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BBQ Pork Burgers with Onion Rings

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Gluten Free BBQ Pork Burgers with Onion Rings

It’s no secret how much I love burgers, such as my Gluten Free Blackberry Balsamic Lamb Burgers. When it comes to building the ultimate burger sometimes you just have to go over the top. These fully loaded burgers will be love at first bite.

Double the Pork

Why just have pork one way when you can double up on all of the savory goodness of the pig? Gluten Free BBQ Pork Burgers with Onions Rings pack flavor and texture in every monster bite.

Roll up your sleeves and prepare to get a little messy when you eat this burger. From the juicy pork burger itself to the crispy onion rings coated in Pork Panko, this is a burger for all of the senses.

These burgers get a double dose of pork that also adds flavor and texture from the addition of Bacon’s Heir Pork Panko. Pork Panko contains only two simple ingredients, pork rinds and salt. It’s an even one to one swap for traditional breadcrumbs. In addition to being Glute Free it is also sugar free and has zero carbs. It also has a higher heat tolerance making it ideal for grilling.

The Pork Panko also finds its way onto the onion rings. Gluten Free flour and baking powder help make these savory snacks light, crispy, and airy. Make them for the burger, but double up on them because I promise not all of them will make it to the bun!

How to Make BBQ Pork Burgers with Onion Rings

These burgers can be made in a skillet on the grill or inside. One this is sure, they won’t last long!

Time needed: 30 minutes

These burgers pack maximum flavor with minimal effort. Shake up your burger game and give pork burgers a try!

  1. Mix it Up

    Mix up all of the ingredients for your pork burgers. Make sure to mix until everything is just combined and not over mix. Form into 3-4 patties.

  2. Heat it Up

    Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add your burgers. Allow the first side to cook for 3-5 minutes before flipping. Cook the second side about the same amount of time, or until the internal temperature is 160 degrees.

  3. Dredge

    Create your dredging station. Add Gluten Free flour and baking powder to one bowl. Create an egg wash in a second bowl. Add your Pork Panko to a third bowl. Dip the onion rings in the flour, followed by the egg wash, and finally the Pork Panko.

  4. Fry it Up

    Heat your oil over medium heat. Add your onion rings, careful not to crowd. You can fry them in batches. Flip them after two minutes or when they are golden brown. Remove them to a paper towel lined plate or baking rack so they can drain. Sprinkle them with salt.

  5. Stack it Up

    To build your burgers top a Gluten Free bun with your burger patties, favorite barbecue sauce, Dairy Free cheese, and the onion rings. Enjoy!

Top Tip

When it comes to making these Gluten Free BBQ Pork Burgers with Onion Rings, your instant read thermometer is your best friend. Because of carryover cooking you will want to pull your burgers at 160 degrees. Unlike beef burgers you want to cook your pork to temperature.

In addition to using your digital thermometer to test your burgers, it also helps to know what temperature your oil is at for frying. For onion rings you want it to be around 350. This will allow the onions to cook without the crust burning or becoming soggy.

Gluten Free BBQ Pork Burgers with Onion Rings

BBQ Pork Burgers with Onion Rings

These juicy pork burgers are topped with barbecue sauce and crispy, savory Pork Panko coated onion rings.
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Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Resting Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 2

Equipment

Ingredients

Pork Burgers

  • 1 lbs ground pork
  • 1/2 cup Pork Panko
  • 1 egg
  • 1/8 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • buns
  • cheese
  • Barbecue sauce

Pork Panko Onion Rings

  • 1 cup Pork Panko
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup Gluten Free 1.1 flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, skin removed, cut into 1/2" rings large

Instructions

Pork Burgers

  • Mix together the ground pork, Pork Panko, seasonings, milk, egg, and Worcestershire sauce until just combined. Be careful not to overmix. Form into 3-4 patties.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the pork burgers.
  • Cook the first side of the burgers for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown. Flip and cook the second side about the same amount of time, or until the internal temperature is 160 degrees.
  • Allow your burgers to rest for 5 minutes. Because of carryover cooking they will rise to 165 degrees.
  • To build your burger top a bun with your pork burger. Add cheese. Top with your favorite barbecue sauce and the onion rings.
  • Enjoy!

Pork Panko Onion Rings

  • Create a dredging station. Mix together the flour and baking soda in one bowl.
  • Whisk together the egg and milk in a second bowl.
  • Add the Pork Panko to a third bowl.
  • Dip the onions in the flour mixture, followed by the egg wash, and finally the Pork Panko.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add your onions, careful not to crowd. You can work in batches. Allow the first side to fry for 2 minutes, or until golden brown, before flipping.
  • Cook the second side for about the same time. Remove from the pan to a paper towel lined plate to drain. Sprinkle with salt.
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