Ultimate Kewpie Cheeseburger: Rich Wagyu Beef with Creamy KEWPIE Mayonnaise


Introducing the Ultimate Kewpie Cheeseburger. This isn’t your average burger; it’s a fusion of the finest Wagyu beef with the creamy, tangy goodness of KEWPIE Mayonnaise. Imagine your first bite: the Wagyu’s rich, buttery texture melding with the smooth, distinctive taste of Kewpie. It’s a culinary dance of East meets West, where the luxury of Japanese Wagyu beef cozies up to the classic, homey feel of an American cheeseburger.

Kewpie Synergy

The magic lies in the KEWPIE Mayonnaise. Far more than just a topping, it’s the secret ingredient that elevates this burger from really good to truly extraordinary. It’s a flavor that resonates with the best of both worlds, making our Ultimate Kewpie Cheeseburger a dish that’s more than a meal—it’s the blend of traditions. The creamy, tangy profile of KEWPIE Mayonnaise doesn’t just complement the Wagyu beef; it transforms the entire burger into an experience that’s unforgettable.


Serves 4

For the Sauce

  • ½ cup KEWPIE Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp. sweet relish pickle
  • 1 tsp. rice vinegar
  • ⅛ tsp. Kosher salt
  • Dash of black pepper

For the Patties

  • 1.5 lb. Wagyu style ground chuck (or 4 store-bought Wagyu beef patties)
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 4 slices American cheese
  • 4 potato hamburger buns, split
  • 2 Tbsp. KEWPIE Mayonnaise

For the Toppings

  • Sliced tomato
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced red onion
  • Sliced dill pickle slices
  • Cooked bacon strips


  1. For the sauce: In a bowl, mix together KEWPIE Mayonnaise, ketchup, sweet relish pickle, rice vinegar, Kosher salt, and a dash of black pepper. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. For the patties: Divide the ground chuck into 4 equal portions and form into patties. Season generously with salt and pepper. Grill or pan-fry to your desired doneness. Place a slice of cheese on each patty and cover until the cheese melts.
  3. To assemble: Spread ½ Tbsp. KEWPIE Mayonnaise on each side of the buns. Grill or pan-fry the buns, mayonnaise side down, until lightly crispy. Serve the patties on the toasted buns with the prepared sauce and your choice of toppings.

Kewpie Pro Tip

Here’s the inside scoop for making your cheeseburger a cut above the rest: start with top-notch Wagyu beef. This is the foundation. Cook it just right, aiming for that sweet spot between medium-rare and medium. Now, let’s talk about the game-changer: KEWPIE Mayonnaise. This isn’t your ordinary mayo; it’s a flavor powerhouse. Spread it generously on your potato buns and give them a quick toast. This little trick adds a depth of flavor that butter can’t. Remember, the magic of an unforgettable cheeseburger lies in the harmony of its ingredients.

Kewpie Mayonnaise 500g (Product of Japan)