Prepared on the highly popular Grill Dome ceramic cooker, Sweet and spicy come together in perfect harmony in this recipe for a candied bacon burger with caramelized onions and Sriracha mayo.
Grill Dome comes in three different sizes. The XL Kamado model is a 22" cooking grill is great for large parties. The Large Kamado is a 18" cooking grill size and is the most popular size based on volume. The Small Kamado is a 13" cooking grill size and is great for tailgating and camping. Now on to the Candied Bacon Sriracha Burger recipe!
CANDIED BACON SRIRACHA BURGER
6 slices bacon
2 tbsp. honey
¼ cup brown sugar
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 lb. ground beef, preferably an 80/20 blend
3 slices Havarti cheese
¼ cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp. Sriracha hot sauce
3 sliced Kaiser buns
Preheat Grill Dome to 350 degrees. Place bacon on a round cookie sheet or pizza pan. Brush bacon with honey then coat with brown sugar. Place the pan on the grill and cover. Allow the candied bacon to cook for 20-25 minutes until brown and crisp. Remove from the grill and allow it to cool.
Open the bottom vent slightly to bring the temperature to approximately 450 degrees. Place sliced onions in a medium saucepan and cook for approximately 10 minutes, stirring frequently until soft and caramelized. Remove from the grill and set aside.
Form ground beef into 3 1/3 lb. patties. Season liberally with Kosher salt and ground black pepper then grill for 4-5 minutes per side until the burgers reach and internal temperature of 145 degrees. Top each patty with caramelized onions and a slice of Havarti cheese.
In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise and Sriracha and blend well. To assemble the burgers, set each patty on a bottom bun then top with two slices of candied bacon. Spread Sriracha mayo on the top bun then set on the burgers and serve.
Disclosure: Compensation from Grill Dome was received for the creation of this recipe