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Asian chicken burgers

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living

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BBC Lifestyle

Ingredients

Patties:

• 500g chicken mince
• 1 onion, very finely chopped
• 1 lemongrass stalk, white bit only
• Handful fresh coriander
• 1 tbsp (15ml) garlic and ginger paste
• 3 slices bread, blitzed into breadcrumbs
• 1 tbsp (15ml) fish sauce
• Pinch sugar
• 1 tsp (5ml) sesame oil, optional

To cook:

• Oil, for frying
• About ¼ cup (60ml) hoisin sauce or plum sauce

To serve:

• 4 burger rolls, split and toasted
• 1 packet Asian baby leaf salad
• 1 large carrot, shaved into ribbons
• 1 small cucumber, shaved into ribbons
• 3 spring onions, shredded
• Chilli sauce
• Mayonnaise

Preparation method

  1. Mix patty ingredients together.
  2. Shape into 4 patties, and refrigerate for 15-30 minutes to firm up.
  3. Brush patties with oil.
  4. Heat a heavy-based or griddle pan until smoking.
  5. Baste patties with hoisin sauce and fry until slightly caramelised and cooked through.
  6. Halve the rolls, and top the bottom halves with remaining ingredients.
  7. Top with patties, garnish with shredded spring onions and serve.