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Aloha Burgers with Island Jerk Pineapple

Prep Time: 60 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 80 min.
Servings: 6

What you need

1 avocado, sliced
8-12 slices fried bacon
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
6 burger buns
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
pinch of cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup coconut rum
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 teaspoons spicy curry powder
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
1 clove garlic, minced or grated
2 pounds ground beef, turkey or chicken
2 jalapeños, sliced
pinch of pepper
1 medium pineapple, sliced into rounds, rhine + core removed
1 cup pineapple juice
2 tablespoons pineapple juice
2 tablespoons sweet rice wine
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup soy sauce
6 slices pepper jack or swiss cheese
1/4 cup cold water


How to do it

1. Add the pineapple rounds to a ziplock bag. Now add the brown sugar, coconut rum, spicy curry powder, ginger, chili powder, cayenne and cinnamon. Seal the bag and shake to coat.

2. Place in the fridge for 1 hour or up to 12 hours. Meanwhile work on the rest of the meal.!Island Teriyaki Sauce

3. Combine the cold water and cornstarch in a small bowl, whisking until smooth.In a medium sauce pot combine the pineapple juice, soy sauce, sweet rice wine, brown sugar, garlic and ginger. Bring to a boil over medium heat, add the cornstarch mixture and bring the sauce back a boil. Boil 1 minute, then reduce the heat and simmer 5 minutes or until thickened slightly. The longer you let it cook, the thicker it will become.!Burgers

4. Preheat the grill to medium high heat.In a bowl combine the beef (turkey or chicken), soy sauce, pineapple juice, pinch of cayenne and a pinch of pepper.

5. Mix until just combined and then divide the meat into 6 equal patties.Grill the burgers for 4 to 5 minutes per side for medium rare or longer if you prefer. During the last minute of cooking add the cheese. At the same time grill the pineapple for 4-5 minutes per side or until caramelized.!To Assemble

6. Place a burger on the bottom buns. Top with a pineapple slice and drizzle on the island teriyaki sauce.

7. Add the avocado slices, bacon and jalapeos.

8. Add the top bun and EAT!



1024.34cal ( 51.22% of daily need)
56.62g ( 87.11% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
21.62g ( 135.14% of daily need)
77.08g ( 25.69% of daily need)
44.11g ( 49.01% of daily need)
152.47mg ( 50.82% of daily need)
2199.21mg ( 95.62% of daily need)
4.14g ( 23.03% of daily need)
46.41g ( 92.81% of daily need)
2.15mg ( 107.63% of daily need)
Vitamin C
86.33mg ( 104.64% of daily need)
Vitamin B12
4.4µg ( 73.39% of daily need)
44.66µg ( 63.79% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
12.36mg ( 61.81% of daily need)
8.89mg ( 59.28% of daily need)
563.83mg ( 56.38% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
1.03mg ( 51.36% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.63mg ( 42.02% of daily need)
384.48mg ( 38.45% of daily need)
6.47mg ( 35.94% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.58mg ( 33.89% of daily need)
130.25µg ( 32.56% of daily need)
1051.59mg ( 30.05% of daily need)
100.64mg ( 25.16% of daily need)
0.5mg ( 24.95% of daily need)
6.1g ( 24.42% of daily need)
Vitamin B5
2.01mg ( 20.12% of daily need)
Vitamin K
14.83µg ( 14.12% of daily need)
Vitamin E
2.03mg ( 13.51% of daily need)
Vitamin A
530.58IU ( 10.61% of daily need)
Vitamin D
0.41µg ( 2.72% of daily need)


* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

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