the oven for 3-5 minutes.
  • Once everything is cooked, assemble your sriracha mayo burgers.
  • Serve as is or with a side of french fries or chips. Enjoy!

Expert Tips

 
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes before baking.
  • Seasoning: It is easy to try different seasonings. For example: Burger Seasoning Blend, Homemade Fajita Seasoning or Homemade Taco Seasoning.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Really you can cook the burgers any way you wish, cook the burgers in the air fryer for a quick dinner.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Fat free mayo or Avocado mayo, or even a dairy free mayo can be used for this recipe.
  • Bacon: Makes everything better.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 146mg | Sodium: 1329mg | Potassium: 618mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2534IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 238mg | Iron: 14mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Classic Burger, Sriracha Sauce

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