Meatloaf Sliders With Tabasco Mayo & Crispy Fried Onions
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 pound ground pork
- 1 cup minced yellow onion
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 2 whole eggs
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 tablespoon cayenne
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- mini-brioche buns (or any bun of your choosing)
- Tabasco Mayo (recipe below)
Sauté onion and garlic until soft. Cool slightly. Combine with remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly. Mixture should be slightly wet. Shape into 4 ounce portions and sear to desired doneness.
Toast slider buns and spread Tabasco mayonnaise on top and bottom bun. Put seared sliders on bottom bun and top with fried onion rings.
Crispy Fried Onions
- 1 Vidalia onion
- 1 cup all purpose flour, seasoned
- 2 eggs, beaten
- canola oil for frying
Heat oil in cast iron skillet or fryer until it reaches 350 degrees. Meanwhile, slice onions very thin. Break apart rings and dredge in flour, followed by beaten eggs, and again in seasoned flour. Fry onion rings in batches until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes. Drain on paper towel until ready for use.
- 1 whole egg yolk
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 2 teaspoons Tabasco hot sauce
Combine yolks, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl and whisk to blend.
Slowly drizzle in oil, whisking constantly. Stir in Tabasco hot sauce and chill. Makes 1 1/4 cups.