Portobello Mushroom Jerk Burger

Portobello Mushroom Jerk Burger

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"This is a quick and simple recipe for a spicy Jamaican-inspired jerk burger. Free free to marinade the mushrooms for a deeper flavour. The grapefruit might seem odd as garnish but it really cools the spice of the marinade beautifully adding a lovely zing."

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
2
portobello mushrooms
tbsp
jerk seasoning paste
tbsp
light soy sauce
½
lime
tbsp
olive oil
½
red onion
50 g
red cabbage
1
carrots
cilantro
2 tbsp
mayonnaise
½
grapefruit (for garnish)
tbsp
walnuts (for garnish)
2 tbsp
barbecue sauce (for garnish)
2
burger buns

Utensils

baking dish, knife, bowl, griddle pan

  • Step 1/9

    • 2 portobello mushrooms
    • baking dish
    • knife

    Peel and lightly score the portobello mushrooms then place them into a baking dish.

  • Step 2/9

    • tbsp jerk seasoning paste
    • tbsp light soy sauce
    • ½ lime
    • bowl

    In a small mixing bowl, mix together the jerk seasoning paste, the zest and juice of the lime and the soy sauce.

  • Step 3/9

    Brush or spoon the jerk paste mixture over the mushrooms, making sure they’re well-coated. Let them marinate as long as you can.

  • Step 4/9

    • ½ red onion
    • 50 g red cabbage
    • 1 carrots
    • cilantro

    Finely slice the red onion, shred the red cabbage, peel and grate the carrots and chop the cilantro (including stalks).

  • Step 5/9

    • tbsp olive oil
    • griddle pan

    Pre-heat a griddle pan over a high heat and add the olive oil. When the pan is hot place the mushrooms into the pan, top-side down and grill them for 15 minutes. Pressing them down and flipping them from time to time.

  • Step 6/9

    • 2 tbsp mayonnaise

    While the mushrooms are cooking, mix together the slaw ingredients in a small mixing bowl with the mayonnaise.

  • Step 7/9

    • ½ grapefruit (for garnish)
    • tbsp walnuts (for garnish)

    Peel and segment the grapefruit and chop the walnuts. Set aside until ready to build the burger.

  • Step 8/9

    When the mushrooms are tender, lightly charred and meaty, serve them right away with the garnishes (or those of your choosing).

  • Step 9/9

    • 2 tbsp barbecue sauce (for garnish)
    • 2 burger buns

    Toast the burger buns, then add a tbsp of mayonnaise to the bottom bun, then a spoonful of the slaw, the mushroom, walnuts, grapefruit segments and add the BBQ sauce to the top bun.

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