Lunchbreak: Black ‘n bleu burger prepared by Michael Jordan’s Steak House chef Craig Couper

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Chef Craig Couper

Michael Jordan's Steak House Chicago
505 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago
(312) 321-8823
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Black N Bleu Burger

Ingredients:
10 oz. burger patty
Cajun spices
pretzel bun
2 tsp whole butter
2 tsp bleu cheese dressing
1 oz shredded iceburg lettuce
2 slices of tomato
2 slices of blue/jack cheese
1 1/2 oz. balsamic onions

Directions:
Season patty liberally with Cajun spices and cook to desired temperature. Butter bun and toast on flat top grill. Place dressing on bottom bun, then add lettuce and tomato. Melt cheese on burger, then place on dressed bottom bun. Top burger with balsamic onions. Place top bun on top, sewer the sandwich with a toothpick. Serve with fries, pickle spear and ketchup

Balsamic Onions

Ingredients:
2 large red onions
2 cups of balsamic vinegar
1 cup of sugar
1 oz blended oil

Directions:
Saute onions only until lightly caramelized. Add the sugar and cook until the sugar begins to turn golden brown. Add the balsamic and cook until reduced.

Take a Bite Out of National Burger Month with 31 Days of Burgers at Michael Jordan’s Steak House

What beats a burger? A unique burger every day for a month! Indulge in National Burger Month this May at Michael Jordan’s Steak House (505 N. Michigan Ave).  Executive Chef Craig Couper has concocted 31 daily burger specials to celebrate the month-long meatlovers’ eating spree.  Below is May’s meaty lineup:

  • May 1: Big Mike Burger – Sesame Bun, Special Sauce, Sweet Onion, Pickle & American Cheese
  • May 2: Maxwell Street Burger – Poppy Seed Bun, Onion, Tomato, Pickle, Neon Relish & Giardiniera Mustard
  • May 3: Slagel Farm Burger – Slagel Farm Special Blend Ground Beef, Fried Slagel Farms Egg & Pretzel Roll
  • May 4: Triple Double Burger – Three Smash Patties & American Cheese
  • May 5: Miguel Jordan Burger – Chorizo-Cotija, Pickled Onion, Avocado & Telara Bun
  • May 6: Nueske’s BLT Burger – Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Bacon Mayo & Pretzel Roll
  • May 7: Billionaire Burger – Brioche, Foie Gras & Black Truffle
  • May 8: Gaucho Burger – Chimichurri & Griddled Provolone
  • May 9: Pilsen Burger – Pambazo Style-Stuffed Jalapeño, Queso Fresco & Guajillo Salsa
  • May 10: Waffle Burger – Fried Egg & Gruyere between Two Bacon Batter Waffles
  • May 11: Waygu Burger – Brioche-Bibb Lettuce, Dijon & Caramelized Onions
  • May 12: The Calvin Metts – Crispy Pickles, Fried Vidalia Onion, Batter Dipped Cheese Curds & Dr.Pepper BBQ (served with an ice cold Mountain Dew)
  • May 13: Iowa Burger – La Quercia Pancetta & Prairie Breeze Cheddar
  • May 14: The Hooiser Daddy – Linz Heritage Angus Beef, Burton’s Maple Glazed Bacon, Capriole Farmstead Goat Cheese & Three Floyd’s Stout Mustard
  • May 15: Black and Blue Burger – Cajun Seasoned, SalemVille Blue Cheese & Balsamic Onions
  • May 16: The Humboldt Park Burger – Sweet Roll-Fried Yucca, American Cheese, Garlic Mayonnaise & Pickles
  • May 17: Monte Cristo Burger – Battered Dipped Sourdough, Country Ham & Gruyere
  • May 18: The Jonathan Toews Burger – Smoked Back Bacon & Molson Battered Onions
  • May 19: The McButler Special – Seasame Seed Bun, Pickled Onion, Slab Bacon, BBQ Sauce & Aged Cheddar
  • May 20: On Wisconsin! Burger – Widmere Cheddar, Ruth Kase Blue Cheese Fondue & Nueske’s Bacon Jam
  • May 21: Chili Burger – Texas Chili, Fritos & Shredded Cheddar
  • May 22: The South Sider – Smoked BBQ Brisket
  • May 23: Allen’s Bypass Burger – Grilled Cheese Buns, Sriracha Ketchup, Bacon, Cheddar & American
  • May 24: The Chicago Combo Burger – Mozzarella, Italian Beef, That Pickle Guy  Giardiniera & The Juice
  • May 25: The Belly Burger – KimChi Slaw, Belly Fire Mayo & Kecap Manis
  • May 26: Greek Town Burger – Ground Lamb, Aged Feta & Tzatziki
  • May 27: Copa America – Grass Fed Beef, Chimichurri, Aji Amarillo Mayo & Queso Fresco
  • May 28: Patty Melt – Marble Rye, Gruyere, Caramelized Onions & Mustard Crème Fraiche
  • May 29: Taylor Street Burger – Provolone, Roasted Peppers, Giardiniera & San Marzano Tomatoes
  • May 30: The Mother In-Law Burger – Bacon Tamale, Salsa Verde & Crema
  • May 31: The Hipster – Pretzel Bun, Onion Jam, Goat Cheese & Arugula