Asian Sliders with Pineapple Salsa


Asian Sliders with Pineapple Salsa

Outrageously, out of this world burgers bursting with Asian flavors, topped with pineapple salsa and served in miniature buns to make the ultimate pick-up.

This recipe is from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC® Too Hot in the Kitchen.

Ingredients

Asian Sliders

Makes 24 sliders

  • 1 3/4 pounds ground sirloin
  • 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 egg whites
  • 6 tablespoons hoisin sauce, divided
  • 24 miniature rolls (Hawaiian bread)

Pineapple Salsa

Perfect blend of flavors to complement burgers, fish or chicken. Make ahead and refrigerate. This salsa makes a huge splash at a party!

Makes 1 1/2 cups

  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sweet chili sauce or chopped jarred jalapeno

Preparation

Asian Sliders

  1. Preheat oven 450°F. Line baking pan with foil.
  2. In large bowl, combine all ingredients except rolls using 4 tablespoons hoisin sauce. Form into miniature patties (heaping tablespoons depending on size of bun) and place on prepared pan.
  3. Brush tops of burgers with remaining 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce. Bake 10-12 minutes or until done. Slit rolls and place burger with about a tablespoon Pineapple Salsa (see recipe).

Pineapple Salsa

  1. In bowl, mix together all ingredients. Refrigerate.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 160 Calories
  • 23% Calories from fat
  • 4g Fat
  • 1g Saturated Fat
  • 46mg Cholesterol
  • 184mg Sodium
  • 20g Carbohydrate
  • 1g Dietary Fiber
  • 8g Sugars
  • 11g Protein
  • Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 lean meat

Terrific Tip: Can make burgers earlier in the day, refrigerate, and cook when ready to serve.

Recipe from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC® Too Hot in the Kitchen. For more of Holly's easy healthy recipes, visit her Blog and YouTube channel.