Tamarind BBQ Burger with Citrus Boulevardier

Tamarind BBQ
Burger with
Citrus Boulevardier

Citrus Boulevardier


  • 1.5 oz Bulleit Bourbon
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters
  • .25 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • .25 oz Bitter Aperitivo


  • Orange Peel


  • Rocks Glass
  • Bar Spoon


  • Build in glass, add ice and stir.
  • Garnish with an orange peel.

Tamarind BBQ Burger


  • 1 lb Ground Beef (serves 4)
  • 4 Burger Buns (potato buns are recommended)
  • Chile Salt to taste
  • Tamarind BBQ Sauce


  • Season 4 burger patties with any chile salt, & grill or pan sear.
  • When flipped, brush with generous amount of tamarind BBQ sauce.
  • Assemble burgers with char-grilled rings of pineapple, more tamarind BBQ sauce, mayonnaise, fresh herbs like cilantro & mint, roughly chopped.

Tamarind BBQ Sauce


  • ¼ c Tamarind pulp or paste
  • ¾ c Ketchup
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • Small knob of Fresh Ginger, grated on microplane
  • Small knob of Fresh Turmeric, grated on microplane
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic finely minced or grated on microplane
  • ⅓ c Rice Vinegar
  • ⅓ c Brown Sugar or Piloncillo (Mexican dark sugar)
  • 1 tbsp Hot Sauce or 1 Fresh Chile
  • Salt to taste


  • Combine all bbq sauce ingredients in a small saucepan & cook on medium heat until bubbling, stirring occasionally.
  • Turn heat to low & let simmer for 20-30 minutes to allow flavors to meld & until preferred consistency is achieved.
  • Add a splash of water if too thick or too spicy.
  • Set aside.