Here in Wisconsin, butter burgers are the way of life. Here we're giving them an upgrade with a Chop Shop laden compound butter that gets placed on the patty during the cook. The butter melts and bastes into the burger for a mouthwatering patty you won't soon forget. Top with Cheddar Jack cheese or any of your favorite fixings (but you won't need many.
Chop Shop Butter Burgers
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
|1/2 cup (1 stick)||
|8 slices||Cheddar Jack Cheese|
- Place ground beef in a bowl and season with Chop Shop.
- Place butter in a bowl and add 1 ½ teaspoons of Chop Shop. Mix with a fork, then transfer to parchment paper, roll and refrigerate.
- Portion the ground beef into 8 - 4 ounce patties, then flatten on parchment paper to ¼ inch thickness. Remove butter from the refrigerator, slice thin. Place 2 thin slices (about 1 tablespoon) in the center of 4 patties, then top with plain patties, and carefully pat and crimp the burger sides together.
- Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side.
After flipping the burgers, be sure and add a couple tablespoons of Chop Shop butter to the skillet, and baste the burgers.
Add 2 slices of cheese to each burger, then cover and turn off the heat.
- Transfer burgers to a kaiser roll with arugula. Serve warm.