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Burger King Big King Recipe
Burger King Big King
By Todd Wilbur

Recipe Type: Sandwich
Calories: 560
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Recipe Rating: 5.0 (2 reviews)
 
The Burger Wars have become the biggest food fight since that cafeteria scene from the movie Animal House. The two burger giants, McDonalds and Burger King, have each been cloning the others top product in the bloody battle for the big burger buck. Burger King stepped up first with the Big King - Burger Kings verion of McDonalds Big Mac. Yes, it had two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun; although everything was arranged a bit differently, and there's no middle bun in there. Then McDonalds rolled out the Big N Tasty, which borea a strkiking resemblance to Burger Kings Whopper, with fresh lettuce, tomato, and onion on top of a huge beef patty. Whos winning this fight by leveraging the popularity of the other companys product? Nobody, really. McDonalds chose to alter its Big N Tasty recipe by making it smaller n cheaper; then changed the name to BigXtra!, while Burger King limited sale of the Big King. But this food fight is far from over. More recently Burger King tweaked its french fry formula in an unsuccessful attempt to steal away fans of McDonalds winning fried spuds recipe. And McDonalds has added more breakfast sandwiches to compete with Burger Kings wide wake up selection. So the war continues. And the battlefield is splattered with ketchup.

Source: "Even More Top Secret Recipes" by Todd Wilbur.

1 1/2 pounds ground beef
dash salt
dash pepper
4 sesame seed hamburber buns
1 1/3 cups chopped lettuce
8 slices American cheese
1 to 2 slices white onion, separated
8 dill pickle slices

Spread
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons French dressing
2 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon paprika

1. Prepare the spread by combining the ingredients in a small bowl. Set this aside until you are ready to use it.

2. Preheat your barbecue or indoor grill to high heat.

3. Divide the ground beef into eight even portions (3 ounces each.) Roll each portion into a ball, then press each ball flat to form a patty about the same diameter as the bun.

4. Grill the beef patties for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until done. Lightly salt and pepper each side of the patties.

5. As the meat cooks, brown the faces of the buns in a hot skillet, toaster oven, or facedown on the grill. Watch the buns closely so that they don't burn.

6. Build each burger by first spreading a tablespoon of the spread on the face of the top bun. Arrange about 1/3 cup of lettuce evenly over the spread.

7. On the bottom bun stack a patty, then a slice of American cheese, another patty, and another slice of cheese.

8. On the top slice of cheese, arrange 2 to 3 separated onion slices (rings), then 2 pickle slices.

9. Turn the top part of the burger over onto the bottom and serve. You may also want to zap the sandwichies in the microwave, individually, for 15 to 20 seconds each.

Serves 4.



        
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Dimitris  
Submitted on: 12/28/13
I wish that there was a button that said make recipe and it would pop up in your mouth :)
Great
Carlos  
Submitted on: 09/01/13
The Sauce is really good. I cant believe I made a Burger this good.