Jalapeño Popper Burger

with chipotle mayo and fries

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Expert

Spice Level: Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

A note about serious food allergies

We all know the saying, “if you can't handle the heat, stay out of the kitchen!” Well, one particular Home Chef customer sure can handle the heat! We present to you the Customer Burger Showdown winner, the Jalapeño Popper Burger, created by Jessica Usher. This scorcher pops with flavor and heat featuring jalapeños two ways and a tangy chipotle mayo that will leave your taste buds sizzling for more.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    2 Potato Buns
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • Info
    0.84 oz. Chipotle Light Mayo
  • Info
    1 oz. Crispy Jalapeños
  • 1 Tbsp. Chile and Cumin Rub
  • 2 Russet Potatoes
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 1 Jalapeño Pepper
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Make the Fries

    Make the Fries

    Cut potatoes into ½" sticks. Place in a mixing bowl and toss with 1 Tbsp. olive oil, seasoning rub, and ¼ tsp. salt. Massage oil into potatoes. Place potato sticks on prepared baking sheet. Spread into a single layer and bake in hot oven until tender and browned, 25-28 minutes. While fries bake, prepare ingredients.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem jalapeño, halve, and mince. Remove seeds and ribs for less spice. Wash hands and cutting board after working with jalapeño. Mince cilantro (no need to stem).

  • Step 3 - Make the Patties

    Make the Patties

    In another mixing bowl, combine jalapeño (to taste), ground beef, half the cheese (reserve remaining for topping burgers), ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Form beef mixture into two patties, ½"-thick.

  • Step 4 - Toast Buns and Cook Burgers

    Toast Buns and Cook Burgers

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add buns to hot pan, cut side down. Cook until toasted, 1-2 minutes. Remove buns from pan and keep pan over medium heat. Add patties to hot pan and cook until browned, 4-6 minutes. Flip patties and cover. Cook until patties reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes. Top burgers with remaining cheese and cover until cheese is melted, 1-2 minutes.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, smearing chipotle mayonnaise on bottom bun and topping with burger, crispy jalapeño pieces (to taste), and cilantro. Top with top bun. Bon appétit!

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