Islands Restaurant Copycat Recipe
2 pounds lean ground beef
1/2 cup teriyaki sauce (Kikoman Teriyaki Baste and Glaze with honey and pineapple)
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (20 oz.) can pineapple rings, drained
2-3 tablespoons additional teriyaki sauce
8 slices Swiss cheese
8 slices tomatoes
8 slices red onions
fresh lettuce leaf
8 hamburger buns (white or whole wheat)
teriyaki sauce, to serve
Preheat grill to medium high heat. Tear off a sheet of aluminium foil long enough to cover entire grill grate. Make drainage holes in the non-stick foil with a grilling fork; set aside.
Combine teriyaki sauce, Worcestershire sauce, ground beef, and salt and pepper in a large bowl until well blended.
Shape beef mixture into 8 burgers, 4 inches round and 1/2 inch thick. Place foil sheet with holes on grill grate with non-stick (dull) side facing up. Immediately place burgers and pineapple rings on foil.
Grill burgers and pineapple uncovered 5 minutes; turn. Brush burgers with remaining teriyaki sauce; grill 5 minutes.
Remove pineapple rings from foil. Turn burgers; brush with teriyaki sauce. Grill 3 minutes longer or until burgers are done.Lightly toast hamburger buns on grill. Top burgers with 1 slice cheese before removing from grill. Spread buns with mayonnaise and add lettuce, onion and tomato.Place burgers on buns; top with grilled pineapple rings. Serve with additional teriyaki sauce, as desired.