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Easy ‘Asian': Burger, Fries, Edamame-Bean Slaw, Sriracha and Wasabi Condiments

June 1, 2012 by Joan Nova in Asian, BBQ, Condiments, Finishing Touches, Poultry, Recipe Development | 12 Comments

An Asian-inspired twist on the American classic of burger, fries, slaw and ketchup/mayo.

Just a few photos and a couple of descriptive words – in case you feel like shaking it up at one of your summer barbecues.


ground meat
chopped scallions
chopped water chestnuts
grated ginger
fish sauce
dry seasonings inlcuding 5 spice powder
sesame seeds

Mix, form, coat with seeds, bake/broil/grill.


shelled edamame
slivered raw french beans
dressed with rice wine vinegar, chili flakes and a drizzle of sesame oil


potato (cut like fries), tossed with olive oil, salt, 5 star powder
baked at 400 degrees


wasabi mayo  (olive oil mayo blended with wasabi paste)
sriracha ketchup (roasted plum tomatoes blended with sriracha and a dash of cider vinegar)

Finishing Touch: Sprinkle with a few chow mein noodles.

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  1. What an interesting burger! I love it. The slaw gets my curiosity ramped up too!

  2. Once again, Joan, you have beautifully presented an enticing original recipe. I can almost taste this combination as I read through it. Lovely!
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  3. When I saw fries, I said Joan frying? … and then I read on…I know you so well. They do look delicious. What is your 5 star powder…email me.

  4. The edamame slaw did it for me….oh and wasabi mayo. I like to bake my fries too.

  5. What a fun flavor twist for a burger! Great, great flavors!
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  6. Ben says:

    I like the sesame seeds on top of the meat. Sounds delicious!

  7. bellini says:

    You always inspire me with your original creations Joan. Cooking is meant to be a journey.

  8. I love a good asian burger! I like to toss a fresh tuna steak in my food processor, add some yummy ingredients and toss it on the grill. There’s nothing better and it’s sooo good for you! Can’t wait to try yours, too!
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  9. As per usual, the Nova touch is ever present! Love the burgers Joan!

  10. Born27 says:

    I love burger so much and this burger looks incredibly delicious. That is why i can’t wait to try this. Thanks for sharing this with us!

  11. Katie says:

    You had me at wasabi mayo, Joan!
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  12. Chris says:

    This looks awesome and delicious, such a great ingredients. I must try this!

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