Jerk Bison Burger
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Jerk Bison Burger
- 1.5 lb lean ground bison (or choice of meat)
- 2 teaspoons dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
- 1 teaspoon allspice
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 stalks green onion, chopped
1 habanero or scotch bonnet, chopped
- If you do not want it too spicy, remove the seeds
1.5 tablespoon fresh ginger
- 2 teaspoons ginger powder
- pinch of sea salt & pepper
- 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
- 5 wheat hamburger buns (or choice of bread)
- olive oil mayonnaise
Add all the ingredients for the meat into a large mixing bowl and mix together using your hands or a spatula.
Note: I highly suggest using gloves since you are handling very hot peppers. If not, do not touch anything after mixing and immediately wash your hands with soap & water.
Form 5 uniform patties.
Note: If you want to exact use a food scale simply place an empty bowl on a food scale and “zero it out” or press the Tare function.
Then add the seasoned raw meat. Once you get the weight in grams or pounds, divide that by 5 (or number of servings you prefer) to get the weight for each patty.
Take a portion of the meat and place it on the food scale by itself and add/takeaway meat until you reach the calculated weight for each patty.
Set a nonstick or cast-iron pan on medium-high heat, and once hot, spray with avocado or olive oil.
Note: if you are using cast-iron, place it on medium heat and monitor it for sticking. If it is sticking either 2 things are happening:
1) the heat is too high and you need to take the pan off the heat to let it cool; or
2) you are not allowing the meat to cook through as it will easily lift off the cast iron once it is finished.
Cook each patty for about 3 – 4 minutes on each side, or until you reach your preferred doneness.
Build the burger with your choice of garnish and hamburger buns!
These are also GREAT for meal prep as the burgers will last for 4 – 6 days in the fridge in an airtight container. Just keep everything separate until you would like to enjoy!
Eating low-carb at the moment?
Easy! Just swap the buns for fresh green lettuce for an ultimate spicy lettuce-wrapped burger. Or, crumble the burger over a salad and enjoy with your favorite dressing!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hey, I'm Kevin
My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.
By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!