Teriyaki Shrimp Burgers with Grilled Pineapple Salsa, Bacon and Blue Cheese from Closet Cooking

Juicy and succulent shrimp burgers in a sweet, salty and tangy pineapple teriyaki sauce topped with grilled pineapple or grilled pineapple salsa, bacon and optionally blue cheese.

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp, peeled, deveined and coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1 inch piece ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple teriyaki sauce (see below)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 cup grilled pineapple salsa or 4 slices grilled pineapple
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  1. Mince 1/3 of the shrimp in a food processor along with the garlic, ginger, teriyaki sauce, sesame oil and green onions.
  2. Mix the minced shrimp into the chopped shrimp along with enough breadcrumbs that the mixture will hold together, form 4 patties and chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Oil your grill, heat to medium-high and cook until the shrimp turns pink, about 3-5 minutes per side.
  4. Assemble the burgers and enjoy!

Option: Use your favourite teriyaki sauce instead of making your own.

Pineapple Teriyaki Sauce

A tasty and easy homemade sweet, salty and tangy pineapple teriyaki sauce.

Servings: makes 1/2 cup

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  1. Simmer everything over medium heat until reduced by half.