I strongly suggest pulling out the Weber and grilling up these Umami Burgers! Of course, being Vietnamese, they marinated the beef in the only way they knew how—splash fish sauce to it. Saltiness, cleanliness in taste, “fishy-ness” . Thank you! Top the burgers with a slice of cheese during the last minute of grill time – mmm, melty goodness! Fish sauce is an amazing ingredient! I use a Thai brand called Golden Boy. Truffle Mayo, sautéed mushrooms, Swiss cheese and a juicy burger patty on a … The competition, which challenged Las Vegas celebrities and headliners to create their own game day burger recipes from the restaurant’s list of premium ingredients, saw Laguna’s recipe … Not. I added galangal powder and apple sauce (ala NomNomPaleo) instead of sugar. ©2020 White On Rice Couple. Just made turkey burgers with your recipe. I grew up with fish sauce in my hamburgers too! 3. Just one question. In a pot, bring the first listed stock (for the freekeh) to a boil. One of the best Vietnamese dishes there are and is a delicious with fish sauce to dip in. Scott – oooh, turkey burgers marinated in fish sauce, sounds like a winner! And a little fancier.) I haven’t tried the soy yet, but I will try it in the ground beef. Soy sauce would probably be the next best alternative. I would start with a little less, maybe 1 tablespoon per 2 lbs of beef. Do you have a recommendation? of “Three Crabs” brand fish sauce and 1 Tbsp. thanks. Thanks! So glad you loved it. Yes, I’ve been using fish sauce instead of salt for years. Thanks for the motivation to hurry up and replenish my larder! Our hungry friends were always stumped to figure out the secret ingredient and could never, ever pinpoint that “magic” flavor that made our patties so unique. THIS is my kind of burger. Substituted the ground black pepper with smoked pepper for some additional subtle flavor notes. They are now delivery only out of a ghost kitchen in Brickell. this sounds great! At first I thought that it is a name of a type of burger. Reminds me of what I do with burgers. I kid you not. The reason being Italian is not Italian unless it has the strong flavor of Oregano, basil, Parmesan cheese..etc… Fish sauce kills these flavor and it is no longer Italian. When forming your burger patties, make a dimple in the middle. I have made this chickpea burger recipe … 🙂. Following our refrigerator’s melt down I was forced to throw away everything in my refrigerator–including my 2 bottles of fish sauce. I wonder if it would be just as good with such a lean mix. I’m making these. a big fan… i also now used many other traditionally asian condiments in my “western” recipes with great success. I’m really looking forward to trying this. – Charlie, http://www.lemonbutterlove.com. So they will be thicker. Soups, stews, chilies and the like get a healthy does of it while cooking. Fun fact: for those of you scared of fish sauce, Worcestshire sauce actually has some anchovy flavor in it, and is considered by some to be a form of fish sauce. We’ve never had a specific name for our homemade umami loaded burger recipe until someone tagged it as the “magic meat”, but not as in “mystery meat” or “I can’t tell if this is chicken or beef.” Rather, it was to describe the magical flavor sensations that everyone experienced when they bit into one of our patties. I grew up only cooking a few dishes. I’d love to know how else you use fish sauce in more traditionally “American” foods; aside from some sodium it’s a terrific, no calorie way to really wake up the flavor of food. I’m a huge fan of rosé wine for its ability to pair with so many different dishes Here are some great ones to try that come in under $10! Lovely, wonderful. But I have been using anchovy paste as a stealth ingredient in all sorts of other dishes, so now I know I’m on the right track. Never done it but doh! It frustrates me when readers will say such things as “you had me, until fish sauce” — have they even tried it? Hello, this is the first tip I took from your wonderful website. But, to amp up that umami a bit more, we’re going to sprinkle them with tamari during the cooking process. They obviously missed one. Yum! I can’t believe I never thought to try fish sauce for other things. Place in a large bowl and cover with plastic wrap. ps My challenge with burgers is I’m actually scared to eat the stuff from the store. The steam will help the peels come off more easily. PS – If I haven’t mentioned it before, it should include these Umami Burgers … Just sayin’. I’m