Korean Fusion:
Kimchi Burgers

김치 버거
Melding Korean ingredients/foods with American favorites results in some delicious meals. Adding Kimchi to a burger mix simply adds to the flavor of the burger.

Servings: 4
Recipe Type: Beef, Fusion, Korean, Meat, Sandwich 


1 pound lean ground beef
4 sandwich rolls
1 large egg
1 small white or yellow onion
3 cloves fresh garlic
1/4 cup flour
substitute corn flour, bread crumbs, or grain cereal(such as corn flakes)
1/4 cup kimchi
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Sliced cucumber
hard fried egg


Chop (mince) the onion and kimchi into very small pieces, then crush the garlic cloves.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the beef, egg, and flour (or crumbs) and mix well.

Add the garlic, onion, kimchi, salt, and pepper, and work evenly through the meat mixture.

Divide the mixture into 4 even parts and form into patties.

Heat a skillet or grill and cook over medium to medium high heat until well done.

Lightly oil a separate skillet or griddle, cook 4 eggs until well done (break yokes).

Serve on any style bread or bun and top with your favorite cheese, egg, thin sliced cucumber, and kimchi.


Use 3/4 lbs lean ground beef and add 1/4 lbs ground pork or turkey. Mix as above.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 Sandwich
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 536.97
Calories From Fat (44%) 235.9
Calories From Protein (32%) 172.21
Calories From Carbohydrates (24%) 128.85
Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0
% Daily Value
Total Fat 26.18g 40%
Saturated Fat 8.91g 45%
Monounsaturated Fat 10.73g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.79g
Trans Fatty Acids 1.12g
Cholesterol 360.62mg 120%
Sodium 776.15mg 32%
Potassium 598.48mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 31.61g 11%
Fiber 1.82g 7%
Sugar 4.51g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
Net Carbohydrates 29.79g
Protein 41.23g 82%
Vitamin A 417.15IU 8%
Vitamin C 4.35mg 7%
Calcium 133.15mg 13%
Iron 6.17mg 34%
Vitamin E 1.22mg 12%
Vitamin D 21.4IU 5%
Thiamin 0.35mg 23%
Riboflavin 0.69mg 41%
Niacin 8.92mg 45%
Vitamin B6 0.62mg 31%
Folate 110mcg 28%
Vitamin B12 4.07mcg 68%
Pantothenic Acid 1.84mg 18%
Vitamin K 5.92mcg 7%
Phosphorus 408.23mg 41%
Magnesium 48.05mg 12%
Zinc 8.16mg 54%
Copper 0.29mg 15%
Manganese 0.31mg 16%
Selenium 54.27mcg 78%
Alcohol 0g
Caffeine 0mg
Water 159.19g 0%

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