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leanza
09-12-2009, 08:52 PM
Anybody have a good recipe?...Soon?

BBQ Grail
09-12-2009, 08:57 PM
I'll check my Bobby Flay Burger cookbook...

salth2o
09-12-2009, 08:58 PM
The Redhead and I were in Honolulu a few years ago and saw a lunch special for Hawaiian burgers so we went in for lunch. I asked the waitress what made it a Hawaiian burger and she said it is just a hamburger with pineapple on it. :D It was good, but I was a little disappointed.

bigabyte
09-12-2009, 09:29 PM
A bar and grill near me has one made with a grilled pineapple ring, some bbq sauce, onions straws and mayo. The mayo and bbq sauce sounds weird, I know, but trust me on this one, it's a pretty tasty burger assembly. The BBQ sauce they use is Cattlemans.

landarc
09-12-2009, 09:29 PM
Growing up was around transplanted Hawaiians all the time, never heard of such a thing. I can tell you though, all the food was a mix of American, American military, Chinese, Japanese and Portuguese food, all rolled into one. We used to make a burger meat combo that was ground chuck, ground pork, chopped onions, chopped water chestnuts, mirin (sweet sake), beer, soy sauce and sesame oil (just a little). Mix it up and grill it, glaze with teriyaki sauce and serve with slices of Maui onions and Japanese style pickled cabbage.

BBQ Grail
09-12-2009, 09:32 PM
On the Mainland throwing pineapple on something makes it Hawaiian. My understanding is the Hawaiians don't use pineapple as much as we think they do.

leanza
09-12-2009, 09:37 PM
Growing up was around transplanted Hawaiians all the time, never heard of such a thing. I can tell you though, all the food was a mix of American, American military, Chinese, Japanese and Portuguese food, all rolled into one. We used to make a burger meat combo that was ground chuck, ground pork, chopped onions, chopped water chestnuts, mirin (sweet sake), beer, soy sauce and sesame oil (just a little). Mix it up and grill it, glaze with teriyaki sauce and serve with slices of Maui onions and Japanese style pickled cabbage.

Thanks landarc....Now step it up boys! More, more more more

landarc
09-12-2009, 09:37 PM
The Hawaiians I grew up with rarely ate pineapple, and when they did, it was fresh and eaten as a fruit after dinner or while picnicking. It was a treat.

BBQ Grail
09-12-2009, 09:40 PM
We need Keale here. Sure miss Roy!

jonboy
09-12-2009, 09:42 PM
i would guess grilled spam with a pineapple ring on top.
Served on king buns
jon

landarc
09-12-2009, 09:47 PM
Oh, yeah, those King's Sweet Bread buns are terrific. We used to get the large loaves and make french toast out of them. Man that brings back memories.

SirPorkaLot
09-12-2009, 09:53 PM
Sure thing!
Use Kings Hawaiin Sweet bread for the buns, and add a crust of ground macadamian nuts to the burger.

If you want to go crazy - add avocado to the burger as a topping,

leanza
09-12-2009, 11:29 PM
Thanks for the help.

mbshop
09-12-2009, 11:58 PM
we already had this discussion about hawaii and pineapple. as stated, it was rarely eaten in hawaii. i lived there for a while and never really saw it except where it was grown. in hawaii, hamburgers were just hamburgers.

Rookie'48
09-13-2009, 12:01 AM
I don't know if that's ^^^^^ Hawaiian or not, but it sure looks good!

Brian in So Cal
09-13-2009, 12:43 AM
Thanks for the help.

Dude!! That looks awesome. As I stated in another thread when are you inviting me over!!!:-D

Brian in So Cal
09-13-2009, 12:44 AM
We need Keale here. Sure miss Roy!

Where is he?

keale
09-14-2009, 02:23 PM
We need Keale here. Sure miss Roy!


You rang?? You guys aren't getting rid of me that easy!:-P

Hawaiian burgers??? What the heck is that?? nah, just kidding...the closest thing I can think of would be this... a burger w/ a Teriyaki glaze, cheese, and the works...don't forget the mayo!, very good stuff, you can put pineapple on it if you like... and
NO!!! PUTTING A SLICE OF PINEAPPLE DOES NOT MAKE IT HAWAIIAN!! ROTFLMAO!!!!

bigabyte
09-14-2009, 02:35 PM
What if you put a lei around it?

leanza
09-14-2009, 02:37 PM
lei burger

cds9333
09-14-2009, 04:55 PM
I head to Big Kahuna Burger. If you haven't heard, those are some tasty burgers. :biggrin:

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Sorry, couldn't resist and that I couldn't help with the request.