By Marcus Samuelsson | May 12, 2013

chorizo, burgers, sliders, marcus samuelsson

Burgers are a classic summer dish, but I add chorizo for a special twist. These sliders are a fun offering for family get-togethers or parties in the park.

Serve my roasted corn salad with these burgers as a refreshing side. Watch the video here.

Watch the video of how to make these delicious chorizo slider burgers here.

Chorizo Slider Burgers Recipe

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1/2 pound ground lamb
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon driedoregano
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 brioche slider buns
Burger Toppings (optional)
  • 2 heirloom tomatoes
  • 2 pickles
  • 1 pickled red onion
  • 2 jalapeno peppers
  • mustard
  • mayonnaise


In a large bowl mix the lamb, pork, garlic powder, salt, cumin, pepper, oregano and paprika in a bowl. With wet hands to prevent sticking, form the mixture into 2-inch balls.

Heat the oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Working in batches, add the meatballs and sauté until cooked through, about 4 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels.

Serve with bread and butter pickles, sliced tomato, mustard, mayonnaise, seared jalapeno, pickled red onion.

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