looking at a bottle of Lea & Perrins Worchestershire sayce, a very common burger sesasoning in the USA and the UK. This is an insanely smart idea and I will never make burgers without fish sauce! I just happened across this via google search and made them yesterday for a company BBQ – huge hit and many “best hamburger I’ve ever had comments”. thanks! Yummy homemade burgers are the best and this is great recipe. Highly recommended! Have you every tried using fish sauce in baking? And everyone’s taste preferences are different and cuisines do change over time. What a great idea! However, we do still have our favorites, with our number one fish sauce being the Flying Lion brand. Joyce- there’s really no official “umami burger recipe”. I think mistakenly, umami just means depth of flavors and it is not a name of type of burger. Don’t fear the fish sauce… I like that! Once it is opened, does fish sauce have to be refrigerated? brushing them on each side while they are grilling, injecting the liquid inside them while they re grilling, or……? Our umami hamburger is way more simple, clean, un-fussy, un-pretntious and way more delicious because the ultimate umami comes from the fish sauce that we’ve been using for decades. Of course, being Vietnamese, they marinated the beef in the only way they knew how—splash fish sauce to it. Perfect for a hot summer night. It’s not by chance so many people call an Umami Burger the best burger … I don’t mind a 80% or 85% mix, but the mister doesn’t touch anything less than the 97% lean. Who would have thought it? Also added to the mix is a garlic aioli of sorts (really, it’s just garlic … I added a little black truffle salt from http://www.wholeearthharvest.com. Hi there! thanks so much for the wonderful recipe. In general when shopping with only unknown brands available to us, we’ll look for ones that are more golden and clear rather than murky. Make the confit mushrooms: place all ingredients except the olive oil into a baking dish and cover with the olive oil. 1. Platings and Pairings is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. It adds a certain depth to my dishes that plain cooking salt can’t equal. How about a tiny bit of jam over a ground pork burger? Season lightly with salt and pepper and let it cook until it starts getting caramelized. Yep – This makes me SO happy! My husband and I are doing this tonight! What a great and delicious sounding idea – I recently started incorporating beef back into my diet and I’m excited to try this! I always buy the large bottles and it never lasts me longer than 2 months, if even. Do you have a fish sauce brand you recommend? My husband really loved it too, I only revealed afterwards that had fish sauce and he was amazed. I made some freshly baked brioche buns along with the patties and I’m in heaven right now. Growing up in a Vietnamese family of 6 kids who were always hungry and thirsty for more American foods, my parent had to figure out a way to feed their hungry pack of kids. 🙂 Making your own version is an incredibly great idea. 😉 I am definitely adding it to my next batch of burgers, though. Love it on leftover rice for lunch. Just like the burgers, the depth from the ground anchovies is fantastic, but with no “fishy” taste. However, I did a bit of recipe … The umami burgers are topped with Anaheim and poblano peppers which have been charred, skinned, and seasoned with a bit of salt. This recipe inspired me to make hamburgers for the first time. I love love recepies like this!!! A turkey burger is just not the same! Bet you (or your guests) need fewer condiments since the meat is so amazing. Okay, you convinced me. Let’s face it, it stinks like something most of us are not used to. Fish sauce makes EVERYTHING better. Looks and sounds delicious! Have a great time. Next time I will use more fish sauce, That’s awesome that you enjoyed the fish sauce Kim! what did you put in these?! I’ll definitely be trying this! I really like fish sauce, it’s what makes fried rice taste right and apparently burgers too. Well, besides sushi, bacon, Nutella, and raspberries!! I’m so excited to try them! and yay to more fish sauce on your next batch. Superb, I will make your burgers tonight! My boyfriend is a little dubious of fish sauce but as a proud Vietnamese-American, I feel it’s my duty to try to convert him somehow. They are fun to shoot with! Hi Colleen, <3. We definitely have our favorites, but in So Cal we are lucky to have dozens of brands easily available to us. Fish sauce