Barbecue Pork Burger


Inspired from barbecued pulled pork, the patties themselves are made with chopped red onion and barbecue sauce, a simple and tasty burger no matter your choice of ground meat. 


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground pork or ground turkey or ground beef
  • 1 small red onion, minced, plus slices for serving
  • 3/4 cup Sinai Gourmet South Carolina BBQ Sauce
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper 
  • Vegetable oil, for grates and or cast iron pan
  • 4 soft onion rolls, split horizontally 
  • Optional: Add 1-2 tablespoons of Sinai Gourmet maple hot sauce for heat!


  • Heat grill or cast iron pan to medium-high. In a medium bowl, place pork, minced onion, 1/4 cup Sinai Gourmet South Carolina BBQ Sauce, 1 teaspoon coarse salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Mix very gently with a fork to combine, being careful not to overwork meat (makes burgers dense).
  • Gently form meat into 4 equal-size patties, 4 inches in diameter and 1 inch thick. With thumb, make a 1/2-inch-deep indentation in the center of each (helps keep burgers flat during grilling).
  • Moisten a folded paper towel with oil; grasp with tongs and rub over grates or in cast iron pan. Season burgers with salt and pepper; grill until cooked throughout, 5 to 8 minutes per side.
  • Serve on onion rolls (toasted on grill or in pan,if you like), with sliced onion and remaining barbecue sauce.
  • Add Sinai Gourmet maple hot sauce for extra kick!

Cook’s Note: You can substitute ground beef chuck or ground turkey in this recipe. Vary cooking times accordingly.