Thai Burgers With Mint Cucumber Relish

Recipe: Thai Burgers With Mint Cucumber Relish


  • 1 lb Lean ground beef
  • 1 tb Lemon grass, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c Fresh chopped cilantro
  • 2 ts Thai fish sauce or soy -sauce
  • 1 ts Brown sugar
  • 1/2 ts Grated lime peel
  • 1/2 ts Hot Oriental chili paste
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Fresh breadcrumbs


  1. Combine burger stuff, shape into 4-6 burgers. Drain chopped cucumber; mix in remaining ingredients; reserve.
  2. Just before serving, heat grill and brush with oil.
  3. Cook burgers and 4 minutes per side, turning once.(If lemon grass is very dry, soak 20 minutes before using. If you cannot find lemon grass, use 1 tsp. grated lemon peel.)

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: Thai

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