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hamburger steak with teriyaki sauce

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 490 kcal
  • Total Time: 50 m
    • Prep: 30 m
    • Cook: 20 m
  • Japanese: Teriyaki-hanbāgu
Hamburger Steak with Teriyaki Sauce



  • 400 g ground beef
  • 400 g onion
  • 1 egg
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons salad oil

teriyaki sauce:

Step 1

step 1:

Chop the onion. Heat 1 tablespoon of the salad oil in a frying pan over a medium flame and sear the onion. After it becomes clear, remove from the heat and cool for more than 20 minutes.

Step 2

step 2:

Beat the egg and mix with the ground beef, seared onion, bread crumbs, salt, pepper and nutmeg in a big bowl. Form into 4 balls and flatten into patties.

Step 3

step 3:

Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil in the frying pan over a medium flame and add the patties. Cover and sear the patties for a couple of minutes.

Step 4

step 4:

After they change color, sear the opposite side for a couple of minutes. Leave in the pan.

Step 5

step 5:

Combine the ingredients for the teriyaki sauce in a bowl.

Step 6

step 6:

Reheat the frying pan over a low flame, and add the teriyaki sauce. Simmer the patties in the sauce for about 7 minutes.


Place the hamburger steak patties on serving plates and pour the teriyaki sauce over them.


The sauce suits the hamburger steak well, and is delicious even when put between two slices of bread.