Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Bite with Belkys: French onion burger from Shula Burger in Delray Beach
Sometimes nothing will satisfy your appetite but comfort food. Tonight, it's all about an American classic the burger but with a French twist. Let's grab a Bite with Belkys.
The Restaurant: Shula Burger in Delray Beach
The Dish: French Onion Burger
1 hamburger patty
1/2 tsp. kosher salt and black pepper
1 each Brioche hamburger bun
1 tbls. melted butter
1 slices of Gruyere cheese
2 sliced Spanish onions
1/2 ounce croutons
1 tbls garlic herb mayo
1/4 cup cooking sherry
1/4 cup water
1 tsp. beef boullion
1 tsp. chicken boullion
dry and fresh thyme
Make this the day before using 1 cup of regular mayo as a base
fresh chopped tarragon, parsley 7
salt and pepper
Method of Preparation:
-Start by adding the melted butter to a hot pan. When the pan starts to smoke add sliced onions and sauté. Stir periodically until the onions are caramelized to a nice golden brown about 10 minutes.
-Get ready to cook your burger. Salt and pepper the hamburger patty and put it on a hot grill or pan. While it's cooking, butter your bun and toast it.
-Now, turn the burger over and add a slice of Gruyere cheese to the cooked side. Continue cooking the burger and let the cheese melt. Add another slice of cheese to the bottom of the toasted bun and let it melt.
-Next, deglaze the onions with 1/4 cup cooking sherry and a little water. Add 1 teaspoon of beef boullion and one teaspoon of chicken boullion and stir. Finish seasoning with kosher salt, black pepper, and dry and fresh thyme. Stir well and turn off the heat.
-Spread a spoonful of Garlic Herb mayo on the bun (to taste) and add a heaping spoonful of crushed croutons for a nice crunch. Top off the burger with another heaping spoonful of french onions and put it all together.
Serve the French Onion Burger with a side order of french fries.
Serving suggestion: Stella Artois Beer.
**Take a printed copy of this recipe to Shula Burger in Delray and receive a complimentary order of French Fries with your meal. Offer extends until Sept. 6.**
3020 NE 32nd Avenue, Suite 347, Delray Beach, FL