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Grilled Bison Sliders With Blueberry Barbeque Sauce


Blueberry BBQ sauce, fresh goat's-milk cheese, and marinated red onions bring out the best in these almost-bite-size bison burgers. An exclusive Chef Michael Kornick recipe.

Grilled Bison Sliders With Blueberry Barbeque Sauce
Prep Time:
60 Minutes
Cook Time:
10 Minutes
Serving:
8

Ingredients


  • 1 lb ground bison (90% lean)
  • 4 oz virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 4 tbsp minced parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 tbsp fresh goats milk cheese, room temperature
  • 8, 2½ inch diameter rolls or buns
  • 2 oz butter
  • ½ cup minced Spanish onion
  • 2 tbsp minced jalapeno
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1½ cup rice wine vinegar for barbecue sauce
  • 2 oz rice wine vinegar for onions
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup Dijon mustard
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 2 tsp Tabasco
  • 2 pt fresh blueberries
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 tbsp sugar

Directions


Bison Burger

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine meat, oil, garlic and seasoning.
  2. Gently form 8, 2-ounce patties, approximately 1¼ inches thick and 2½ inches in diameter.
  3. Butter and toast buns.
  4. Grill burgers until desired temperature (for medium rare, about 3 minutes per side).
  5. To assemble, spread 1 tablespoon of goat cheese on bottom bun, followed by onions and burger. Drizzle blueberry barbeque sauce over burger and top with bun, serve.

Blueberry Barbeque Sauce

  1. Using a heavy saucepan, sweat onions and peppers in oil until tender (about 2-3 minutes).
  2. Add vinegar, sugar, mustard, ketchup and Tabasco, bring to a simmer.
  3. Add blueberries and cook for 5 minutes, cool at room temperature.
  4. Blend in a blender or food processor, strain and reserve.

Marinated Red Onions

  1. Julienne onion from stem to blossom, 1/8 inches thick.
  2. In a mixing bowl, dissolve sugar in vinegar.
  3. Add onions, season with salt and pepper. Let sit for 1 hour.