Burger recipes for March Madness

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March Madness meal! Latin twist to burger, fries

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It's that time of year again! While basketball takes over your TV screen, let these delicious burger recipes from chef Nedal Ahmad take over your kitchen.

Toston burger

Ingredients

    • 2 green plantains
    • 2 cups + 1 ounce canola oil
    • 3 tsp. granulated garlic
    • 3 tsp. + pinch salt
    • 2 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
    • 1 tsp. ground coriander
    • 1 tsp. onion powder
    • 4 green leaf lettuce leafs
    • 4 slices vine ripe tomato
    • 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
    • 3/4 lbs. chuck
    • 1/2 lbs. brisket
    • 1/4 lbs. short rib
    • 4 slices monterey jack cheese
    • 8 oz. mayonnaise
    • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
    • 1 oz. white vinegar
    • 1/2 oz. lemon juice
    • 1 tsp. fresh parsley, minced

Preparation

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Pincho burger

Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
    • 3/4 lbs. chuck
    • 1/2 lbs. brisket
    • 1/4 lbs. short rib
    • 1 cup shredded hash browns for frying
    • 4 slices American cheese
    • 2 cups + 1oz. canola oil
    • 1 tsp. + 1/2 tsp. granulated garlic
    • 2 tsp. + pinch kosher salt
    • 1 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
    • 1 tsp. ground coriander
    • 1 tsp. onion powder
    • 4 green leaf lettuce leafs
    • 4 slices vine ripe tomato
    • 4 slices red onion
    • 8 oz. mayonnaise
    • 1/3 cup metchup
    • 1 oz. mustard
    • Pinch minced parsley
    • 1 oz. white vinegar
    • 4 egg brioche hamburger buns

Preparation

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Frita burger

Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
    • 3/4 lbs. chuck
    • 1/2 lbs. brisket
    • 1/4 lbs. short rib
    • 4 Cuban bread rolls
    • 1 cup shredded hash browns
    • 4 eggs
    • 1/2 cup chopped red onions
    • 1/4 cup chopped garlic
    • 4 oz. canola oil
    • 1 tsp. paprika
    • 1/2 tsp. ancho chile seasoning
    • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
    • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
    • 1/4 tsp. coriander
    • 1/4 tsp. cumin
    • 1/8 tsp. all spice
    • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
    • 1/2 cup sliced red onions
    • 1 colada
    • 1 oz. brown sugar
    • 1 oz. white sugar
    • 4 slices monterey jack cheese

Preparation

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Cajun fries toppings

Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 tbsp. kosher salt
    • 1 tbsp. dried oregano
    • 1 tbsp. paprika
    • 1 tbsp. cayenne pepper
    • 1 tbsp. ground black pepper
    • 1/2 tbsp. coriander
    • 8 oz. mayonnaise
    • 1/3 cup ketchup
    • 1 oz. mustard
    • Pinch minced parsley
    • 1 oz. white vinegar
    • 1/2 tsp. granulated garlic
    • 1/2 cup red onions, chopped
    • 1 oz. canola oil

Preparation

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Bacon cheddar fries toppings

Ingredients

    • 1 oz. unsalted butter
    • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 2 cups cheddar cheese
    • Pinch ground black pepper
    • Pinch kosher salt
    • 8 oz. turkey bacon, chopped
    • 2 oz. canola oil

Preparation

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Huancaina fries toppings

Ingredients

    • 8 oz. cream cheese
    • 4 oz. aji amarillo paste
    • 8 saltine crackers
    • 1/2 small white onion chopped
    • 2 oz. canola or vegetable oil
    • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 1/4 cup evaporated milk

Preparation

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