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Thai Burgers Recipe
  • READY IN 36 mins

Thai Burgers

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"I love Thai food, and I adore barbecue. While experimenting one day, I came up with these beauties. They might not be 'authentic' but they sure hit the spot."

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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    6 mins
  • READY IN

    36 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together ground round, bread crumbs, lemon grass, shallot, chili peppers, and peanuts. Season with salt and pepper. Form into patties. If you are making these ahead of time, do not add peanuts until you are ready to grill.
  3. Lightly oil grate, and place burgers on grill. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes per side. Remove from grill, and sprinkle burgers with lime juice.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

Outstanding! I fried them in a ridged frypan instead of grilling (inclement weather). The peanuts really added a good texture and the lime juice enhanced the flavor. I had to use dried basil instead of fresh but it didn't hurt anything much. I also used jalapeno pepper but went easy on it. If you are looking for something different in burgers, don't miss this one.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 15, 2007

Didn't like them. Nor did my family

 
Sep 23, 2006

I use ground turkey for this. I also add fresh cilantro and some hot chili sauce. I serve it with pita folds and Thai peanut sauce. This is fantastic!!

 
Jan 25, 2004

GREAT IDEA!! No shallots on hand, so we used green onions. I'm not sure if we will want plain hamburgers again!

 
Jul 23, 2007

I am crazy about this recipe! So delicious! I did add an egg to the recipe (I thought it needed it bind the ingedients together) and made meatballs instead of burgers. Served with jasmine rice and satay sauce ... it's a dream!

 
Jan 25, 2004

These burgers are good, but I really wouldn't compair them to "Thai". The lemon grass wasn't strong enough to give it that Thai flavor. (In order to get that taste you need vinegar). We followed the recipe exact and felt they were missing something nonetheless. My boyfriend added more onion and I added pepperjack cheese. All in all, if you want a burger with a different taste then these will do just fine.

 
May 23, 2008

I was looking for a recipe to use some of the lemon grass from my herb garden. These burgers were even better than I expected! I used ground turkey and some crushed red pepper flakes instead of fresh, but otherwise followed recipe exactly. We topped them with garlic herb cheese and some chili sauce. Yum!!

 
Sep 23, 2007

IT was tasty, but really didn't have much flavor. Don't get me wrong, we both went back for seconds, but really couldn't distinguish the Thai flavor until we chomped into the peanuts!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 438 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.5 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 31 g
  • 48%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 26.6 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 160 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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