Friday, October 14, 2011
Bite with Belkys: Toston Burger From Pincho Factory
Hamburgers are a popular menu choice for cook and a South Florida chef flips things up with his own flavorful touch. Time to Grab a Bite with Belkys.
The Chef: Nedal Ahmad
The Restaurant: Pincho Factory
The Dish: Toston Burger
5 oz. of certified Angus ground chuck
seasoning spice or salt and pepper
peanut oil, to deep fry
2 slices of muenster cheese
2 thin slices tomato
1 small piece of romaine lettuce
2 tostones (smashed green plantain)
1 Tbs. of cilantro infused mayonnaise
1 Tbs. of roasted garlic sauce
1 cup of french fries
Method of Preparation:
-Start by seasoning the ground meat with salt and pepper or your favorite seasoning. At the restaurant, they have their own secret spice mix. Then, form a meat patty.
-Next, add a drizzle of oil over a flat top grill or sauté pan and cook the burger.
-When it's almost done, add a few slices of muenster cheese on top and let it melt.
-In the meantime, deep fry the tostones. Tostones are smashed green plantains. You can purchase them frozen ready to cook or make them from scratch.
Place the burger over a fried plantain and top it with sliced tomato and romaine lettuce. Chef Nedal also adds his cilantro-infused mayonnaise and a roasted garlic sauce. Finish the burger with another fried plantain slice and a side of french fries.
Serving Suggestion: Beer
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Take a printed copy of the recipe to the restaurant and receive a complimentary side of fries (Valid one month from the air date).
9860 SW 40th St
Miami, FL 33165