Skinny Thai burgers with sweet potato chips & pineapple salsa

Skinny Thai burgers with sweet potato chips & pineapple salsa

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Cooking time

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 30 mins

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Serves 4

A healthy, Asian-inspired beefburger with sweet potato fries and a fruity relish - a vibrant spin on a classic

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  • Freeze unassembled burgers only
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  • 4 sweet potatoes, unpeeled and cut into chunky chips
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 400-500g extra lean minced pork or beef
  • 2 tbsp Thai red curry paste
  • 6 spring onions, chopped
  • small bunch coriander, chopped
  • 200g pineapple chunks, diced
  • juice ½ lime
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce, plus extra for dipping chips
  • 1 Little Gem lettuce
  • 4 buns, toasted

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  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the sweet potato chips with the oil and some seasoning on a baking sheet. Roast for 40-45 mins until golden and crisp.
  2. Mix the mince with the curry paste, half the spring onions, half the coriander and some seasoning. Shape into 4 burgers.
  3. Mix remaining spring onions and coriander with the pineapple, lime juice, red chilli and sweet chilli sauce.
  4. When the chips have 10 mins to go, heat a non-stick frying pan or griddle and cook the burgers for 3-5 mins on each side until golden and cooked through. Serve the burgers in the buns with lettuce leaves and salsa piled on top, the sweet potato chips and extra chilli sauce for dipping.

Recipe from, April 2012

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sophieebauer's picture
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This is such a delicious recipe. The spice of the burgers and the sweet potato fries- YUM

nom nom's picture

I made this yesterday. I used minced chicken for the burgers, swapped the buns for grilled pitta bread, added steamed corn on the cob, fried sliced red peppers and onions and it all went down a treat with the family so I will be making it again!

Sara Brown's picture

And another recipe classed as new in Jan 14 edition!

HanVonWolf's picture

Really nice mid-week tea. The salsa is amazing & all the flavours work really well together, with a nice bit of zing, could add another tablespoon of curry paste to the burger patties.

strawberry26031's picture

So quick and easy and very good on my diet!

thecherub's picture
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I think this recipe works better with pork rather than beef. My burgers ended up a bit soggy - would chop he onion not grate it next time. Other than that it is a good recipe and makes a change from the usual though it was nothing amazing.

markwartd's picture
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really tasty but willuse more red chopped chili in the burgers next time - can see this becoming a favourite

grantirvine's picture
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Nice burgers, for a leaner more healthy option try using ground turkey or venison.

tru2mi's picture
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The flavours of this recipe are excellent. I think that maybe the way it is written, the red curry might overpower the pineapple salsa. Next time i will try it using only 1 tbsp of the red curry.