Pork Burgers with Jalapeno Onion and Chili Lime – #CookoutWeek Giveaway

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Pork Burgers with Jalapeno and Onion

It’s day two of #CookoutWeek and this Pork Burger recipe is a super way to enliven your grilling menu using ground pork instead of beef! After all, they are called “ham”burgers!

I’ve made burgers using ground pork before when I published this recipe for Pecan Crusted Pork Burgers. Filled with chipotle in adobo, onion and dried apricots, they were an amazingly delicious and really dressed up version of a burger.  Certainly, they would work for any event where you were wanting to have an elegant version of a burger for your guests.

Today’s recipe is just as delicious! Honestly, there is something truly incredible about using pork instead of ground beef for a burger! To these, I’ve added fresh jalapeno and onion, along with some chili-lime seasoning. We’ve had them twice now, they are that good!

I ground my own pork, using a pork butt, because I am fanatical about removing gristle, connective tissue and controlling the fat. That said, most grocery stores do carry ground pork. If your local market doesn’t, ask the butcher on duty to grind some for you. They almost always will!

For the chili-lime seasoning, I used Urban Accents brand of Spicy Chili Lime seasoning. They market it for use on Corn on the Cob, but I use this seasoning on a LOT of different things! It was perfect for these burgers. There are many options of Chili Lime seasoning in most major markets, though. So, be sure to find some! It really makes these pork burgers special.


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Pork Burgers with Jalapeno, Onion and Chili Lime
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Serves: 4-8 burgers
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • ½ cup minced onion
  • 1 medium minced fresh jalapeno (about 3 tablespoons)
  • ¾ tablespoon chili lime seasoning blend
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. In a large bowl, add all the ingredients and using your hands, mix well to distribute the seasonings well through the pork.
  2. Divide the pork mixture to your desired burger size by weight and pat out.
  3. Heat your grill to high and cook the burgers for 2 minutes on each side, over direct flame.
  4. Remove the burgers from direct flame and cook for 4 minutes more on each side.
  5. Serve on buns with your favorite condiments.


We also have a fabulous giveaway featuring products from the brands who have made #CookoutWeek possible! You can enter below to win:

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About P ~ The Saucy Southerner

I started cooking when I was ten years old. For me, the process of cooking, from inception of a dish, to the execution, to the washing of the pots is sheer delight. I am now retired from a business I still own, in partnership with my husband. I used to work six days a week and still cook every night. Now, I'm gardening, still cooking, always having fun and hoping to share my joy with you. Thank you for reading...and commenting! P~
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14 Responses to Pork Burgers with Jalapeno Onion and Chili Lime – #CookoutWeek Giveaway

  1. Melissa says:

    I rarely enter giveaways, but I couldn’t resist this one. Spectacular package! And I love the burgers!

    My favorite picnic side dish? Your/my mustardy potato salad, of course! 😉

  2. Melissa Maples-Harrell says:

    Dill pasta salad with tomato’s and cucumbers!

  3. Wow these look amazing! I’ve never made an all pork burger before!

  4. Wendy Klik says:

    I like using a mix of beef and pork. I love the seasonings you chose for this burger.

  5. Marcie Smith says:

    I saw Melissa has already commented on the great potato salad…. It is my favorite take along these days…ppl request it…. My favorite side lately is grilled fruit of all kinds… still warm or room temp…I like it alone or used as a condiment.. I LOVE grilled peach halves on burgers… and I’m going to put them on these pork burgers when I make them!!! I don’t know that I’ve ever made burgers with just pork but they sound good.

    • Marcie, I’m so glad you commented. The Southern-style Mustard Potato Salad IS killer. I take it everywhere, too!

      I love that you love grilled fruits, and I think grilled peaches would be FABulous on this burger! Good luck with the drawing! P~

  6. Nancy Loring says:

    One of my favorite picnic side dishes is sweet and sour kielbasa.

  7. I’ve made your pecan crusted pork burger before and loved it and I’m sure this one is a winner, too! Yum! 🙂

    • We’ve had them several times. I even made the same burger using beef to see whether I liked them just as well, or if they really were more fabulous with pork. Nope. Pork burgers are just that much better.

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