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Smokey Burgers with Pineapple Teriyaki Sauce - Practical Paleo Review

George Bryant
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 2



  • 2 pounds grassfed ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle powder
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds to garnish
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder



  • Let your meat come to room temperature and then mix your ground beef with all of the above smoky spice blend
  • Go preheat your grill to medium heat
  • Form your meat into 8 equal size patties and set on a plate while your grill comes to temperature
  • Once warm, place your burgers on the grill and cook ~6 minutes per side or until you reach the level of doneness you desire. 6 minutes at 400 Degrees got me medium rare
  • Once done let them rest for at least 10 minutes before serving and garnish with the sauce below


  • In a small sauce pan, combine all of your ingredients except the sesame oil and simmer over medium heat for about 10-15 minutes or until most of the water has cooked off
  • Place the cooked pineapple in a blender and blend until smooth
  • Add your sesame oil and blend until well incorporated and then use as a sauce for your burgers


You can cut this recipe in half by using 1 pound ground beef and cutting all the spices in half