Recipe Type
Snacks

Henry Slade's Monster Burger

Recipe Image
Henry Slade Monster Burger
Servings
1 Burger
Total Time
30 minutes approx

Ingredients:

  • 500g 5% fat lean mince beef
  • Hash browns
  • 2 rashers of streaky bacon
  • 1 slice mature cheddar cheese
  • 4 large Maris Piper potatoes
  • Burger bun
  • 1 ripe tomato
  • 1 red onion
  • Fresh cos lettuce
  • Salt, pepper and onion powder to taste

Hash Browns Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 230°C /Gas Mark 8
  • Place on a non-stick baking tray and pop it into the top of the oven.
  • Bake for 18 – 20 minutes, turning them every now and again, until crisp and light golden.

Burger Method:

  1. In a large bowl combine beef, salt, onion powder and black pepper
  2. Divide into patties and mould each piece into a round shape, roughly 2.5cm thick.
  3. Place the burgers onto a plate, drizzle with oil, then cover and place in the fridge until you are ready to cook.
  4. To cook the burgers, preheat a large frying pan for 4 minutes on a high heat, then turn the heat down to medium.
  5. Place the burgers on the pan, then use a spatula to lightly press them down; making sure the burger is in full contact with the pan.
  6. Cook the burgers for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, depending on how well cooked you want them
  7. In a separate pan, fry the bacon for 2 minutes either side over a medium heat
  8. Wash and dry a few small lettuce leaves, tearing up the larger ones. Slice the tomatoes, peel and finely slice the red onion and add to the bun
  9. Place cheese over the burger for 90 seconds until it begins to melt
  10. Move the patty to the bun and add the bacon. Place hash brown on top of the stack.

Chips Method:

  • Preheat oven to 200°C/Gas Mark 6.
  • Cut the unpeeled potatoes into 1cm thick chip wedges.
  • Wash and dry on kitchen paper.
  • Place on a non-stick baking tray and drizzle with olive oil, season to taste with salt and pepper
  • Bake for 35 minutes turning halfway through cooking