Brandon Rodgers

James Beard nominated Best Chef of California

Caramelized Onions

Good on burger or a side to a steak

Brandt Beef Recipe Collection


  • 3 (8oz.) Brandt Beef Prime Filet Mignon
  • 3 (5g) pieces Ginger – peeled, sliced
  • 3 (5g) pieces Scallion
  • 3 Garlic cloves - peeled, crushed
  • 15g Vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Black peppercorn freshly milled


  • Pot
  • Spatula


  • Combine all ingredients and cook over high heat for 5 minutes stirring frequently
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 5 more minutes stirring frequently.
  • Reduce heat to low and cook for 15 minutes, stirring frequently and adding 2 tbsp. water every time the pan gets too dry.
  • After 15 minutes, transfer onions to the burger/plate or serving vessel. If you are not using them right away, chill and store in the fridge.

Note: Brandt beef bacon fat can be replaced with olive oil or butter.