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Best, Best BURGERS ever (with Ukuva's Chakalaka of course!)

Rain Morgan Burger Basics Burger Topping Onion Melt Relish

Best, Best BURGERS ever (with Ukuva's Chakalaka of course!)

Home made, flame grilled BURGERS are still top of the favourite foods of eternally hungry tweenies, or for an informal braai with friends... and the secret of the BEST burger is in the patty (and after that - in the sauce!)This recipe makes 6 SUPER generous patties.850g Beef Mince - needs to have some fat (choose lean, not extra lean), coarsely minced meat.1 Onion (med/small + 40mm dia) super-finely chopped (or in the food processor)1 cup fresh Breadcrumbs30ml ground Ukuva Braai Salt15-30ml Vegetable Oil (depends how fatty the meat is)Note: Melted Onion is an essential topping (see previous blog) -...

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Onion Melt Topping for Burgers

Rain Morgan Burger Basics Burger Topping flavour base flavour depth Onion Melt

Onion Melt Topping for Burgers

A burger is not a burger without MELTED ONION topping. This recipe cannot be rushed - it needs stove time and gentle heat to mature properly. If you're working against the clock, start the onion sauce before you start on the burgers - it can melt away on the side while you make the burgers. Sweet white onions make a deliciously gentle onion melt, while brown or red onions are slightly more robust, and will make a stronger tasting melt. Allow 1 medium sized onion per person. Slice the onions finely - tip - cut the onions in half lengthwise...

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