Thai Spiced Chicken Burger

Thai Spiced Chicken Burger

Prep: 25 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Thai

Burgers get a Thai identity with Thai red curry paste and other Thai ingredients


  • Lean chicken mince 500 gms
  • Whole wheat pita breads 4
  • Thai red curry paste 1 tbsp
  • Lemon grass, chopped ½ inch
  • Kaffir lime 1
  • Spring onion green stalk, chopped ½
  • Soy sauce 1¼ tbsps
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Roased rice powder 1½ tbsps
  • Egg 1
  • Small cabbage ¼
  • Small carrot 1
  • Medium cucumber ¼
  • Raw mango ¼
  • Garlic, finely chopped ¼ tsp
  • Olive oil for greasing + for shallow frying


  • Put chicken mince in a bowl, add red curry paste, lemon grass and add. Add juice and zest of ½ kaffir lime, spring onion greens, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves, rice powder and egg and mix well. Refrigerate for 8-10 minutes.
  • To make coleslaw, shred cabbage and transfer into another bowl. Cut carrot, cucumber and raw mango into strips and put in this bowl. Add garlic, remaining coriander leaves, remaining kaffir lime juice and remaining soy sauce and mix well.
  • Horizontally halve the pita breads.
  • Grease your palms with some olive oil, divide the chicken mince mixture into equal portions and shape into patties.
  • Heat some olive oil in a non-stick pan. Place the patties in it and shallow-fry, turning sides, till chicken is cooked and evenly done on both sides.
  • Heat a non-stick grill pan. Place the halved pita breads on it and grill till grill marks appear on both sides.
  • Spread some coleslaw on each pita base half and top with a chicken patty. Spread some more coleslaw on top and cover with the pita top half.
  • Diagonally slice and secure the burgers with toothpicks, arrange them on serving platter and serve immediately.