Korean Burgers with Gochugaru BBQ Sauce and Kimchi Slaw

An all-American favorite gets hit with a giant dose of umami in this recipe for Korean Burgers. McCormick Gourmet™ Korean-Style Red Pepper (Gochugaru) – a sweet-hot ground red pepper – seasons all three elements of this dish (the burgers, BBQ sauce and kimchi). Tang from the kimchi and smoke from the homemade BBQ Sauce pull it together for the most unique burger on your table.

Serves: 4
30 mins Prep time 30 mins Cook time
30 mins Prep time
30 mins Cook time
  • For the Slaw, mix all ingredients, except cabbage and pear, in large bowl well blended. Add cabbage and pear; toss to coat well. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  • For the BBQ Sauce, mix all ingredients in small saucepan. Cook on medium heat 10 to 15 minutes or until heated through and slightly thickened. Let cool Remove 1/4 cup for brushing burgers during cooking. Reserve remaining sauce for serving.

  • For the Burgers, mix all ingredients, except rolls, in medium bowl until well blended. Shape into 4 patties. Grill burgers over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes per side or until cooked through (internal temperature of 160°F), brushing with 1/4 cup of the BBQ Sauce while cooking. Serve burgers on rolls topped with reserved BBQ Sauce and Kimchi Slaw.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 349Calories: 349Cholesterol: 69mg
  • Sodium: 1170mgProtein: 23g
  • Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 4gCarbohydrate: 26g