Teriyaki San Dieguito Sliders

Teriyaki San Dieguito Sliders

Darcy Waits
This is a retro dish using LuLu's Teriyaki Sauce and inspired by a trip to San Dieguito Park. Old School Encinitas natives will get why I chose to make sliders, but this works for full burgers too.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 1 lb ground turky
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp teriyaki sauce plus more for drizzling
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 can pineapple chunks
  • 1 large jalapeno sliced
  • slider buns


  • In a bowl, place ground turkey, salt, 3 tbsp teriyaki sauce, egg, and panko bread crumbs
  • Mix together, but don't over-work the meat
  • Form into patties, making an indentation in the center with your thumb
  • If making sliders, heat your well-oiled cast iron pan along with the grill
  • Grill sliders 5 minutes on each side
  • Toast the slider buns lightly for 1 minute
  • To assemble, drizzle some teriyaki sauce over the warm sliders
  • Top with a slice of jalapeno and a chunk of pineapple
  • Toothpicks help hold the sliders together


Serve with Marge’s Retro Potato Salad, Moroccan Watermelon Aqua Fresca, and Edna’s Peanut Butter Bars (coming soon).
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