Korean Sliders must have come to me in a dream because I can’t remember why I thought to make them or where the inspiration came from!¬† I had picked up some Gochujang sauce, a new sauce from Annie Chuns recently and thought pork would be the perfect way to try it out. Luckily for the sliders, it goes incredibly¬†well with meat.

They were certainly a tasty alternative to the regular beef burgers that frequent our grill and I would definitely recommend dipping your burger not in ketchup, but in extra gochujang sauce for extra kick! Much like ketchup in our homes, gochujang is a staple in Korean homes so treat it as just that!

Korean Sliders - 2-3 servings

Combine meat and sauce together. Form into 4-6 small patties.

Grill over medium heat until meat is cooked through.

Grill buns until golden brown.

Ginger Aoili

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger

Blend ingredients in magic bullet or blender until smooth.

Toppings:

  • sliced carrot
  • sliced cucumber
  • go-chu-jang sauce (I used it like ketchup)

13 Comments (Reply )

  1. Estela @ Weekly Bite
    Aug 18, 2010 @ 9:20 am

    You always post the best appetizers! You should write an appetizer book :)

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  2. erica
    Aug 18, 2010 @ 9:27 am

    This looks awesome. Anything with aoili on it, I am sold!

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  3. Molly
    Aug 18, 2010 @ 9:50 am

    wow, I have never thought of mixing sliders and asian…but I LOVE this concept! Will have to try it soon :)

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  4. Dana
    Aug 18, 2010 @ 12:45 pm

    what a fun idea! I’ve only had korean food a few times, but I’ve always liked it when I tried it!

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  5. TheHealthyApron
    Aug 18, 2010 @ 3:01 pm

    Whoa do those look tasty!

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  6. Mo@MommyRD
    Aug 18, 2010 @ 4:08 pm

    Oh.my.word!

    I agree with Estela, you really should do an appetizer cookbook. Your great recipes and spectacular photography…I’d surely pay money for it!

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  7. Kristy
    Aug 18, 2010 @ 6:39 pm

    That looks so delicious, I love aioli!!! I could put it on almost anything! Thanks for sharing!!!

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  8. Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun)
    Aug 18, 2010 @ 9:55 pm

    These look delicious! I’ve never tried cooking with ground pork. Is it a little leaner than beef?

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    • Emily
      Aug 19, 2010 @ 2:24 pm

      It’s generally pretty similar to ground beef. This was from Whole Foods but we also picked some up at the farmers market from a local farm and that was delicious!

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  9. Sara @ Nourish and Flourish
    Aug 19, 2010 @ 12:12 am

    What a unique combination of flavors! These look delicious!

    Like Chelsea, I’ve never cooked with ground pork. I know that it’s relatively high in fat, but I bet it tastes wonderful!

    Thanks for the recipe!

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    • Emily
      Aug 19, 2010 @ 2:25 pm

      It is pretty similar to beef – fat wise, but I don’t eat a ton of meat, so I don’t mind the fat!

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  10. the actors diet
    Aug 20, 2010 @ 1:54 am

    yummers! i am going to have korean burgers tomorrow night now i’m super duper excited!!!

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