Prepare the teriyaki sauce by combining
Water (1/2 cup)
Light Soy Sauce (3 Tbsp)
Honey (1 Tbsp)
Mirin (1 Tbsp)
Brown Sugar (2 Tbsp)
Corn Starch (1 1/2 Tbsp)
Sriracha (1/2 Tbsp)
Bring the sauce ingredients to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir or whisk the sauce until it thickens.
Ground Beef (1 lb)
Salt (to taste)
Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
Garlic Powder (to taste)
. Gently place the burger patties on a grill or cast-iron skillet. Allow the burger to sear for about 2 minutes before flipping them over.
Sear the other side for another 1 minute (or longer if you prefer your burgers well done). Baste each side of the burger with the teriyaki sauce while it is still on the grill/skillet. When the burger patties are cooked, set them aside.
Pineapple Ring (1)
on the grill or skillet. Grill for 1 minute per side.
To assemble the Teriyaki Burgers, cut each
Hamburger Buns (4)
into two. Baste the top of each bottom burger bun with teriyaki sauce. Put
Lettuce Leaves (as needed)
on top of each bun together with the burger patties, and baste with more sauce.
Top with a grilled pineapple ring,
Onion Slices (as needed)
, and finally the top burger bun.
Serve the Spicy Teriyaki Burgers with your favorite sides. Enjoy!