really is magical. Fish sauce is not as “exotic” as people think. Most of them fall apart as you eat them and don’t give you that smoky umami flavor you are looking for. I’ll bump it up higher on the list for you! ” Nobody likes the smell of fish sauce but once used in a dish, it transforms to Umami…. Thanks again for educated us! Preparation. Design by WORC & Purr. Allow to marinate for about 20 minutes. One fine meal while dining on a grilled shrimp ball, I dipped it into the Vietnamese classic Nuoc Cham (Viet Fish Sauce Dip) and I suddenly saw the umami. May not sound impressive, but I tend to make even our favorite recipes only once every few years because I love trying out new ones. This mushroom burger is serious umami town. To serve it all up we’re bunning it up on a – wait for it… King’s Hawaiian Roll. This recipe isn’t unique by any means, especially in a Vietnamese household. I was looking for something to boost the turkey flavor and had decided a umami punch was the answer. Love this! For Anglos, the most common source of fish sauce is real Worcestershire sauce (read the label). 🙂. this looks lovely. definitely use fresh lemon. I’m serving this tonight. We also use fish sauce a whole lot over here (Philippines — we call it patis) and it does add legions of umami to dishes 🙂 I have never thought of adding it to my burger patties though…you can bet I am going to try that next! Your burgers looks delicious. You couldn’t taste the fish sauce. you guys are too inspirational. This is definitely not an endorsement for anyones burger other than this one that Mom and Dad have been making for decades. Spicy, flavor-packed, Korean-inspired burgers are what every summer cookout needs: Kimchi adds the perfect amount of funk to your classic burger. In a medium pot, combine the lentils, rice, salt, herbes de Provence and three cups of water. I’m curious to know how it would work in pizza dough? My husband and I LOVE fish sauce! Anyway, thanks for the Rosé suggestion and the inspiration. Pick your favorite and crack a bottle – Ice cold please. Aha! Enjoy! I went back and forth between soy and fish sauce, but decided on Fish sauce due to the mild nature of the turkey. Bring the bottle along when you go camping! That burger looks SO delicious! In a small bowl, combine fish sauce, garlic, sugar and black pepper. Thanks for spreading the love for fish sauce. I actually made my own hamburger from this your recipe. I have a quick question. Keep the fish sauce, and you’ll have an umami explosion! Next time, I’m definitely trying this marinade! Yes? I love it but, of course, fear it to some extent because it’s so damn pungent–but I can see how it could wake of the flavor of loads of things ( I tend to use in a vinaigrette or dipping sauces). Made some for lunch and dinner, couldn’t stop until they were gone! We use that word to describe the umami-depth of flavor in our burger because of the added fish sauce. To make the Sriracha aioli, whisk together mayo, garlic, Sriracha and lemon juice in a bowl. Burgers were great, but I have to agree with Greg, grilling the burgers creates the most insane volatile fumes and the smoke is encompassing. We haven’t filmed any more tutorials on the Speedlites for a while, but it is on our list of things we want to do when we have time. Slowly add in olive oil and continue to blend until aioli thickens There is a chain of burger restaurants called “Umami Burger” here in Southern California. Hi Nima, They’re super flavorful and smoky with a bit of sweetness and not too much heat. I can’t wait to try the burger recipe. I have done the same process with Turkey burgers and it was fantastic. We know of many people to have their version of a very umami-burger, meaning a really flavorful, savory burger patty. That is quite an eye opener for me. as a vege eater i study umami because i love savory, but now and again i will indulge a burger. There are a lot brands that are quite good, just with subtle nuance differences. oil in a medium bowl. My parents figured out that it was much more economical to make burgers at home and did exactly that by created their own recipe for the patties. I splashed my homemade Japanese fish sauce into my stuffed green pepper. This keeps the burgers extra moist and gives them a great savory flavor. We really liked them and my husband said they’re better than the ones at his favorite burger restaurant. Have fun experimenting! The 20 minutes is just a quick recommendation since most tend not to plan that far ahead, but you can certainly marinate it longer. Enthroned on a fluffy buttered bun and crowned with roasted tomatoes, butter lettuce and I always have a bottle of Fish Sauce (Patis as it’s called by the Filipinos) and never in my dreams thought about adding it to grond beef to form hamburgers. Made these tonight on the grill. Some tools, grills, and smokers make BBQ and grilling all the more enjoyable. (slapping forehead)…heck yeah! I posted my slightly tweaked version of your recipe on my blog, hope you don’t mind. Cảm Æ¡n bạn với mẹ đáng kính của bạn cho bữa ăn tuyệt vời! (Wasn’t that a song by Blue Oyster Cult?) I seriously need to make this burger! Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer until water is absorbed and rice and lentils are … Divine with a pile of sauteed mushrooms and onions on top. I did a modified sliced beef, tomato, bell pepper with Oregano, Basil and a dash of fish sauce and that was good over linguine. Heat a grill or grill pan to high. The best is when they give it a try anyway and end up loving it. Great flavor! And you can always get fish sauce on Amazon. During the last minute, lay a slice of cheese on each burger, to melt it. (They’d be super festive with these flag toothpicks!) Diane, Todd — if can stand even more umami, pulverize some dried shiitake in a spice grinder, and liberally sprinkle over both sides of the burger. That would work too. They’re super flavorful and smoky with a bit of sweetness and not too much heat. The burgers should cook in approximately 7-8 minutes, for medium. With the addition of a little sugar for balance, garlic for more aromatic love and black pepper for bite, their simple recipe has evolved into what our friends call today as “The Ultimate Umami Burger.”. Interesting take on fish sauce not going well with Italian. (But, hey. Having said that, I plan to buy the pre-formed 4 oz patties about 3′ inches round. I made these last weekend. Divide into 4 portions and form ½ inch thick patties. He is white North Dakota raised boy who is a Theravada Budihist, and I a Latina raised in Kansas City!!! Thank you Todd and Diane! Looks great! Seanna- wonderful! David, I think this could work. I’m not a big meat or hamburger fan but the recipe looked too good not to try. i found your site by googling umami burger, and tried your recipe last night. So glad you loved the burgers with the fish sauce! If you loved this Green Chile Cheeseburger recipe I would appreciate it so much if you would give this recipe a star review! Aioli Recipe For Burgers. marinades; dressings; as a bread spread; smush a few cloves on your burger bun; add a few cloves to your meatball recipe (like this) add to aioli… Will try this, absolutely. If you have the time to marinate longer (sometimes we’ll even make the patties the night before) it does give it a slightly deeper flavor and juiciness, but we often will quickly throw it together just before lighting up the charcoal and it is still really good. See if you like the taste, then try adding more soy in the next batch to find your personal preference. Hell yeah!!! I can vouch for this — my “crazy Asian” mom did the same thing! Really, really good. Memorial Day is NEXT WEEKEND – And for some reason, the holiday is associated with backyard BBQs. It was delicious! Can’t wait to make these, watch him take a bite, fall in love, and then I can jump up and yell, “Ah-ha! I love me a simple classic hamburger. Just don’t sniff the fish sauce bottle. I am definitely going to try it this weekend! We are so diverse….. – like chili or beef stew? Grass fed beef tend to be leaner, but incredibly well flavored and tender meat. Use your thumb to create a dimple in the center of each burger. That’s awesome. I can just imagine how a little bit of fish sauce could really intensify/deepen/transform the taste of a simple burger. Everything was good before, but after the addition of the the fish sauce everything was incredible. They are definitely the best burgers we’ve ever had. Thanks! 2. 