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Shrimp burgers

Serves 4

  1. 1 cup panko
  2. 3 scallions
  3. 2tb mayo
  4. 1/4tsp pepper
  5. 1/8tsp salt
  6. 1/8tsp cayenne
  7. 1-1/2lb shrimp
  • Add panko to processor, pulse 15 times and set aside. Add 2-6 and 1/2lb shrimp and pulse 8-10 times. Add remaining shrimp and pulse 4-5 times.
  • Shape into 4 3/4in patties and dredge in panko. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes per side.

Sheet pan chicken shawarma wraps

Serves 6

  1. 6tb olive oil
  2. Juice of 2 lemons
  3. 3 cloves garlic
  4. 2tsp cumin
  5. 3/4tsp turmeric
  6. 3/4tsp paprika
  7. 1-1/2lb boneless breast or thighs, cut into 1/2in slices
  8. 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2in slices
  9. 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/2in slices
  10. 1 red onion, halved and cut into 1/2in slices
  11. 1/2 cup tahini
  12. 1/2 cup warm water
  13. 6 pitas or lavash
  • Mix 4tb oil, juice of 1 lemon, 2 cloves garlic, 1/2tb cumin and 5-6 and toss with chicken. Marinate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Toss 8-10 with remaining oil, place on foil-lined sheet pan along with chicken and roast at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, process tahini with remaining 2-4. Add water, process and set aside.
  • Toss tahini sauce with chicken and veggies. Fill pitas or lavash and serve.

Bacon burgers with caramelized onions and blue cheese

Serves 4

  1. 7oz bacon
  2. 1 onion, halved and sliced
  3. 1-1/2lb 85% ground chuck
  4. 4oz blue cheese
  5. 4 potato buns
  • Process bacon to smooth paste. Cook in a 12in skillet on medium heat for about 5 minutes; bacon will be mostly pink and not crispy. Drain bacon, reserve 2tb fat and set bacon aside on a paper towel-lined plate until cool.
  • Cook bacon fat and onion on medium heat for 20 minutes. Set aside.
  • Mix bacon and beef and form four 1/2in thick patties. Cook on medium heat for 3 minutes. Flip, top with blue cheese, cover and continue cooking for 3 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, toast buns. Top with burgers and onions and serve.

Fried onion burgers

Serves 4

  1. 1 onion, sliced
  2. 1tsp salt
  3. 1/2tsp pepper
  4. 12oz 85% beef
  5. 1tb butter
  6. 1tsp oil
  7. 4 buns, toasted
  • Toss 1-2 and drain for 30 minutes.
  • Squeeze onions dry and toss with pepper. Form 4 2in mounds, divide beef in slightly packed balls on top and press down to form 4in patties.
  • Fry patties onion-side down in 5-6 for 5-7 minutes. Flip and sear beef for 2 minutes. Serve.

Toast with chive scrambled eggs and fish

Serves 4

  1. 3tb butter
  2. 3tb chives
  3. 4 1in slices bread, toasted
  4. 8 eggs + 2 yolks
  5. 4tb half-and-half
  6. 12oz smoked or leftover cooked fish (trout or salmon work best)
  • Combine 1-2 and spread 2tb of mixture over bread. Set aside.
  • Melt butter in a 10in pan on med-high heat. Add 4-5  and scrape a spatula on bottom and sides of pan until eggs start clumping, about 2 minutes. Turn heat to low and fold eggs until clumped and slightly wet, about 30-60 seconds. Divide over toast, top with fish and serve.

Patty melt

Serves 4

  1. 2 onions, sliced
  2. 4tb + 8tsp mayo
  3. 4tb dijion mustard
  4. 1tb bbq sauce
  5. 1/2tsp hot sauce
  6. 1 large shallot, grated
  7. 1lb ground chuck
  8. 1tb ketchup
  9. 2tsp worcestershire
  10. 1/2tsp garlic powder
  11. 1/2tsp salt
  12. 1/4tsp pepper
  13. 8 slices rye bread
  14. 4oz cheddar
  15. 4oz swiss cheese
  • Cook onions for 20-30 minutes until caramelized. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, mix 4tb mayo with 3-5. Set aside.
  • Mix 6-12 and form 4 1/4in thick patties. Cook 1-2 minutes per side and set aside.
  • Layer bread with cheddar, patties, swiss, onions and sauce and spread top slices with 1tsp mayo each. Cook weighted down for 3 minutes, spread other slice with 1tsp mayo, flip and repeat. Serve.