The Porchetta
Ground short rib patty topped with provolone cheese and slow-cooked lemon-pork-belly porchetta and cracklings. Topped with a lemon gremolata, grilled grape tomato and goat cheese bruschetta, and lemon, caper, and garlic aioli.
Servings
6burgers
Cook Time Passive Time
45minutes 2hours
Servings
6burgers
Cook Time Passive Time
45minutes 2hours
Ingredients
Gremolata and Olive Oil
Lemon, Caper, Garlic Aioli
Grilled Grape Tomato and Goat Cheese Bruschetta
Porchetta
Burger Patty
Additional Ingredients
Instructions
Gremolata and Olive Oil
  1. Toast coriander, chili flakes and fennel seed in pan on the stove top on medium for 1 minute constantly tossing.
  2. Grind seasonings to powder.
  3. Place seasonings and other ingredients into a food processor and blend till smooth.
Lemon, Caper, Garlic Aioli
  1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor and chill in fridge for 1 hour.
Grilled Grape Tomato and Goat Cheese Bruschetta
  1. Marinate tomatoes for 15 minutes in Italian dressing
  2. Place seasoned tomatoes on grill for 2 minutes on high.
  3. Remove tomatoes and let rest for 30 minutes in the fridge.
  4. Add basil vinegar and goats cheese and mix together.
Porchetta
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Make rub – Toast fennel and chilis then grind to powder. Mix in remaining ingredients.
  3. Score skin of pork belly in one inch increments .
  4. Oil outside of pork with oil and generously apply the rub to all sides.
  5. Cook Pork~ 1) Place pork in 350 degree oven for one hour in a baking pan with a rack. 2) After one hour, turn oven temperature up to 450 and continue cooking until skin puffs up and browns. 3) Remove the pork from oven, and carefully remove the browned skin from the pork belly. Set aside the roasted, browned skin. 4) Return the pork to the oven and cook until the internal temperature reaches 185 degrees.
  6. Slice the pork belly into thin strips, like bacon. Dice skin into ½ inch pork cracklings.
Burger Patty
  1. Grill patty till done, seasoning with salt and pepper.
Recipe Notes

Assemble the Porchetta Burger in this order:

Bottom of brioche bun
Aioli
Bruschetta
Patty
Provolone Cheese
Sliced Porchetta
Pork Cracklings
Bruschetta
Gremolata
Baby Arugula
Aioli
Top of brioche bun