🙂, Pioneer Woman posted this burger today! Meanwhile, toss celery, fennel, fennel fronds (if using), onion, lemon juice, dried mint, and remaining 2 Tbsp. More of everything you want: crave-able flavors, customizable options, and must-have favorites. Enjoy! Season the ground beef with remaining ½ tsp. Peach Elderberry Jam: I’m actually thinking of all the savory uses for this jam, and I think it would go really well with meat. tonite…SuperFantasticdelicioso! I made them as sliders on the Costco slightly sweet dinner rolls topped with half a slice of Colby Jack. Wow. I will have to hide the secret from my husband with the palate of a third-grader (he’s happy to put some lamb in his burger, but this might send him over the edge). And it worked to perfection. I’m making these for my Dad’s Day BBQ tomorrow. I tried your burger recipe last night and loved it! For the best meat, especially lean meat, find a good grass fed beef source. For more great Platings and Pairings recipes, be sure to follow me on Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Oh boo. -WORC. I am absolutely going to make your recipe today. There is a chain of restaurants in Los Angeles called Umami Burger. I’ve probably made them 5 times in the past year. also, i’m a photographer and i love your site. Pinned , now this is a burger! Prepare the burger patties by combining the ground beef, minced garlic, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. I’m so happy. Hi Joyce- Yes, well at least that’s how we understand it to be. (for more daring, savory depth, use 2 tablespoons), condiments of your choice and cheese makes it extra decadent and special. So which one is really Umami Burger Recipe? The lesser ingredients added, the better. I love fish sauce and always keep a bottle in my pantry. A weekend BBQ star for sure! Chill until ready to use. Preheat your grill or griddle to medium (350° to 450°). Todd, Thank you for the great burger recipe!! It’s an orange label with a yellow sun, a large anchovy across the sun and the shape of Vietnam and a fishing boat silhouetted in the background. Add the marinade to the ground beef and combine until all the ingredients are mixed together well. Hi David, the recipe we have is for fresh beef, but I’m sure there’s a way to still apply the same flavor to pre-formed patties. Sometimes I think people who love it tend to be a bit heavy handed for those who aren’t big fans. Now I know, use it for Umami! I was instantly converted. I’m quietly having a bit of an anxiety attack being without the sauce, especially now that I’ve read this article/recipe. I made these tonight for dinner. Swipe to se, Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling, Oklahoma Joe’s Reverse Flow Offset Smoker, http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/umami-burgers-with-port-and-stilton, http://cheesewithnoodles.blogspot.com/2012/05/best-hamburgers-ever-aka-umami.html, http://www.flickr.com/photos/akatayama/2549809015/. Kudos to your parents for thinking up this idea! So not sure what you mean by “really umami burger recipe”. The white onions are cooked in the same pan as the beef. I’m off to look at your Sriracha roasted brussels sprouts recipe…, I made these tonight (pioneer woman posted on her blog) and they were OUTSTANDING and a great hit! That burger kicked some serious ass! It was my brother-in-law, a classic mid-west guy, who dubbed the fish sauce laden ground beef as the “Magic Meat.”  It was that damn tasty. I love nuoc mam…. meaning “tasty”. Add burgers and top with chile mixture. Lastly, some steak spice on the outside and they are perfect. Heating of fish sauce causes some of the more volatile amines (the source of the “fishiness” to vent. i think deglazing with a diluted fish sauce and some fermented soy might also have merit. Just discovered this fantastic blog! Then right before grilling or cooking the patties, I would brush the patties with light layer of oil so that the fish sauce doesn’t burn too quickly. Wow, that sounds kind of amazing! i have some dear friends that are filipinos and they introduced me to this wonderful condiment, and ever since i basically use it instead of worcestershire sauce. I can’t WAIT to try fish sauce on my next burger! I make these exclusively all the time now. MUST GO BUY FISH SAUCE TONIGHT! We find there is a difference between almost every brand of fish sauce, wether Thai or Vietnamese. I never would have thought of it myself though. 