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Asian Fried Bologna Burger

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Asian Fried Bologna Burger

Filed under: Flavour of the world

preparation time

00:15 15min

Cooking time

00:30 30min


  • 200 g bologna, sliced thin
  • 1 package (114 g) shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ tbsp. (7.5 ml) Chinese 5-spice powder
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) hoisin sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. (22.5 ml) sriracha sauce
  • 2 hamburger rolls
  • 1 cup (250 ml) kimchi
  • Oil, for cooking
  • Butter, for cooking
  • Salt


  1. Heat a large cast iron frying pan and toast the inside of the bread/rolls without
  2. using butter until bread is dark brown, almost black. Set aside.
  3. In the same pan, melt 2 spoons of butter in a bit of oil over medium high heat and
  4. cook the mushrooms 8 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with salt and the 5-spice mixture and continue cooking for 2 minutes
  6. stirring constantly. Keep warm.
  7. Place hoisin and sriracha sauces in a bowl and mix well.
  8. In the same pan add oil as needed and fry a few bologna slices, turning
  9. frequently, until edges are well browned. Remove from heat, brush generously
  10. with the sauce mix and keep warm. Repeat with remaining bologna slices.
  11. Build the burgers by stacking 4 or 5 bologna slices per base, then top with the
  12. fried shiitake mushrooms and a healthy amount of kimchi.
  13. Serve very hot with the remaining sauce on the side.