Move into the super tasty territory of gourmet burgers with these delicious rump steak burgers. The humble burger is lent an interesting touch with rump strips marinated in garlic, thyme, olive oil and Worcestershire sauce and stir-fried in balsamic vinegar.
But that’s not all, folks…Remember, we are going gourmet all the way here! So apart from garnishing your steak burger with homemade caramelised onions, cheese, tomatoes and lettuce, there is a to-die-for sauce in the mix as well.
Here’s all the hot and saucy details: Creamy mayonnaise, sweet pickle juice, garlic, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper and then the top-secret ingredient — sriracha wasabi sauce.
So what is sriracha wasabi sauce and why is this guaranteed to blow your socks off? Its a mouthwatering combination of chilli, wasabi, horseradish with a tempered sugary sweetness makes this condiment the ideal choice for those who love a medium level chilli profile.
A steak burger is usually made from either rump, sirloin or ribeye and is the healthier option as it has less fat than a normal hamburger patty.
Serve with some salad on the side. You can serve with fries if you like, but these “deluxe Dagwood” burgers are pretty substantial and rather filling in their own right.
For the burger
- 400g rump steak, sliced very finely
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon of thyme, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
- balsamic vinegar to be added while stir-frying the steak
Garnishing the burgers
- 6 hamburger buns toasted (optional)
- cheese slices (optional)
- tomatoes (sliced)
- tomato ketchup (optional)
- ½ cup mayo
- 2 tbsp ketchup
- 1 tbsp sweet pickle juice
- ¼ tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp smoked or regular paprika
- dash of cayenne optional for sauce
- 1 tbsp sriracha wasabi sauce, this makes it darker and yummier (optional) Add more for darker sauce.
- Salt & pepper to taste
For the caramelised onions
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 onions thinly sliced
- 1 tsp oregano chopped
- Combine the ingredients together for the sliced steak in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Place the steak slices on a plate, mix well with the spices, cover with cling film and put in the fridge for an hour.
- When steak slices are ready, make the caramelised onions, heat the oil in a frying pan and add the onions, cook over medium heat until golden and caramelized. Stir in the herbs and set aside.
- To toast the hamburger buns, heat the olive oil in a frying pan over high heat and toast for 2 minutes on each side.
- Stir-fry the steak slices on high heat until cooked to your liking. Add some balsamic vinegar while stir-frying.
- Start stacking your hamburgers with the steak and onions, tomatoes and lettuce and serve with the hamburger sauce.
- If you want to add the cheese, just place it in the microwave for a few seconds for the cheese to melt.