2. Many thanks, Once the peppers are cool enough to handle, use your fingers to rub off the charred peel. Wow, I love burgers and I love fish sauce so definitely must make this tomorrow. Diana, -WORC. thank you, I however will not be able to marinate these patties as you have suggested. Grill the burgers, turning once and sprinkling with about ½ tsp. If you’re cooking it in a frying pan, it will form a magical crust. Often it is replacing the salt when it can be done with a liquid that won’t affect the final texture of the dish. Creamy, garlicky and packed with umami flavor. -diane. Everyone thought they were awesome, and I have to say this was the best burger I’ve ever had. I am definitely making this very soon, but of course will say nothing about the “secret ingredient” to my beloved husband…, I love fish sauce, always have it in the house, but it sits in a cabinet in the patio, the poor thing, all alone 🙂. Meanwhile, brush melted butter on the cut sides of the rolls and toast on grill or griddle, about 2 minutes. is there a big difference in taste between Thai fish sauce and Vietnamese fish sauce? we all love fish sauce! Just to report back that I made these tonight and my husband was like “oh man! Thanks for the tip. Thanks for the compliment. Add them when you’re sauteing the onions and garlic and be amazed at the depth of flavor…delicious! Can’t wait to try your burger, I love the ingredients you’ve chosen, you creative! Required fields are marked *. I love fish sauce and splash it all over the place when I’m cooking. Sure everything will be tasty without the umami adding fish sauce. It’s a must-try recipe, especially if you’re bored with beans and quinoa, and looking for a fun way to get your plant protein. Make it a double, please. Thanks Howard! It’s obviously great on this mushroom burger, but you could put it on other burgers, lettuce wraps, un-wiches, or even as a dip for Sweet Potato Fries. i won’t question it for even a second. I’ll grab a couple of bottles next time, hop on a plane, get to your house, make some burgers with it while you make yours and we can have another party!! Hawaiian rolls are our favorite way to make these into sliders. The minute I saw “it’s a family recipe that started from a Vietnamese family” I thought FISH SAUCE. Living in the Pacific NW - My favorite things include great food, vineyard visits, and beach weekends. I looked up online the umami burger recipe. Form them to the size of your burger or slider buns. Wow, I’ve actually been looking into making my own burgers for a while, this looks fantastic! We’ll definitely post a recipe for making your own fish sauce once we have it nailed down. I know what a lot of you non-Asian people are thinking, “Fish sauce? Thanks for the recepies!! Has anyone tried these burgers with Hawaiian rolls? A healthy tasty burger at a reasonable price! I live near a good source of small fresh fish that are easy to catch. Thank you. Just reduce the amount of salt to compensate for the saltiness of the fish sauce. It’s made with equal parts fish sauce and chopped thai bird chilis. Definitely upped the flavor, and even when I added the ingredients to the uncooked meat, they immediately smelled not fishy, but just plain meatier. No Parmesan in it though, so, I cannot really claim it Italian….:). Can’t wait to see your spin on things!!! I’m certain there are many Vietnamese-American families who splashed their burger meat with fish sauce! Beer and BBQ burgers just go together – You know? However, it will be even better with the magic sauce. Your article is a wonderful read. I set out to make a chickpea burger a few weeks ago, with the desire to make something hearty, flavorful, and craveable. Most Asian grocery stores have it. And I am assuming by light layer of foil you mean perhaps a brush stoke of oil on each side! Assemble your burger with your favorite condiments and treat yourself to the cheeseburger version! I’d love to hear how everyone enjoys them! If we were roasting asparagus, we’d just use a little fish sauce, grapeseed oil, fresh thyme, and cracked pepper. If you’re looking for their official recipe, then we’re not sure if they publish their own recipe or not. grilled the burgers and served them on pretzel rolls, they were by far the best burgers i have ever made. I will be using venison so I am hoping that it will “help” me like the burger more. Its amazing how skeptical our western minds are when faced with something like this, only to be completely overridden by the flavour overload that the fish sauce adds. Gently form meat into patties for sliders or burgers. This is the very kind we make back home in Thailand. I am a super picky eater and I really liked these burgers. Your burgers sound fantastic with the gruyere. By the way, I really enjoy your website photography articles. And on pretzel rolls… Sounds fantastic! And now we have another believer in the umami. That would be cool. (I guess I could ask them, too!). Mix the mayonnaise with the garlic in another medium bowl. 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