GameDay Habanero Mini Burgers. Absolutely delicious, crowd pleasing, habanero flavor packed mini burgers made in a snap with a few tricks! Get the step by step and make this your new Game Day favorite!

GameDay Habanero Mini Burgers

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 mini
Author Mahy


  • Burgers:
  • 1.5 lbs groound beef , room temperature
  • 1/4 cup of El Yucateco® Red Chile Habanero Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Oregano powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • *12 mini slices of cheddar cheese ( or 6 slices cut in half)
  • Dipping and Burger Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup of Ranch dressing
  • 4 tablespoons of El Yucateco® Green Chile Habanero Sauce
  • Remaining Ingredients:
  • 12 mini burger/slider buns
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup of arugula (or your favorite)
  • 1/2 cup of cilantro leaves
  • Tomatoes , pickles, more cheese, sliced jalapeño… any topping you prefer


  1. Preheat your broiler to high and line a baking sheet with aluminium foil, and set that aside.
  2. In a large bowl, add the ground beef and the remaining ingredients (except the cheese). Use your hands to mix them well. Take an ice cream scoop size of the beef mixture and shape it into a burger patty, and place it on the baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining mixture.
  3. Broil the burgers for 8-10 minutes (depending on the thickness of your patties). Once the burgers are done, place a slice of cheese over each burger and cover the tray loosely with aluminum foil.
  4. In the meantime, prepare the dipping sauce my mixing the ingredients together.
  5. Prepare the buns by grilling them over a stove top or outdoor grill (optional) for 30 seconds per side.
  6. Assemble your mini burgers by slathering 1 tablespoon of the dipping sauce on each bottom bun, top with your favorite toppings, the burger, some cilantro leaves and the top bun. Serve and enjoy!