Into a blender, add
Whiskey (1 1/2 Tbsp)
Ketchup (1 Tbsp)
Dark Soy Sauce (1 Tbsp)
Honey (1 Tbsp)
Chunky Seville Marmalade (1/2 Tbsp)
Worcestershire Sauce (1 Tbsp)
Yellow Onion (1/4)
Garlic (2 cloves)
and blend until smooth.
Pour the mixture into a saucepan and simmer on a very slow heat, stirring continuously until the sauce has thickened and turned glossy.
80/20 Lean Ground Beef (1.3 lb)
Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley (1 handful)
Coarse Sea Salt (to taste)
Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
. Shape into large circular patties – about 2 cm in thickness – and refrigerate until needed.
For the caramelized onions, fry the
Yellow Onions (4)
Butter (1 Tbsp)
until softened. Add in the
Brown Sugar (1 tsp)
Balsamic Vinegar (3 Tbsp)
, and cook over medium heat, stirring often, until reduced and sticky. Keep warm until needed.
For the blue cheese sauce, place the
Blue Cheese (3/4 cup)
Heavy Cream (1 cup)
into a small saucepan and gently stir to melt the cheese into the cream. Sauce will continue to thicken once removed from the heat.
Pretzel Buns (6)
on the stove top.
To cook the burger, heat a griddle pan to screaming hot and place each patty on it to sear for about a minute or so.
To assemble your burger, simply start off with your patty, topped off with a generous helping of sticky onions and a good dollop of the blue cheese sauce. Top with the second bun and prepare for a monster mouthful that’s full of smokey richness!