FOOD

How To Make The Bacon Burger Of Your Dreams

by Kate Taylor
Kate is a writer who laughs at her own jokes and likes to pour too much hot sauce on her food.

Every week on LittleThings’ Facebook Live show Slice, we challenge food experts to create a delicious and easy-to-make dinner for less than $12. This week, we have invited Chef Cenobio Canalizo to the kitchen to put his skills to the test. 

Chef Cenobio has over 20 years of experience in the industry and now works as the Executive Chef at the iconic New York restaurant, Michael Jordan’s The Steak House.

The restaurant is almost as legendary as the basketball player for whom it’s named. The Steak House is located in Grand Central terminal, and has become a destination for executives, commuters, and tourists alike.

Of course, one thing that all patrons have in common is a craving for a good steak, or any of Chef Cenobio’s other specialties.

Today, Chef Cenobio demonstrates how to make a universal crowd-pleaser — Michael Jordan’s Bacon Burger. As with every other meal featured on Slice, the Chef will have to create the meal from start to finish in 20 minutes, and for less than $12.

Shopping List:

  • Ground beef – $2.95
  • Slab Bacon – .75
  • Rolls – .90
  • Tomato – .50
  • Romaine lettuce – $1.25
  • Red onion – .25
  • Paprika, onion, and garlic seasoning – .20
  • Cheddar cheese – .62
  • Frozen French fries – $1.49
  • Kosher salt and black pepper – .10
  • Canola oil – $2.34
  • Total = $11.35

Since it’s almost impossible to say no to a bacon cheeseburger, check out the full recipe below, and be sure to check out Michael Jordan’s The Steak House N.Y.C. on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Cook: 15 min
Prep: 5 min
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 6 oz. slab bacon
  • 2 rolls
  • 1 tomato
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 14 teaspoon paprika
  • 14 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 14 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 oz. sliced cheddar cheese
  • 20 oz. frozen French fries
  • To taste kosher salt and black pepper
  • 12 gallon canola oil
Instructions
  • Build a medium-hot or charcoal fire.
  • Season ground beef with spices, and separate into 8 oz. patties.
  • Place burgers on grill and cook, waiting at least 4 minutes before flipping.
  • Cook until both sides are browned and the burger is cooked to the desired doneness, about 10 minutes for medium-rare 8 oz. burgers.
  • Let meat sit for 3 to 5 minutes before placing on bun and adding garnish. Enjoy!
Michael Jordan's Bacon Burger 5 minutes 15 minutes 20 minutes Serves 2 //www.littlethings.com/app/uploads/2017/06/burgers-1976198_960_720-850x444.jpg ground beef slab bacon rolls tomato flour paprika garlic powder onion powder sliced cheddar cheese frozen French fries kosher salt and black pepper canola oil Build a medium-hot or charcoal fire. Season ground beef with spices, and separate into 8 oz. patties. Place burgers on grill and cook, waiting at least 4 minutes before flipping. Cook until both sides are browned and the burger is cooked to the desired doneness, about 10 minutes for medium-rare 8 oz. burgers. Let meat sit for 3 to 5 minutes before placing on bun and adding garnish. Enjoy!

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