Double cheeseburgers topped with beer-battered fried pickles and homemade special sauce for a play on big macs.
- ½ cup mayonnaise (regular or low-fat)
- ¼ cup ketchup or French dressing
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons diced dill pickles
- ¼ cup minced onion
- 1 large egg
- 6 ounces beer or club soda
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- ¾ cups all-purpose flour
- a dash or two of salt
- vegetable oil, for frying
- 1 jar dill spears or chips, drained and patted dry with paper towels
- 1 + ¼ pounds ground beef
- salt and pepper
- 8 slices American or cheddar cheese
- 4 sesame seed hamburger buns, toasted
- leafy lettuce
- Whisk the mayo, ketchup, and mustard together until smooth. Stir in the pickles and onion. Refrigerate.
- In a large mixing bowl whisk the egg, beer, and baking powder together. Whisk in the flour slowly, then the salt and continue whisking until smooth.
- Fill a Dutch oven (or use a deep fryer) with 1 to 1 + ½ inches of oil. Fit with a splatter screen and heat over medium heat to 340 degrees F.
- Dip pickle slices one at a time into the batter and carefully slide them into the hot oil. Fry the pickles in batches, 4 - 5 minutes or until golden.
- Drain on paper towels or wire racks.
- Divide the ground beef into 4 equal pieces then divide each piece into two. Form into 8 thin, flat patties. Season with salt and pepper.
- Cook in a frying pan or on a grill to your desired doneness. Add a slice of cheese to each patty and melt.
- Stack 2 patties on the bottom of a bun, top with a few pickle spears, generously top with special sauce and lettuce.
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These are so much better than a big mac, a big improvement because. . . fried pickles. . .On a burger.
Helloooo and get in my mouth now. Fried pickles + burgers = fate.
Fried pickles, I can’t quit you.
Fried pickle burgers, I love you.