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Hawaiian Teriyaki Burgers

Sue Lau
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Hawaiian


  • Grill


  • Burger Ingredients:
  • 12 ounces ground chuck
  • 4 ounces ground ham or ground spam I used ham
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Kona Coast Island Teriyaki teriyaki sauce or homemade
  • 1 tablespoon sambal chili paste for spicy
  • Additional Ingredients:
  • 2-4 Hawaiian sandwich rolls
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 1 fresh pineapple peeled, cored and sliced (you'll have some extra)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2-4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup additional teriyaki sauce


  • Mix ingredients for burgers thoroughly and shape into burger patties, pressing a divot into the center of each.
  • Grill onions on a grill sheet until caramelized.
  • Grill pineapple slices sprinkled with a little bit of brown sugar until browned.
  • Grill burger patties until cooked as well as you like them, basting with teriyaki sauce.
  • Build burgers on buns with melted Swiss cheese, a pineapple slice and some of the onion.
Keyword Burgers