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Chipotle BBQ Pork Burgers

Swap out your beef or turkey burgers for these delicious PORK burgers! Full of flavor and can be made on the grill or the stove top.

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Laura Doerr


For the chipotle bbq sauce

  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 3 tbsp bbq sauce
  • 2 chipotles in adobo diced
  • 1 tbsp sauce from the chipotles in adobo

For the burgers

  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried parsley flakes
  • Drizzle olive oil
  • 4 slices smoked gouda cheese
  • 4 brioche hamburger buns toasted
  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Crispy onion strings


  1. In a small bowl, combine all of the chipotle bbq sauce ingredients. Stir until well combined. Set aside or refrigerate until ready to use.

  2. In a medium bowl combine ground pork, chili powder, garlic and onion powders, parsley, salt, and pepper. Form into 4 equal patties. Drizzle a large skillet with a bit of olive oil, and preheat over med-high heat. Add patties to hot pan, it should sizzle when hot enough. Cook on one side over medium heat for about 6-7 minutes. Flip, and cook on the second side for another 5-6 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 160°. Top with cheese slices, cover to melt. Remove from heat.

  3. Spread chipotle bbq mayo on top and bottom of the toasted buns. Add lettuce, tomato, pork burger, and crispy onion strings. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Burgers can be cooked on the grill.

Chipotle BBQ mayo makes a great fry sauce too!