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Teriyaki Avocado Pineapple Burgers

If you haven't lived in California you may have never heard of the delight that is the Teriyaki Avocado Burger. It used to be available from a food joint named Spike's Teriyaki Bowl which have closed down. I have heard rumblings that one of Spike's children has opened a place, B-Man's Teriyaki & Burgers that serves similar food items.

Anyhow, back to the burgers. They are so delicious! When we lived in California we would make quite a long trip to get Teriyaki Burgers and Teriyaki Rice Bowls.  Now that I live very far away, making it at home is a great substitute. This is more of an outline of ingredients than a recipe per se, but I hope you enjoy it. Onto the recipe!

Teriyaki Avocado Pineapple Burgers
Makes several servings

1-2 lbs ground beef
Teriyaki sauce/glaze (I strongly recommend you try to find Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Sauce, it is fantastic)
pineapple slices
1 tbsp. butter
1 tbsp. brown sugar
sliced ripe avocado
burger buns

1. Mix the ground beef with a few glugs (spoonfuls if you prefer) of Teriyaki sauce. Cook in a saute pan. While that is cooking, in a separate pan combine the pineapple slices, butter and brown sugar and cook until browned. Set aside.

2. Assemble burgers and dig in!


  1. Ooooh, yummy! I'm pinning it!

  2. NEVER heard of this combo! So interesting, I might have to try it! Moving to Nor Cal soon, I'll see if I can find an original too.


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