Donkey sauce I hear you ask? What thoughts are going through your mind? I first heard of donkey sauce from Lauren who is a host on my favourite NSFW podcast, Mouthy Broadcast. At first, I was too scared to look it up in Google. I assumed I might need an incognito window. It turns out, it’s a real thing. I’ve described it more in the FAQ.
I made beef brisket brioche burgers with the donkey sauce. It was pretty amazing. The beef brisket was leftover from last Sunday.
- 1/8 cup minced garlic (store bought)
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise (store bought)
- 2 splashes Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon American mustard (do Americans call it American mustard?)
- 2 pinches sea salt (what is kosher salt anyway)
- 2 pinches ground black pepper
- 2 pinches chilli flakes (this is my Yummy Lummy variation)
- 250 g Beef brisket (frozen vacuum sealed)
- 2 Brioche buns
- Lettuce (shredded)
- Tomato (sliced)
- Coon Cheese (slices)
The day before (or if you’re not a Vulcan, go back in time) remove the brisket from the freezer and slowly thaw in the refrigerator.
Place the brisket (still in the vacuum sealed bag) in a sauce of cold water and bring up to 70°C for 45 minutes.
Make the donkey sauce by mixing the garlic, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt, pepper and chilli flakes until it is a smooth sauce using a whisk. If you like, you could leave it gloopy and a little sticky by just using your hands.
Unseal the brisket and cut to the thickness you desire. If you like you could make a meat mountain.
Construct a burger or sandwich as you normally would.
Shoot a photograph and eat the burgers. In an ideal world, I would have served these with potato gems (tater tots for my American friends).
Wash the dishes and ponder the meaning of life.
Write the recipe and then write a blog post wondering if search engine optimisation is really all that important, after all “content is king”.
Hope that friends on social media and even perhaps the hosts from Mouthy Broadcast will share this on their social channels to make donkey sauce even bigger than it already is and to add more “in your end o” and double entendre to this post. After all, when I first heard Lauren mention donkey sauce my mind wasn’t on mayonnaise as she described oozing from her mouth onto her chest.
These tidy little burgers should keep you happy. Just be careful about spilling sauce over your hands, down your forearms and across your chest as the donkey sauce oozes out of your mouth.
Frequently asked questions
Where did you hear about donkey sauce?
From Mouthy Broadcast.
Who created donkey sauce?
Guy Fieri https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Fieri
Why is it called donkey sauce?
Why does Lauren like this sauce?
I don’t know, you’ll have to ask her.
What is Mouthy Broadcast?
An NSFW podcast hosted by three very funny people from the USA. I mentioned them in another blog post which you should definitely look at.
What the crap are you on about Vulcans and going back in time?
We’re aware that up until the mid 2100s, the Vulcan Science Academy had determined time travel is impossible.
You can find the recipe if you enter “donkey sauce” in a search engine.
- 1/4 cup roasted Garlic (minced)
- 1 cup Mayonnaise
- 4 dashes Worcestershire
- 1 teaspoon Hot Dog Mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt
- 4 pinches ground Black Pepper
In the bowl of a food processor, puree until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary
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Disclaimer and a note on mass and energy
I have no culinary training nor qualifications. This post is not intended to convey any health or medical advice. If you have any health concerns about anything you read, please contact your registered medical practitioner.
For recipe posts the quantities are indicative. Feel free to vary the quantities to suit your taste.
I deliberately do not calculate energy for dishes. I deliberately default to 500 Calories or 500,000 calories because I do not make these calculations.