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Thread: The Xiphos Peanut Butter Bacon Burger Thread!

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    The Xiphos Peanut Butter Bacon Burger Thread!

    Inspired by the meeting between Xiphos and I at the 2013 National Police Week in Washington DC. Here we witness a gastronomic feat that has not been done before.
    Aged Prime USDA Top Round ground with a premium bacon. Two styles will be presented. The first is a straight forward peanut butter bacon burger. The second will be a Thai inspired burger never done before.

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    Totally excited about how this turns out!
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    The Xiphos Peanut Butter Burger: Prep

    Satay prep

    Satay Peanut Sauce

    Ingredients:

    1 cup fresh-tasting dry roasted peanuts, unsalted
    1/3 cup water
    1-2 cloves garlic, minced
    1/2 tsp. dark soy sauce
    2 tsp. sesame oil
    2 Tbsp. brown sugar
    1 to 2 Tbsp. fish sauce, depending on desired saltiness/flavor - Vegetarians substitute 1.5 -2.5 Tbsp. regular soy sauce
    1/2 tsp. tamarind paste OR 1/2 Tbsp. lime juice
    1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper, OR 1 tsp. Thai chili sauce (more or less to taste)
    1/3 cup coconut milk

    Preparation:

    Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend or process until sauce is smooth. If you prefer a runnier peanut sauce, add a little more water or coconut milk.
    Do a taste test, adding more fish sauce (or soy sauce) if not salty enough, or more cayenne if not spicy enough. If too salty, add a squeeze of fresh lime juice. If you'd prefer it sweeter, add a little more sugar.
    Satay Sauce - Satay Peanut Sauce Recipe

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    This is a nice basic peanut sauce. I thought about putting this on ice cream with bacon crumbles.
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    The Xiphos Peanut Butter Burger: Prep

    Two pounds of aged USDA Prime Top Round.
    1/2 pound premium bacon



    Beautiful marbling.



    Grind together with bacon.



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    The Xiphos Peanut Butter Burger: Prep

    Prep the patties.

    Form four small patties and add 3 teaspoons of peanut butter to one and three teaspoons of satay to the other.



    Place other small patty on top and seal.
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    Baked off some ciabatta buns. These will be tough enough to hold up to the toppings and sauces.



    Peanut Butter Bacon Burger Plate - Onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle

    Satay Fresh Herb Plate - Spring onion, mustard greens, cilantro, Thai basil, cucumber.



    Grilled the patties with a little cherry wood.

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    The Xiphos Peanut Butter Burger: Presentation: The Peanut Butter Bacon Burger!

    I added a code3spice backdraft seasoned fried egg, cheddar cheese and bacon on top. Add a couple teaspoons of peanut butter to the top bun.



    The cutaway pics did not turn out so good.



    This was a very good burger. The bacon and peanut butter was a good combo. I ate half as is and the other half with lettuce, onion, pickle and tomato. That got a little sloppy, but that's part of a great burger!
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    The Xiphos Peanut Butter Burger: Presentation: The Satay Peanut Sauce Bacon Burger!

    I added bacon, sliced spring onion tops, sesame seeds and a couple teaspoons of satay peanut sauce to the top bun.





    This was a very good burger. The satay peanut sauce and bacon was a good combo. I ate half as is and the other half with mustard green, cilantro, Thai basil and spring onion. The flavors really came out with the fresh herbs!
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    That looks pretty delicious. I will have to try it!

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    Vote now for your favorite!

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    That is quite an elaborate burger!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    That is quite an elaborate burger!
    Yes Jenna, Icanhazpeanutbutterbaconcheese burger.
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    I'm definitely trying this.

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    AST Kiwi approves!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    I'm definitely trying this.

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    That actually looks very good.

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    Gots to go with the satay. I cannot stand peanut butter in any form, other than on a banana. Even then I'm not crazy about it.
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    Satay. Definitely. It is aesthetically pleasing and I believe it would be organoleptically pleasing as well, more so than its competitor.
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