Porkburgers with Chilli Sauce

Porkburgers with Chilli Sauce


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Amazing burgers made with minced pork, apples and spring onions. They can be cooked on the barbecue or under the grill.

Zoë Harpham

Serves: 4 

  • 300g lean minced pork
  • 2 small green apples, cored and grated
  • 75g fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs (made from 4 slices wholemeal bread with the crusts removed)
  • 4 spring onions, very finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 25g fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 8 cos lettuce leaves, halved
  • 1/2 telegraph cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 4 soft white bread rolls or baps, split
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:3min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Put the pork, apples, breadcrumbs, spring onions, garlic, ginger, thyme and cayenne pepper in a large bowl. Mix and squeeze together.
  2. Shape the mixture into four balls, then press into flat patties about 10 cm in diameter and 1 1/2 cm thick. Preheat the grill to medium and set the shelf on the lowest position.
  3. Place the patties on a sheet of foil on the grill tray or on preheated barbecue plate. Grill for about 15 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and cooked through.
  4. Divide the lettuce leaves and cucumber slices among the bun bases. Place the patties on top, then spread with 1 teaspoon of the chilli sauce. Cover with the bun tops and serve immediately.

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Reviews (2)


I agree with last review, I added extra seasoning but still wasn't enough. Rather bland. - 30 Aug 2013


was ok but needed something else, for taste? found it a bit tasteless - 19 Apr 2010

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