This is no lo-cal burger . . . this is pure artery clogging indulgence . . . but oh so good!
Chicken-fried Bacon Cheeseburger
Peanut Oil For Deep-Frying
2 Pounds 80% Lean Ground Beef
Salt And Pepper
4 Large Eggs
1 1/2 Cups Heavy Cream
All-Purpose Flour For Dredging
Preheat peanut oil in a heavy skillet over high heat to 375 degrees. Form the meat into five to six patties. Season liberally with salt and pepper.
Dredge each of the hamburger patties in the flour and brush off the excess then dunk the into the egg and cream mixture . . . repeat three times per patty.
Carefully place the burgers in the oil, being careful not to overcrowd.
Cook the burgers for 4 to 5 minutes per side or until the crust is golden brown. While the burgers are cooking, butter and lightly toast the buns.
Top with bacon and cheddar cheese. Top with whatever other toppings you like.