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Kim Chi Ahi Sliders

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8


  • 12 ounces ahi scraped or finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup kim chi chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tblspn soy sauce
  • 1/2 tblspn Mayonaisse plus more for serving
  • 1 tsp sriracha
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • radish sprouts garnish
  • 8 pieces butter lettuce
  • 8 each brioche slider buns
  • 1 tblspn butter

seasoned cucumber

  • 1 cup cucumber peeled, seeded, and sliced
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp rice wine vinegar

soy glaze

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 pinch chili flake
  • 1/8 tsp fresh minced or ground ginger


Soy Glaze

  • Put all ingredients into a pot. Heat over high heat until it comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 5 minutes. Cool before serving.

Seasoned Cucumbers

  • Peel, deseed, and slice cucumber. Mix with salt and vinegar. Chill until needed.


  • Combine ahi with kim chi, soy sauce, mayo, sriracha, green onion, garlic, and salt in a mixing bowl. Scoop with 1/4 cup measuring cup or scoop to form patties.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Once heated, add the butter and slider buns to toast.
  • Remove buns from pan. Add 1-1 1/2 tbspn oil to the pan and increase the heat to medium high. When the oil is shimmering add the ahi sliders. Brown on both sides.
  • To make the sliders, slather the buns with mayo. Place lettuce and a burger on top. Drizzle with soy glaze and top with cucumber and radish sprouts. Serve immediately.