Hoisin Glazed SPAM® Burgers with Quick Pickled Cucumbers
Glazed in the sweet and salty deliciousness of Hoisin sauce and paired with homemade pickled cucumbers, these SPAM® burgers will have your taste buds asking for seconds … and thirds.
½ cup water
1/3 cup rice vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon grated ginger
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 medium English cucumber, thinly sliced
1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® Classic
3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
Fresh cilantro leaves for serving
In small saucepan combine water, vinegar, sugar, garlic, ginger and crushed red pepper. Bring to boil; remove from heat. Add cucumber slices. Let cool and stand 30 minutes.
Cut SPAM® Classic into 4 slices.
In large skillet over medium-high heat cook SPAM® Classic, turning once, 5 to 7 minutes or until heated thoroughly. Brush with hoisin sauce. Cook for 1 minute longer, until lightly glazed. Transfer burgers to buns and top with pickled cucumbers and cilantro.