Hawaiian Style Pork Burgers

We all lead such busy lives so weeknight meals often need to be easy as well as affordable. These Hawaiian-Style Pork Burgers made using New Zealand Pork are a healthier alternative to fast food.

These burgers are family-friendly, cost less than $20, and take less than 30 mins to make!

NZ Pork Hawaiian style burgers

Hawaiian Style Pork Burgers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people


  • 500 grams * New Zealand Pork mince
  • 3/4 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 3/4 tsp salt and pepper
  • 425 gram can of pineapple rings drained
  • baby spinach
  • 1 large tomato sliced
  • store bought Ranch dressing
  • 4 burger buns


  • Mix the New Zealand Pork mince, mixed herbs, garlic, salt and pepper together well. Form the mince into four even patties.
  • Heat a non-stick frying pan to medium high and coat with oil. Cook the patties for 7-8 mins on each side, or until cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, heat a cast-iron griddle pan and sear the pineapple to lightly caramelise.
  • Heat the oven to 180°C. Slice the burger buns in half and lightly toast in the oven for around 5 mins.
  • Assemble the burgers with the buns, baby spinach, tomato, ranch dressing, pineapple, and New Zealand pork patty.


All ingredients were purchased in April 2022 for less than $20 at Pak'nSave Albany.
Recipe provided by NZPork

* Look for ‘born and raised in New Zealand’ and ‘NZ Pork’ on the pricing label to be sure you are buying New Zealand Pork – quality assured, high animal welfare standards, low carbon footprint. See New Zealand Pork for more information.

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